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Student Membership Procedures

Student membership is open to persons who have manifested an interest in cancer and related biomedical science and who are enrolled in a program leading to a high school diploma or bachelor’s degree. Student membership is free.

Apply Online or Download the Official AACR Membership Application

Procedures for Application Submission

A complete application consists of the following materials:

  • The official AACR application with original signatures of both the candidate and nominator (appropriate nominators would include a school advisor, mentor, dean, or principal)
  • The applicant should submit a cover letter explaining the reasons for his or her interest in joining the AACR as a student member.
  • The candidate should submit one copy of his or her resume.

The application may be submitted to the association office at any time during the year. After review of applications for student membership, the chief executive officer will notify candidates of their election or deferral within one month of the receipt of the application form. Annual dues are not required for student membership.

Send the membership application form and appropriate materials to:

Membership Department
American Association for Cancer Research
615 Chestnut St., 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19106-4404

Telephone: 215-440-9300
Fax: 267-765-1078
Email: [email protected]

Questions regarding procedures for membership application may also be directed to [email protected].