Each year the Terry Fox Foundation provides approximately $20 million to support cancer research conducted across the nation by top scientists and investigators under a comprehensive and competitive peer-reviewed process. The Foundation has also supported new and future top scientists through the provision of annual awards, fellowships and studentships.
To date the Terry Fox Foundation research portfolio has included:
The New Frontiers Program Projects Grants: Note: Effective April 1, 2013 The Terry Fox New Frontiers Program Project Grants (called PPGs) are now managed and administered by Terry Fox Research Institute. These grants of between $750,000 and $1.5 million per year are awarded to groups of investigators to support new frontiers in Canadian cancer research (i.e., breakthrough and transformative biomedical, clinical and translational research which may form the basis for innovative cancer prevention, diagnosis and/or treatment). Total awarded annually: $12 million.
2014 Request For Applications for the Terry Fox New Frontiers Program Project Grants
New Investigators Research Grants/The Terry Fox Young Investigator Award: These grants and awards are provided to assist promising young scientists who are beginning a career in cancer research.
2013 Request for Applications for the Terry Fox New Investigator Awards
Regular Research Operating Grants: These grants provide funding to individual researchers to finance the direct costs of cancer research.
Post-Doctoral Fellowship Awards and Research Studentships: These awards and studentships are designed to provide training in cancer research for outstanding post-doctoral candidates and PhD students who plan a career in cancer investigation/research in Canada.
2013 Competition for Graduate Studentships and Postdoctoral Fellowships (Saskatchewan, Manitoba and New Brunswick)
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