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Pilot awards, Project grants and Clinical research grants

In the 2013 Project Grants and Pilot Award call for applications, we particularly welcome proposals looking at distinguishing aggressive prostate cancer from indolent disease.

Please click on the relevant award below for more information on how to apply:

Applications for all of the above schemes must be made through our online grant application system. Guidance notes for using this service are available here

Please download and read the Prostate Cancer UK 2013-14 Grant round FAQ

Pilot Awards

Opening on 27 March 2013, closing at 5pm on 5 June 2013.

We particularly welcome proposals looking at distinguishing aggressive prostate cancer from indolent disease.

Prostate Cancer UK Pilot Awards are available to researchers who have a good track record in their field and wish to open up a new line of investigation in their research group. The award will provide up to £50,000 for up to two years to support a defined project exploring a novel hypothesis, which addresses one of the three Prostate Cancer UK research priority areas. Applications which consider non-cancerous prostate conditions whilst also addressing one of the three research priority areas will also be accepted.

Please download and read the guidance notes and terms and conditions.

This call is now closed. 

Project Grants

Opening on 27 March 2013, closing at 5pm on 5 June 2013.

We particularly welcome proposals looking at distinguishing aggressive prostate cancer from indolent disease.

Prostate Cancer UK Project Grants are awards for up to three years which are available to established researchers who have a strong track record in their field, wishing to undertake a research project which targets one of our three priority areas. Applications which consider non-cancerous prostate conditions whilst also addressing one of the three research priority areas will also be accepted.

Please download and read the guidance notes and terms and conditions.

This call is now closed.

Prostate Cancer UK/Chief Scientist Office (CSO) Clinical Research Grants

Opening on 27 March 2013, closing at 5pm on 5 June 2013

Clinical Research Grants is a new initiative jointly supported by Prostate Cancer UK and the Chief Scientist Office in Scotland. Up to £500,000 for up to five years in duration shall be granted to established researchers who are based in Scotland and who wish to undertake 'First in Man' clinical research on prostate cancer. Applications must meet both the CSO clinical research funding strategy, as well as PCUK's second strategic research priority (Distinguishing aggressive prostate cancer from indolent disease).

Please download and read the guidance notes and terms and conditions.

 This call is now closed.

Further information

If you have any questions regarding the awards or the application process, please contact the research team on 020 8222 7161 or email research@prostatecanceruk.org.