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|Sponsor:||Hyundai Hope on Wheels|
|Award Title:||Hyundai Hope on Wheels Grant Program|
|Description:||Hyundai Motor America and U.S. dealers have announced the 2014 Hyundai Hope Grant Program. This year, up to $10 million in grant awards will be available for pediatric cancer research. Grants will provide funding to investigators whose research project is likely to have a significant impact on improving the understanding of the biology of childhood cancer, developing novel diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for pediatric malignancies, or advancing knowledge about what is known in the field of pediatric cancer research. Projects to be funded by this program will be those that pursue research that is potentially transformational in nature. One application may be submitted per institution and must include the concurrence of the Division Director of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Brenda Weigel, MD, MSc.|
|Number of Applicants University is Allowed to submit:||1|
|Additional Requirements:||Letter of Intent|
|UM Nominations Process:||In order to be considered for a full application, please submit a one to two page Letter of Intent to Rick Jacobson at email@example.com outlining the proposed specific aims, timeline and a brief description of how the funds would be used. Letters must be received by 3:00 PM CST on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. The applicant will be chosen and notified no later than Wednesday, January 29, 2014. The final proposal is due online no later than 5:00 PM PDT on Monday, February 17, 2014.|
|Peer Review Coordination:||Office of the VP for Research contact email|
|Status:||PI Selected. Bruce Blazar, Pediatrics, is the official UM nominee.|
|Please note:||To be considered for peer review and internal selection, faculty must follow the above submission guidelines and meet the UM deadline as set by the office coordinating the peer review for this opportunity.|
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