Awards, Prizes, and Opportunities
AACR Undergraduate Scholar Awards
AACR Undergraduate Scholar Awards are available to full-time, third-year undergraduate students for participation in two consecutive AACR Annual Meetings.
Margaret Foti Foundation Undergraduate Prizes for Cancer Research
Undergraduate students at all levels as well as post-baccalaureate students are eligible to compete for Margaret Foti Foundation Undergraduate Prizes for Cancer Research which are awarded annually at the Undergraduate Student Caucus and Poster Competition during the AACR Annual Meeting. First place receives $1,500 toward attendance at the next year’s AACR Annual Meeting. Monetary prizes are also awarded for second and third place.
Undergraduate Student Caucus and Poster Competition
The caucus brings together undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students at all levels to explore educational and career pathways in cancer research, present their own research, and compete for prizes at the AACR Annual Meeting and select special conferences.
Meet the Mentor: Undergraduate Focus
This session at the AACR Annual Meeting provides a special opportunity for undergraduate students to meet an esteemed researcher and ask questions about educational pathways and career development.
Special Program for High School Students:
The Conquest of Cancer and the Next Generation of Cancer Researchers
This exciting and interactive program for high school students provides students with the unique opportunity to network with peers while learning about cancer and the field of cancer research from established cancer investigators at the AACR Annual Meeting and select special conferences.
AACR Prizes at Science Fairs
The AACR is proud to foster learning and support the goals of high school students who wish to pursue education pathways in science and cancer research by distributing prizes at science fairs.