Research Grant

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition Research Grant Form

The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) awards a research grant of $2,000 to a graduate student in Delaware to attend an academic conference related to breast cancer. The student must have a paper or poster accepted at a national meeting such as the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, the Inflammatory Breast Cancer Conference, or the American Association for Cancer Research. The student must agree to attend and present their research at the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition’s Breast Cancer Update the following year. Typical expenses that may be paid from these grants include conference fees, travel, and lodging.


This grant is open to all 2nd year Master’s Students, 3rd year Ph.D. students, and postdoctoral researchers with an interest in breast cancer who attend a university in the state of Delaware.


Applicants must complete the DBCC application form and must commit to presenting at the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition’s Breast Cancer Update. Applications must be written in English and include a short description of the research presentation and applicant statement.

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The annual deadline to apply is rolling as funds are available and conference deadlines vary. The final deadline for the 2024 Research Award to be granted is December 31, 2023. Applications must be submitted electronically by email to email hidden; JavaScript is required.


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The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition was pleased to award Doctoral Candidate, Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of Delaware student, Christine Perndorfer, M.S., M.A. with the 2020-2021 research grant in September of 2020.

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