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Funding Opportunities in Cancer Research



For assistance with funding, contact: 
Paige Isom, Research Adminstrator,
Funding and Awards
Phone: 314-454-8980




Siteman Cancer Center — Internal

Barnes-Jewish Foundation

Deadline Funding Opportunity Sponsor Amount Description
April 1, 2015 New: Mentored Research Scholar Grant ACS $135,000 per year up to 5 years Provides support for mentored research and training to full-time junior faculty, typically within the initial four years of their first independent appointment. The goal is for these beginning investigators to become independent researchers as either clinician scientists or cancer control and prevention researchers.
April 1, 2015 New: Research Scholar Grants in Basic, Preclinical, Clinical and Epidemiology Research  ACS $200,000 per year up to 4 years Support investigator-initiated research projects in basic, preclinical, clinical and epidemiologic research. Applicants must be independent, self-directed researchers within six years of their first academic appointment.
April 13, 2015 New internal funding: Grants for new investigators Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation $60,000 per year up to 3 years Grants for New Investigators support basic biomedical research projects that are in need of initial start-up funding to move the projects forward. Applicants with R01 funding should not apply.
April 13, 2015 New internal funding: Pew-Stewart Scholars Program for Cancer Research Pew Charitable Trusts and the Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust $240,000 over a 4 year period Designed to support promising early career scientists whose research will accelerate discovery and advance progress to a cure for cancer.
April 13, 2015  New internal funding: Cancer Research Foundation Young Investigator Award Cancer Research Foundation $75,000 These awards are designed to nurture young scientists in the pursuit of independent hypotheses, and to enable them to develop the preliminary data necessary to successfully compete for major research grants.
April 24, 2015 New: Worldwide Research Grant Worldwide Cancer Research (formerly AICR) Maximum budget of £250,000 The goal of this grant is to support research that might in future help reduce the incidence of cancer or improve cancer survival. Grants support basic or translational research into the causes, mechanisms, diagnosis, treatment or prevention of cancer.
May 1, 2015 New internal funding: SPORE in Leukemia Career Enhancement Awards/Development Research Awards WUSM Spore in Leukemia $60,000 per year for two years  CEP: The research initiatives that will be funded by the CEP are expected to have a major translational component, focusing on leukemia etiology, diagnosis, early detection, treatment, or population science.
DRP: The goal is to support innovative translational leukemia research. Proposed projects will be reviewed with the intent that they will develop sufficiently, within one-two years, to be submitted for external peer-reviewed funding. For projects with a clinical trial, they must be ready to study activation within six months of award.
May 1 and Oct. 1, 2015 New internal funding Opportunity: Siteman Investment Program Siteman Cancer Center Varies from $200,000 to $800,000 over 2 years SCC will fund the following mechanisms: Pre-R01 for WUSTL Medical School Faculty, Pre-R01 for SLU Consortium Faculty and WUSTL Danforth Campus Faculty, Multi-PI Pre-R01 for all SCC members, Pre-SPORE/PPG Program for all SCC Members.
June 1, 2015 New: Elsa U. Pardee Foundation Grant  Elsa U. Pardee Foundation $100,000 for one year This Foundation supports discovery of new approaches for cancer treatment and cure. Previous WU awardees: Albert Kim (2013); David Tran (2013); Joshua Hood (2009); Mai Xu (2009); Sheila Stewart (2007); Jason Weber (2005); Steven Weintraub (2005); Rebecca Aft (2003); Tim Fleming (2001)