[ AACR Breast Cancer Research Fellowships | Fellowship Funding ]


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Date and time 18.01.2021  
Category Call for proposal
Aim:  The AACR-AstraZeneca 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.

Funding: USD $120’000

Duration: 2 years

Eligibility: Applicants must have a doctoral degree (including PhD, MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent) in a related field and not currently be a candidate for a further doctoral degree. At the start of the grant term on July 1, 2021, applicants must hold a mentored research position with the title of postdoctoral fellow, clinical research fellow, or the equivalent and must have completed their most recent doctoral degree or medical residency - whichever date is later - within the past five years (i.e., degree cannot have been conferred before July 1, 2016) and work under the auspices of a mentor at an academic, medical, or research institution anywhere in the world.

Applicants should be AACR members. Annual dues are not required for early-career researchers interested in Associate membership. Nonmembers interested in this grant opportunity must submit a satisfactory application for AACR membership, and be members in good standing, by the Letter of Intent deadline. Nonmembers can apply for membership using the Official Application for Membership submitted to the AACR with the required documents or apply online.

How to Apply: AACR requires applicants to complete an online application using the proposalCENTRAL website. If you are a new user of proposalCENTRAL, first create your account. If EPFL will serve as your host institution, please use the following institution name in proposalCENTRAL: Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne EPFL.  If you are a returning user, access the site and log in with your Username and Password. To start an application, select the “Grant Opportunities” tab, then select “Filter List by GrantMaker” at the top and click “American Association for Cancer Research” in the drop down menu. Find the “AACR Breast Cancer Research Fellowships” and click the blue “Apply Now” button in the “Apply” column.

For more information on the format of the application and documents to include, see the Program Guidelines.

Note that among the supporting documents to be included, you must enclose a signature page which requires an institutional signature. If EPFL will serve as your host institution, please contact the Research Office for this.

Deadline:       18 January 2021 (1:00 pm EST)

Further information
  • More information about the program is available here, and the Program Guidelines can be downloaded here
  • The application portal proposalCENTRAL can be found here
  • For any other questions, or for the institutional signature, please contact the Research Office

Practical information

  • General public
  • Free




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