The YY grant provides an important opportunity to advance cancer research through international collaboration. Their purpose is to enable cancer investigators from any country to carry out bilateral research projects abroad which exploit complementary materials or skills, including advanced training in experimental methods or special techniques.
Since its inception in 1975, the YY grant have contributed to the development of the professional capacity of over 330 Fellows from over 40 countries.
|Target candidates||Investigators, clinicians, epidemiologists, public health professionals|
|Extension||Up to 3 months with funding secured by the fellow from other sources and at no cost to the UICC|
|Available||14-16 per year|
|Average value||US$ 10,000 each|
|Application closing dates||15 January and 15 July|
|Notification of results||15 April and 15 October|
|2016 Results||Click here to read the most recent fellowship award recipients list|
Note: This is not a clinical training fellowship
Instructions and forms to apply, can be found in the "Related Files" box in the right hand column.