American Association for Cancer Research

Awards and Activities

Undergraduates


Thomas J. Bardos Science Education Awards for Undergraduate Students

Awards are available to full-time, third-year undergraduate students for participation in two consecutive AACR Annual Meetings. Applications for participation in the AACR Annual Meeting 2015, April 18-22, Philadelphia, Pa., and AACR Annual Meeting 2016, April 16-20, New Orleans, La. will be available fall 2014.


Gary J. Miller Undergraduate Prizes for Cancer and Cancer-Related Biomedical Research

Undergraduates at any level and post-baccalaureate students are eligible for the prizes, awarded at the Undergraduate Student Caucus and Poster Competition during the AACR Annual Meeting. First place receives $1,500 towards attendance at the next year's AACR Annual Meeting. 


Undergraduate Student Caucus and Poster Competition

The caucus brings together undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students at all levels to explore educational and career pathways in cancer research, present their own research and compete for prizes at the AACR Annual Meeting and select Special Conferences.


Meet the Mentor: Undergraduate Focus

This session at the AACR Annual Meeting will provide a special opportunity for undergraduate students to meet an esteemed researcher and ask questions about educational pathways and career development.


High School Students

Special Program for High School Students: 
The Conquest of Cancer and the Next Generation of Cancer Researchers

This exciting and interactive program provides students with the unique opportunity to network with peers while learning about cancer and the field of cancer research from established cancer investigators at the AACR Annual Meeting and select Special Conferences.