The YY grant provides an important opportunity to advance cancer research through international collaboration. Their purpose is to enable individuals from any country to carry out cancer research projects abroad and including the opportunity to receive further training in research methods or techniques.
Since its inception in 1975, the YY grant programme has contributed to the professional capacity development of over 330 Fellows from over 40 countries.
This year there will be one single call for the YY study grants
Call opens summer 2019 (to be announced)
Call closes autumn 2019
|Target candidates||Researchers, 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||8-10 per year|
|Average value||US$ 10,000 each|
|Application closing dates||Autumn 2019|
|Notification of results||End of 2019|
|Results||Click here to see the 2018 YY Study Grant awardees|
Note: This is not a clinical training fellowship
Instructions and forms to apply here below. Lists of past awardees can be found by clicking the 'document' icon on the right hand side.