YY Call for Proposals - Deadline 15 July 2016

UICC's Fellowships & Workshops team is pleased to announce the second call for proposals for the 2016 Yamagiwa-Yoshida (YY) Memorial International Cancer Study Grants.

The YY Fellowship provides a unique opportunity to carry out international research and significantly increase your knowledge and research skills, preparing you to better compete internationally. Please note that the application closing date is 15th July 2016.

Please find below some key information regarding the fellowship:


  • 3 months International Fellowships with an award value of US$10,000 towards travel and living costs


  • to initiate, set-up or pursue bilateral cancer research projects with collaborating investigators abroad
  • to receive training in advanced experimental research methods and techniques
  • to exchange complementary skills and material


Cancer investigators, including epidemiologists and public health professionals who: 

  • hold a PhD (or equivalent degree) at least 2 years prior to the YY application closing date 
  • are actively engaged in basic, translational or applied cancer research 
  • have recent publications in international peer-reviewed literature

For detailed eligbility criteria and application procedure, please refer here.


UICC is pleased to annouce that 4 awardees were selected as part of our 2016 Spring Selection which closed in January. Find out who they are and the projects they will be pursuing here.

UICC Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial International Cancer Study Grants (YY) are funded by the Japan National Committee for UICC and Kyowa Hakko Kogyo Co. Ltd., Japan

For more information regarding UICC Fellowships, please visit the Fellowships section.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at fellows@uicc.org

Last update: 
Friday 13 January 2017