The Interdisciplinary Breast Fellowship Program
G. Komen for the Cure, under the guidance of its Scientific Advisory
Board, is re-evaluating its training grants mechanisms. While we are
confident this is a positive step that will result in a more robust and
competitive program, we are also aware that you may have concerns and
questions about funding for fellowships that would begin in mid-2009.
to the complexities and time required to examine a program such as
this, the decision has been made to suspend the Interdisciplinary
Breast Fellowship award for at least the current year. Additionally, no
program renewal offers will be extended at this time.
NOTE REGARDING OTHER GRANTING OPPORTUNITIES
is currently accepting applications for its Post-Baccalaureate Training
in Disparities Research grant and we will be releasing a Postdoctoral
Fellowship RFA early fall 2008.
For the most up-to-date
information on the Komen grants program, please go to
www.komen.org/grants where you can view all current, open
opportunities. If you have additional questions regarding the current
RFA's, feel free to contact Kendall Bergman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Dr. LaSalle D. Leffall Jr. Fellowship in Health Disparities Program
Dr. LaSalle D. Leffall Jr. Fellowship in Health Disparities is awarded
annually to support the participation of underrepresented racial and
ethnic groups in the field of breast cancer. The fellowship provides
funding at the post-doctoral level to a host institution, for a
three-year program supporting training and research addressing health
disparities as they pertain to breast cancer.