Lung Cancer Discovery Award (LCD)

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December 16, 2022

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Updated: May 23rd, 2022

Scholarship Mission

To support the development of novel medical treatments, advancing current treatment options and/or finding a cure for lung cancer through clinical, laboratory, epidemiological, or any other king of research.

Qualification Requirements

Applicants must be pursue a career in lung heath research; must be United States citizens or foreign nationals holding one of the following visa immigration statuses: permanent resident (Green Card), exchange visitor (J-1), temporary worker in a specialty occupation (H-1B), Canadian or Mexican citizen engaging in professional activities (TN), Australians in Specialty Occupation (E-3) or temporary worker with extraordinary abilities in the sciences (O-1); must be employed by a U.S. Institution; must hold a doctoral degree, have a faculty appointment at an academic institution (including research institutions not formally associated with a university), and have completed a training fellowship.

How Winners are Selected

Selection will be based on scientific merit, innovation, and feasibility of the research plan, and its relevance to the mission of the American Lung Association; education and experience, publications and letters of recommendation; research environment; likelihood that the applicants will continue to have a career in lung and/or other relevant research; department Chair letter clearly assuring faculty appointment with demonstrated institutional commitment before the start of an award.

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Email Contact:

American Lung Association in the District of Columbia
55 W Wacker Dr., Ste. 1150
Chicago, IL 60601

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