Graduate Student Cancer Research Awards

Graduate Cancer Research Awards


The center will fund summer stipends for graduate students studying under the direction of JCRC faculty members. These competitive awards are provided to the faculty mentors, not the students, and the application must be submitted by the faculty member.

The intention of these awards is to support: 1) graduate students working on cancer-relevant projects; and 2) the overall research programs of their major professors. Both graduate students with nine-month teaching assistantships and twelve-month research assistantships qualify for the program. Our intent is not to replace departmental support of graduate students, but rather to assist major professors who are covering the expenses. Thus, the application directly asks if the professor would otherwise be responsible for summer support.

These awards will be made based on the merit of the student’s research, its cancer relevance, and the ability of the mentor to provide funding from other sources. The application deadline is February 17th.

Graduate Cancer Research Award Online ApplicationNOTE TO APPLICANTS: You cannot save or re-enter the application, so have all your information ready before you start.