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AACR-Lobular Breast Cancer Alliance Invasive Lobular Carcinoma Research Fellowship

Grant Amount $120,000 USD
Grant Term2 Years
Start of Grant Term12/01/2021
Letter of Intent Deadline07/06/2021 1:00 PM (EDT)
Letter of Intent Notification DateAug. 2021
Application Deadline09/23/2021 1:00 PM (EDT)
Decision DateNov. 2021
Additional Information

April 12, 2022 – Grant recipients must attend the Grants Reception and Dinner to formally accept the grant. Grant funds may be used to support the grantee’s registration and attendance at this Annual Meeting.

In the event of unforeseen scheduling changes the Grants Reception and Dinner, the grantees will be contacted regarding alternative arrangements.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Within five years since degree/residency*
  • Work under the auspices of a mentor
  • Lobular Breast Cancer focus
  • Work at an academic, medical, or research institution anywhere in the world

 

*Please see Program Guidelines and Application Instructions for more details.

Description

The AACR-Lobular Breast Cancer Alliance Invasive Lobular Carcinoma Research Fellowship is a joint effort to support and encourage innovative research projects with direct applicability and relevance to ILC and to help establish a successful career path in the field.

This fellowship provides a two-year grant of $120,000 to support the salary and benefits of postdoctoral or clinical research fellows working on mentored ILC research projects. A portion of these funds may be designated for non-personnel expenses such as research/laboratory supplies, equipment, publication charges for manuscripts that pertain directly to the funded project, and other research expenses.

Program Guidelines

Please review all Program Guidelines and Application Instructions before submitting a Competitive Letter of Intent.

Research Project Criteria

Research projects may be basic, translational, clinical, or epidemiological in nature and must have direct applicability and relevance to invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC). 

Eligibility Criteria

At the start of the grant term on December 1, 2021, applicants must hold a mentored research position with the title of postdoctoral fellow, clinical research fellow, or equivalent; have completed their most recent doctoral degree within the past five years (i.e., degree cannot have been conferred before December 1, 2016; the formal date of receipt of doctoral degree is the date the degree was conferred as indicated on their diploma and/or transcript); and work under the auspices of a mentor at an academic, medical, or research institution anywhere in the world.

Citizenship Requirements

There are no citizenship or geographic requirements. However, by submitting a Letter of Intent for this grant, an applicant applying from an institution located in a country in which they are not a citizen or a permanent resident assures that the visa status will provide sufficient time to complete the project and grant term at the institution from which they applied.

AACR Membership Requirements

Applicants must be AACR members in good standing by the application deadline. Annual dues are not required for early-career researchers eligible for in Associate membership. Nonmembers interested in this grant opportunity must submit an application for AACR membership by the Letter of Intent deadline. Nonmembers can apply for membership online or by submitting the Official Membership Application Form and required documents to the AACR. Please review the Membership Categories for the category that best fits your qualifications. Members whose membership has lapsed must renew their membership by the application deadline through myAACR. You will need your logon (email address) and password to access the member portal. If you require assistance logging in, please contact [email protected].  If you have any questions regarding your membership status, please contact the Membership Department at [email protected]

Application Instructions

Please review all Program Guidelines and Application Instructions before submitting a Competitive Letter of Intent.

The AACR requires applicants to complete an online Letter of Intent submission by 1:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, using the ProposalCentral website at https://proposalcentral.com/.