Upcoming CAP Foundation Grants—October 1st Deadline

| September 29, 2008

The CAP Foundation is the leading philanthropic organization for pathologists and residents-in-training. The Foundation’s research, training, and leadership development grants and awards benefit promising pathology researchers, advance technology innovations, develop new pathology leaders, and provide humanitarian aid related to pathology. We urge you to invest in your future by taking advantage of the grant opportunities listed below.

How to Apply

For additional descriptions, eligibility requirements and guidelines for completing an application, visit the CAP Foundation Web site. You can also send an email, or call          800.323.4040       extension 7324 for more information.

Grants for Advanced Training

Advanced Training – General Elective
Sponsored by:  CAP Foundation
Deadline:  October 1, 2008

Award Amount:  $2,000 per month to support travel and living expenses.

Purpose:  To support travel and living expenses for the training period.

Advanced Training Elective in Molecular Diagnostics
Sponsored by:  Abbott Molecular
Deadline:  October 1, 2008

Award Amount:  $2,000 per month to support travel and living expenses.

Purpose:  To support travel and living expenses for the training period.

Advanced Training Elective in Molecular Diagnostics for Individualized Cancer Treatment Decisions
Sponsored by:  Genomic Health
Deadline:  October 1, 2008

Award Amount:  Allowance provided for travel and living expenses.

Purpose:  To provide additional exposure to advanced molecular diagnostics techniques and quantitative testing (e.g., PCR, ER, PR, Her2).

NEW – Advanced Training Elective in Molecular Pathology
Sponsored by:  Sakura Finetek USA, Inc.
Deadline:  October 1, 2008

Award Amount:  Allowance provided for travel and living expenses.

Purpose:  To provide a rotation aimed at pathology residents and fellows in training who are interested in learning cutting-edge technology used at high throughput surgical pathology departments.

Advanced Training in Pathology Informatics
Sponsored by:  CAP Foundation and McKesson Provider Technologies
Deadline:  October 1, 2008

Award Amount:  Allowance provided for travel and living expenses.

Purpose:  To offer background and experience to pathology residents to introduce and implement advanced informatics technology in the clinical laboratory. This elective must be completed within May 1 – August 31, 2009.

NEW – Advanced Training Elective in Translational Diagnostics
Sponsored by:  Ventana Medical Systems
Deadline:  October 1, 2008

Award Amount:  Allowance provided for travel and living expenses.

Purpose:  To gain additional exposure to novel antibody and probe development, new machines, technology, partnerships for developing companion diagnostics and related areas. This elective must be completed by December 31, 2008.

Conference Travel Awards

2009 Lab InfoTech Summit (March 16 – 18, 2009, Las Vegas, NV)
Sponsored by:  CAP Foundation and the Pathology Education Consortium

Award Amount:  Recipients will receive complimentary registration and will be reimbursed up to $1,000 for travel expenses.

Purpose:  To attend a conference focusing on information technology for the clinical laboratory.

Grants for Quality Assurance

John H. Rippey Grant for Laboratory Quality Assurance
Sponsored by:  CAP Foundation
Deadline:  October 1, 2008

Award Amount:  $10,000

Grants for Research Projects

Scholars Research Program
Sponsored by:  CAP Foundation and Seracon Diagnostics Company
Deadline:  October 1, 2008

Award Amount:  Up to $12,500 for six months and up to $25,000 for one year.

Purpose:  To provide funding for translational research in pathology.

NEW – Scholars Research Cervical Cancer Fellowship
Sponsored by:  Hologic Health
Deadline:  October 1, 2008

Award Amount:  $25,000

Purpose:  To allow a principal investigator to address a research question that focuses on the current FDA approved screening of women from age 30+ (HPV in conjunction with a PAP test.)

Research in Telepathology – Nikon
Sponsored by:  CAP Foundation and Nikon Instruments
Deadline:  October 1, 2008

Award Amount:  $5,000 to cover expenses incurred during the grant period, and for travel to attend a national meeting to present an abstract/paper summarizing study results.

Purpose:  To further developments in and use of information technology for the practice of pathology.

Research in Telepathology – Olympus
Sponsored by:  CAP Foundation and Olympus America
Deadline:  October 1, 2008

Award Amount:  $5,000 to cover expenses incurred during the grant period, and for travel to attend a national meeting to present an abstract/paper summarizing study results.

Purpose:  To further developments in and use of information technology for the practice of pathology.


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