The University of Arizona

Young Investigator Grants

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Monday, December 16, 2019

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These grants are designed to fill the critical need for startup funds for less experienced researchers to pursue promising research ideas. These grants encourage and cultivate the best and brightest researchers of the future and lead to long term commitments to research projects. The Young Investigator Grants are designed to support scientists during their fellowship training or early in their research careers. Demonstration of outstanding mentorship and demonstration of a career plan that shows commitment to pediatric cancer investigation are critical components of a successful application. Young Investigator Grants are now 3 year grants! The award amount is $150,000. (A maximum of $50,000 per year for three years may be requested).