Pew Programs

2020 PEW-STEWART SCHOLARS FOR CANCER RESEARCH PROGRAM:

The Pew-Stewart Scholars Program for Cancer Research is a national initiative designed to support promising early-career scientists whose research will accelerate discovery and advance progress towards a cure for cancer. Each year, the program—funded by The Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust and administered by Pew—selects five new investigators who are in their first three years of their appointment at the assistant professor level. The award provides $300,000 in flexible support - $75,000 per year for a four-year period.

 

Eligibility for the 2020 award

  • Nominees must have been awarded a doctorate in biomedical sciences, medicine.

  • As of October 10, 2019, nominees must hold full-time appointments at the rank of assistant professor or the equivalent.

    • (Appointments such as research assistant professor, adjunct assistant professor, assistant professor research track, visiting professor or instructor are not eligible.)

  • One June 14, 2019, candidates must have been in such an appointment for less than three years (not appointed before June 14, 2016).

  • Candidates may be nominated by their institution two times in total. All applicants must be nominated by their institution and must complete the 2020 online application.

  • Qualified candidates should be conducting creative, interdisciplinary, basic, or translational cancer research.

Investigators interested in applying for funding should contact Phyliss Quail at (x4-1418) for a copy of the Preliminary Application Guidelines and eligibility information. Send an Adobe pdf of your proposal to quail [at] email.chop.edu by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2019.

 

2020 PEW SCHOLARS PROGRAM IN BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES:

The Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences provides funding to young investigators of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. The program supports the independent research of outstanding individuals who are in their first three years of their appointment at the assistant professor level. The Pew Scholars award provides $300,000 in flexible support - $75,000 per year for a four-year period.

 

Eligibility for the 2020 award

  • Candidates must have been awarded a doctorate in biomedical sciences or medicine

  • As of October 17, 2019, nominees must hold full-time appointments at the rank of assistant professor.

    • Appointments such as research assistant professor, adjunct assistant professor, assistant research tract, visiting professor, or instructor are not eligible.

  • On June 14, 2019, candidates must have been in such an appointment for less than three years (not appointed before June 14, 2016).

  • Candidates may be nominated by their institutions two times in total.

  • If an applicant’s university has more than one eligible nominating institution or campus, that applicant may apply only from one institution; the applicant may not reapply in a subsequent year from a different one.

Investigators interested in applying for funding should contact Phyliss Quail at (x4-1418) for a copy of the Preliminary Application Guidelines and eligibility information. Send an Adobe pdf of your proposal to quail [at] email.chop.edu by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2019.