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NCI Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program-Postdoctoral Fellowship, USA

The National Cancer Institute is delighted to announce the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for dazzling students in the USA.

They are committed to providing a comprehensive postdoctoral program that is flexible enough to permit individual creativity and resourceful enough to provide opportunities for meaningful discoveries.

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To be considered for the CPFP, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • You must have a PhD, MD, or other doctoral degree in a related discipline (e.g., basic science, epidemiology, health services research, medicine, behavioural science, nursing, social science, nutrition, health education/health promotion, law, dentistry, statistics, geography, exercise science, or engineering).
  • Applicants currently enrolled in accredited doctoral degree programs 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 of the CPFP. Assurance to this effect must be supplied in writing by the chair of the dissertation committee or the dean of the school.
  • Foreign education must be comparable to that received in the United States.
  • You must apply through the Ireland-NCI Cancer Consortium.
  • You must have less than 5 years of relevant postdoctoral experience at the time of appointment.
  • You must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States at the time you apply

How to Apply

  • Complete and submit your online application. This includes uploading your unofficial academic transcripts, your personal statement, your curriculum vitae, and proof of U.S. permanent residency. You may complete the application at your own pace and in multiple sessions.
  • Request four current and original letters of reference.
  • Request a letter assuring that all degree requirements will be completed by June


The program provides:

  • Competitive stipends, relocation expenses, health insurance benefits, and travel allowances
  • Support for up to four years
  • Opportunity to earn your MPH, sponsored by NCI
  • Research opportunities with experienced NCI mentors
  • A cohort of fellows spanning STEM and other fields

Application Deadline: Applications will open on May 1, 2020, and closes on June 2020.

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