AACR Travel Grants

AACR Scholar-in-Training Awards: Annual Meeting

Available to early-career scientists presenting a meritorious proffered paper at the AACR Annual Meeting.

Women in Cancer Research Scholar Awards

Available for members of Women in Cancer Research who are scientists-in-training and presenters of meritorious scientific papers at AACR Annual Meetings.

Minority-Serving Institution Faculty Scholar in Cancer Research Awards 

Available for full-time faculty members of Minority-Serving Institutions [Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), and other Minority Institutions]. They are available for attendance at the AACR Annual Meeting or Special Conferences. 

Minority Scholar in Cancer Research Awards

Available for graduate/medical students, residents, clincial/postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty from groups considered to be underrepresented in cancer research by NCI (African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, Native-Americans, Native Pacific Islanders, and Native Alaskans). They are available for attendance at the AACR Annual Meeting or Special Conferences.

Bardos Science Education Awards for Undergraduate Students

Available to full-time, third-year undergraduate students majoring in science, for participation in two consecutive AACR Annual Meetings. The purpose of these awards is to inspire promising science students to enter the field of cancer research.

AACR Scholar-in-Training Awards: Other Conferences and Meetings

In addition to the Scholar-in-Training Awards provided at the AACR Annual Meeting, a number of awards are also available for scientists in training attending AACR's other conferences and meetings throughout the year. The number of awards, award amounts, and application requirements vary by conference. Please visit the meetings and workshops calendar for a list of upcoming programs and details on financial support available.