Apply for a grant

The Cancer Research Trust invites applications for grants to support New Zealand-based initiatives that will lead to improvements in the prevention, detection, diagnosis or treatment of cancer, or improvements in palliative care.

These initiatives can be in the field of cancer-related public health or biomedical, clinical, epidemiological or psychosocial & may relate to:

  • Education and training of students embarking on careers related to cancer care and/or cancer research
  • Continuing professional development of individuals involved in cancer care and/or cancer research
  • Hypothesis-based clinical or biomedical research in the field ofcancer-related public health, cancer prevention, cancer treatment or the delivery of palliative care.
  • Other projects or activities related to cancer.

Application closing dates

Award Closing Date Outcome Date

Professional Development Awards Round 1 (Max $3,000 – for travel after May 1st 2018)

Fri 16 March 2018

late April 2018

Professional Development Awards Round 2 (Max $3,000 – for travel after Jan 1st 2019)

Mon 20 August 2018

early December 2018

Research Project Grants - for 2018 maximum is $80k

Mon 20 August 2018

early December 2018

Special Purpose Grants

Mon 20 August 2018

early December 2018

Postgraduate Scholarship

Fri 5 October 2018

early December 2018

John Gavin Postdoctoral Fellowship

Fri 5 October 2018

early December 2018

Murray Jackson Clinical Fellowship (Medical)

Fri 5 October 2018

early December 2018

Clinical Fellowship for Cancer Nurses

Fri 5 October 2018

early December 2018