Clinical Investigator Award 2024-2026
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Clinical Investigator Award 2024-2026

The Clinical Investigator Award promotes patient-focused research conducted by surgical oncologists in clinical and translational science. One award is given per year. Awards are funded for two years at $50,000/year for a total award of $100,000 beginning April 1 of the award year and concluding March 31 of the 2nd year. (Example: April 1, 2022-March 31, 2024). Applicants may apply more than once but may only receive the award one time.


  • Must be a surgical oncologist within eight (8) years of completion of fellowship or related training.
  • Must be an SSO U.S. member in good standing for at least six (6) months prior to application submission to be eligible for an award.

See Call for Proposals for detailed application rules and guidance.