Damon Runyon Research Fellowship

March 22nd, 2012 by Jonathan Frankel

The Damon Runyon Research Fellowship
Fellowship Deadline: August 15

The Damon Runyon Research Fellowship award foundation is currently taking applications until August 15. If you have completed your degree or its equivalent to the following: MD, PhD, MD/PhD, DDS or DVM you may be eligible for this award.

The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation encourages research of cancer and its causes, mechanisms, therapies and prevention. Individuals who are already under the guidance of a sponsor for research in the topics state above may have the opportunity to receive this funding.

The award amount varies depending on the level of the award granted. Level 1 will receive a $50,000 stipend and $2,000 for expenses. Level 2 will receive a $60,000 stipend along with $2,000 for expenses. The level 2 stipend is for physician-scientists that have completed clinical training, their residency and are board eligible.

This award is granted for three years with the second and third year being contingent upon the annual progress report. Applicants that are not US citizens or residents can only apply to conduct their research with the funding of this award in the United States.

To learn more about this fellowship or to submit your application you can apply here.


  1. simeon ongaga says:

    am a third year medicine student.my question is .can i can i make my application.?
    i would be so grateful being part of this programme.I would do the best i can to make sure that i come out with something

    • blindblom says:

      Hi Simeon,

      I’m glad to see your interest in this fellowship!

      You are able to find out more information and even apply for it at the link provided above.

      Best of luck!

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