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Climb To Fight Cancer Fellowship Application

Please fill out the application below and attach all required documents.

Applications will not be reviewed until all materials have been received.
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Statement of eligibility (250-word maximum): The Climb to Fight Cancer Fellowship provides financial support for self-identified underrepresented postdoctoral researchers with a goal of ensuring retention and fostering a diverse community of scientists. Please describe how you identify as underrepresented.

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Statement of need (250-word maximum): What other sources of funding have you pursued, and why are those sources of funding inadequate? Are there restrictions in your mentor's funding?

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Research project abstract (250-word maximum): Summarize your research project using language that can be understood by non-experts. Figures or tables are optional, but if used should be embedded within the text of your proposal.

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Connection to climbing (250-word maximum): While mountaineering experience and a connection to climbing are not required for this fellowship, we would like to know if climbing has played a role in your life.

Upload you documents here. You may upload PDF, Word or Excel. 
 

Research Proposal (three-page maximum, including figures and excluding references): Format should mimic the NIH NRSA Individual Fellowship Research Strategy section appropriate for your level of training (F32 for postdoctoral). The proposal should include a brief background to the proposed research, specific research objectives/aims, a concise description of the method or approach, and explanation of the significance of the proposed research to human health. 

Figures or tables are optional, but if used should be embedded within the text of your proposal. Figures and tables are included in the three-page limit.

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Personal Statement (one-page maximum): Describe your short- and long-term career goals and how the Climb to Fight Cancer Fellowship will help you to attain them.

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Commitment to Diversity (one-page maximum): Our mission is to accelerate innovative research and translate leading-edge science into treatments for patients with cancer. We believe firmly that diverse and inclusive research teams improve the quality of our science. What have you done in the past and what do you plan to do in the future that demonstrates your commitment to this mission? How does your background/perspective make you uniquely qualified to address biomedical workforce diversity? How do you plan to develop your skills as a leader in diversity?

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Statement of Support (one-page maximum): Your Fred Hutch research mentor should describe the resources available for your project (including equipment, facilities, and additional funding sources available) as well as a mentoring/career development plan tailored to the trainee.

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Letters of Recommendation: Three letters of recommendation are required. 

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