Thank you for your interest in an AACR meeting.

Through the generosity of supporters, the AACR is pleased to provide patient advocate scholarships for complimentary registration to AACR special conferences and Annual Meeting. Applications must be submitted three weeks before the start of the conference. Patient advocates are limited to one scholarship per year.
 
Eligibility
Individuals interested in applying for a scholarship either work or volunteer for national or international not-for-profit patient advocacy organizations that:
  • Demonstrate a charitable mission;
  • Engage in patient advocacy activities; and,
  • Support programs, activities, or services that benefit patients with cancer.
  • Previous AACR Active, Associate or Affiliate members are not eligible for a patient advocate scholarship.

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Please specify the meeting you would like to attend:

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* 2. Contact Information

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* 3. Submit a personal statement describing the benefit you expect to derive from attending the conference and the reasons for their interest in the conference.

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* 4. Please provide a detailed description of your current and past involvement with cancer-related advocacy work.

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* 5. What are your current advocacy priorities and plans for the coming year?

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* 6. Please provide a brief description of your organization (if applicable).

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* 7. Please state your organization website.

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* 8. Do you have a Twitter handle?

Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of their patient advocacy efforts and an estimation of the potential professional benefit to the recipient. Allow 3-5 days to be notified via email (advocacy@aacr.org) with next steps on how to register for the conference. (Please check your SPAM folder). Awardees must submit a written report commenting on the scientific sessions that they attended to advocacy@aacr.org. The report should be no more than two pages and include a brief impact statement on the influence of the meeting on patient advocacy efforts. Reports are due two weeks after the conference.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please email advocacy@aacr.org.

See the AACR meetings and workshop calendar for deadlines, dates, and information on upcoming special conferences.


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