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 Friday 15 June 2018
Call closes Saturday 15 September 2018
|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||10-12 per year|
|Average value||US$ 10,000 each|
|Application closing dates||15 September 2018|
|Notification of results||December 2018|
|2017 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 here below. Lists of past awardees can be found by clicking the 'document' icon on the right hand side.