DoD Prostate Cancer, Physician Research Award

Award Info:

The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
The anticipated direct costs budgeted for the entire period of performance will not exceed $750,000.
For this award mechanism, direct costs may be requested for (not all-inclusive):
• Up to 50% combined salary support for one or two key support personnel (e.g., laboratory technician, research nurse, data manager)
• Clinical research costs
• Workshop costs
• Support for multidisciplinary collaboration, including travel
• Travel costs for one investigator to travel to one scientific/technical meeting per year to present project information or disseminate project results from the FY20 PCRP Physician Research Award.
Must not be requested for:
• Clinical trial costs
• Equipment
• Mentor salary


The PCRP Physician Research Award supports a mentored research experience to prepare physicians with clinical duties and/or responsibilities for productive careers in prostate cancer research. This award emphasizes equally the quality of the proposed research project and the career development of the PI, which should prepare physicians for careers in basic, population science, translational, or clinical prostate cancer research.