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Cancer Center Pilot Award Program FAQs

Below are answers to frequently asked questions regarding the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center Pilot Project Award Program. For more detailed information, please refer to the request for applications (RFA) and REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) application guide for the current grant cycle.


When can I apply for a pilot project award?
What are the goals of the program?
Are applications limited to specific cancer types or disease sites?
What is the amount, length, and source of funding?
Who is eligible to apply?
Where do I submit my application?
What can I expect to include in my application?
Who should be listed under my project team?
Is preliminary data required for my application?
What budget items are considered unallowable?

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University of Cincinnati Cancer Center pilot grants are supported by generous contributions from the following partners: 

  • Bergman Family Fund
  • Brandon C. Gromada Head and Neck Cancer Research Pilot Grant
  • BSI Engineering Pancreatic Cancer Research Grant
  • GIVEHOPE Pancreatic Cancer Research Grant
  • Lyle and Gretchen Shaw Cancer Research Fund
  • The Marlene Harris-Ride Cincinnati Cancer Pilot Program
  • Mischell Family Prostate Cancer Research Pilot Grant
  • Steven Goldman Memorial Pancreatic Cancer Research Grant

Contact Us

University of Cincinnati
Cancer Center

231 Albert Sabin Way, Suite 2005
Cincinnati, OH 45267
Phone: 513-558-2177
Fax: 513-558-2666