ACRO Resident Seed Grant for 2021

  • Deadline to submit an application: April 30, 2021 at 9 PM PST


    The Resident Committee of the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) is offering a funding opportunity for resident members of ACRO. The committee is acutely aware of the benefit that monetary support for small projects can provide. Given the increased difficulty in obtaining funding, the Resident Committee is providing eight (8) seed grants to fund small but worthwhile projects.

    Scholarship Details

    • ACRO will provide eight (8) $1,000 grants for research projects in radiation oncology.
    • Of the $1,000 awarded, $500 will be appropriated towards funding the research project, and $500 will be awarded three (3) months later in a second installment for the project or can be used to travel to the 2022 ACRO Annual Meeting, The Radiation Oncology Summit.
    • Award recipients will be notified by mid-April, and the first $500 will be awarded within two weeks of notification.
    • Recipients must submit an interim report to the Resident Committee by 12/1/21, or submit an abstract to the 2022 ACRO Annual Meeting. The final report must be submitted by May 2022.
    • Final acceptance and disbursement of funds is subject to review by the ACRO Resident Committee.


    • Applicants must be members of ACRO and in good standing in a U.S. residency program.
    • Applicants must list a primary mentor for their project.
    • All submissions must include the following:
      • Application Form
      • Project Description
      • Project Expenses
      • Applicant’s Curriculum Vitae
      • Program Director Acknowledgement Form
      • Letter of Support from the Project Mentor
    • Submissions must be sent via this form to the ACRO office no later than 9 PM on April 30, 2021. They can be emailed to:
    • Submissions will be assessed, and scholarships will be awarded by members of the ACRO Resident Committee with input from the Board of Chancellors, as needed.
  • Applicant Information

  • Project Information

  • Supporting Documents

  • File Upload

  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf.
    Please provide relevant background, your project's hypothesis, design, materials and methods, and plan on reporting findings (e.g. anticipated presentation and publication). Please limit the project description to 5,000 words and no more than 25 references.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
    Please list all anticipated expenses for this project using the form included above.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf.
    Please provide a letter describing the mentor's specific role and commitment for oversight and support of the project.