Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Program

The Program provides early-career biomedical scholars with an opportunity to pursue research with above-average risk in the areas of cancer, immunology, and neuroscience. Those selected will be designated Rita Allen Foundation Scholars, and the affiliated institution will receive financial support from the Rita Allen Foundation of up to $110,000 annually, for a period of up to five years.  


  • To nominate a candidate, email Angela Mullis a draft of your nominee’s proposal narrative/plan of work (4-page limit), a copy of his or her c.v. (2 pages), and a letter of nomination.
  • Please note: RBHS/CINJ have also been invited to nominate one candidate
  • Website: Rita Allen Foundation
  • Call for Proposals/Nominations: June
  • Internal Deadline for Submissions: August 13, 2021


Angela Mullis
Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs