Application Procedure

Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for a two to three-year research training program, please:

  1. Check to make sure you meet the following eligibility requirements (as per NIH policy) listed below:
    1. Trainee must be a US citizen or permanent resident 
    2. Trainee must not have already received more than 2 years of post-doctoral funding from NIH training grants (e.g., T32, NRSA) in order to be eligible for this award
    3. Both PhD and MD postdocs are encouraged to apply
  2. Fill out the application form. (PDF, DOC)
  3. Email the following supplemental documents to arrive no later than March 15th to Terra Coakley:
    1. Statement of professional and investigative interests (limit to 1 paragraph)
    2. Copy of current CV and bibliography
    3. Research in progress: Please include a brief (limit to 1 page or less) description of your current research.
    4. Research plan (1 page): will be required for consideration, but not required at the time of application.
    5. 2 letters of recommendation (reference form) (word doc)
    6. A small photograph (JPG, GIF or PNG)

Questions please contact:

Terra Coakley, Training Grant Program Administrator

(650) 723-9509