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Jun. 8, 2017, 9:56 AM
Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) may nominate one candidate for the 2018 St. Baldrick’s Foundation Fellowship Awards.
The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a nonprofit organization raising funds for childhood cancer research. St. Baldrick’s Fellowships are granted for two years of a medical pediatric oncology research fellowship (3rd and 4th, or 4th and 5th years). The fellow award will begin July 1, 2018, and will be used toward the fellow’s salary and benefits only. Fellows will be awarded the normal PGY-level salary for their institution, capped at $75,000 per year for two years, with up to an additional 30 percent for fringe. (Total yearly maximum is $97,500.) An additional year of funding is possible, based upon the demonstration of need and significant accomplishment.
Eligible candidates interested in being considered as Vanderbilt’s nominee must submit the following (in PDF format) to LSO@vanderbilt.edu by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 21, 2017:
Submissions should reference the program name in the subject line of the email. Once received, all proposals will be forwarded to a joint internal review committee that will choose the final nominee by July 1, 2017. The chosen nominee will submit an LOI to the Foundation by its July 7, 2017, deadline and a full application by its Aug. 31, 2017 deadline. For additional details, please view the full grant guidelines.
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