Society of Surgical Oncology Clinical Investigator Award

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Society of Surgical Oncology Clinical Investigator Award

Award Amount: $100,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: Ongoing

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

James Ewing Society, the Society of Surgical Oncology is thrilled to announce “Clinical Investigator Award”. Applicants must be surgical oncologists within 8 years of completion of training to apply for the scholarship. The goal of the award is promoting patient-oriented research through the training of surgical oncologists in clinical and translational science.

Host Institution:

SSO is the premier organization for surgeons and healthcare providers dedicated to advancing and promoting the science and treatment of cancer. The Society’s focus on all solid-tumor disease sites is reflected in its Annual Cancer Symposium, monthly scientific journal (Annals of Surgical Oncology), education initiatives, and committee structure.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for this award, you must:

  • Applicants must be surgical oncologists within 8 years of completion of training.
  • Be full SSO members for at least 6 months prior to application submission to be eligible for the award.

Instructions for Applying:

Application form for the award can be downloaded from the given link: http://www.surgonc.org/docs/default-source/default-document-library/cia-criteria-2018.pdf?sfvrsn=2

Supporting Documents:

  • Cover page
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Supporting Letters
  • Budget
  • Appendix

Research Proposal: This should include the following items:

  • Abstract: The abstract should describe the clinical trial, the hypothesis being tested; specific aims of the research, and the novelty and clinical impact of the anticipated results. (Limited to 1 pagegle spaced, 12 pt. font, one-inch margin)
  • Research plan: This section should focus on any critical preliminary data, overall and specific approaches/methodology, any alternative approaches, statistical plan if
    applicable, expected results, and the exact role of the applicant.  (Limited to 6 pages, single-spaced, 12 pt. font, one-inch margin)
  • Resources: This should include a brief description of the clinical cancer trials infrastructure at the applicant’s institution as well as any required resources in laboratory science, population science, epidemiology, biospecimen repositories, biostatistics, etc.  (Limited to 1 page, single-spaced, 12 pt. font, one-inch margin)
  • Literature cited: (no page limit)

Submitting Documents:

All application material must be address to the address given below:

The SSO Foundation of the Society of Surgical Oncology 9525 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Suite 870 Rosemont, IL 60018 Email: ssofoundation-at-surgonc.org

Award Description:

The scholarship will award for two years at $100,000 ($50,000 per year) for the winning candidates.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.surgonc.org/foundation/clinical-investigator-awards

Contact Information:

If you have additional questions, please contact The SSO Foundation during business hours at 1-847-427-1400, ext. 107, or email ssofoundation-at-surgonc.org.