Marsha Rivkin Center For Ovarian Cancer Research
The mission of the Marsha Rivkin Center is to save lives and reduce suffering through improved treatment, early detection and prevention of ovarian cancer.Join us in our resolute effort against ovarian cancer. We fund the best scientists, develop the brightest minds, and encourage the strongest research partnerships.

Apply for a Research Grant

Overview of Funding & Process

The Marsha Rivkin Center announces requests for applications for its Pilot Study and Scientific Scholar Award Programs each year around September 1. Applications are due for each program at the beginning of December. Please see the following links for current requests for applications, guidelines, and forms.

Pilot Study Program

This grant competition is currently open. All applications must be received by 5 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 in order to be eligible. Late submissions will not be considered.

Scientific Scholar Award

This grant competition is currently open. All applications must be received by 5 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 in order to be eligible. Late submissions will not be considered.

Challenge Grant

This grant competition is currently closed. The Rivkin Center will notify applicants of their funding decisions by August 1st, 2013.

Bridge Funding Program

This grant competition is open September 2nd, 2014 – October 15th, 2014. All applications must be received by 5 PM Pacific Time on October 15th in order to be eligible. Applications will only be accepted during the open period. (The next competition will open spring 2015.)

PHS Forms and Applications

Additional Questions

Please contact Wendy Law, PhD at or 206-215-2964.