AACR Research Fellowships in Clinical and Translational Cancer, USA

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is delighted to invite applications for the AACR Clinical and Translational Cancer Research Fellowship. Scholars from all nations are welcome to apply. He or she must have background in medical field. The winning fellows will be granted a-one year research grant of $110,000. To apply, entries must be received by December 12, 2017.

Fellowship Description
ACCR awards up to two fellowships for applicants of all nationalities to support postdoctoral or clinical research fellows to conduct clinical and/or translational cancer research. The mission of the American Association for Cancer Research is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, and collaboration.

Award Value
Each of the winning students will receive one-year grants of $110,000 to support the salary and benefits of the Fellow while working on a mentored clinical and/or translational cancer research project.

Level and Area of Studies
Research program in Clinical and Translational Cancer.

Place of Study
In the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria
The primary requirements of this AACR Research Fellowship as follow:

  • Applicants must have a medical and/or doctoral degree (including PhD, MD, DO, DC, ND, DDS, DVM, ScD, DNS, PharmD, or equivalent doctoral degree) in a related field and not currently be a candidate for a further doctoral or professional degree.
  • At the start of the grant term on July 1, 2018, applicants must hold a full-time, mentored research position with the title of postdoctoral fellow, clinical research fellow, or the equivalent (In order for applicant to be considered eligible, any pending full-time mentored position can NOT be contingent upon receiving this grant); have completed his or her most recent doctoral degree within the past 5 years (i.e., degree cannot have been conferred before July 2, 2013); and work under the auspices of a mentor at an academic, medical, or research institution anywhere in the world.
  • Applicants with a medical degree must have completed his or her most recent doctoral degree or medical residency – whichever date is later – within the past 5 years (time spent in medical specialty or subspecialty training is not considered part of medical residency and will be counted against the 5 year window).
  • Employees or subcontractors of a U.S. government entity or for-profit private industry are not eligible.
  • Any individual who currently holds an active AACR grant may not apply. Past grantees may apply if they complied with all progress and financial report requirements.
  • Investigators may submit only one application for the AACR Clinical and Translational Cancer Research Fellowships but may concurrently apply for other AACR grants. However, applicants are expected to accept the first grant they are awarded. Individuals may accept and hold only one AACR grant at a time.
  • Investigators currently or previously holding the rank of instructor, adjunct professor, assistant professor, research assistant professor, the equivalent or higher are not eligible. Qualified researchers are invited to apply for an AACR Career Development Award.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

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Application Instruction
Please download and complete the application form at the website and application link below.

Submission Deadline
12 December 2017.

Website and Application Link

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