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

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 CAP22 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 June 7

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 6

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
$1,200Travel to attend the 2022 Fall Residents Forum Meeting to enhance education and experience on issues challenging the pathology specialtyCAP Junior MembersApply by May 5
$300Registration fee to attend the Engaged Leadership Academy to prepare to engage on issues facing the pathology specialty CAP Junior Members and Fellows in practice 1–5 yearsApply by May 5

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 28

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 14

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