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About the Award

Research Grant

Funding for two 2-year research proposals to be conducted in the Arab world by young promising researchers in any discipline related to cancer

Young Investigator

The King Hussein Award’s Young Investigator Award recognizes investigators at the beginning of their careers (younger than 40) for their impactful and innovative contributions to cancer research. The Award includes the following two tracks:

1.      Regional Track: Available to young investigators working in the region

2.      International Track: Available to young investigators of Arab origin working abroad

Lifetime Achievement

This Award includes the following two tracks:

• Regional (recognizing Arab researchers working in the region) 

• International (recognizing Arab researchers working outside of the region)

Clinical Program Excellence

The King Hussein Award’s Clinical Program Excellence category recognizes clinical programs that are related to cancer care and are affiliated with or hosted in a medical school or an accredited hospital/cancer center in the Arab world.