Applying for Funding

Internal Funding

The UMass Boston – DF/HCC U54 Partnership holds an annual Request for Applications (RFA) to identify additional Pilot (2 years) and Full (4 years) Project(s). All proposed research projects must illustrate collaboration between UMass Boston and DF/HCC Scientists and must focus on any aspect of cancer or cancer disparities. Proposal PIs must hold faculty positions at their respective institutions.

The 2018 RFA can be found here.

Deadlines and Key Dates:

Deadline for Letter of Intent (Required):      February 6, 2018, by 11:59 PM EST
Deadline for Application Submission:   March 1, 2018, by 11:59 PM EST
Anticipated Award Date:   April 1, 2018

External Funding

In addition to holding an annual RFA search, the Partnership emphasizes the importance of applying for external grants to provide sustainability beyond the years the Partnership is able to fund a project. Please visit our External Funding Opportunities page to view external sources of funding.

Please feel free to contact U54Partnership@umb.edu with any questions.

The UMass Boston - Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center

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