The Dorcas Cancer Foundation Research Grant 2021

The Dorcas Research Grant is an initiative of The Dorcas Cancer Foundation created to encourage childhood cancer research in Nigeria. This is a yearly grant that will be open to the public every year.

Grant Cycle: February 5th 2022 – January 31st 2023.

Grant Amount₦ 1,000,000

Important Dates:
Call for Applications: September 30th 2021
Submission Deadline: December 31st 2021
Review: January 10th – February 4th 2022
Notice of award: February 15th 2022

Purpose: To Promote Innovative Solutions to Pediatric Cancer in Nigeria.


  • Core area must cover pediatric cancer
  • Research must be carried out in Nigeria
  • Must include a Nigerian in the team
  • Multidisciplinary collaboration is encouraged
  • Open to all health care professionals, students, support/allied health care professionals, non-health care workers studying or working in the health care sector.

Application: Applications should be submitted online via the website:

Contact for further enquiries[email protected]

Monitoring and Evaluation: Grantees will work with TDCF research affiliates to enable delivery of set goals. Quarterly updates will be required.

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