• The African Cancer STARS Program Welcomes its First Class of Trainees

    On May 16, 2022 the first class of 23 African Cancer STARS participants began their training. 

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  • Applications Open October 3, 2022 For The 2023 Stars Program!

    Are you a doctoral level researcher committed to a career in cancer research in sub-Saharan Africa? or Do you have a health care or research background and interested in developing skills to manage cancer research projects?

    If so, we invite you to apply to participate in a 9-month part-time training activity that aims to create a cadre of individuals who will obtain fundamental skills to lead and support high quality cancer research in Sub-Saharan Africa.

  • PI Track Trainees

    Principal Investigator (PI) Track Trainees

  • PM Track Trainees

    Project Manager (PM) Track Trainees

Key Dates

Cycle 2 Program Announcement and Applications Open October 3, 2022

Webinars for Potential Applicants


STARS Overview slides

Webinar 1 Webinar 2 Webinar 3
PowerPoint Slides
Letter of Intent (LOI) Due Date (online submission) December 30, 2022, 23:59 UTC
Application Due Date  February 6, 2023, 23:59 UTC
Scientific Merit Review March 2023
Decisions Announced April 3, 2023
Training Start Date May 11, 2023

Upcoming Events

Event Date
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