Purpose: To provide additional resources to graduate students involved in cancer research.
- $5,000 per year for supplies and research services (two years)
- $500 per year for meeting registration and travel (use each year)
Eligibility: Cancer Biology Group graduate students with impact scores on NIH F30/F31 proposals in 2020 or 2021, and BGS graduate students with impact scores on NCI F30/31 proposals during this time frame, are eligible.
Criteria: Awards are based on the impact score given by the study section, and relevance to cancer research in the case of tie scores.
To Apply: Email Eric Brown (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Margaret Chou (email@example.com) copies of the NIH Summary Statement face page, with the impact score shown. Please write “Patel Scholar Award” in the subject line of your email so your award is not missed or filtered. Due date for the application is Wednesday, December 22, 2021.
If you are planning to apply for an F30/31 this year, templates for Research Strategy, Training Plan, Sponsor Letter and other documents are available through the BGS and CAMB programs. Please contact your graduate group chair for additional information.
*This award has been made available through a generous donation by the Patel Family.