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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Scientists for Research Related to Hematological Diseases

DKMS John Hansen Research Grant


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Funding Source
DKMS Stiftung Leben Spenden
Array ( [0] => American Samoa (USA); [1] => Guam (USA); [2] => Puerto Rico (USA); [3] => Virgin Islands (USA); [4] => Northern Mariana Islands (USA); )

Geographic Focus
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA);   Guam (USA);   Puerto Rico (USA);   Virgin Islands (USA);   Northern Mariana Islands (USA);
USA Compact Free Associations:The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)
International, Israel and Canada.

Important Dates
Deadline: 11/30/23 23:59 (Central European Time) Save

Grant Description
Grants to USA, Canada, and International scientists for research related to hematological diseases. Funding is intended to support young researchers who are advancing scientific understanding of blood cancer. Eligible applicants have received a doctoral degree in the previous 10 years. Focus areas of interest include hematopoietic cell transplantation and cell therapy for hematological diseases.

In honor of John A. Hansen, this grant is intended to provide financial support to promising young researchers to advance the understanding of complications and therapeutic strategies in the context of hematological diseases. The grant is funded by the foundation DKMS Stiftung Leben Spenden and administered by the DKMS Group gGmbH.


Additional Eligibility Criteria
Applicants must have received a doctoral degree (PhD, MD, or equivalent achievements) in a field pertinent to the grant within the last 10 years from the grant call start date (for details please refer to the funding guidelines). Applicants do not need to hold a faculty position and may be trainees (Fellows, Postdoctoral Fellows, and Junior Faculties).

Applicants from all countries are invited to submit an application.

Applicants awarded in previous years cannot apply a second time.

The use of the funds granted for the following expenses in particular is excluded:
- Equipment purchases with a single item value of greater than EUR 3,000.
- Institute-related overheads of the base institution.
- Secretarial or clerical work.
- Acquisition of land and property.
- Books and journals.
- Fringe benefits (insurance premiums, unemployment benefit plans, etc.).
- Buildings (renovations or new builds), assembly work or furnishings.
- Building, laboratories and office space rentals.
- Office supplies and phone bills.
- VAT, if deductible.
- National income tax as a result of the inflow of funding.

Pre-Application Information
Please submit your application via email until November 30, 2023, 23:59h (Central European Time).

Application documents and reports must be submitted in English. Invoices and other documents can be submitted in the original language, but preferably in English or German.

Number of Grants
Up to four projects will be selected from the eligible applications.

Estimated Size of Grant
The DKMS John Hansen Research Grant awards €240,000 for a time period of three years (maximum €80,000 annually)

Term of Contract
Each annual funding period begins on July 1st and ends on June 30th of the following year. The entire funding period has a maximum duration of three (3) years.

Contact Information
Submit application and direct questions to

Kressbach 1
72072 Tübingen, Germany

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