American Cancer Society offers Fellowships for Postdoctoral Training and Research studies in Cancer, Atlanta, Georgia, 2012
Scholarship Program: Postdoctoral Fellowships
Type of Award: Fellowship
Nationality: Postdoctoral fellowship for U.S. Citizens only.
Employer: American Cancer Society funds for Fellowships.
Level of Study: Scholarships are available for Training and Research studies.
Subject(s): It supports studies in Cancer Research (including basic, preclinical, clinical, cancer control, psychosocial, behavioral, epidemiology, health services and health policy research)
Duration: Awards may be for three years.
Number of Awards: Total number of Awards are not given.
Am I Eligible? Applicants for American Cancer Society grants and awards must at the time of application be United States citizens, non citizen nationals, or permanent residents of the United States
What does it cover? Awards may be for three years with progressive stipends of $44,000, $46,000, and $48,000 per year, plus a $4,000 per year fellowship allowance.
How do I Apply? The electronic applications must be submitted and the paper copies received at the Society’s National Home Office by close of business (5:00 PM EST) on the specified deadline date
Scholarship Description: The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service.This award is to support the training of researchers who have received a doctoral degree to provide initial funding leading to an independent career in cancer research (including basic, preclinical, clinical, cancer control, psychosocial, behavioral, epidemiology, health services and health policy research).
Application closing date: Application forms are due 15 October, 2012