For more than 50 years, the International Agency Research on Cancer Fellowship Program has trained over 600 selected early-career scientists from around the world. The call for application for this Fellowship in 2021-2023 is now open, and only early-career scientists from low-middle income countries are eligible to apply.
The International Agency Research on Cancer Fellowship has contributed since its beginning to the development of a human resource for cancer research as well as cancer control around the world, and that is by training, early-career scientists in fields of the Agency’s expertise.
The fellowship program is for a period of two years and is tenable at the International Agency Research on Cancer in Lyon, France.
- Applicants need to be from Low-Middle Income Countries (according to the World Bank Classification list).
- Applicants must have finished their doctoral studies within 5 years of the closing date for application, or in the final year of their doctoral degree and will get it by the starting of their fellowship.
- Candidates must have a good level of English, it must be sufficient for scientific communication.
- Candidate who are already been at the IARC as a postdoctoral scientist or doctoral student, or those who are currently at the Agency as fully-funded postdoctoral scientists aren’t eligible for this fellowship.
- Monthly stipend of €2,820.
- It covers health insurance.
- It always pays training allowance.
- In some cases, candidates from LMIC countries can apply for and IARC return grant of a maximum of €10,000 in the second year of their fellowship to start up an independent research program related to IARC’s activities upon return to their home countries.
Candidates must prepare their research topics in line with:
1- Evolving cancer risk factors and populations in transition;
2- Implementation research;
3- Economic and societal impacts of cancer;
4- Cancer and COVID-19.
- November 30, 2020.
The application must be submitted online via the following link: