Funding for Researchers

Funding for researchers

Funding is a basic necessity in the Center’s work, and our member researchers receive funding
through a variety of awards and grants. The following pages detail the funding guidelines and
application requirements for each.


Master Internal Funding Opportunities Calendar FY13-14

How to Acknowledge the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research 

Purdue Vice President for Research Office Funding Information

Center for Cancer Research Current Funding Opportunities


Phi Beta Psi Charity Trust Award April 18, 2014
Entrepreneurial Leadership Academy opportunities (attachment) April 18, 2014
Affecting Cancer Together Pilot Projects May 1, 2014

Open Access Collaborative Publications Funding


Indiana CTSI  
Collaboration in Translational Research Awards May 9, 2014


Funding Agency & Grant/Award Name


National Institutes of Health

(Standard Due Dates for Competing Applications)


NIH Bioengineering Research Partnerships (BRP) (R01) May 20, 2014
NIH-NIBIB Biomedical Technology Service Centers (P30) May 25, 2014
NIH Quantitative Imaging for Evaluation of Response to Cancer Therapies (U01) June 5, 2014
NIH Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT) (R25) June 9, 2014
NIH Physical Sciences-Oncology Network (PS-ON): Physical Sciences-Oncology Centers (PS-OC) (U54) June 9, 2014

NIH Fundamental Mechanisms of Affective and Decisional Processes in Cancer Control (U01)

June 10, 2014

NIH Genomes to Natural Products (U01) June 10, 2014

NIH Center for Advancing Natural Products Innovation and Technology (CANPIT) (U41)

June 27, 2014

NIH Research Centers for Pharmacogenomics in Precision Medicine (P50) September 25, 2014
NIH Notice of Intent to Publish a FOA for an Oncology Models Forum (U24) Fall 2014

NCI Small Grants Program for Cancer Research (NCI Omnibus R03)

 Various application deadlines in 2014

HHS-AHRQAnnounces Interest in Research on Health Insurance Coverage, Access and Affordability and on Healthcare Delivery System Affordability, Efficiency, and Quality AHRQ will use standing grant mechanisms such as the R01, R03, R18, and K08 funding mechanisms to support this research.  Deadlines vary by funding mechanism.

Various application deadlines in 2014

National Science Foundation




Department of Defense/CDMRP

NEW submission portal web page:
ALL current CDMRP funding:


CDMRP DOD Breast Cancer Research Awards Levels 1-4 May 14, 2014
CDMRP DOD Breast Cancer Research Innovator Award May 14, 2014
CDMRP DOD Breast Cancer Research Era of Hope Scholar Award August 1, 2014

CDMRP DOD Ovarian Cancer Research Program FY14

Deadlines vary

CDMRP DOD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program FY14 Deadlines vary
CDMRP Pre-Announcement: Prostate Cancer Research Program TBA

AACR Fellowship Funding Opportunities






NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Postdoctoral and Student Research and Visiting Fellow Measurement Science and Engineering Program May 1, 2014
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Program Project Development Grant May 6, 2014 (LOI)
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Liz Tilberis Early Career Award May 6, 2014 (LOI)
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Ann Schreiber Memorial Investigator Award May 6, 2014 (LOI)
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation 2014 Reach Awards May 30, 2014
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator Program June 3, 2014
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Deadlines vary by program

Mathers Charitable Foundation Grants

No specified deadlines 

2014 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Research Grants Program

Deadlines vary based on program 

The PEER Health/Philippines concept note solicitation Various deadlines

Charles Koch Foundation Grants

Proposals accepted continuously

Limited Submission: NIH Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in Human Cancer for Year 2014 (P50)