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2019 CSCO Young Investigator Travel Awards

The AACR is pleased to have a partnership with the Chinese Society for Clinical Oncology (CSCO) that offers travel awards to AACR members who attend the AACR Annual Meeting to present their work at the CSCO Annual Meeting, which takes place each September in Xiamen, China. The goal of the travel award is to promote international scientific exchange and collaboration in cancer research, prevention and treatment. 

Application

To apply, applicants must have attended and presented their work at the 2019 AACR Annual Meeting and complete a 2019 CSCO Young Investigator Travel Award Application under the Applications/Awards tab at myAACR

Applicants will be asked to submit their AACR abstract control number, CV (including a list of publications), and a short personal statement (250 words or less) describing their research area and interests, current work setting, and plans for how they will communicate and share among their colleagues technical session content and experiences from the 2019 CSCO Annual Meeting. 

Application Deadline
The deadline for 2019 is July 19.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be AACR members less than 45 years of age who attended the 2019 AACR Annual Meeting.
  • Applicants must have been the first author and presenter of an abstract submitted for presentation at the 2019 AACR Annual Meeting.
  • Applicants are not eligible if they are Chinese citizens, if they have received academic degrees or training from China, or if they are currently residing in China.
  • Applicants cannot be employees or subcontractors of for-profit, private industry.
  • Applicants must be full-time graduate students currently engaged in their doctoral research, medical students, residents, clinical or postdoctoral fellows, or early-career investigators (within 15 years of doctoral-level degree conferral at the time of application). 

Selection of Award Recipients

The CSCO Young Investigator Travel Awards are competitive involving consideration of the merit of the candidate's abstract, CV, and personal statement. Award recipients will be notified by email.

Conditions and Logistics

  • The travel awards include complimentary registration to the CSCO Annual Meeting, accommodations for up to four nights, and up to $1,000 toward the cost of travel expenses. 
  • The travel awards include complimentary registration to the CSCO Annual Meeting, accommodations for up to four nights, and up to US $1,000 toward the cost of travel expenses. 
  • Award monies will be sent to award recipients upon receipt of their reimbursement forms after the CSCO Annual Meeting. Please note that the AACR is unable to provide award monies to awardees prior to their arrival at the CSCO Annual Meeting.
  • Award recipients will make their own travel arrangements. 
  • Hotel accommodations at a pre-selected hotel are reserved for award recipients and covered by the CSCO.
  • If an awardee is unable to attend the CSCO Annual Meeting, the award must be forfeited. 
  • If an awardee cancels participation at the CSCO Annual Meeting, the awardee is financially responsible for any costs incurred.

Contact Information

If you have questions related to the CSCO Young Investigator Travel Awards, contact  internationaltravelawards@aacr.org