The José Carreras International Leukaemia Foundation was founded in 1988 by the internationally known tenor JJosé Carreras. The goals of the Foundation are to raise money for the support of research into the diagnosis, prevention and cure of leukemia and related hematologic malignancies.
TYPES OF APPLICATIONS
Initially, applications will be accepted for one fellowship to provide funding of 50,000 euros for one year, renewable yearly for two additional years upon satisfactory performance. Indirect costs are not to exceed 8% and salary is not to exceed 35,000 euros including fringe benefits, with the remainder for supplies and/or equipment.
Candidates must hold an M.D. or Ph.D. degree and have completed at least three years postdoctoral training but must be less than ten years post their first doctoral degree when the award begins. There are no restrictions based on nationality, but only one application will be considered from each sponsoring institution. Candidates must be committed to the research goals of the Foundation, must be able to devote at least 60% of their time to the project and must have a sponsoring institution with the academic environment to provide adequate support for the proposed project.
Application will be reviewed by the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Foundation. This Committee consists of internationally recognized leaders in the field of leukemic research. The decisions of the Committee are final and not subject to appeal.
All applications must be typed, single spaced, in English and must follow the format specified in the attached application packet. All forms must be completed and space restrictions adhered to. Deadline for application receipt is in November. Late applications will not be considered. Award announcements will be made by letter early in January. Do not contact the Foundation for results. Reapplication by unsuccessful candidates will be necessary for the following year.
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. One original and one CD in PDF (complete application-including all tables, illustrations and supporting materials) should be sent as follows:
Attn: Anna Boix
Fax: 34 93 201 0588
The following materials must be submitted:
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