The NCI will provide $6,000 for the chosen participants, in order to cover the costs of their participation in short-term research experience programs, which normally lasts consists of 15 40-hour weeks.
The National Cancer Institute is set to administer multiple grants with an overall budget amounting to $300,000.
The participants that will be allowed to submit an application under the Cancer Education Grants Program are those that represent the following:
a) Higher Education Institutions such as Public/State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education and Private Institutions of Higher Education
b) Hispanic-serving Institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs), Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions
c) Nonprofit organizations other than institutions of higher education
d) For-Profit Organizations such as Small Businesses
e) State Governments, County Governments, City or Township Governments, Special District Governments, Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Federally Recognized), and Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized)
f) Independent School Districts, Public Housing Authorities/Indian Housing Authorities, Native American Tribal Organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), Faith-based or Community-based Organizations, and Regional Organizations.
Cancer Education Grants Program
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