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2022 Steven A. Rosenberg Scholars Award (Call for Nomination)

The Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center is seeking an early career scientist to nominate for the 2022 Steven A. Rosenberg Scholars Award. Please visit the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer's (SITC) website to learn more.

Please note the internal deadline of July 6, 2022 to submit your application materials to CFCCC Administration. This will give us time to review your submission and select a nominee.


The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2022 Steven A. Rosenberg Scholars Award, one of the society's most prestigious opportunities for early career scientists.

Established in 2020 in honor of Dr. Rosenberg, this award recognizes his many contributions to the field by supporting investigators who are emerging leaders in immuno-oncology and are focused on a novel approach to moving the field of immunology and cancer immunotherapy forward. The recipient will receive $150,000 in research funding and be recognized during the Award Ceremony at SITC’s 37th Annual Meeting & Pre-Conference Programs (SITC 2022) this November.


  • Currently hold a position at an academic cancer center as a post-doctoral fellow, resident, or research scientist
  • Be within five years of their first full-time academic appointment or equivalent position
  • Applicants should be focused on translational work or on a clear path to translational research and must hold an MD, a PhD, or an MD/PhD
  • Preference given to applicants who have not yet received their first R01