The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs is inviting grant applications for breast cancer research under seven different granting mechanisms.
The Era of Hope Scholar Award supports individuals who are early in their careers and have high potential for innovation in breast cancer research. These individuals should be exceptionally talented scientists who have demonstrated that they are the “best and brightest” in their field(s) through extraordinary creativity, vision, and productivity. They should have demonstrated experience in forming effective partnerships and collaborations and should exhibit strong potential for leadership in the breast cancer research community.
• The PI must be an independent investigator within 6 years of his/her last mentored position as of the application submission deadline. Postdoctoral fellows, clinical fellows (including residents and interns), and other researchers in training positions are not eligible for this award.
• Cost sharing/matching is not an eligibility requirement.
DoD FY12 Breast Cancer Era of Hope Scholar Award 4
• Refer to the General Application Instructions, Appendix 1, for general eligibility information.