Funding Opportunities

Internal FOAs:

KUCC SPRING Pilot Projects 2015  - Due on April 20th, 2015

These awards are available to KU Cancer Center members only.
Letter of Intent - must be forwarded to your program leader AND to Susan Harp by Monday, March 23, 2015

It is anticipated that 5 general pilot projects at $35,000 each will be awarded, based on merit. ONE of these pilots will be awarded to a Junior Faculty member that meets the criteria for an ACS IRG awardee - see full RFP.

Special consideration will be given to submissions that are inter-programmatic or translational in nature.  We encourage applications across all types of research emphasis (clinical, basic, population, translational, etc.).

All electronic proposals should be forwarded to Susan Harp at , assembled as a single PDF file.  Please include the new application form as the first document in your submission.

Questions should be directed either to Susan Harp at or 913-588-4786.

Download these application forms below:

  • Cover page - to be signed by the PI
  • Face page - to be signed by the PI's department head.
  • Budget - initial period - up to $35,000 may be requested for one year (Juy 2015 - June 2016); funds may not be used for PI's salary, travel, subscriptions, or indirect costs.
  • Total budget - to include the budget justification narrative.
  • Biosketch
  • Continuation page - to be used for the Research Plan, Abstract and References. The Research Plan is limited to 6 pages (excluding references) and should include: 1) Specific Aims; 2) Research Strategy (significance; innnovation; approach).

KUCC ACS-IRG (American Cancer Society - Institutional Research Grants)
The deadline for 2015 funding has passed.

Please see previous RFP and associated forms below. Please address any questions or concerns to Susan Harp at

    ACS-IRG RFA Announcement
    ACS Cover Page form
    ACS Budget form
    ACS Biosketch form
    ACS Continuation form

KUCC Student Summer Grants

The University of Kansas Cancer Center is sponsoring a Student Summer Research Training Program for a minimum of four students (college undergrad, graduate or medical students). The deadline for Summer 2015 has passed. The next round for Summer 2016 will be announced in early 2016.

Last modified: Mar 06, 2015