Cancer Research Funding Opportunities

Holden Cancer Center Funding Opportunities Currently Accepting Applications

Mezhir Awards for Collaborative Research

PDF iconGuidelines

The Mezhir Awards for Collaborative Research support the development of multi-investigator team science to address important research questions in cancer. Collaborative Teams must consist of three or more investigators and must include at least one Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center member, and a Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center member must be the team leader. Please see guidelines for full information.

Letter of Intent Deadline: Noon, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018.

Neuroendocrine Tumor Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE)

PDF iconDevelopmental Research Program

The purpose of the NET SPORE Developmental Research Program is to encourage innovative laboratory and clinical studies in neuroendocrine tumor research, and to provide funds to support previously untested hypotheses or other innovative research objectives that address problems in neuroendocrine cancer. All levels of faculty (resident through professor) are eligible. See complete announcement for detailed instructions. Two awards are available at $50,000 each. 

Letter of Concept Deadline: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 Extended to Wednesday, July 5, 2018
Full Proposals Deadline [For Invited Proposals Only]: Friday, August 10, 2018

PDF iconCareer Enhancement Program

The NET SPORE Career Enhancement Program is aimed at early career basic scientists or clinicians who propose to acquire additional skills and become translational researchers in neuroendocrine tumors. Laboratory scientists or clinicians can be senior post-doctoral or junior faculty level; more experienced researchers who wish to shift their focus to neuroendocrine translational research are also welcome. Residents and fellows must have a mentor. One award is available at $100,000, or the review committee may elect to select two awardees at $50,000 each. A letter of concept was due by June 20, 2018.

Letter of Concept Deadline:  Wednesday, June 20, 2018 Extended to Wednesday, July 5, 2018
Full Proposals Deadline [For Invited Proposals Only]: Friday, Aug. 10, 2018

Travel Awards

Wenger Travel Funds
Open

Holden Cancer Center Funding Opportunities Not Currently Accepting Applications

PDF iconAiming For A Cure Foundation Grant Opportunity

Closed. Deadline for Letters of Intent was noon (CST) on Friday, April 27, 2018.
[For Invited Proposals Only] Deadline for invited full proposals was noon (CST) on Friday, June 15, 2018.

PDF iconCancer and Aging Pilot Project Award

The Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Center on Aging seeks applications from University of Iowa researchers to support development of research on the relationship between cancer and aging.
Closed. Letters of concept were due on Monday, May 2, 2016.

PDF iconDiana Benz Seed Grant

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
Closed. Application deadline was noon on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016.

PDF iconDonald D. Dorfman Research Award

Closed. Application deadline was noon on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017.

Junior Faculty Seed Grant Awards

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center American Cancer Society-Institutional Research Grant Seed Grant Program

Application deadline was noon on Monday, Aug. 6, 2018.

Lymphoma Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE)

Developmental Research Program

PDF icon2018 Developmental Research Program (DRP) Award
Closed. Deadline for Letters of Concept was noon (CST), Monday, April 16, 2018.
Closed. [For Invited Proposals Only] Deadline for invited full proposals was extended to noon (CST), Friday, June 1, 2018.

Career Enhancement Program

PDF icon2018 Career Enhancement Program (CEP) Award
Closed. Deadline Letters of Concept was noon (CST), Monday, April 16, 2018.
Closed. [For Invited Proposals Only] Deadline for invited full proposals was extended to noon (CST), Friday, June 1, 2018.

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center Pipeline Acceleration for Cancer Therapeutics (PACT) Initiative

PDF iconPACT Guidelines

  • Closed. Application deadline/Letters of Intent were due at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018.

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