-Applicants for CRI’s STaRT Program must be pursuing doctorate research directly related to cancer immunology. -Research must be immunology with direct relevance to solving the cancer problem. Proposals outside of this area will not be considered. -Applicants must be full-time graduate students who will be engaged in thesis research as Ph.D. -Candidates and who will have successfully completed all of their host institution’s requirements for advancement to candidacy by the time the award is activated. – At the time of application, students must have chosen their thesis project, lab, and advisor. -Students who have not yet chosen their thesis project and advisor, as well as those students in the 5th year or later of their Ph.D. program, should not apply. – As such, the award typically funds students in their 3rd and 4th years of graduate school. -Applicants must conduct their CRI-funded research under the direct supervision of their thesis advisor. -The applicant’s thesis advisor must hold a formal appointment at the host institution. – The training may be carried out in the United States or abroad. -There are no citizenship restrictions. -The Institute will only fund one (1) CRI-supported STaRT fellow per thesis advisor at any given time.
Scholarship Deadline: March 1, 2012
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