Membership Scholarships

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Membership scholarships are available on a case-by-case basis for those who cannot afford membership dues. Scholarship recipients receive complimentary membership to MASCC for one full calendar year.

Application: Print and email/mail the PDF membership application to the contact information included on forms or

Include with application: Scholarship Policy and Declaration

For list of low-income countries: View Eligible Countries List

Annual Meeting Scholarships: Awards, Grants and Symposium Travel Scholarships

Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant is a physician, nurse, dentist, pharmacist, social worker, psychologist, trainee, or other healthcare professional with an interest in supportive care in cancer
  • The applicant declares an inability to pay MASCC membership dues
  • The applicant resides in a resource-limited or low-income country (see Eligible Countries)

Applicants who are awarded membership scholarships are expected to actively contribute to MASCC and its endeavors by one or more of the following:

  • Submission of an abstract to the MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting
  • Active participation in study group projects
  • Conducting research on supportive care in cancer
  • Other activities that benefit MASCC and its mission

Membership scholarships can be extended, but applicants must re-apply annually. Applicants who request an extension of the membership scholarship must provide evidence of their contribution, advancement, and/or work within MASCC.

Beyond three years of membership scholarship, an applicant must provide adequate justification for renewal, such as:

  • Contributions to the MASCC journal (Supportive Care in Cancer)
  • Contribution to the MASCC website
  • Recruitment of three paying members per year
  • Demonstrated participation in a study group project
  • Abstract presentation at the MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting

Up to 50 membership scholarships may be granted per year. A membership application and declaration of financial need should be completed and submitted by mail to the address on the form or emailed to mascc.office@mascc.org