Yeshwant A. Gore Graduate Assistantship
Funding Opportunity Number
Funding Opportunity Title
Yeshwant A. Gore Graduate Assistantship
|Announcement||January 13, 2023|
|Due||March 1, 2023|
John Fry (email@example.com)
Funding Opportunity Description
The Purdue University Institute for Cancer Research invites applications for the Yeshwant A. Gore Graduate Assistantship. The institute is soliciting nominations from outstanding graduate students from cancer center member laboratories who are residents of India, enrolled in the College of Pharmacy's graduate program (including PULSe students working in a College of Pharmacy faculty lab), and undertaking cancer-related research. The primary purpose of this fund is to support graduate assistantships for students doing cancer research who are pursuing a PhD degree.
Significance and relevance to cancer will be given high priority in awarding the institute-administered Yeshwant A. Gore Graduate Assistantship. In addition, the approach to the research will also be evaluated. Please indicate the predicted outcomes for the proposed research plan (publication(s) or/and the contribution of the research to extramural grant submission). The trainee is expected to write the proposal.
To apply, please submit your electronic application by 5 pm on the cycle due date. No exceptions. The electronic submission system will not allow applications beyond the deadline. Once here, you can enter your Purdue user name and password.
Students must have passed the oral prelims and/or be admitted to PhD candidacy beforeMarch 1, 2023. If by March 1, 2023 an awardee has not fulfilled this requirement, the award will revert to the institute. Only one application per faculty member is allowed.
This announcement does not require cost sharing.
Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards
One award will be available per year.
Award Project Period
12 months, starting no later than July 1, 2023
Recipients will be required to submit a one-page summary of the project the student will engage in during the funded period in lay language before the award is activated. This letter/summary will be shared with the donor and may be viewed by the public.
Required Publication Acknowledgement
“The authors gratefully acknowledge the Yeshwant A. Gore Graduate Assistantship award and support from the Purdue University Institute for Cancer Research, P30CA023168.” The awardee is required to include the cancer institute logo on their presentations and may contact the administrative contact listed above.
The applicant will provide their ORCID for reporting purposes during the electronic application process. For assistance, use the administrative contact listed above.
No Cost Extension (NCE)
No cost extensions are not allowed. All funds must be expended by June 30, 2024.
Please note the award is contingent upon obtaining all of the necessary regulatory approvals (e.g., IRB, IACUC, PACUC) or a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pertaining to the work that has pending approvals.
Responding to periodic requests of career impact is required. Triage of future applications may occur if reporting requests are ignored.
- Application Length: The application should be single-spaced and a maximum of five pages in length (Arial, 11pt) with no less than 0.5-inch margins.
- Required Application Structure:
- Specific aim of the project
- Background and significance (This section should emphasize cancer relevance as well as provide clear precedent motivating proposed project)
- Approach/plan of research (This will be evaluated based on hypotheses to be tested as well as proposed experimental approach. Remember to state the outcomes and/or path to publication.)
- Cited Literature (not included in page limit)
- Personal statement on what this award would contribute toward theur cancer research career (not included in page limit)
- For the electronic submission, the items to upload should include (all combined into 1 file):
- Five-page application
- Brief CV of the student including grade point average and number of semesters in the program
- Letter of recommendation from the major professor which must include a paragraph stating the cancer relevance of the project and why it should be supported by a Yeshwant A. Gore Graduate Assistantship award. In particular, please describe if the proposed experiments are described in any submitted/funded proposals by the faculty advisor. Once you submit your electronic application, you advisor will receive an automated email asking for this letter and requirements from Qualifications/Restrictions section above.
- Cancer-relevance of the project
- Impact the award will have on the development of the trainee. This can include the productivity/accomplishments of the trainee.
- Selection committee could consist of senior/program leaders, PCCR members or other experts.
Announcement History And Updates
|Funding Opportunity Number||Summary of Change|
|PCCR-GORE-FY2023-01||Initiation of Announcement|
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