ACRO Resident Seed Grant Application

  • Deadline to Submit an Application: September 30, 2019, 11:59 p.m. PDT


    The Resident Committee of the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) is offering an ACRO Resident Seed Grant to fund academic projects in radiation oncology and oncology. This grant is designed to support residents who are planning a basic science or clinical research project and are in need financial support. Given the increased difficulty in obtaining funding, the Resident Committee is providing 4 seed grants to fund small but worthwhile projects.

    Scholarship Details

    • ACRO will provide four $1,000 grants for radiation oncology residents.
      • Of the $1,000 awarded, $500 will be used to fund the research project, and $500 will be used for travel to the ACRO 2020 Annual Meeting.
      • The $500 portion for the project funding will be provided within 2 weeks of receipt of the award.
    • Awardees must provide a 1-page interim report of their project by October 15, 2019.
    • Awardees must submit their project for presentation at the ACRO 2020 Annual Meeting (abstract deadline October 15th, 2019) and must make all arrangements to attend the meeting.
    • The $500 travel portion of the award will be provided after the project has been submitted and accepted by the Scientific Program Committee.
    • Final acceptance and disbursement of funds is subject to review by the ACRO resident committee.


    • Applicants must be Resident Members of ACRO and in good standing at a US residency program.
    • Applicants must list a primary mentor for their project.
    • All submissions must include the following:

    Applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM on September 30th, 2019 via this online form and the supporting materials can be uploaded directly from this form.

    Any additional materials that need to be submitted separately may be emailed to the ACRO office: (with your name and the grant you are applying for in the subject line).

    Submissions will be assessed and scholarships will be awarded by members of the ACRO Resident Committee with input from the Board of Chancellors.
  • Applicant Information

  • Project Information

  • Supporting Documents

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  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf.
    Please provide some background to include your hypothesis, design, materials and methods, and plan on reporting findings (eg., anticipated presentation and publication). Please limit to two pages (2) and do not list more than 20 references.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf.