How to Apply

No application deadline — Acceptance is on a rolling basis

Applications for NCI funded postdoctoral training grant must be sent to Karen Shepherd at To apply to other Postdoctoral training programs, contact the faculty member in whose lab you wish to work.

In order to apply for NCI funded postdoctoral training grant, you must meet the following requirements:

  • U.S. citizenship or permanent resident

  • Within first 3 years of postdoctoral research

Application Requirements:

  • Curriculum vitae (Names and addresses of three references)

  • Application Questionnaire Form

  • Research statement (A short statement of research interests and career goals)

Upon receiving an invitation for interview, please provide /prepare the following:

  • 3 letters of recommendation

  • Lab(s) you are interested in

  • A 45-minute seminar presentation

Every NCI funded postdoctoral training grant applicant must send all hard-copy supporting documents to the following address:

Georgetown University Medical Center
Attn: Karen Shepherd
Research Building, W309A
3970 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC 20007-2197

Minority and women are strongly encouraged to apply.