2021 FOCUS AREA: Pediatric Brain Cancer
The Hopper-Belmont Foundation Inspiration Award aims to motivate young investigators to make a difference early in their career by providing support towards one of the following areas:
HBF welcomes and encourages applicants to be as innovative, out of the box, or straight forward as you like. Some examples might include (but not exclusive to):
Seeking “proof of concept” support for innovative ideas
Funding for initial experience investigating pediatric brain cancer
Ability to work for a period of time with an expert in pediatric brain cancer
Who Qualifies: Senior post-doctoral or clinical fellows (MD, PhD, MD/PhD) or primary investigators in the first three years of their initial faculty appointment.
Guidelines: Submit a concept summary (3 pages maximum) using the following format:
Proof of concept approach (if applicable)
How this will help your career
Overall benefits for patient care
Budget justification (to exclude indirects)
Apply by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
By raising a minimum of $10,000, you and your family can create a specific award category that will be administered by the Hopper -Belmont Foundation. Award categories simply need to be approved by the Board of Directors and a majority of the advisors.
Judging for all awards will be done by a panel of healthcare professionals and patient advocates.