Training and pilot grants

Training grants

Markey Cancer Center faulty are the recipients of several training grants from the National Cancer Institute and other NIH-affiliated institutions. See below for information on current/active training grants and opportunities.

Pilot funding opportunities

The following pilot funding opportunities are available through the Markey Cancer Center. The list below will be updated when specific due dates for each program become available. Calls for applications and letters of intent are announced two to three months before the application due date. Contact Jennifer Rogers (jen.rogers@uky.edu) for more information.

  • American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant awards - typically up to two rounds of funding per year; applications generally due in the spring (April/May/June) and/or fall (October/November). The next round of funding for 2016 is indicated below.
    • Funding announcement will be posted to the Markey listserv at the end of August.
    • Deadline for application submissions: October 3, 2016.
    • The review committee's goal is to have reviews completed by mid-November.
  • Buck Award - one round of funding per year, generally due in the fall (October).
    • Funding announcement will be posted to the Markey listserv at the beginning of August.
    • Deadline for application submission: October 19, 2016 at 5 p.m.
    • The review committee's anticipated goal is to have reviews completed by mid-November, 2016.
  • Cancer Center Support Grant Pilot awards - one round of funding per year, generally due in the fall (October/November). Applications are invited by Markey Research Program leaders.
    • Research program leaders will nominate applicants, who will submit their proposals with a due date of October 3, 2016.
    • The review committee's goal is to have reviews completed by November 30, 2016.
  • Kentucky Lung Cancer Research Program awards - one round of funding per year. Letters of intent are typically due in late July/early August. Full applications are invited from approved letters of intent and are typically due in October.
    • Funding announcement will be posted to the Markey listserv at the beginning of July.
    • KLCRP letters of intent will be due July 15, 2016.
    • Invited applications based on approved letters of intent will be due October 31, 2016.
    • The review committee's goal is to have reviews completed by mid-January. Awards are not announced until after the KLCRP Governance Board meets, which typically occurs in February.
  • Pulliam Pilot awards - one round of funding per year, generally due in July/August.
    • Funding announcement will be posted to the Markey listserv mid-June.
    • Applications will be due on July 15, 2016.
    • The review committee's goal is to have reviews completed by the middle of August.
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