Member Benefits

The University of Vermont Cancer Center member benefits encourage collaboration, learning, and growth . Depending on your membership level, you may be eligible for: 

Conferences / Research 

  • Cancer Center events (retreats, seminars, invited lectures, etc)
  • Program meetings
  • Research slams

Outside speakers / visiting faculty 

  • Program leaders have an annual budget to cover travel and honorarium.

Grant review service

  • Up to a $250 honorarium for outside review of NIH, DOD, or other peer-reviewed grants priors to submission.
  • Grant writer support for NIH/DOD submissions; manuscript editing support

Pilot Awards

  • Opportunity to compete for Cancer Center seed (pilot) grant awards
  • Opportunity to compete for career development grants (e.g. Clinical Investigator Development Initiative) 


  • Support with public dissemination of research findings
  • Profile hosted on the UVM Cancer Center website
  • Additional communications support, including design, web, and strategy consult by request

Shared Resources

  • Cancer Center support of Biostatistics SR facilitates access for Cancer Center members for protocol and grant development
  • Availability of Clinical Trials Office for clinical trials support and management
  • Member subsidies for SR in the Center for Biomedical Shared Resources
    • Microscopy, flow cytometry, proteomics, VIGR
    • 10% recharge subsidy (ie, 10% discount on all SR generated charges)
    • Cancer Center has committed up to $400,000 annually:
      • Up to $100,000 per SR annually
      • Up to $20,000 per eligible member annually