Letters of Intent now open for BIG Cat (Beginning Investigator Grant for Catalytic Research)!

AN AFRICAN ORGANISATION FOR RESEARCH AND TRAINING IN CANCER (AORTIC) PROGRAM Administered by AACR and in coordination with the U.S. National Cancer Institute Center for Global Health (NCI/CGH) and supported by Takeda Pharmeceuticals. Please read the Program Guidelines and Competitive Letter of Intent Instructions carefully before submitting a Letter of Intent. Final determinations of eligibility will not be made until the AACR is in receipt of the fully submitted Letter of Intent.


Letter of Intent Deadline: 7 September2022 5:00 PM (UTC)

Letter of Intent Notification Date:  October 2022

Application Deadline: 13 December 2022 5:00 PM (UTC)

Decision Date:  February 2023

Grant Term:  2 years

Start of Grant Term:  1 July 2023

Grant Amount:  $55,000 USD

Further information about BIG Cat IV & how you can apply can be found here: