Announcing a new grant in honor of long-time SWOG Group Statistician, Dr. John Crowley, encouraging statistical excellence in clinical trials.


John Crowley, PhD

John Crowley, PhD

During a career that has spanned forty-five years to date, Dr. John Crowley has made a significant imprint on the field of biostatistics. Most notably, his focus on the design and analysis of cancer clinical and translation trials has played a seminal role in our progress against the disease.

The Crowley Award provides a rare opportunity to interact and collaborate with statistical faculty and data management staff at a leading publicly funded, national multi-center clinical trials organization via a one (1) month residency. This interactive mentorship program is spearheaded by Cancer Research And Biostatistics (CRAB) and the SWOG Statistics and Data Management Center and is a uniquely customizable by the successful candidate.

Key Dates:

  • Call for applications released: February 28, 2020 
  • Deadline to apply: September 1, 2020 
  • Awardees announced: November 2020 
  • Period of award: 4 consecutive weeks, July 1-September 1, 2021 

Crowley Award Description

To Apply:

Complete the application below to be considered for this award.
Attached PDF must include all four required components, as described.


  • (e.g., Assistant Professor)
  • Start date indicates day 1 of consecutive 4-week project period.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
    1) Cover Letter/Personal Statement, 2) Description of Research Concept, 3) Letter of Recommendation, 4) CV