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American Association for Cancer Research Funding Opportunities

Modified: September 9, 2016

AACR Basic Cancer Research Fellowships

  • Letter of Intent Deadline: 10/11/2016, 12 PM ET; Letter of Intent Notification Date: 12/2016
  • Application Deadline: 1/18/2017, 12 PM ET
  • Description: 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-$55,000 to support the salary and benefits of the Fellow while working on a mentored basic cancer research project.


Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Pathway to Leadership Grant

  • Application Deadline: 11/15/2016, 12 PM ET
  • Description:The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Pathway to Leadership Grant represents a joint effort to ensure the future leadership of pancreatic cancer research by supporting outstanding early career investigators beginning in their postdoctoral research positions and continuing through their successful transition to independence. Applicants must hold a full-time, mentored research position, have completed their most recent doctoral degree or medical residency within the past five years, and not already have a full-time faculty position. The grant provides up to five years of support, for a total of $600,000, consisting of two phases. The initial Mentored Phase is expected to last up to two years, during which time the recipient will receive $75,000 per year while working closely with a mentor(s) to develop a strong research project. During the subsequent three years, the recipient is expected to be in an independent research position and will be funded at $150,000 per year.
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