Virginia Commonwealth University

VCU Massey Cancer Center

Fellowship and training grants

A number of funding sources from Federal and non-Federal sponsors offer fellowships and training grants.

Please click on the link below to take you to the opportunity announcements.

Funding Opportunity Announcements 


MCC Cancer Research Postdoctoral Fellowships

The VCU Massey Cancer Center is inviting applications for Cancer Research Postdoctoral Fellowships being offered under two separate tracks:

  • Cancer Laboratory Research Track: All theoretical and experimental research projects relevant to the study of cancer and the search for cancer causes, mechanisms, therapies and prevention are welcomed under this track.
  • Cancer Prevention & Control (CPC) Track: Research projects related to topics in cancer prevention and control including (but not limited to) cancer policy and economics, communication and decision making, survivorship, disparities, community-engaged research, and behavioral interventions will be acceptable for the CPC track. 

 The purpose of these fellowships is to provide mentored research training to promising scientists and physician scientists who have the potential to become productive, independent cancer research investigators and successfully compete for peer reviewed extramural funding. Applications are due on October 5, 2015.  Application guidelines can be accessed below. For additional information please contact Farah Mirza at or at 804-628-1750.

MCC Postdoctoral Fellowships - Application Instructions