Cancer Council Western Australia Suzanne Cavanagh Early Career Investigator Grants

Our Early Career Investigator Grants are designed to help talented early career cancer researchers to develop the skills and necessary track record to advance their career. These awards have given, and will continue to give, many researchers their first step in their cancer research career.

Please note: we are currently reviewing our 2020 funding opportunities for funding to commence in 2021.

Successful Funding

The call for applications is now closed.



Named to honour and remember the commitment and drive of a much respected and loved colleague, wife, mother and grandmother, Suzanne Cavanagh. Suzanne always believed in stewardship and supporting the next generation, her vision assisted many young people to grow and develop beyond their own expectations.

The Cancer Council Western Australia Suzanne Cavanagh Early Career Investigator Grants were developed along the same philosophy and aim to help talented researchers at the early stage of their career develop the skills and track record necessary to become competitive in national research grant processes.


Please follow the guidelines outlined in the ECI Guide to Applicants (163 KB) and complete the application form (77 KB).

For IMPORTANT information regarding recent changes to our funding and how to write a plain language summary please review the General Guidance Documents. 

NB: If applications are to be delivered by hand please leave the applications at Cancer Council WA Reception, Level 1, 420 Bagot Road, Subiaco.

For more information contact:

Research Admin Officer
Cancer Council Western Australia
420 Bagot Rd
Subiaco WA 6008
Tel: (08) 9388 4354
Fax: (08) 9212 4334

Daffodil BulletSuccessful grants awarded in previous years