American Association for Cancer Research

Student Membership Procedures

Student membership is open to persons who have manifested an interest in cancer and related biomedical science and who are enrolled in a program leading to a high school diploma or bachelor's degree. Student Membership is free.

Download the Official AACR Membership Application - (PDF files require Acrobat Reader).

Procedures for Application Submission

A complete application consists of the following materials:

  • The applicant should submit a cover letter explaining the reasons for his or her interest in joining the AACR as a Student member.
  • The candidate should submit one copy of his or her resume.

The application may be submitted to the Association Office at any time during the year. Please view the Responsibilities of AACR Members page. After review of applications for Student membership, the Chief Executive Officer will notify candidates of their election or deferral within one month of the receipt of the application form. Annual dues are not required for Student membership. Send the Membership Application form and appropriate materials to:

Membership Department
American Association for Cancer Research
615 Chestnut St., 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19106-4404
Telephone: (215) 440-9300
Fax: (267) 765-1078
E-mail: membership@aacr.org

Questions regarding procedures for membership application may also be directed to membership@aacr.org.