Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU School of Medicine

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Grants and Funding

The Grants Management Office of Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU is available to assist faculty with cancer-centered grant applications. Services include search for appropriate grant mechanisms, checklist of non-technical guidelines, form completion, budget computation, continuing review and final proofreading. A categorized list of selected, external funding sources may be accessed from the links at the bottom of this page. In addition, we keep an inventory of biographical sketches on SIU School of Medicine faculty in a variety of formats to make updates quick and easy.

Internal Funding Sources

Excellence in Academic Medicine
SIU School of Medicine Springfield faculty are invited annually to submit a grant application to request EAM support. Deadline for submission is the 2nd Friday in August. Awards are generally in the range of $40,000 to $50,000, and projects must be completed in one year. For more details, see

Grant Review Committee
SIU School of Medicine faculty on both the Springfield and Carbondale campuses are eligible to submit a GRC application. The deadline for unestablished investigators is February 1st and the deadline for established investigators is April 1st. Awards are limited to $15,000 annually and projects may be completed in either one or two years. For more details, see