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    Research Fellowships for Basic and Physician Scientists

    Sponsor: Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Cancer Research Fund

    Submission Deadline

    August 15; March 15

    Field(s) of Study

    Medicine and Health Sciences

    Award Amount



    Candidates must apply for the fellowship under the guidance of a Sponsor—a scientist (tenured, tenure-track or equivalent position) capable of providing mentorship to the Fellow. In addition to aiding in the planning, execution and supervision of the proposed research, the Sponsor’s role is to foster the development of the Fellow’s overall knowledge, technical and analytical skills, and capacity for scientific inquiry. The Sponsor is also expected to assist the Fellow in attaining his/her career goals. Awards are made to institutions for the support of the Fellow under direct supervision of the Sponsor. Candidates who have already accepted a postdoctoral research fellowship award are not eligible.

    Other Criteria

    Applicants must have completed one or more of the following degrees or its equivalent: MD, PhD, MD/PhD, DDS, DVM. The applicant must include a copy of his/her diploma to confirm date of conferral.

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    More Award Details

    Number of Awards1
    IncludesResearch expenses, stipend
    Nationality RequiredUnrestricted
    Host CountriesUnited States