Introduction to Financial Support

The San Salvatore Foundation awards researchers, preferably resident in Switzerland, who attain positive results in research for the cure for malignant tumors. Secondarily, scientific projects may also be financed.

Applications for the support of research projects and stipends in the field of cancer research can be submitted by medical doctors and researchers preferably residing in Switzerland.

Deadline for submission is September 15, 2024.

The application must be written in English and submitted on the form provided, which has been adapted from the Swiss Cancer League.

The application should include:

A version of the Form in electronic format should be sent to the electronic address of the Foundation (see “Contacts”)

In addition to the form provided,

  • a cover letter,
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • list of publications
  • and an appropriate letter of support of the project with the estimated costs for stipends, apparatus and materials, etc.

should be attached not longer than 11 pages in length, to be sent either by normal mail or by e-mail.

The application will be evaluated by the Scientific Committee and approved or rejected by the Board of Directors of the San Salvatore Foundation.

Applicants granted awards by the San Salvatore Foundation must submit a final scientific and financial report to the Foundation. 

For downloading the Form, please visit the Section "Application form"