Research Grants

To date, The Skin Cancer Foundation has awarded more than $1.5 million dollars in research grants. These grants provide annual funding for research and clinical studies related to skin cancer. In 2016, a combined $75,000 in research grants was awarded to three well-deserving physicians.

Our research grant committee members dedicate their time and expertise to evaluate hundreds of proposals submitted by dermatologist residents, fellows and young faculty.

Applying for a 2017 Research Grant Award

The Skin Cancer Foundation is now accepting applications for support of pilot research projects related to skin cancer. The Foundation funds basic research and clinical studies which address improved methods of prevention, detection, and treatment of skin cancer.

Researchers are invited to submit applications for one-year projects to be conducted within the Dermatology departments of medical institutions within the United States. Only applications for research projects relevant to skin cancer will be accepted for consideration. 

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The deadline for applications is Friday, October 14, 2016.

Applications must be received by this date to be considered.

Recent Research Grant Awards

2016 Research Grant Awards

In 2016, The Skin Cancer Foundation awarded $75,000 through three grants to fund pilot research projects on skin cancer detection and treatment.

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Past Research Grant Awards