New Jersey Commission on Cancer Research

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Research Applications and Awards


Application Due Date:

Activation Date:

2017 Pre-Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Cancer Research Fellowship Awards

November 14, 2016

January 6, 2017

Request for Application (RFA):

  • RFA Bidders Conference will be held on:
    October 19, 2016, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    NJ Department of Health
    50 E State St, 6th Floor, Conference Room A
    Trenton, NJ 08625

    ** Grant Opens in SAGE on October 24, 2016. Closes November 14, 2016 at 3:00 pm. **
    ** Please be advised that the NJ Commission on Cancer Research has changed the deadlines for its pre and post-doctoral fellowship applications. Letters of Intent (LOI) are now due by Monday, October 24th, and the applications are due on Monday, November 14th. **

    For Pre-Doctoral Fellowships:

    • Applicants must be full time graduate students in residence in a proposed course of study directly related to cancer.
    • New Jersey residents who meet other qualification standards will have priority (proof of residency, including New Jersey driver’s license, voter registration card or other acceptable evidence, may be required).

    For Post-Doctoral Fellowships:

    • Candidates of outstanding quality must hold a Ph.D., M.D., Dr. P.H., D.O. or equivalent graduate degree.
    • Appropriate degrees must be awarded prior to activation of award.
    • Candidate must be accepted for postdoctoral training under the supervision of an appropriate sponsor at a non-profit research institution in New Jersey.
    • Very senior postdoctoral fellows or candidates pursing second training fellowships will not be supported under this award.

  • 2017 Pre and Post Doc Cancer Research Fellowship Grant RFA [pdf 554k]

Policies Governing Research Awards

Research Grants Awarded