Applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Hold an MD, PhD, or equivalent degree at time of award
- Anticipate receiving a faculty appointment or an assistant professorship within 3 years, in association with a research institution in one of the eligible regions/countries at the time of application (see below for list of regions/countries)
NOTE: Applicants already holding a tenured position or an Associate Professorship are not eligible.
- Have a strong career interest in hematology/oncology, with a focus on hematologic malignancies
- Have a research mentor with extensive experience in the field of hematology/oncology, with a focus on hematologic malignancies
- Be able to devote at least 50% of their professional time to research (versus administrative, patient care, or teaching responsibilities)
- Be able to complete the proposed research within the 2-year award period, providing evidence (manuscript, presentation, or abstracts) for future research projects
Applicants must reside in one of the following eligible regions/countries:
- Hong Kong
- Middle East
- New Zealand
- South Korea
An applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the region/country in which they propose to conduct the research, or otherwise hold a temporary study or nonimmigrant visa which allows legal residency in the region/country in which the research will be performed. Such visa must be valid for the two-year award period (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2020).