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Employer: U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Located in: Rockville, Maryland
Degree Required: Bachelors
Center for Global Health
Post-baccalaureate Fellowship Program
Application and Instructions
The U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) Center for Global Health (CGH) post-baccalaureate fellowship provides recent
college graduates who are planning to apply to graduate or professional (public health/research/medical/dental/
nursing/pharmacy, etc.) school an opportunity to learn about supporting the cancer research enterprise at NCI. Fellows
work with NCI staff to develop and implement projects that aim to strengthen cancer research globally. The fellowship
includes a capstone project. The NCI Center for Global Health is particularly interested in applicants who have either
volunteered or worked in a low-or middle-income country or with disadvantaged populations in high-income countries.
Fellows will support programmatic aspects of CGH’s research funding, training, and network- and partnership-building
initiatives. More information about CGH programs can be found at: https://www.cancer.gov/aboutnci/organization/cgh.
This is a one-year, full-time, paid fellowship. A second year may be possible, but is not guaranteed. The stipend is
adjusted yearly (https://www.cancer.gov/grants-training/training/at-nci/crta.pdf). The position is located at the NCI
Shady Grove campus (http://www.cancer.gov/aboutnci/ncishadygrove) in Rockville, Maryland. Relocation assistance is
not available and relocation costs will not be reimbursed.
The fellowship is open to applicants with a Bachelor's or Master's degree or equivalent awarded in the U.S. or abroad.
Applicants who have not yet graduated may apply, but will need to have received their degree by the time the
The fellowship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents only.
2018 Fellowship Application Timeline
• Call for applications is announced in October 2018;
• Applications must be submitted on or before January 20, 2019;
• Applicants will be notified of a decision by March 24, 2019;
• Fellowships for accepted applicants begin in the summer of 2019.
To apply, find application instructions and materials on the pages below. Please email CGHFellowship@mail.nih.gov for
The application deadline is January 20, 2019 and all application materials must be received on or before that date. Late
or partial applications will not be sent to the review committee for consideration. It is the applicant’s responsibility to
confirm timely receipt of all materials, including letters of recommendation.
Please note that due to the high volume of emails received during the final days before the close of applications,
responses may take up to 48 hours during that period. Applicants are therefore encouraged to ensure their application is
fully submitted 3-5 business days before the deadline and utilize the last 2-3 days for confirmation of receipt.
Application materials should be sent as follows:
To be sent by the applicant via email to CGHFellowship@mail.nih.gov (secure email recommended), or mailed to CGH
Fellowship address listed below:
1. Completed application form (see form below)
2. Cover letter outlining your global health and biomedical science interests, career goals, and reasons for applying
for the CGH fellowship (500-word limit on body of letter)
3. Resume or curriculum vitae (2-page limit)
To be sent directly from the university to CGH Fellowship address listed below:
4. Transcript(s) from all attended colleges and universities
To be sent directly from the respective recommendation-providers via email to CGHFellowship@mail.nih.gov or mail to
CGH Fellowship address listed below:
5. Two signed letters of recommendation. It is preferred that at least one letter is from a professional in the global
health field who can speak to your interests and work in this area.
CGH Fellowship Address:
NCI Center for Global Health
c/o Balkissa Abdoulaye
9609 Medical Center Drive
Mail Stop 9723
Rockville, MD 20850
Posted on 10/19/2018
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