Scientific Research
Grant Application

Our focus is funding basic scientific research to uncover the mechanisms by which cancer develops and spreads, creating a path to effectively treating and preventing the disease.

The application period is now open for multiple Career Development Grants and at least one Senior Investigator Grant.

  • Career Development Award: $100,000
  • Senior Investigator Award: $500,000 ($100,000 annually for 5 years)

TCRF has transitioned to a new online grants management system for applications. Any prior applicant submission information is not available in the new system. Grant applications, reports, and forms moving forward will be available via the new system, SM Apply. Here you will find detailed information on how to apply, grant guidelines, eligibility, etc.

Submissions are due by Friday, October 14, 2022, at 5 pm (PST).

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USC Norris Research

2022 Grant Applications

scientific research

$500,000 Grant: Senior Investigator

TCRF recognizes how important it is to support senior investigators in their well-established research programs. To that end, TCRF will award at least one five-year grant to a world-renowned scientist to fund their novel research hypotheses in molecular biology or therapeutics of cancer.


$100,000 Grants: Career Development

TCRF recognizes that many important breakthroughs come from unexpected directions and differing perspectives. TCRF encourages young physician-scientists to explore novel research hypotheses by offering one-year Career Development Grants.

To view the full application for which you are applying and learn more about Grants Terms, Procedures & Eligibility: Senior Investigator Grant | Career Development Grant
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For questions regarding the application or eligibility, please fill out this form, or contact Kelli Sargent at (310) 299-8470 ∙ [email protected]

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