The YY grant provides an important opportunity to advance cancer research through international collaboration. Their purpose is to enable cancer investigators from any country to carry out bilateral research projects abroad which exploit complementary materials or skills, including advanced training in experimental methods or special techniques.
Since its inception in 1975, the YY grant programme has contributed to the professional capacity development of over 330 Fellows from over 40 countries.
|Target candidates||Investigators, clinicians, epidemiologists, public health professionals|
|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 March and 15 September|
|Notification of results||June and December|
|2016 Results||Click here to read the most recent fellowship award recipients list|
Note: This is not a clinical training fellowship
Instructions and forms to apply here below. Lists of past awardees can be found by clicking the 'document' icon on the right hand side.