AACR Scholar-in-Training Awards


To allow individuals to attend the AACR Annual Meeting and Special Conferences.


All graduate and medical students, postdoctoral fellows and physicians-in-training who submit abstracts may be considered for a Scholar-in-Training Award. Please see the website for further details regarding eligibility external link.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Award Value


Application procedure

No application is needed. Qualified persons who want to be considered should follow the instructions included in the abstract submission materials for the AACR Annual Meetings or Special Conference. If a candidate is eligible based on the above criteria, a certification form confirming his or her status will be requested at a later date.

Closing date

Varies, please contact AACR for details


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Study Level

  • Doctorate
  • Graduate
  • Postgraduate
  • Predoctorate

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is a scientific society of over 17,000 laboratory and clinical cancer researchers. It was founded in 1907 to facilitate communication and dissemination of knowledge among scientists and others dedicated to the cancer problem, and to foster research in cancer and related biomedical sciences. It is also dedicated to encouraging the presentation and discussion of new and important observations in the field, fostering public education, science education and training, and advancing the understanding of cancer etiology, prevention, diagnosis and treatment throughout the world.

Contact Details

  • www.aacr.org
  • 215 440 9300
  • 215 440 9313
  • 615 Chestnut Street
    17th Floor
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) by using the links below.


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