Children with Cancer UK: Seeking Applicants for 2016/17 Project Grants

Deadline: 30 August 2016

Children with Cancer UK is currently inviting applicants for its Project Grants with an aim to support the administration of childhood cancer registries or multicentred clinical trials.


  • To improve knowledge of the genetic and environmental causes and relevant biological mechanisms of childhood and teenage and young adult (TYA) cancers
  • To identify diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers for childhood and TYA cancers
  • To optimise and develop more effective and less toxic cancer treatments, with a special focus on those forms of cancer that still carry a poor prognosis for children and TYA
  • To understand the long-term health implications of childhood and TYA cancer and its treatment

Grant Information

  • The maximum amount that can be applied for is £250,000.
  • The project grants provide funding for defined projects lasting up to three years.

Eligibility criteria

  • Proposals must be submitted by a UK academic institution (university, hospital or research institute).
  • The Program will consider funding international collaborations where researchers from a UK institution play a leading role.

How to Apply

The application process consists of two stages:

  • The first stage is submission of a preliminary proposal which must be submitted using the application form provided and following the guidelines below.
  • Preliminary proposals are reviewed by our grant panel who will decide which to put through to the second stage.

Eligible Country:United Kingdom

For more information, please visit Research into Childhood Cancer.

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