The Sontag Foundation's Distinguished Scientist Award is a four-year, $600,000, career development/brain tumor research grant.

Grant guidelines:

  • Applicant must have received their first independent faculty appointment no earlier than March 1, 2013 and no later than January 1, 2018 at a tax-exempt academic research or medical institution within the United States or an equivalent institution in Canada.
  • Proposed project must demonstrate the potential to generate new knowledge relating to causes, cure, or treatment of primary brain tumors/brain cancer.
  • Geographic restrictions: United States and Canadian applications only.

Click here to learn more about the past award winners