AACR BREAST CANCER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS
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Purpose: The AACR Breast Cancer Research Fellowships represent a joint effort to encourage and support postdoctoral or clinical research fellows to conduct breast cancer research and to establish a successful career path in this field. The research proposed for funding may be basic, translational, clinical, or epidemiological in nature and must have direct applicability and relevance to breast cancer.
These fellowships provide two-year grants of $120,000 to support the salary and benefits of the fellow while working on mentored breast cancer research. A partial amount of 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. Indirect costs are not permitted.
At the start of the grant term on July 1, 2022, applicants must:
- Hold a mentored research position with the title of postdoctoral fellow, clinical research fellow, or the equivalent.
- Have completed their most recent doctoral degree within the past five years (i.e., degree cannot have been conferred before July 1, 2017). Applicants with a medical degree must have completed their most recent doctoral degree or medical training - whichever date is later - within the past five years.
- Work under the auspices of a mentor at an academic, medical, or research institution anywhere in the world.