Founded in 1996, the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research provides funding for multiple efforts, including funding for innovative research pilot studies, scholar grants to up-and-coming investigators, early-detection screening for ovarian cancer, and nationally and internationally attended research symposia on ovarian cancer.
To advance this mission, the center has issued a Call for Applications for its 2018 Scientific Scholar Awards.
Through the program, the center will award grants of up to $120,000 over two years to promising laboratory and clinical scientists pursuing careers as independent investigators in ovarian cancer research. Funds are for direct costs only; institutional overhead and indirect costs will not be included in the award.
Eligible applicants must have an MD, PhD, or equivalent degree and career goals focused on ovarian cancer. Clinicians also must have completed their residency. Applicants should be at the postdoc/fellow, instructor, research assistant, or assistant professor level, with no more than three to four years in any of these positions.
Established, outstanding scientists without prior focus in ovarian cancer but looking to focus in this disease area also are encouraged to apply.
See the Rivkin Center website for complete program guidelines, an FAQ, information about previous award recipients, and application instructions.