What We Fund

The CAP Foundation offers grants and awards ranging from $1,000 to $20,000 to support patient-centered work by pathologists, resident training, and education.

Digital Pathology and Artificial Intelligence Advanced Training Grant

Funded Up ToFocusEligibilityTimeframe
$5,000Four-week training elective at PathAI Boston headquarters; trainees will learn how machine learning-based diagnostic tools are developedCAP Junior Members with first year of AP or AP/CP residency completedApply by July 1

Digital Pathology Observership Grant

Funded Up ToFocusEligibilityTimeframe
--Two-week program at Astra Zeneca’s Gaithersburg, Maryland research facility; recipients gain hands-on exposure around using AI solution platforms to examine digital pathology imagesCAP Junior Members— at least 3 years of residency trainingApply by March 31

Forensic Pathology Advanced Training Grant

Funded Up ToFocusEligibilityTimeframe
$5,000Four-week training rotation at a medical examiner/coroner office CAP Junior MembersApply by December 12

Global Pathology Award

Funded Up ToFocusEligibilityTimeframe
$10,000Supports international projects that develop, expand, and sustain the delivery of pathology services through education/training, patient care, laboratory quality, or enhanced technology and laboratory diagnostics.Global pathology/health care organizations and/or pathologists working in under-resourced areas across the globeApply by June 30

Global Pathology Education Award

Funded Up ToFocusEligibilityTimeframe
--Provides complimentary CAP23 Virtual registration and one year of complimentary IFCAP membershipPhysicians practicing the specialty of pathology in medically under-resourced countriesApply by June 1

Herbek Humanitarian Award

Funded Up ToFocusEligibilityTimeframe
$1,500Covers travel expenses up to $1,500 for a See, Test & Treat contributor to attend the CAP Annual Meeting and receive their award.A CAP member pathologist who has significantly contributed to the See, Test & Treat programSubmit nominations by May 5

Informatics Award

Funded Up ToFocusEligibilityTimeframe
$1,200Travel to attend informatics courses at CAP Annual Meetings to gain exposure and understand the impact on the specialty of pathology and patient care.CAP Junior MembersApply by April 5

John H. Rippey Grant for Expedited Research

Funded Up ToFocusEligibilityTimeframe
$20,000Provides funding to investigate the impact of COVID-19-related tests on patient outcomes.CAP MembersApply by January 11

Leadership Development Award

Funded Up ToFocusEligibilityTimeframe
$1,200Attend the Spring Residents Forum Meeting or the Pathologists Leadership Summit to enhance education and experience on issues challenging the pathology specialtyCAP Junior MembersApply by December 1

Medical Student Travel Award

Funded Up ToFocusEligibilityTimeframe
$1,200Travel to attend the CAP Annual Meeting, where awardees will gain valuable insight and critical knowledge from experts regarding the field of pathology and career pathwaysMedical studentsApply by March 8

See, Test & Treat® Grant

Funded Up ToFocusEligibilityTimeframe
$20,000Pathologist-led free cervical and breast cancer screenings for medically underserved women throughout the United StatesCAP Members2023 Request for Application period July 1–September 1, 2022

Translational Diagnostics: Advanced Training Elective

Funded Up ToFocusEligibilityTimeframe
$5,000Four-week hands-on training at Ventana Medical Systems' Tucson headquarters; training focused on developing novel histopathology assaysCAP Junior Members - at least 1 year of residency completedApply by
September 13

Young Investigator HER2 Research Award

Funded Up ToFocusEligibilityTimeframe
$25,000Offers CAP members funding to support proposals leading to the development of a clinically implementable framework for monitoring and ensuring consistency in scoring HER2 expression levelsAll CAP members (both Junior Members and Fellows)Apply by June 13