Collaborative Pediatric Cancer Research Grant Guidelines

A Collaborative Pediatric Cancer Research Awards Program Grant Funding Opportunity in Pediatric Oncology

Investigators who wish to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) must complete the online LOI instructions and include the following:

A. Letters of Intent (limited to 2 pages) must describe the proposed pediatric cancer research project and state the Specific Aims, Rationale and Approach, Innovation and Potential for Translational Application and future Patient Benefit.

B. Relevant references must be attached and are limited to 1 page.

C. Letters of Intent must be accompanied by the following:

1) Scientific abstract, limited to a half page, providing a clear, concise overview of the proposed cancer research project;
2) CV and publication list of the PI applicant;
3) A Letter of Commitment from the applicant’s department head, or other senior member of the institution.

All LOIs will be vetted through the competitive peer process. Based on scores, a limited number of applicants whose LOIs are deemed most meritorious will be invited to submit full research proposals to be considered for the available grants. All LOI applicants will receive an email on or before January 10. The full application submission process will open January 18, 2018.




Application Opens October 20, 2017

Due December 7 at 5 p.m. EDT


(For those invited to apply based on the Letter of Intent)

Application Opens January 15, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. EST

Due February 22, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. EST


April 30, 2018 – Awards Announced

Arms Wide Open, The Truth 365 funded grants will start on July 1, 2018