The Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program is a multidisciplinary postdoctoral program that trains future leaders in the field of cancer prevention and control. Watch the CPFP Video that highlights unique features of the CPFP.

Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

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.

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The application period for the 2024 Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program is now  OPEN


CPFP Pre-Application Webinar

This pre-application webinar outlines how to apply for the fellowship, what to include in your application, key dates and contacts, and additional information about this multidisciplinary postdoctoral program.

Opening slide of the CPFP Pre-application Webinar


Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Time: 3:30-4:30 pm ET

Download the presentation slides here (PDF, 5.78 MB)

Deadline Alert

Fellowship Program Application Deadlines

The CPFP application period is now OPEN.

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Online application CLOSES, All applicants
Tuesday, August 1, 2024 11:59 PM (U.S. Eastern Time)

Letters of reference, All applicants
Thursday, August 8, 2024 11:59 PM (U.S. Eastern Time)

Letter of assurance, Doctoral degree candidates only
Thursday, August 8, 2024 11:59 PM (U.S. Eastern Time)

Program Spotlight

Jessica Faupel-Badger, Ph.D., M.P.H., CPFP Acting Branch Director, presents at the 48th American Society of Preventive Oncology (ASPO) Annual Meeting

CPFP Branch Director, Dr. Jessica Faupel-Badger presents at ASPO 48th Annual Meeting

April 5, 2024

Dr. Jessica Faupel-Badger, the NCI’s Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program (CPFP) Acting Branch Director presented, “Chemoprevention: An Evolving Definition,” at the ASPO 48th Annual Meeting.

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Read about the experiences from past CPFP Fellows in their own words. 

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