Scottish Cancer Foundation Prize 2018


The Scottish Cancer Foundation invites nominations for the 2018 prize which will be awarded to an Early Career Researcher (within seven years of their PhD, excluding maternity leave) in any discipline working on an aspect of cancer prevention.

Applicants may be nominated or be self-nominated. The applicant must be living and working in Scotland at the time of the award. The nature of their contribution is not specified, they may working in any discipline and on any aspect of cancer prevention, although evidence of wider impact would be welcomed.

The prize, of up to £10,000, is awarded annually at the Scottish Cancer Conference. It is supported by the Grant Simpson Trust. The Prize will be accompanied by The Evans Forrest Medal, named in recognition of the founders of the Scottish Cancer Foundation.

Nominations should be sent to the Scottish Cancer Foundation either by mail or electronically, making a case, written by the nominator, as to why the nominee should be considered.

The nomination is to be accompanied by a short account, written by the nominee, as to how the prize money would be used to forward his or her work in cancer. This account is to be limited to 750 words.

This form should be completed with information on both the nomination and the case for the prize money.

The closing date for nominations is Friday, 28 September 2018.

Click here for the application form and information of who to send it to once completed.

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