How to Apply

The University of California is pleased to announce a funding opportunity from the UC Cancer Research Coordinating Committee.

Program announcement (November 1, 2023): The award amount for the Faculty Seed Grant has increased to $85,000

CRCC awards are made in two categories: New Assistant Professor applications (NAP) and Regular applications (REG). Eligibility criteria and application information are detailed in the Request for Proposals (RFP) below.

Please note the following application requirements and award terms:

  • Required Letters of Intent (LOIs) are due Thursday, January 25, 2024 by 12:00 Noon PT.
  • LOIs and applications must be submitted using SmartSimple.
  • The next award term is October 1, 2024 – September 30, 2025.
  • A recommended applicant webinar will be held on December 13, 2023 at 11 am PT and January 9, 2024 at 1:30 pm PT (please see below for more information).

Applications must be submitted in compliance with the RFP and application instructions below:

Recommended Applicant Webinar

Attending the webinar is highly recommended, especially if you are a first-time applicant and/or new to SmartSimple.

Register here for the webinar on December 13, 2023

Register here for the webinar on January 9, 2024

For additional program information or guidance, please contact