The Cancer Institute offers annual internal funding opportunities specifically for cancer research projects. UAMS additionally offers a variety of internal funding opportunities that are available, but not restricted to, cancer researchers.
For intramural funding opportunities through the Office of Research and Innovation.
2020 Medical Research Endowment Awards
the 2020 Medical Research Endowment Awards granted by the UAMS Foundation Fund Board. Approximately $100,000 from the endowment income will be available for research projects in 2021.
The application deadline is July 20, 2020 at 5:00 pm. Your submission will be reviewed by the UAMS Research Committee (i.e., faculty members from the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Health Professions, Academic Senate, and the Graduate School). Following reviews and recommendations, the UAMS Foundation Fund Board will approve the list of award recipients.
Please review the MRE online application form requirements carefully. Non-conforming applications will be returned without review. In addition, all applicable approvals (HRAC, biohazard, animal use, etc.) may be obtained after the grant has been approved by the UAMS Foundation Fund Board, but must be complete before funds are awarded. The review process should be complete by September 30, 2020 so work may begin January 1, 2021
Arkansas Breast Cancer Research Program (ABCRP)
The Arkansas Breast Cancer Research Program (ABCRP) invites you to submit breast cancer research funding proposals for the FY21 award year. ABCRP offers a one-year $50,000 pilot mechanism and a $250,000 investigator award. The number of awards that will be granted under each mechanism is not predetermined.
Applications are due Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Awards will be announced in late August 2020 with funding to begin September 1, 2020. Please see the attached RFPs for more information and contact Jennifer Moulton (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions.
The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute invites outstanding junior faculty engaged in cancer research to submit application materials for consideration as the Cancer Institute 2021 nominee for the Pew-Stewart Scholar. The Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research program supports promising assistant professors engaged in innovative research working toward a cure for cancer. The award provides $75,000 per year for four years, for a total award value of $300,000.
Click here for more information and eligibility requirements.
If you wish to be considered for nomination, please submit the following materials to Dorothy Graves at email@example.com by midnight on Monday, May 11, 2020:
- Summary of your research project
- Letter of support from your division and/or department chair
An internal selection committee will review all applications and choose a nominee to represent the Cancer Institute in this highly competitive funding opportunity. You will be notified no later than May 18, 2020 as to the status of your application.
Please contact Dorothy with any questions.
Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Core Facility Voucher Program
The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Core Facility Voucher Program provides paid access to Cancer Institute Shared Resources. Application deadlines for this program are January 15, April 15 and October 15. Download RFA
College of Medicine Intramural Grant Program
Awards are made only to full-time faculty members (including VA appointments) of the College of Medicine who are at the rank of instructor or above. Fellows, postdocs, and individuals in temporary positions are not eligible. Individuals at the level of instructor require a letter from the department Chairperson confirming that the individual is not in a temporary position and that the department intends to develop the individual as a faculty member. Recipients may hold only one College of Medicine Intramural Grant at a time. Individual programs have additional eligibility requirements that are described below. Eligible faculty members may submit only one application per deadline on which they are Principal Investigator. Learn More
UAMS Intramural Grant Opportunities
Application Deadlines Vary
Two new campus-wide grant programs are sponsored through the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.
- The DEAP grant program, which provides funds to help investigators address reviewer comments on scored, but unfunded grant
- 2. The Faculty Research Enhancement (FRE) award, which is a new program to provide short-tern support to enhance research capabilities
Read more about these programs here.