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Predoctoral trainee nominations for 2020-2021 are due May 15

Predoctoral trainee positions will be available starting Sept. 1, 2020. The support will include stipend, a small allowance for trainee-related travel expenses, and tuition and fees.

Trainees must be nominated by a Faculty Mentor who meets the program requirements. Any graduate student who is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident pursuing full-time research with a Faculty Mentor may be nominated. 

Faculty are particularly urged to seek out and nominate individuals from under-represented groups.

Submission of nominations

Predoctoral nominations must include:

  1. Faculty trainer letter describing 
    a. Student’s qualifications
    b. Current funding and research environment: how will you support the student’s work?
          Please include a paragraph addressing how the training environment will be adapted,
          if necessary, for continued COVID-19 precautions.

    c. Training record, noting former trainees supported by this T32 and their current positions
  2. One page description of the research project, written by the student with input from trainer
  3. Half-page description of the student’s long-term plans/goals and how the program will benefit, written by the student
  4. Student’s CV 
  5. Academic transcript, qualifying exam outcomes, graduate group affiliation and expected PhD completion date

Send nomination packet as a single pdf to Theresa Geer; by May 15.
Questions? Contact Marie Burns;