National Cancer Institute, Center for Cancer Research Fellowships

The National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research (NCI-CCR) of the United States and the Polish American Health Association (PAHA) share an interest in fostering collaborative biomedical health research and a common goal in educating and training the next generation of research scientists.

Trainees supported under the Program would be appointed as Supplemental Fellows in the NIH Intramural Research Program and would be given the Program-specific title of CCR-PAHA Supplemental Fellows (hereinafter referred to as “PAHA Fellows”). This agreement supersedes and replaces any and all previous agreements between the parties.

Further details are available: http://klf.pahausa.org/ccr-paha-fellow-program

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Krystyna Lesiak Fund Travel Grants

To be eligible for The Krystyna Lesiak Fund (KLF) Travel Grant program, the potential award recipient
must be:

  • A Polish citizen or of Polish descent.
  • Admitted to a graduate or post-graduate program in Poland or the United States of America, in chemical sciences related to medical research or chemical biology including but not limited to the areas of drug discovery (design, synthesis, bioorganic, medicinal chemistry) and development (biochemistry, pharmacology, toxicology).
  • Not more than 5 years after receiving the doctorate, except for special circumstances. The Nominating Committee will give the first priority for approval to the young graduate and post-graduate students however a limited amount of funds is available to award to more experienced scientists under special circumstances. To be eligible an appropriate justification must be provided.
  • Presenting a scientific work in a conference either in the form of a poster or an oral presentation, or has been invited to visit American scientific institutions to establish research collaboration.

All award applications will be reviewed by a Nomination Committee. The most meritorious candidates will be selected by the Nomination Committee for the award.

Further details are available: http://klf.pahausa.org/travel-grants

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