Request for Applications - Teen Cancer America Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Young Investigator Award - Application Deadline September 30, 2023

August 02, 2023

The Children’s Oncology Group (COG) Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Discipline Committee is seeking research proposals from any relevant discipline that will advance basic, translational, or clinical science in Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Oncology (defined as cancer patients or survivors diagnosed at 15 to 39 years of age). The Children’s Oncology Group Foundation will be the administrator of this award via ProposalCentral, with funding provided through the generosity of Teen Cancer America (

Young investigators within the first 5 years of completing fellowship or equivalent training that are members of any National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) cooperative group may submit applications, however the applicant/Principal Investigator must be a resident of the United States. Applicants must have a faculty position at the start of the award.

This application is for a total award of $50,000 with a period of performance of 1-2 years. All proposals must be submitted to The Children’s Oncology Group via ProposalCentral ( by September 30, 2023. Please see the attached RFA for more details.  Questions regarding applications should be sent via email to Michael E. Roth, MD at and