Intramural Funding Opportunities

MUSC Hollings Cancer Center offers a number of intramural support opportunities for students, postdoctoral trainees, and faculty conducting cancer-related research and clinical services. These funding opportunities foster and facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration, innovative thinking, translational research, and the highest level of academic medicine.

All awarded researchers are encouraged to participate as a registered rider in the annual LOWVELO bike ride event.

For questions about funding opportunities, please contact Brett Bechtol (

Intramural support opportunities

Award Mechanism  Anticipated RFA Release  Anticipated Deadline  Anticipated Award Date  Current Awardees 
Hollings Cancer Center Fellowship Program November Jan. 14 July 1 Postdoc Awardees

Graduate Awardees
Clinical Scholar Program  December Jan. 29 July 1 Clinical Scholars
Idea Award  January March 14 July 1  Idea Awardees
Team Science Award  July December March 1 Team Science Awardees
Grant Development Seed Award  Rolling Rolling Rolling Grant Development Awardees
Dr. Mark R. Green Young Investigator Award July October January 1  
Equipment and Technology Award  January March July 1  
American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant February March June 1 ACS Awardees

Extramural Funding

A number of extramural funding opportunities are available for those interested in cancer-related research. A sampling of external funding agencies can be found below.

NIH Grants and Funding

NCI Research Funding Opportunities

NIH Institutional Training Grants 

American Cancer Society Grants