Hill Day Scholarship

Supporting Patient Advocates

The AACI Hill Day Scholarship was established to reduce financial barriers for patient advocates interested in attending the annual AACI/AACR Hill Day. This year, AACI is partnering with AACR to offer  scholarships of of up to $1,000 to enable advocates to share a patient perspective during congressional meetings.

To be eligible for a scholarship, the nominee should be a well-known patient advocate who has a relationship with an AACI member cancer center or AACR. The recipient can be a patient, former patient, friend, or family member of a patient, enrolled in a clinical trial, or receiving standard treatment.

Nominations are due Friday, March 31. Up to 10 scholarship recipients will be selected by AACI and AACR, and the cancer center representative submitting the application will be notified of their nominee’s status by April 21, 2023.

A representative of the cancer center submitting the nomination is encouraged to accompany the patient advocate on all Hill Day visits. The scholarship recipient or cancer center sponsoring the participant will be reimbursed up to a maximum of $1,000 following their travel to Washington, DC, after submitting itemized receipts per AACI’s travel policy.

If your nominee is selected, they will be required to register for Hill Day

Please note: AACI and AACR reserve the right to rescind the award if the recipient cancels their Hill Day travel and/or meetings less than one week before the event (May 11, 2023). 


Timeline

Friday, March 31
Nomination forms due

Friday, April 7
Government Relations Steering Committee completes review of nominations

Friday, April 21
Cancer centers notified of recipients

Thursday, May 18
Hill Day

Application Form

Nominee Information

Cancer Center Representative Information