Have completed a bachelor’s degree (or are in the final semester)
Have a grade point average of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale)
Are seriously considering cancer related biomedical research career (M.D., Ph.D. in basic, biomedical, clinical and behavioral sciences)
Are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident from groups identified by NIH as underrepresented in the biomedical, clinical, behavioral and social sciences. This includes individuals from underrepresented minority or disadvantaged backgrounds
Postbac-CaRE2, our post-baccalaureate training program, a 1-year funded and mentored experience for trainees who have obtained their bachelor’s degree and are interested in pursuing a graduate degree focused on cancer health disparities.
Postbac-CaRE2 applications for years 2022/2023 are open now and you are highly encouraged to submit your application by Friday, April 22, 2022.
Please have these materials ready before you apply:
(1) an unofficial transcript
(2) a 1-page description of your career goals and objectives, personal attributes and motivations and desire for further training to focus on cancer health disparities research
(3) the names of three references
The Postbac-CaRE2 stipend is set at approximately $20,000 – $32,000 annually, depending on location (stipend is adapted to cost-of-living). From this stipend, students are responsible for their own housing and meals.