Applicants must have a 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 degree. Applicants must also have received their first NIH R01 (or equivalent) award within the past 10 years. (i.e., grant cannot have been awarded before July 1, 2009).
Applications will be
accepted from independent investigators who are affiliated with an
academic, medical, or research institution anywhere in the world.
subcontractors of a U.S. government entity or for-profit private industry are
not eligible. Employees or subcontractors of a U.S. government entity or
for‐profit private industry may serve as Collaborators, but no grant funds may
be directed towards these individuals.
Individuals who are
considered “early-stage investigators” (e.g, instructor, assistant professor,
research assistant professor, or equivalent) are not eligible to apply.
Qualified early-stage investigators are invited to apply for an AACR Career
Any individual who currently holds an active
AACR grant may not apply. Past
AACR grantees may apply if they complied with all progress and financial report
Investigators may submit only one application
for the AACR-Bristol-Myers
Squibb Midcareer Female Investigator Grant 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.