American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

The AACR offers an outstanding array of support mechanisms for cancer researchers at various stages in their careers, from fellowships to career development awards to grants for independent investigators. Some AACR fellowships have citizenship requirements, please fully check requirements before initiating application.

Visit the AACR website for all current funding opportunities: http://www.aacr.org/FUNDING/PAGES/DEFAULT.ASPX#.VpkJNDahtkI 

Some AACR fellowships have citizenship requirements, please fully check requirements before initiating application.  Some recent AACR opportunities with no citizenship requirements included:

AACR Basic Cancer Research Fellowships

The AACR Basic Cancer Research Fellowships are open to postdoctoral and clinical research fellows working at an academic, medical, or research institution who have completed their most recent doctoral degree or medical residency within the past three years at the start of the grant term. The research proposed for funding may be in any area of basic cancer research.

The fellowships provide one-year grants of $50,000 to support the salary and benefits of the Fellow while working on a mentored basic cancer research project.

Letter of intent deadline 10/13/2015

Application deadline 1/19/2016

AACR Fellowships in Lymphoma Research

The AACR Fellowships in Lymphoma Research represent a joint effort to encourage and support postdoctoral or clinical research fellows to conduct lymphoma research and to establish a successful career path in this field. The research proposed for funding may be basic, translational, clinical, or epidemiological in nature and must have direct applicability and relevance to lymphoma.

These fellowships provide one-year grants of $55,000 to support the salary and benefits of the Fellow while working on mentored, lymphoma research. A partial amount of funds may be designated for non-personnel expenses, such as research/laboratory supplies, equipment, publication charges for manuscripts that pertain directly to the funded project, and other research expenses.

Application deadline 11/4/2015