AACR-Bristol-Myers Squibb Midcareer Female Investigator Grant

Funding Agency:
American Association for Cancer Research

The AACR-Bristol Myers Squibb Midcareer Female Investigator Grant represents a joint effort to encourage and support mid-career female physician-scientists and researchers to conduct immuno-oncology research and to foster their career advancement toward becoming a senior investigator. Research projects may be translational and/or clinical in nature with a focus on immuno-oncology.

The grant provides $225,000 over three years for expenses related to the research project, which may include salary and benefits of the grant recipient and any collaborators, postdoctoral or clinical research fellows, graduate students, and/or research assistants; research/laboratory supplies; equipment; publication charges for manuscripts that pertain directly to the funded project; and other research expenses (indirect costs are not permitted).

Deadline:Nov. 11, 2021 by 1:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

At the start of the grant term on July 1, 2022, applicants must:

  • hold an appointment at the rank of associate professor
  • work at an academic, medical, or research institution anywhere in the world
  • have received their first NIH R01 (or equivalent) award within the past 10 years (i.e., grant cannot have been awarded before July 1, 2012

Applicants must be AACR Active members.



Funding Type



Women of Color


Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

November 11, 2021