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Check if you qualify for the UTHealth – CPRIT Innovation in Cancer Prevention Research Training Program Fellowship. Details can be found HERE. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to CPRITFellowships@uth.tmc.edu. Applications are accepted on a cyclical basis.
Check if you qualify for the NIH-funded Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences TL1 Training Program. Trainees accepted into the TL1 Program receive a stipend, health insurance, and travel funds in addition to resources and training in clinical and translational science. To be eligible, an applicant must be conducting clinical or translational research (as defined HERE). The TL1 program is open to early-stage postdoctoral scholars (PhD, 0-1 years of postdoctoral training), at any UTHealth Houston school, MD Anderson Cancer Center, or any CCTS associated institution.
Databases of funding sources have been available to the public by John Hopkins University and are available for download from the web pages linked below:
This is a continuously updated repository of federal and private funding opportunities that are intended for late postdoctoral investigators and early-career faculty, usually those at or below the rank of assistant professor. Some opportunities may also be open to mid-career faculty; this has been designated in the eligibility requirements. The opportunities are pre-sorted chronologically and alphabetically, and can be searched by funding amount and subject matter.
This is a continuously updated repository of federal and private funding opportunities that are intended for postdoctoral investigators. The opportunities are pre-sorted chronologically and alphabetically, and can be searched by funding amount and subject matter.
Notice: Although every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, please refer to the sponsor’s funding announcement for complete details on each opportunity.
Do you need some guidance on preparing a K Award application for the NIH? Dr. Kay Lund, Director of Division of Biomedical Research Workforce, gives some great tips in a 25-minute YouTube video, “Writing an Effective ‘K’ Application". It is designed for junior investigators and those who assist in the preparation of the scientific portions of an application.
Video link HERE.
The video covers points including:
You will also learn how to avoid the most common mistakes in writing K applications, as well as some typical misconceptions about the review process.