UFHCC Predoctoral Awards

UFHCC Predoctoral Awards

Congratulations to our 2019 and 2020 Predoctoral Awardees!

2018 Winners

The UF Health Cancer Center is seeking applications for the UFHCC Predoctoral Awards, awarded annually to up to five graduate students. These awards are intended to recognize and support outstanding predoctoral candidates who are conducting innovative cancer research.


The award allots a total of $10,000 to the recipient for a one-year period: $8,000 for lab/research supplies and $2,000 for travel expenses for the student.


2017 Winners
  • Applicants must have passed the Ph.D. qualifying exam within the last 15 months
  • Applicant’s mentor must be a member of the UF Health Cancer Center and hold cancer-focused extramural funding
  • Applicants must be in a UF graduate program with a project clearly focused on cancer

Application deadline: Oct. 23, 2020.

2016 Winners

A committee of Cancer Center faculty will select the award winners. The awardees will be notified in November 2020. Awardees will be asked to give a three-minute thesis presentation at our Virtual Research Symposium in December 2020.

Please email any questions to Education@cancer.ufl.edu.