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UAB Funding Opportunities

O'Neal NextGen Predoctoral Scholars Award

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The O'Neal NextGen Predoctoral Scholars Award exists to enable promising predoctoral students to obtain mentored cancer research training from O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center faculty advisors. The proposed mentored research training must reflect the applicant's dissertation research project and is expected to enhance the individual's potential to develop into a productive, independent cancer researcher.

O'Neal NextGen Postdoctoral Scholars Award

Deadlines

The O'Neal NextGen Postdoctoral Scholars Award exists to support promising postdoctoral trainees at UAB during their mentored training under the guidance of UAB faculty sponsors. The integrated program of research and training should enhance the individual’s potential to develop into a productive, independent researcher.

RACE21: Roadmap for America’s Cancer Explorers for the 21st Century

Deadlines
  • Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis, but scholarships are limited.

The UAB Center for Community Outreach Development and the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB were recently awarded a National Cancer Institute grant to support the progress of students from high school through UAB’s undergraduate cancer biology programs. The scholarships will support research activities in mentored laboratories by selected students in the program. 

Extramural Funding Opportunities