Upcoming Funding Opportunities
FALL of 2019
Independent Investigator Research Grants
Additional grants for independent investigators will be available soon.
Career Development Awards
AACR NextGen Grants for Transformative Cancer Research
These grants represent the AACR’s flagship funding
initiative to stimulate highly innovative research from young investigators. This
funding program is intended to promote and support creative, paradigm-shifting
cancer research that may not be funded through conventional channels. It is
expected that these grants will catalyze significant scientific discoveries and
help talented young investigators gain scientific independence. Each grant will
provide $450,000 over three years.
Eligibility is limited to junior faculty who hold a
tenure-eligible appointment at the rank of assistant professor and have held
the position for no more than three years at the start of the grant term on
July 1, 2020. Applicants can work at an academic, medical, or research
institution anywhere in the world. There are no citizenship or geographic
Postdoctoral and Clinical Research Fellowships
Cancer Research Fellowships
These fellowships provide two-year grants of $120,000 to
support the salary and benefits of the fellow while working on mentored lung
cancer research. The research proposed for funding may be basic, translational,
clinical, or epidemiological in nature and must have direct applicability and
relevance to the impact of driver mutations on lung cancer development and
Applicants must have a doctoral degree in a related field
and not currently be a candidate for a further doctoral degree. By the start of
the grant term (July 01, 2020), applicants must hold a mentored research position with the
title of postdoctoral fellow, clinical research fellow, or the equivalent and
must have completed their most recent doctoral degree within the past five
years. Applications are invited from researchers working at an academic,
medical, or research institution anywhere in the world. There are no
citizenship or geographic requirements.
General Eligibility and Contact Information
Program guidelines and application instructions will be available upon the opening date. AACR membership is required.
For a complete list of funding opportunities that are currently open to applications, please visit our Current Funding Opportunities page.
All inquiries regarding eligibility or general questions about the SRGA Grants Program may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.