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American Association for Cancer Research 1998 Research Fellowships

American Association for Cancer Research 1998 Research Fellowships

1998-1999 Research Fellowship in Basic Research: This Fellowship, sponsored by the AACR, will provide a 2-year grant of $30,000 per year to a young scientist in North, Central, or South America engaged in meritorious basic cancer research.

1998-1999 Research Fellowship in Clinical/Translational Research: This fellowship, sponsored by Amgen, Inc., will provide a 2-year grant of $30,000 per year to a young scientist in North, Central, or South America engaged in meritorious clinical or translational cancer research.

1998-1999 Research Fellowship in Clinical Research: This fellowship, sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb Oncology, will provide a 2-year grant of $30,000 per year to a young scientist in North, Central, or South America engaged in meritorious clinical cancer research.

1998-1999 Research Fellowship in Prevention Research: This fellowship, sponsored by the Cancer Research Foundation of America, will provide a 2-year grant of $30,000 per year to a young scientist in North, Central, or South America engaged in meritorious cancer prevention research.

1998 Research Fellowships in Basic Research: Two fellowships, sponsored by The Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research and Hoechst Marion Roussel, will each provide a 1-year grant of $30,000 to a young scientist in North, Central, or South America engaged in meritorious basic cancer research.

Eligibility/Selection Process

Candidates must have completed the md, phd, or other doctoral degree. Candidates must currently be a postdoctoral or clinical research fellow and must have been a fellow for at least 2 years but not more than 5 years prior to the year of the award. Academic faculty holding the rank of assistant professor or higher, graduate or medical students, medical residents, permanent government employees, employees of private industry, and individuals who will receive fellowships from similar programs during the award year are not eligible. A candidate need not be a member of the AACR at the time of application, but he or she must be nominated by an AACR member, and nonmembers must submit an acceptable application for membership with the fellowship application. Associate members may not be nominators. Applications will receive careful scientific evaluation by a prestigious, multidisciplinary committee consisting of AACR members who are experts in basic, clinical, and translational cancer research. Applications must be submitted in complete form by January 15, 1998.

For Further Information/Application Forms:

American Association for Cancer Research
Public Ledger Building, Suite 826
150 South Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106-3483
Telephone: (215) 440-9300
FAX: (215) 440-9372
E-mail: horst@aacr.org 


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