PdCCRS Cancer Australia Grants | Leukaemia Foundation

PdCCRS Cancer Australia Grants

The Leukaemia Foundation is a funding partner of Cancer Australia (CA) – an Australian Government agency that provides grants through its Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme (PdCCRS).


This partnership ensures research supported by the Leukaemia Foundation is high quality and all Australian researchers have the opportunity to apply and receive Leukaemia Foundation research funding.

The PdCCRS funds projects in areas where research priority has been identified by CA and its funding partners.

As a funding partner, the Leukaemia Foundation sets its own research priorities and the categories to be funded in each funding round.

Recent Leukaemia Foundation qualitative research identified the need for ‘early career researchers’ to have access to funding opportunities. These are emerging academics who have been awarded a doctoral degree or other postgraduate qualification in the last five years.

Nurturing ‘early career’ medical researchers is critical to discovering better and safer blood cancer treatments and keeping the most promising and exciting talent in Australia.

Our research investment supports post-doctoral researchers with 1-3 years post-doctoral experience or post-MBBS qualifications; and post-doctoral researchers with 4-7 years post-doctoral experience or post-MBBS qualifications.

Applications will open in March 2020 for the next round of funding.

For more information, visit the Cancer Australia website.

Last updated on December 16th, 2019

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