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Awards and Scholarships

Distinguished Service Award

The MASCC Distinguished Service Award recognizes meritorious service and outstanding contributions to the MASCC and its mission. Winners are nominated by their peers and should demonstrate exemplary leadership and accomplishments in research, education, and/or clinical supportive cancer care. The award is presented each year at the MASCC Annual Meeting.
 Previous Recipients
 Award Policy and Nomination Form


Young Investigator Awards

The Young Investigator Awards recognize outstanding young investigators’ research accomplishments. This award is open to all junior investigators who have submitted an abstract to the MASCC Annual Meeting. Young Investigator Awards are awarded to the first authors of the 10 abstracts with the highest scores. These abstracts are chosen from the top 20 percent of all abstracts submitted to the symposium. In addition, the Outstanding Young Investigator Award will go to the Young Investigator with the highest-ranked abstract. The awards are presented at the MASCC Annual Meeting.

 Young Investigators Award Policy and Application Instructions


Annual Meeting Travel Scholarships 

MASCC offers a limited number of travel scholarships to attend the MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting. Scholarship are given to oncology healthcare professionals whose practice and/or research focuses on supportive care in cancer and are presented to the awardees at the Annual Meeting.

 Travel Assistance Scholarship Policy and Application Instructions 


Cynthia Rittenberg Travel Scholarship

From among the Travel Scholarship recipients, the Cynthia Rittenberg Travel Scholarship may be awarded if the Awards Committee agrees that the nurse applicant with the highest score is a worthy applicant.


Steven M. Grunberg Memorial Award

The Steven M. Grunberg Memorial Award recognizes excellent scientific achievement in the field of supportive care in cancer by an individual MASCC member. The honor is awarded to the author of the highest-ranking abstract submitted to the Annual Meeting. This award is presented at the MASCC Annual Meeting and the recipient delivers the annual Steven Grunberg Lecture.

 Steven M. Grunberg Award Policy

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