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 not permitted).

Deadline: Nov. 19, 2019

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

​Applicants must have a doctoral degree (including PhD, MD, DO, MD/PhD, or equivalent) in a related field and not currently be a candidate for a further doctoral degree. Applicants must also have received their first NIH R01 (or equivalent) award within the past 10 years (i.e., grant cannot have been awarded before July 1, 2010).

Applications will be accepted from independent investigators who are affiliated with an academic, medical, or research institution anywhere in the world.

Investigators may submit only one application for the AACR-Bristol-Myers Squibb Midcareer Female Investigator Grant but may concurrently apply for other AACR grants. However, applicants are expected to accept the first grant they are awarded. Individuals may accept and hold only one AACR grant at a time.



Funding Type





Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

November 8, 2017