Applicants must have a 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.
Applications will be accepted from independent investigators at all levels who are affiliated with an academic, medical, or research institution within North America.
Investigators may submit only one application for an AACR-Bayer Innovation and Discovery Grant but may concurrently apply for other AACR grants.
Employees or subcontractors of a U.S. government entity or for-profit private industry are not eligible. Employees or subcontractors of a U.S. government entity or for‐profit private industry may serve as Collaborators, but no grant funds may be directed towards these individuals.
Members of the Scientific Review Committee are not eligible to apply for an AACR-Bayer Innovation and Discovery Grant.
Applications will be peer-reviewed by a Scientific Review Committee comprised of researchers and physician-scientisits who are well-respected for their own accomplishments in cancer and drug discovery research and are viewed as leaders in the field. The successful applicants will be notified in August 2018.