Eligibility

Both courses are open to physicians, scientists, other health professionals, fellows, and students who have an interest in cancer prevention and control. Acceptance into the CPFP is not necessary for participation in either course. Former participants represented cancer centers, universities, health departments, industry, and the U.S. Federal Government,  and were from across the United States and around the world.

International applicants

Individuals currently engaged in public health programs, cancer research, and cancer control are encouraged to apply.

Please contact the NCI Center for Global Health (CGH) for more information:

Funding

There is no cost to apply to, register for, or attend either course.

Domestic Applicants

There is NO funding for domestic applicants. Room, board, and transportation expenses (including parking) are the responsibility of the participant. Therefore, it is advised that applicants begin to research their funding options for their stay in the Washington, DC, area at the time that they apply. Useful information that may help estimate travel costs can be found in the

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International Applicants

There is partial financial support provided by the Center for Global Health (CGH) for a limited number of international applicants who are applying from low- and middle-income countries as classified by the World Bank. Applications received from these countries will undergo a merit-based review and selection based on level of education, relevant experience in cancer prevention and control, and the written essay as required in the application. There is no separate application for funding. Therefore, it is advised that applicants begin to research their funding options for their stay in the Washington, DC, area at the time that they apply. Useful information that may help estimate travel costs can be found in the

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