2014 Pilot Project Program



2014 Pilot Project Program


The Purpose:


To foster high quality interdisciplinary cancer research collaborations among the four programs and shared resources of the UICC in treatment, prevention, population health and cancer surviviorship with a specific focus on cancers that greatlet and/or disproportionately affect underserved populations in our surrounding community. 

The four University of Illinois Cancer Center research programs are:

  • Population, Health, Behavior and Outcomes
  • Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention
  • Cancer Targets and Therpeutics
  • Cancer Biology



The Goal :


To support development of preliminary data for collaborative cancer research prposals to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NCI), American Cancer Society (National), and Department of Defense (DOD) or equivalent finding agency.



2014 Pilot Grant Program Eligibility  and Application Guidelines



2014 Pilot Grant Submission Form and Cover Sheet



Deadline and Submission:


Applications are due Monday, December 9, 2013. 

Please submit one PDF file containing the entire application to Regina Schwind (rschwind@uic.edu) no later than 5:00 pm on Monday, December 9, 2013. 

Awards will be announced January 15, 2014. 

The Award Start Date will be February 1, 2014.





Please direct questions to Regina Schwind, Associate Director for Administration: 312-413-3728 or rschwind@uic.edu