Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial International Study Grants

Target candidates Investigators, clinicians, epidemiologists, public health professionals
Duration 3 months
Extension Up to 3 months with funding secured by the fellow from other sources and at no cost to the UICC
Available 14-16 per year
Average value US$ 10,000 each
Application closing dates 15 January and 1 July
Notification of result April and October
2009 Results Click here to read the fellowship award recipients list

  • To initiate, set up or pursue bilateral cancer research projects with collaborating investigators abroad
  • To exchange and exploit complementary skills and material
  • To receive training in advanced experimental research methods and techniques
  • Possess appropriate scientific or medical qualifications and a minimum of two years postdoctoral experience
  • Demonstrate active engagement in cancer research
  • Have recent publications in the international peer-reviewed literature
Research plan
  • Basic, translational or applied cancer research
  • Prevention-oriented projects are especially encouraged

For additional information on UICC Fellowships, contact UICC

By mail
Ms Beate Vought

[email protected]

Fellowships coordinator
International Union Against Cancer (UICC)
62 route de Frontenex
1207 Geneva

By telephone or fax
Telephone: +41 22 809 1843
Fax +41 22 809 1810

Source: http://www.uicc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=15958&Itemid=302