Cancer Prevention Research Award (CaPRA)

The Zhu Family Center Cancer Prevention Research Award (CaPRA) provides funding to support trainee research projects in the field of global cancer prevention and early detection.

Now receiving applications from April 4-May 17, 2024

Download the application here

Amount and Duration of Award: Up to $5000 direct costs (no indirect costs allowed, funds are restricted to research costs). Funds must be spent within two years of award, prior to dissertation defense, or completion of training program, whichever comes first.

Eligibility: This opportunity is for individuals who are either funded through an affiliated T32 program (TOPS, Cancer Epidemiology, Cancer Prevention) or are the primary mentee of a Zhu Senior Scholar. Trainees can include:

1. PhD candidates enrolled in a Harvard graduate program, or
2. Clinical residents or fellows in a Harvard-affiliated residency or fellowship program, or
3. Post doctoral fellows in a Harvard-affiliated program.

For questions, please contact Lydia Conley at