Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Minority Scholar in Cancer Research Awards

AACR Minority Scholar Awards in Cancer Research are offered to eligible minority scientists wishing to participate in Annual Meetings and Special Conferences of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). These awards are intended to enhance the education and training of minority researchers and to increase the visibility and recognition of minorities involved in cancer research.

· Candidates must be full-time graduate students, medical students, residents, clinical or postdoctoral fellows, or junior faculty members
· Only minority groups that have been defined by the National Cancer Institute as being traditionally underrepresented in cancer and biomedical research are eligible for this award: African Americans, Alaskan Natives, Hispanics, Native Americans and, Native Pacific Islanders
· Candidates must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada.

Financial Support
Financial support will be provided to awardees wishing to attend AACR Annual Meetings and Special Conferences.

Click here for more information, and to download an application

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