YY Study grants: New Call for Proposals

15 June 2018

A new call has opened for the YY Study Grants, a unique opportunity to pursue a cancer research collaboration abroad for 3 months. 

The application closing date is 15 September 2018

We are pleased to announce a new call for proposals for the 2018 Yamagiwa-Yoshida (YY) Memorial International Cancer Study Grants.

Investigators who want to increase their knowledge and research skills in cancer control can do so through a 3 month international visit. 

Unlike previous years, there will be just one call for proposals in 2018, so we encourage you to take advantage of this valuable opportunity.

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What are the YY Study Grants?

  • 3 month Study Grants with an award value of up to US$10,000 towards travel and living costs

What kind of project do they fund?

  • International collaborative cancer research projects
  • Training in research methods and techniques in basic, translational, implementation or applied cancer research 
  • Exchanges in complementary skills and knowledge in cancer control

Who can apply?

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, implementation or applied cancer research 
  • have authored recent publications in international peer-reviewed literature

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To find more details about this fellowship program, please visit our website here or email us on fellows@uicc.org

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

Closing date - 15 September 2018

Last update: 
Monday 18 June 2018
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