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Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program

Application Materials

Personal Statement of Research Goals

In narrative form, describe your research interests and goals and how these relate to the field of cancer prevention and control. Please also provide insight into your short- and long-term career goals, and explain how the CPFP will help you in achieving those goals. Limit your personal statement to two typed, single-spaced pages and use 12-point font and 1 inch margins (approximately 1,000 words).

Curriculum Vitae

Please refer to Information to Include in Curriculum Vitae in this section.

Letters of Reference

Four current and original letters of reference must be sent directly to the Director of the CPFP by individuals in the scientific/academic community who have knowledge of your scientific accomplishments, motivation, and skills. Letters must be requested through our secure application website. Letters must be received by 11:59 PM (U.S. Eastern Daylight time) on August 31.

Academic Transcripts

Copies of all graduate and undergraduate transcripts (and translations, if applicable) must be uploaded directly to our secure application website.

Other Documentation

Permanent residents of the United States must submit proof of eligibility for citizenship. The I-551 stamp in a passport is acceptable; "Employment Authorization" documents are not acceptable.

Individuals applying through the Ireland-Northern Ireland-NCI Cancer Consortium must submit proof of citizenship (birth certificate or passport) and proof of employment (refer to Ireland-Northern Ireland-NCI Cancer Consortium section). Citizenship documentation must be uploaded directly to our secure application website. Proof of employment must be requested through the website.

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Deadline Alerts

Fellowship Program

The deadline for applying was
August 25, 2016. Returning users can log in and check the status of their application.

If you would like to become a fellow in June 2018, the next application period is between May 1, 2017 and
August 25, 2017.

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Selection for these positions is based solely on merit, with no discrimination for non-merit reasons, such asrace, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, sexual orientation or physical or mental disability. NIH provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation during any part of the application and hiring process, please contact us. The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be handled on a case-by-case basis. Read more...

Last modified: 05/17/2013

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