At the start of the grant term on July 1, 2019, applicants must have completed their most recent doctoral degree or medical residency within the past five years (i.e., degree cannot have been conferred before July 1, 2014) and work under the auspices of a mentor at an academic, medical, or research institution anywhere in the world.
Applicants must have a medical and/or doctoral degree (including PhD, MD, DO, DC, ND, DDS, DVM, ScD, DNS, PharmD, or equivalent doctoral degree) in a related field and not currently be a candidate for a further doctoral or professional degree.
Employees or subcontractors of a U.S. government entity or for-profit private industry are not
eligible. Postdoctoral fellows conducting research in a U.S. government
laboratory (e.g., NIH, CDC, FDA, etc.), are not eligible.
currently or previously holding the rank of instructor, adjunct professor,
assistant professor, research assistant professor, the equivalent or higher are
not eligible. Qualified researchers are invited to apply for an AACR Career
Any individual who currently holds an active AACR grant may not apply. Past grantees may apply if they complied with all progress and financial report requirements.
Investigators may submit only one application for the AACR Lymphoma Research Fellowships but may concurrently apply for other AACR grants. However, applicants are expected to accept the first grant they are awarded. Individuals may accept and hold only one AACR grant at a time.