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Fellowships to USA IHEs, Nonprofit Research Institutions,
and Laboratories for Research Related to Childhood Cancer

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St. Baldrick’s Foundation

LOI Date:

07/12/19

Deadline Date:

08/30/19 5:00 PM EST

Description:

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Fellowships of up to $97,500 per year to USA IHEs, nonprofit research institutions, and laboratories for research related to childhood cancer, including its prevention, cure, and treatments. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent prior to applying. Research should be conducted by scholars holding an M.D. or D.O degree. Fellows are funded based on scientific review.

In addition to research to understand the biology of childhood cancers and discover leads to more effective treatments, topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Adolescents and young adults
- Survivorship, outcomes, and quality of life
- Supportive care
- Epidemiology and pediatric cancer predispositions
- Precision medicine
- Alternative and complementary therapies

St. Baldrick’s Foundation funds biomedical research in order to better understand the causes of pediatric cancers and to advance its prevention, treatment, and cure. The main output of this research is new knowledge. To ensure this knowledge can be accessed, read, applied, and built upon in fulfillment of its goals, St. Baldrick’s Foundation encourages researchers to share data with the research community and expects it researchers to publish their findings, including but not limited to publication in peer-reviewed journals.

All Fellow awards are to cover salary and benefits only. Fellowship funding is limited to cover the Fellow’s research time, not clinical time.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 185994

Estimated Size of Grant:

Fellows will be awarded the normal PGY-level salary for their institution, capped at $75,000 per year, with up to an additional 30% of the salary amount for fringe benefits. (Total yearly maximum is $97,500.)

Term of Contract:

Fellowships commence on July 1 with the funding period beginning July 1 and ending June 30.

Award is for two (2) years of fellowship training, with a possible additional year of funding based upon the demonstration of need and significant accomplishment.

St. Baldrick’s Fellowships are granted for 3rd and 4th or 4th and 5th years of pediatric oncology research, with an opportunity for one (1) additional year of funding based upon need, significant accomplishment, and approved application.

Leaves of absence are limited to not more than one (1) year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Requirements and qualifications:
- Institutions must be located in the United States.
- Institutions may submit only one (1) new fellowship application per year. (Concurrent fellows with different funding periods are allowed.)
- All awards will be payable to the Fellow’s academic institution, nonprofit research institution, or laboratory.
- Applicants should hold an M.D. or D.O. degree by the date the grant becomes effective.
- Applicants must be employed by an academic or non-profit research institution or laboratory.
- Fellows must have completed at least two (2) years of fellowship training prior to becoming a St. Baldrick’s Fellow.
- Applicants may not hold an appointment of assistant professor or above.
- Applicants must have a fellowship mentor who provides supervision, facilities, and research support at an American Board of Pediatrics approved fellowship program in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.
- Applicants need not be American citizens; however, they must be associated with an American Board of Pediatrics approved fellowship program, or equivalent training.

If a Fellow accepts a faculty appointment during the award period, the Fellow is able to maintain their current award, however they become ineligible to apply for the optional 3rd year Fellowship. The Fellow must notify the St. Baldrick’s Foundation of the faculty appointment. Adjunct faculty (Instructors) are still eligible to apply for the 3rd year of funding.

Institutions that are actively involved in (sponsor, promote, or participate in) non-St. Baldrick’s head-shaving fundraising events are not eligible to apply for St. Baldrick’s funding.

St. Baldrick’s funds may not be used for human embryonic stem cell research. No institutional overhead or indirect funding is provided under the terms of the grant.

The Foundation does not provide funds for items such as:
- Secretarial/administrative salaries.
- Student tuition (tuition is allowable for International Scholar awards).
- Office and laboratory furniture.
- Office equipment and supplies.
- Recruiting and relocation expenses.
- Non-medical services to patients
- Construction, renovation, or maintenance of buildings/laboratories.
- Professional association membership dues.
- Scientific publication subscriptions.

Pre-Application Information:

- Letter of Intent (LOI) Due: July 12, 2019 5PM EST
- Full Proposal Due: August 30, 2019 5PM EST
- Award Announcements: March 1, 2020
- Fellowship begins: July 1, 2020

Grant letters of intent (LOIs) and applications may be submitted online only through proposalCENTRAL.

Eligible current St. Baldrick’s Fellows applying for extended funding will be contacted by the St. Baldrick’s Foundation Grants Administration staff with instructions for applying.

Spring Grant Schedule
- Open for LOI’s – December
- Deadline for LOI’s – Late January
- LOI Decisions – February
- Full Application Deadline – late March/early April
- Award Begins – July 1

Fall Grant Schedule
- Open for LOI’s– May
- Deadline for LOI’s– early July
- LOI Decisions – August
- Full Application Deadline – late August/early September
- Award Begins – December 1 or January 1 (Infrastructure), July 1 (Fellowship)

If awarded, in July of the Fellows’ 2nd year of funding, the St. Baldrick’s Foundation Grants Administration staff will reach out to grantees with instructions on applying for the optional 3rd year of funding.

Requests for transfers by a Fellow to another institution while the fellowship is in effect will be considered on a case-by-case basis and will require justification of an urgent need for the transfer as well as written approvals.

If a fellowship is interrupted for any reason, written permission must be obtained from the Foundation if the fellowship is to be continued at a later date.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://staging.proposalcentral.com/default.asp

St. Baldrick’s Foundation
1333 South Mayflower Ave Suite 400
Monrovia CA 91016
Ph. (626) 792-8247
Grants@StBaldricks.org

Any questions following the notification of awards should be addressed in writing to:
Laura Chung, Grants Program Director
Laura@StBaldricks.org
626.792.8247, ext. 236

Proposal Central support:
800 875 2562 (Toll-free U.S. and Canada)
+1 703 964 5840 (Direct Dial International)
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