American Association for Cancer Research

AACR Travel Grants

SITA winners in 2006

AACR Scholar-in-Training Awards: Annual Meeting

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

AACR-WICR Scholar Awards

AACR-WICR Scholar Awards are awarded to members of Women in Cancer Research who are scientists-in-training and presenters of meritorious scientific papers at AACR Annual Meetings. A separate letter of recommendation is required.

AACR Minority-Serving Institution Faculty Scholar Awards in Cancer Research

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

AACR Minority Scholar Awards

Provide support for attendance at the Annual Meeting and AACR Special Conferences through a generous grant provided by the Comprehensive Minority Biomedical Program of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Those eligible for these awards are scientists from groups considered to be underrepresented in cancer research by NCI (African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, Native-Americans, Native Pacific Islanders, and Native Alaskans).  Bardos winners 06

Bardos Science Education Awards for Undergraduate Students

Available to full-time third-year undergraduate students majoring in science. The purpose of these awards is to inspire promising science students to enter the field of cancer research. A separate application form is required.

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.