American Cancer Society – Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: October 15, 2024

Award Amount: Up to $71,500

Grant Overview

Postdoctoral Fellowships (PF) support new investigators in research training programs to to position them for independent careers in cancer research. As part of their evaluation, peer reviewers consider how well the fellowship will broaden the applicant’s research training and experience.

Postdoctoral Fellowships are designed to support individuals in programs of research training and study to enable new investigators to competitively qualify for independent careers in cancer research.

Peer reviewers will consider whether the fellowship broadens the applicant’s research training and experience.
An application for a Postdoctoral Fellowship must be endorsed by the applicant s proposed mentor and the head of the department in which the training will be conducted. A plan of training must be formulated and agreed on by the mentor and the applicant and described in detail in the application.
Preliminary data included in the application must be carefully attributed to the person(s) responsible.
There is an expectation that the fellow will commit 100% of research efforts to this project. Clinical scientists must contact the appropriate Scientific Director prior to applying to discuss the anticipated level of clinical service (no less than 80% FTE) during the award period.


For more information, please see the opportunity website.