Siteman Investment Program (SIP) Awards

The Siteman Investment Program will fund research projects twice per year. There are three types of research mechanisms available:

  • Pre-R01 Program for WUSTL Medical School Faculty; up to $200,000 over 2 years
  • Pre-R01 Program for SLU Consortium Faculty and WUSTL Danforth Campus Faculty; up to $200,000 over 2 years
  • Multi-PI Pre-R01 Program; up to $400,000 over 2 years
  • Pre-SPORE/PPG Program; up to $800,000 over 2 years

Please see the Request for Applications (RFA) for complete information on each mechanism.

A request for applications will be announced twice per year on the following schedule. 2017 Cycle 2 is open.


2017 Cycle 2 Dates
Announcement: July 15
Statement of intent deadline: September 1
Application deadline: October 2
Start date: January 1

2017 Cycle 1 Application documents
Siteman Investment Program (SIP) Awards RFA
SIP Cover Sheet (required)

Success Rates
Success rates have been computed over the last 2 years by mechanism and include applications that were scientifically reviewed. Success rates are determined by dividing the number of applications funded by the total number of applications reviewed.

Pre-R01:                          22%
Multi-PI Pre-R01:         17%
Pre-SPORE/PPG:         50%

Re-submissions are welcome and encouraged every cycle. The success rate for re-submissions across all mechanisms is 36%.

Previous awardees

Contact Jaclyn McGuire at Siteman Cancer Center for more information,, or 314-454-8439.