UTSW Funding Opportunities

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Disease-Oriented Clinical Scholars

The goal of the Disease-Oriented Clinical Scholars Program is to facilitate the growth of research in clinical departments at UT Southwestern.

Eugene P. Frenkel, M.D., Clinical Scholars Program

The Eugene P. Frenkel, M.D. Clinical Scholars Program is a faculty recruitment and development program to promote enduring excellence in patient care in oncology, that is empathetic, precise, personalized, and patient-centered. The purpose of this program is to develop the next generation of exceptional cancer care providers at UT Southwestern and the Simmons Cancer Center.

Endowed Scholars Program in Medical Science

The Endowed Scholars Program in Medical Science provides generous financial support over four years to newly appointed tenure-track assistant professors at UT Southwestern. Funded by private endowment, the Endowed Scholars Program has launched the research careers of 112 investigators.

Texas Health Resources Clinical Scholars Program

As one element of Southwestern Health Resources, the integrated clinical network formed by UT Southwestern and Texas Health Resources, Texas Health Resources has established the Texas Health Resources Clinical Scholars Program to facilitate the recruitment of outstanding clinician researchers (internal and external) to the UT Southwestern faculty.

Rolling Application Deadline: Kidney Cancer Program

To promote kidney cancer research at UT Southwestern, the Kidney Cancer Program (KCP) announced a rolling (ongoing) funding opportunity, open to anyone who has not received funds from the KCP, and who is interested in exploring an important question in kidney cancer. This effort seeks to expand, using philanthropic funds, the already wide base of UT Southwestern researchers receiving financial support from the KCP (52 Principal Investigators).