To promote and support creative, paradigm-shifting cancer research that may not be funded through conventional channels. It is expected that these grants will catalyze significant scientific discoveries and help talented young investigators gain scientific independence. These grants represent the AACR's flagship funding initiative to stimulate highly innovative research from young investigators.
Who can apply: Applicants must have a doctoral degree (including PhD, MD, DO, DC, ND, DDS, DVM, ScD, DNS, PharmD, or equivalent) in a related field and not currently be a candidate for a further doctoral degree.
Due Dates: 9/22/2017 (letters of intent); 1/8/2018 (invited full application)
Amount & Project Period: $450,000 over three years
Links: Funding Detail