2023 Grant Application Deadlines

Fellowship
Application Due:
September 16, 2022

Available: June 1, 2022

Awarded: November 2022

Start: January 1, 2023

New Investigator
Application Due:
February 9, 2023

Available: August 1, 2022

Awarded: May 2023

Start: July 1, 2023

Game Changer
Application Due:
February 9, 2023

Available: August 1, 2022

Awarded: May 2023

Start: July 1, 2023

2023 Grants

Application Available:

Application Deadline:

Award Notification:

Grant Start Date:

Fellowship

June 1, 2022

September 16, 2022

November 2022

January 1, 2023

New Investigator

August 5, 2022

February 9, 2023

May 2023

July 1, 2023

Game Changer

August 5, 2022

February 9, 2023

May 2023

July 1, 2023

The ChadTough Defeat DIPG grants are intended to incentivize novel approaches and spark innovation to find a cure for the deadliest pediatric brain cancer, DIPG. It is no easy task. But we are confident that by working together with the passionate doctors and researchers focused on making progress on this disease, children with DIPG will finally be able to look forward to a bright future.

We are committed to building the most comprehensive grant program for funding DIPG research. To achieve this goal, we are now offering three types of grants: Fellowship Grants, New Investigator Grants, and Game Changer Grants.

For additional information, questions or inquiries, please call 734-707-8732 or email [email protected].

Fellowship Grant

Awarded to outstanding pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellows under the guidance of a mentor to help develop the next generation of leaders in DIPG research. $300,000 over 3 years (maximum of $100,000 per year) for post-doctoral fellows; $200,000 over 3 years (maximum of $67,000 per year) for pre-doctoral fellows.

Application Deadline: September 16, 2022

New Investigator Grant

Supporting newly independent DIPG researchers working to establish DIPG research labs – OR – established researchers (who have not previously conducted brain tumor research) to encourage them to start DIPG research. The ChadTough Defeat DIPG New Investigator Grant is up to $400,000 over 3 years (maximum of $135,000 in any one year).

Application Available: August 5, 2022

Game Changer Grant

Funding for hypothesis-driven research projects that represent an innovative approach to a major challenge in DIPG research, with a potential to lead to groundbreaking discoveries in the field. The ChadTough Defeat DIPG Game Changer Grant is up to $600,000 over 3 years (maximum of $200,000 per year).

Application Available: August 5, 2022

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