Application Guidelines

Personal Statement of Research Goals

In narrative form, describe your research interests and goals and how these relate to cancer prevention and control. Please also provide insight into your short- and long-term career goals, and explain how the CPFP will help you achieve those goals. Limit your personal statement to two typed, single-spaced pages and use 12-point font and 1-inch margins.

Curriculum Vitae

Please refer to the curriculum vitae page for details.

Letters of Reference

Four current and original letters of reference must be sent directly to the Director of the CPFP by individuals in the scientific/academic community who have knowledge of your scientific accomplishments, motivation, skills, and potential for leadership. Letters of reference from peers are discouraged. Letters must be requested through our secure application website. 

Academic Transcripts

Copies of all graduate and undergraduate transcripts (and translations, if applicable) must be uploaded directly to our secure application website.

Other Documentation

Permanent residents of the United States must submit proof of eligibility for citizenship. The I-551 stamp in a passport is acceptable; "Employment Authorization" documents are not acceptable.