South Asian Cancer Health Research Scholarship 2023

The IACAN Youth program is pleased to announce an opportunity to apply for scholarships to support South Asian cancer health research among students of South Asian origin. The objective of this program is to support young scholars in contributing to South Asian health literature through innovative research ideas. The program will provide a one-time, merit-based fund for exceptional research proposals from undergraduate and graduate students of South Asian origin who are enrolled in Texas-based universities, and U.S. residents (US citizens, Permanent Residents, or eligible visa holders residing in the US). The awardee is expected to submit a project report by December 1st, 2024. A single person must conduct the research and it should be consistent with IACAN’s mission and vision.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Sunday, October 1st, 2023, 5:00 PM

Applicants must submit the application form, research plan, and other supporting documents electronically before the deadline.

All scholarship-related queries will be sent to
Award announcements: December 1st , 2023
Project start date: January 1st 2024
Project report due by December 1 st , 2024

Application guidelines and instructions