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Upcoming Funding Opportunities

Fall of 2019

Independent Investigator Research Grants

AACR-Novocure Tumor Treating Fields Research Grants

This grant program supports independent investigators who are conducting innovative research focused on Tumor Treating Fields. Each grant will provide $250,000 over two years.

Applications will be accepted from independent investigators who are affiliated with an institution that currently holds an active Materials Transfer Agreement with Novocure for use of its devices, or an institution that will enter into a Materials Transfer Agreement with Novocure.

Career Development Awards

AACR-Bristol-Myers Squibb Midcareer Female Investigator Grant

This grant represents a joint effort to encourage and support mid-career female physician-scientists and researchers to conduct immuno-oncology research and to foster their career advancement toward becoming a senior investigator. This grant will provide $225,000 over three years.

At the start of the grant term on July 1, 2020, applicants must hold an independent investigator position and have received their first NIH R01 (or equivalent) award within the past 10 years. Applicants can work at an academic, medical, or research institution anywhere in the world. There are no citizenship or geographic requirements.

AACR Career Development Awards for Translational Breast Cancer Research

These career development awards represent a joint effort to promote and support innovative research designed to accelerate the discovery, development, and application of new agents to treat breast cancer and/or for pre-clinical research with direct therapeutic intent.

Eligibility is limited to junior faculty who, at the start of the grant term on July 01, 2019, will have completed their most recent doctoral degree or medical residency within the past 11 years. The grants will provide $150,000 over two years for expenses related to the research project. Applicants can work at an academic, medical, or research institution anywhere in the world. There are no citizenship or geographic requirements.

AACR-Novocure Career Development Awards for Tumor Treating Fields Research

These career development awards aim to support early-career investigators who are conducting innovative research focused on Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields). Each award will provide a three-year grant of $225,000.

At the start of the grant term on July 1, 2020, applicants must hold a faculty position with the title of assistant professor, instructor, research assistant professor, or the equivalent. Applications will be accepted from researchers who are affiliated with an institution that currently holds an active Materials Transfer Agreement with Novocure for use of its devices, or an institution that will enter into a Materials Transfer Agreement with Novocure.

Postdoctoral and Clinical Research Fellowships

The AACR-AstraZeneca Stimulating Therapeutic Advances through Research Training (START) Grants

This grant program represents a novel opportunity to foster collaboration between academia and industry. Each fellowship provides a three-year grant of $225,000 to support the salary and benefits of the fellow while working on a mentored cancer research project. Selected fellows will spend one year of the term on site at an AstraZeneca facility.

At the start of the grant term on July 1, 2020, applicants must hold a mentored research position with the title of postdoctoral fellow, clinical research fellow, or the equivalent. Applicants must work at an academic, medical, or research institution in the US. There are no citizenship requirements.

AACR Breast Cancer Research Fellowships

The AACR Breast Cancer Research Fellowships aims to encourage and support postdoctoral or clinical research fellows to conduct breast cancer research and to establish a successful career path in this field. These fellowships will provide two-year grants of $120,000 to support the salary and benefits of the fellow.

At the start of the grant term on July 01, 2019, the applicants must hold a mentored research position with the title of postdoctoral fellow, clinical research fellow, or the equivalent and have complete their most recent doctoral degree within the past five years.  Applicants can work at an academic, medical, or research institution anywhere in the world. There are no citizenship or geographic requirements.

AACR Immuno-oncology Research Fellowships

These fellowships provide two-year grants of $120,000 to support the salary and benefits of postdoctoral or clinical research fellows. The research proposed for funding must have direct applicability and relevance to immuno-oncology.

At the start of the grant term on July 01, 2019, applicants must hold a mentored research position with the title of postdoctoral fellow, clinical research fellow, or the equivalent and have completed their most recent doctoral degree within the past five years. Applicants can work at an academic, medical, or research institution anywhere in the world. There are no citizenship or geographic requirements.

The AACR-QuadW Foundation Fellowship for Clinical/Translational Sarcoma Research

This fellowship program encourages and supports fellow working in sarcoma research. The fellowship will provide a one-year grant of $50,000.

At the start of the grant term on July 1, 2020, applicants must hold a mentored research position with the title of postdoctoral fellow, clinical research fellow, or the equivalent. Applicants can work at an academic, medical, or research institution anywhere in the world. There are no citizenship or geographic requirements.

General Eligibility and Contact Information

Program Guidelines and Application Instructions will be available upon the opening date. AACR membership is required. See Program Guidelines for details.

For a complete list of funding opportunities that are currently open to applications, please visit our Current Funding Opportunities page.

All inquiries regarding eligibility or general questions about the SRGA Grants Program may be directed to grants@aacr.org.