A preliminary application is mandatory for those applying for a 2017 fellowship grant and must be submitted by November 18, 2016. Proposals should be submitted as a hard copy as well as sent electronically to the addresses given below:
The Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation
PO Box 785
New London, CT 06320
Attn: Dr. Nicholas A. Saccomano, Ph.D.
Applications will be reviewed promptly by the Scientific Advisory Board. The committee will evaluate applications based on the following criteria: (a) the scientific merit, originality, and feasibility of the application; (b) the qualifications, experience and productivity of the applicant, and the members of the investigative team; (c) the facilities and resources available; and (d) the promise of the research or training as related to the control of breast cancer or to the benefit to be gained by persons with breast cancer. The evaluations of the committee are provided to the foundation’s Board of Directors. After considering the relative merit of the applications, the amount of available funds and the foundation’s objectives, the board will determine which grants will be funded. Applications that are not funded may be revised and resubmitted.