American Association for Cancer Research

Science Education for the Next Generation of Cancer Researchers

Student Membership

Student Membership

Membership in the AACR is free for any high school, undergraduate or postbaccalaureate student with an interest in cancer and related biomedical science. Welcome!

Awards and Activities Awards and Activities

A variety of AACR awards, prizes and opportunities are available for high school and undergraduate students who want to increase their knowledge of cancer and their participation in cancer research.


Resources for Students Resources for Students

The place to go for student summer opportunities, learning more about cancer and useful advice on student research and scientific writing.



Support Support AACR Science Education

We invite AACR members to support the next generation of cancer researchers by volunteering time or making a donation.



AACR Science Education Committee  
Email: Mail:
Phone: (215) 440-9300 American Association for Cancer Research
Toll-free: (866) 423-3965 615 Chestnut Street, 17th Floor
Fax: (215) 440-9412 Philadelphia, PA  19106-4404 


Travel Award for Third-Year Undergrads Now Available

The AACR-Thomas J. Bardos Science Education Award for Undergraduate Students gives third-year undergraduates the opportunity to attend two consecutive AACR Annual Meetings. Network with prominent scientists, learn about the latest research, and attend unlimited scientific and professional advancement sessions. Apply online now.

Bardos Award application deadline: Friday, December 13