Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program (CPFP)

This program provides postdoctoral training opportunities in cancer prevention and control.

Sponsor: National Cancer Institute/NIH

The purpose of the program is to train individuals from a multiplicity of health sciences disciplines in the field of cancer prevention and control. Learn more about the Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program on our website.

To be considered, you must possess an M.D., Ph.D., J.D., or other doctoral degree in a related discipline (e.g., epidemiology, biostatistics, ethics, philosophy, or the biomedical, nutritional, public health, social, or behavioral sciences). Foreign education must be comparable to that received in the United States. Applicants currently enrolled in an accredited doctoral degree program that have not yet fulfilled all degree requirements will be considered for entry into the Program, with the understanding that all requirements will be completed before the start date of the CPFP, June 22, 2009. Assurance to this effect must be supplied in writing by the chair of the dissertation committee (e.g., Ph.D. candidates) or the Dean of the school (e.g., M.D. candidates). You must also be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States at the time of application (September 1). The I-551 stamp in a passport is acceptable; "Employment Authorization" documents are not acceptable.

How to Apply
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