THERE IS NO COST TO REGISTER OR ATTEND EITHER COURSE. Please see the "Funding" section below for more information.
To register, you must complete an application. For all applicants, the application requires that you provide the following documentation:
- Curriculum vitae
- Letter of nomination from the director of your institute or department on official letterhead
For international applicants, the application requires that you provide the following additional documentation:
- Essay: "How do you plan to use the knowledge gained from the Curriculum when you return to your home country?" Limit your response to 300 words and include the essay in your CV.
- Copy of Your Academic Diploma: Submit a copy of the official diploma for your most advanced degree (such as MD, PhD, MPH or equivalent), with English translation if necessary. Academic transcripts and/or fellowship certificates for medical specialties will not be accepted as a substitute for this copy of your official diploma
- English Proficiency: Submit one of the following documents: 1) A copy of your Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score; 2) a letter written by the director of your institute or department to confirm your English proficiency, or 3) a copy of your academic transcript confirming your completion of an English course.
Domestic Applicants: There is NO funding for domestic applicants. Room, board, and transportation expenses (including parking) are the responsibility of the participant.
International Applicants: The NCI's Center for Global Health (CGH) seeks international applicants for the 2017 Summer Curriculum. Individuals currently engaged in public health programs, cancer research and cancer control are encouraged to apply. A limited amount of financial support may be available for select meritorious applications. Applicants must include letters of support from home institutions, academic or ministerial, indicating commitment to research and continued engagement in cancer control activities.
Participants from Ireland and Northern Ireland applying through the Ireland-Northern Ireland-NCI Cancer Consortium: Please visit the All-Ireland Cancer Consortium page for information regarding funding.
Registrants will be notified of their status via e-mail after all materials have been received and reviewed. International applicants will be notified about their funding level by a representative from the Center for Global Health, NCI. Notifications will be sent by late April.