FDA-AACR Oncology Educational Fellowship Application 2022-2023

Deadline: August 15, 2022, 11:59 pm local time

FDA-AACR Oncology Educational Fellowship Application 2022-2023

Applications are now open for the FDA-AACR Oncology Educational Fellowship Application 2022-2023. This fellowship is designed to promote scientific progress through exchange of scientific knowledge in oncology education, collaborative learning, and research. Through targeted educational activities and interactions with experts from the AACR and the FDA Oncology Center of Excellence, FDA-AACR Oncology Educational Fellows will increase their familiarity and experience with oncology drug development and the regulatory review process.

Duration: One year.

Over the course of one year, fellows will participate in virtual educational events on topics to include: INDs, NDAs/BLAs, expedited pathways, animal studies, clinical pharmacology, statistics, clinical trial design, companion diagnostics, biomarkers, and precision oncology. The sessions will be a mix of didactic content and group discussions. Fellows will be expected to complete assignments relevant to lesson content between meetings.

Additional mentoring and networking opportunities will be offered through the AACR throughout the year.


  • The FDA-AACR Oncology Educational Fellowship is open to current hematology/oncology fellows and early-career cancer investigators with advanced degrees (DO, MD, MD/PhD, or PhD).
  • Applicants must be within five years of starting their current academic position.
  • Strong candidates will have excellent writing skills and a demonstrated interest in oncology drug development and the regulatory review process.
  • AACR membership is a requirement for fellows.

How to Apply

Complete online application. Short bio (max 250 words) and curriculum vitae (4-page maximum) will be requested through the online application. Use the CV to detail your education, professional accomplishments, publications, and any honors and awards. The NIH Biographical Sketch Format Page will not be accepted from the applicant.

After completing the online application, send two letters of recommendation (two-page maximum for each) via email to [email protected] with the subject line “(Applicant name) FDA-AACR Oncology Educational Fellowship 2023.”: These letters should speak to your professional/scientific competence and what makes you a good candidate for the FDA-AACR Oncology Educational Fellowship. At least one letter must be from an active AACR member familiar with your qualifications for this fellowship.


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