Research Career Development Award

Letters of Intent Due: December 3, 2014

Online Application Deadline: January 5, 2015

Funding Source: Funded by the ONS Foundation through an unrestricted grant from Genentech BioOncology.

Award: The one-year award is for $20,000. The fellow receives up to $18,000 to cover research related expenses. The mentor or the mentor’s institution will receive a $2,000 award in the form of an unrestricted honorarium to cover the mentor’s consultative or research-related expenses and/or other institutional costs.

Purpose: To support short-term oncology research training and mentorship. Specific activities that are supported by this funding are listed in the application.

Eligibility: The applicant must be a registered nurse with an interest in oncology and with a completed PhD degree in nursing or a related discipline.

Research Career Development Awards are available for beginning researchers. A beginning researcher is eligible up to eight years after completing a PhD degree, if no independent extramural funding has been received.

The conduct of a research project (including pilot and feasibility studies) is not permitted for this funding mechanism.

If you have further questions, please contact the ONS Research Department at research@onsfoundation.org.

Welcome to the Research Career Development Award Application

We have developed three instructional guides for entering your application:

RE02-ONS Foundation Research Career Development Award Online Application Website

Helpful Hints
Grant Writing Tips

RE02-Letter of Intent Instructions(Word)
RE02-Letter of Intent Instructions (PDF)

RE02-Letter of Intent Form (Word)
RE02-Letter of Intent Form (PDF)

RE02-Online Application Instructions (Word)
RE02-Online Application Instructions (PDF)

RE02-Biosketch Form (Word)
RE02-Biosketch Form (PDF)

RE02-Budget Worksheet (Word)
RE02-Budget Worksheet (PDF)
RE02-Budget Worksheet (Excel)

Grant Resubmission Cover Letter (Word)
Grant Resubmission Cover Letter (PDF)

Previous Research Career Development Award Recipients