Deadline: February 15, 2013             More Information:

The Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research is dedicated to providing financial support to offer highly qualified scientists the opportunity to pursue research into the causes and origins of cancer.  The goal of the Fund is to provide support to the brightest individual scientists pursuing careers in cancer research while promoting and emphasizing the value and contribution of the individual in keeping with the spirit of the conception of the Fund.

The basic stipend at present is $50,000 the first year, $50,000 the second year, and $50,000 the third year, with an additional $1000 for each dependent child.  There is no dependency allowance for a spouse.  An allowance of $1,500 a year toward the cost of the research usually will be made available to the laboratory sponsoring the fellow.  A travel award will be made to the Fellow and family for travel to the sponsoring laboratory.  Return travel for Fellows will be considered depending upon the Fellow’s plans and situation at the time.