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Many students choose to explore additional funding options to make their education even more affordable. At times, the financial aid office will send correspondence to current students with additional scholarship opportunities and deadlines.

Please note: Ph.D. students receive a stipend and tuition waiver.

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Additional Resources for Pre and Post-Docs

Students are encouraged to seek outside funding for their research projects.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has a website that features information on all federal grant programs. The site allows anyone to search federal grant listings, download and complete application forms, and apply for grants online. All 26 federal grant-making agencies have information on their grant programs available through the site.

1. NIH/ National Cancer Institute:

2. American Cancer Society:
  • The American Cancer Society offers a spectrum of different training and career award grants and fellowship. When you go to this website, use the search engine to explore the following: 1) research training; 2) fellowships; and 3) career development.
3. American Association for Cancer Research (AACR):
  • When you get to this website, go to the category "Research Awards and Fellowships."

4. American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO):

  • This website changes regularly with regard to navigation.

5. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society:

  • This website changes regularly with regard to navigation. Currently, if you "click" first on "Science," then on "Research Grants," then on "Grant Information," then on "Career Development," you can access the correct information.  

6. American Society of Hematology (ASH):

  • When you get to this website, opportunities are discussed under "ASH Awards" and "Training Programs", but you will have to contact the headquarters to get information about application procedures. 
7. Department of Defense:
  • Click on funding opportunities.

Fogarty International:

  • See “programs and initiatives.”