2012 Pilot Grant Request for Applications

1. Program Objective
This Request for Applications (RFA) is intended to support biological and clinical research projects that are Prostate Cancer specific/exclusive in nature.

2. Mechanisms of Support
NEW: This year the value of the Pilot Grant has been increased to a maximum value of $150,000 over 2.5 years

3. Program Eligibility
In order to apply for this award, applicants must:
Hold a faculty position with a Canadian university, teaching hospital or cancer care institution
NEW: This year PCC will be reviewing Established Investigators (those with more than 8 years of research experience within a faculty position) separately from New Investigators (those with up to 8 years of experience within a faculty position)

4. Applications
To apply, applicants must fill out an online application form which will be found on the Prostate Cancer Canada website, www.prostatecancer.ca onJanuary 3, 2012.

5. Important Dates                           
Competition Opens January 3, 2012
Applications Deadline March 30, 2012 at 5p.m. EST
Notice of Decision June 29, 2012
Funding Start Date July 3, 2012

6. Contact
Joanne Reynolds
Prostate Cancer Canada 
2 Lombard Street, 3rd Floor
Toronto, Ontario, M5C 1M1
416-441-2131 Ext.  226



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