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2020 Annual Meeting Awardees

The AACR is extremely proud of the accomplishments, contributions, and dedication of our members. Congratulations to all 2020 Annual Meeting Awardees!

AACR SCHOLARS-IN-TRAINING

The AACR Scholars-in-Training are early-career scientists presenting a meritorious proffered paper at the AACR Annual Meeting.

GLOBAL SCHOLARS-IN-TRAINING

The Global Scholars-in-Training are early-career investigators in designated developing countries, who wish to participate in the AACR Annual Meeting. The Global Scholar-in-Training awards are intended to enhance the education, training, and professional network of scientists from these countries engaged in basic, clinical, translational, or epidemiological cancer research.

CSCO YOUNG INVESTIGATOR TRAVEL AWARDEES

The AACR is pleased to offer the CSCO Young Investigator Travel Awards to AACR members who attended and presented their work at the recent AACR Annual Meeting, so they also may attend and present their work at the CSCO Annual Meeting. The CSCO Annual Meeting is held each September in Xiamen, China. These travel awards are made possible through AACR’s partnership with the Chinese Society for Clinical Oncology (CSCO).

WOMEN IN CANCER RESEARCH SCHOLARS

AACR-WICR Scholar Awards are awarded to members of Women in Cancer Research who are scientists-in-training and presenters of meritorious scientific papers at AACR Annual Meetings. Learn more about the 2020 WICR Scholars.

MINORITY AND MINORITY-SERVING INSTITUTION FACULTY SCHOLARS IN CANCER RESEARCH

The purposes of the Minority and Minority-serving Institution Faculty Scholar in Cancer Research Awards program is to increase the scientific knowledge base of minority faculty members and faculty members at minority-serving institutions, and to encourage them and their students to pursue careers in cancer research. Learn more about the 2020 MMSIF Scholars.

MINORITY SCHOLARS IN CANCER RESEARCH

The AACR Minority Scholar in Cancer Research Awards  are offered to eligible minority scientists wishing to participate in Annual Meetings and special conferences of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).  Learn more about the 2020 Minority Scholars in Cancer Research.

AACR UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARS

AACR-Undergraduate Scholar Awards (formerly named the Thomas J. Bardos Science Education Awards), are available to full-time, third-year undergraduate students majoring in science, for participation in two consecutive AACR Annual Meetings. The purpose of these awards is to inspire promising science students to enter the field of cancer research. Learn more about the 2020 AACR Undergraduate Scholars.

NextGen Stars

The NextGen Stars program provides an exciting opportunity to increase the visibility of early-career scientists at the AACR Annual Meeting and to support the professional development and advancement of those selected as AACR NextGen Stars. The 2020 NextGen Stars will present their work in two Special Symposia during the AACR Virtual Annual Meeting II.