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Harry J. Lloyd Charitable Trust

Melanoma Research Grants

Career Development; Basic Science; or Translational Research


Limited Submission Program (LSP): This funding opportunity and the Limited Submission Program (LSP) is open to all Texas A&M University faculty and principal investigators who meet the eligibility requirements. Texas A&M and The Texas A&M University System agencies jointly administer this process to select the proposal(s) that will be submitted to the sponsor in response to this solicitation.


The proposal will be prepared and submitted by Sponsored Research Services (SRS).


Proposal Limit: 3 - one application per institution in each of the three grant categories.


Summary:  Since 2004, The Harry J. Lloyd Charitable Trust granted 106 melanoma research grants. Grants are awarded in one of three areas:

 1. Career Development: May include salary support for promising young melanoma investigators

 2. Basic Science: To gain new biological insights in to melanoma development or progression

 3. Translational Research: To fund clinically important melanoma research


 Special consideration will be given in two areas:

 1. Emerging novel concepts that constitute significant innovation and

 2. New investigators in the field of melanoma.




September 1, 2016

Deadline for an email of intent including the title of the internal proposal and a one to three sentence description of the project. 


Send email of intent to

September 6, 2016

Deadline to submit an internal proposal.


All proposals for the LSP must be submitted electronically using the e-proposal on-line application system.


Be prepared to upload your internal proposal. The sections will include a one-three page research plan summary, two-page bio-sketch, and preliminary budget.


The e-proposal site is password protected. Texas A&M principal investigators may use their NetID and password to access the system. If you do not have a NetID, click HERE for help to activate your NetID. You will need your UIN and your date of birth.  Once you log-in to e-proposal, choose “Limited Submission Grant” from the Available Grants section.

If you have any questions, please contact:  or 979.862.2233.


September 27, 2016

Target date for the notifications to PIs of the result of the internal competition.

November 10, 2016

Sponsor deadline for the full proposal (due by 5:00 p.m. proposer’s local time).



Internal Selection Procedures:

Texas A&M has established a procedure to identify limited submission opportunities and internally select proposals for Texas A&M submissions.  Please contact us if you have any questions about the limited submission process.