Application Form

Graduate Students

Chromosome Metabolism and Cancer Training Grant Application

We are currently accepting applications for pre- and post-doctoral trainees for appointments starting November 1, 2017.

Submission deadline: Friday, September 29 at 12pm

Note: Fred Hutch is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Underrepresented minorities and economically disadvantaged individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

  • Complete the application form along with biosketch, research proposal, mentor letter, and additional letters of recommendation.
  • Combine all aplication components into a single PDF: "Lastname_CMCTG-Application_Date.pdf"
  • Email complete application to the training grant administrator.

Application Form

Biosketch

Provide details of your academic training to-date and any relevant research and work experience.

Research Proposal

The proposal should discuss its relevance to cancer and how this research reflects the goals of the training program. 

The proposal should be formatted to include specific aims, significance, innovation, and approach (the abstract is entered directly into the application form).

Page limit: 2 pages text; figures/references should be on up to 2 separate pages   Margins: 0.75"   Font: Arial, 11pt

Mentor Letter

The letter should address current strengths of the applicant and how the proposed training program will further enhance their professional and academic development.

The letter should also describe, in detail, a unique and well thought out training plan for the applicant, including the experimental goals for the upcoming year.

Mentors may submit letters directly to the training grant administrator. If mentor is submitting separately, please indicate this in the last section of the application form under "Additional Comments".

If the proposed mentor is at the assistant member level, please include a brief description of how the mentor receives advice on mentorship from senior colleagues.

Additional Letters of Recommendation (2)

The recommendation letters should address current strengths of the applicant and how the proposed training program will further enhance their professional and academic development.

Letters may be sent directly to the training grant administrator. If the author is submitting separately, please indicate this in the last section of the application form under "Additional Comments".

If the proposed mentor is not currently listed on the program website... 

Mentor Biosketch: Include the proposed mentor's biosketch in the application package. Section A does not need to be tailored to the application. The purpose of the biosketch is to review the mentor's contributions to science as well as their research support to ensure compatibility with the training grant.

Mentor Record: Complete the table in the application form summarizing the proposed mentor's training record, including number of: 1) Predoctorates in training, 2) predoctorates graduated, 3) predoctorates continued in research or related careers, 4) postdoctorates in training, 5) postdoctorates completed training, and 6) postdoctorates continued in research or related careers.