American Association for Cancer Research

Awards and Funding

WICR is pleased to present awards to outstanding scientists for recognition of their scientific contributions and to support their participation in AACR Annual Meetings.

AACR-Women in Cancer Research Charlotte Friend Memorial Lectureship

The lecture is intended to give recognition to an outstanding female or male scientist who has made meritorious contributions to the field of cancer research and who has, through leadership or by example, furthered the advancement of women in science.

AACR-Women in Cancer Research Scholar Awards

Merck Oncology and the William H. Prusoff Foundation support the participation of young investigators to attend the AACR Annual Meeting. These awards are given annually to members of Women in Cancer Research who are scientists-in-training and presenters of meritorious scientific papers at this AACR Annual Meeting.

Other Opportunities
The AACR sponsors several other award and funding opportunities: