NCI R25 Cancer Education Program

University of Louisville
Louisville, KY.
Type Academic Enrichment


Cancer incidence, morbidity and mortality in the Commonwealth of Kentucky are among the highest in the nation. The mission of the James Graham Brown Cancer Center is to reduce cancer incidence, morbidity and mortality particularly within the Commonwealth and the region we serve. The long-term objective of the University of Louisville Cancer Education Program is to recruit, educate and motivate outstanding undergraduate and professional students to pursue further training and future careers in cancer research.

Most students will participate during a ten week summer period (starting the Tuesday after Memorial Day). Other ten week project periods are possible, but the student must be enrolled at the University of Louisville and be able to commit sufficient time to research during the project period.

Student Stipend

Up to $4300 for professional students and up to $4000 for undergraduate students

Laboratory Supply Budget

Up to $2400/student for research supplies.