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Upcoming Funding Opportunities

FALL of 2019

Independent Investigator Research Grants

Additional grants for Independent Investigators will be available soon.

Career Development Awards

AACR Career Development Awards for Translational Breast Cancer Research

These career development awards represent a joint effort to promote and support innovative research designed to accelerate the discovery, development, and application of new agents to treat breast cancer and/or for pre-clinical research with direct therapeutic intent.

Eligibility is limited to junior faculty who, at the start of the grant term on July 01, 2020, will have completed their most recent doctoral degree or medical residency within the past 11 years. The grants will provide $150,000 over two years for expenses related to the research project. Applicants can work at an academic, medical, or research institution anywhere in the world. There are no citizenship or geographic requirements.

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 requirements.

Postdoctoral and Clinical Research Fellowships

AACR Lymphoma Research Fellowships

This fellowship program encourages and supports postdoctoral or clinical fellows conducting lymphoma research. Each fellowship will provide a two-year grant of $120,000.

At the start of the grant term on July 1, 2020, applicants must hold a mentored research position with the title of postdoctoral fellow, clinical research fellow, or the equivalent. Applicants can work 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. See Program Guidelines for details.

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 grants@aacr.org.