Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Fellows meeting at NCI Shady Grove.

Outstanding opportunities for cutting-edge research in the basic, quantitative, social and behavioral sciences, and in clinical cancer prevention, have been the hallmarks of the CPFP since its inception.

DescriptionEligibility | Application Guidelines

The application period for the 2020 Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program is now CLOSED. It will re-open on May 1, 2020.

Program Spotlight: Dr. Lisa B. Signorello

CPFP Director, Dr. Lisa B. Signorello stands with two Cancer Prevention Fellows.

Dr. Lisa B. Signorello, Director of the Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program (CPFP), is the recipient of an individual NCI Director's Award for Outstanding Mentor “in recognition of her visionary guidance, undaunting leadership, and dedication to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Division of Cancer Prevention (DCP) CPFP team, fostering the goal of the NCI mission overall.”

Learn more about this Program Spotlight.

 

Deadline Alerts

Summer Curriculum

The application period for the 2020 NCI Summer Curriculum is now OPEN.

The Summer Curriculum application period is open from November 1, 2019 - January 20, 2020.

Principles Course Start Date: July 13, 2020
Principles Course End Date: August 7, 2020
Molecular Course Start Date: August 10, 2020
Molecular Course End Date: August 14, 2020

Fellowship Program

Application opened: May 1, 2019 12:00AM EDT
Application deadline CLOSED: August 19, 2019 11:59PM EDT
Supporting documentation deadline OPEN through: August 26, 2019 11:59PM EDT
Appointment starts: June 2020

 

Summer Curriculum

Principles and Practice of Cancer Prevention and Control Course

This four-week summer course provides specialized instruction in the principles and practice of cancer prevention and control. Learn more about the Principles Course.

Principles Course Start Date: July 13, 2020
Principles Course End Date: August 7, 2020

Molecular Cancer Prevention Course

This one week course introduces timely topics in cancer biology and molecular epidemiology with relevance to cancer prevention. Learn more about the Molecular Course.

Molecular Course Start Date: August 10, 2020
Molecular Course End Date: August 14, 2020

The Summer Curriculum application period is  open November 1, 2019 - January 20, 2020.