Thomas K. Weber Research Scholar Award

Thomas K. Weber Research Scholar Award

In collaboration with the Colon Cancer Foundation (CCF), CGA-IGC is offering a travel grant in the amount of $2000 to a trainee or early career member to recognize excellence in translational research focused on the molecular biology of colorectal cancer. The Colon Cancer Foundation has a special interest in the biology of early-age onset and hereditary colorectal cancer, however, research in other areas of colorectal cancer (such as novel treatments, and innovative minimally invasive screening strategies) will also be considered.

If you are interested in applying for this grant, you should submit an abstract to the 2024 CGA-ICG Annual Meeting.

Please upload the following application documents here by June 17, 2024, to be considered for this award (pdf format for all documents):

  1. A signed letter of support from your training program director or division leader attesting that you are a trainee or early career member (within two years of post-training appointment)
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. Personal Statement (max. 300 words)

Your bio and headshot photo will be requested from the selected applicant and they may be used in media materials by CGA-IGC and/or the CCF.

Incomplete applications may be excluded from consideration. Applicants will be notified by August 04, 2023, and must attend the CGA-IGC Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, including an awards reception on the evening of the November 13th, 2024.

Please contact info@cgaigc.com for more information or if you have questions or technical difficulties.