Research Project Grants

Cancer Council ACT remains committed to providing funding to support cancer research projects in the ACT.

We are pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2020-21 Cancer Council ACT Research Grant. Total funding available is $65,000 and the grant/s will be offered over 1 year.

All cancer researchers affiliated with an administering institution located in the ACT are eligible to apply.

The work to be funded may be into any aspect of cancer. This includes the causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and supportive care and encompasses population health strategies, medical research, clinical and psychosocial care. The majority of the research must be conducted in the ACT and the majority of costs must be incurred in the ACT.

This year, applications will be made directly to Cancer Council ACT. Application guidelines including the application form are available here.

 Closing date: 5:00pm Monday 22 February 2021

Application submission to

For any enquiries please contact or 6257 9999.

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