The Rivkin Center has multiple streams of funding to support ovarian cancer research. Please see the following links for current requests for applications, guidelines, and forms.

Pilot Study Program

One-year awards at $75,000 each, Pilot Study Program awards will support investigator-initiated projects in all areas of ovarian cancer research. In addition, projects designed to analyze data from already funded clinical trials will be considered.

Funds are for direct costs only; institutional overhead and indirect costs will not be included in the award.

Request for Applications

Award Guidelines

Submission deadline: December 1, 2017, 5pm EST

Scientific Scholar Award

Two-year grants at $120,000 each, Scientific Scholar Awards are intended to assist promising laboratory and clinical scientists in pursuing a career as an independent investigator in ovarian cancer research.

Funds are for direct costs only; institutional overhead and indirect costs will not be included in the award.

Request for Applications

Award Guidelines

Submission deadline: December 1, 2017, 5pm EST

Bridge Funding Award

Bridge Funding allows researchers to produce data needed to substantiate their proposal resubmission to federal funding agencies for a promising new research project. The Rivkin Center provides interim funding of up to $30,000 to researchers who have submitted an R01 or R21 proposal to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) or an original proposal to the Department of Defense (DoD) pertaining to ovarian cancer and who have not received, but were close to, a fundable score.

Request for Applications

Award Guidelines

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RIVKIN CENTER GRANT PROGRAMS

We awarded more than $1 million in scientific research funding in 2016 through our scientific grant programs.

All application materials should be submitted through proposalCENTRAL beginning September 1, by the application due date. Applicants who do not already have an account in proposalCENTRAL must register for an account prior to beginning application. Once logged into proposalCENTRAL, search for Rivkin Center in the Grant Opportunities tab and select the appropriate grant. Applications will only be accepted during the open competition window and will not be considered after the deadline. The completed application must be validated to ensure all materials have been submitted. Signature pages must be printed for a wet signature (not an electronic signature) from the named institutional official which can then be uploaded. To ensure a successful submission has taken place, confirm that the status of the application has changed to “Submitted.”

FOR ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT:

Kiran Dhillon, PhD at kiran.dhillon@swedish.org or (206) 215-2964.