Fund Details
Karin Grunebaum Foundation Cancer Research Fellowship, Spring 2022
Award Amount


The intent of the Grunebaum Foundation Faculty Fellowship is to provide support to independent junior faculty at Harvard medical School who exhibit a commitment to an academic career in cancer research. 

Application Information:

Please fill out the online form and attach the following documents as a single PDF:
  1. Nominating letter signed by your department or division head.
  2. A letter of interest describing your personal commitment to a career in academic medicine focused on cancer research.
  3. A summary of your proposed research project (Limit 3 pages)
  4. CV or NIH Biosketch

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must be within the first five years of their faculty appointment with a focused on basic or translational cancer research.
  • Applicants must be independent research faculty at the time of application
  • Faculty with R01 NIH or comparable funding are not eligible to apply.
  • Applications for a second year extension may be considered.

Review Criteria:

The HMS Foundation Funds Committee advises department heads, mentors, and candidates to be particularly aware of the committee's selection criteria when making nominations:
  • A technically feasible research proposal
  • Applicants with the potential to successfully carry out the research described in the proposal
  • Relevance of the proposal to the mission of the foundation award
  • Career trajectory
  • Letter of support and institutional commitment to the applicant
  • Publications
  • Current funding

Additional Information, Related Websites, and Proxy Instructions:

NOTE:  HMS faculty at the affiliated hospitals must apply through the Foundation Funds program

Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact Clare Lamont at

Search Filters:

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Children’s Hospital Boston
  • Dana Farber Cancer Institute
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School (Quad)
  • Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM)
  • Schepens Eye Research Institute
    • Assistant Professor
      Type of Competition
      • Limited Submission
        • Basic Science
        • Clinical Science
        • Translational Science
          Type of Award
          • Early Career
            Begin Accepting Applications Date:
            Deadline Date (EST Time Zone):
            3/28/2022 11:30 PM