the start of the grant term on July 1, 2019, applicants must have completed their most recent doctoral degree 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.
must have a doctoral degree (including PhD, MD, DO, DC, ND, DDS, DVM, ScD, DNS,
PharmD, or equivalent) in a related field and not currently be a candidate for
a further doctoral degree.
Applicants with a medical degree must have completed their most recent doctoral degree or medical residency - whichever date is later - within the past five years.
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.
individual who currently holds an active AACR grant may not apply. Past grantees may apply if they complied with all progress and financial
Investigators may submit only one application
for the AACR-AstraZeneca
Immuno-oncology 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.