Subject: Center for Global Health Fellowship Program
Application available: April 8 – May 27, 2016
The U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) Center for Global Health (CGH)
fellowship provides recent college graduates who are planning to apply to
graduate or professional (public
health/research/medical/dental/nursing/pharmacy) school an opportunity to
spend one or two years (not to exceed two years) performing full-time work in
the global cancer field at NCI. Fellows work with NCI staff to develop and
implement projects that support strengthening of cancer research and cancer
control globally. 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
This is a one-year, full-time, paid fellowship. A second year may be
possible, but is not guaranteed.
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 fellowship begins.
The position is located at the NCI Shady Grove campus in Rockville, Maryland.
Relocation assistance is not available and relocation costs will not be
reimbursed. The internship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents
Applications must include the following (submission details for each
component outlined below):
-- Completed application form
-- Cover letter outlining your global health interests, career goals, and
reasons for applying for the CGH
fellowship (500 word limit)
-- Transcript(s) from all attended colleges and universities
-- 2 signed letters of recommendation in PDF format (institution letterhead
preferred). It is highly recommended 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.
-- Resume or curriculum vitae (3 page limit)
Notice to all applicants: It is your responsibility to ensure that all of the
information in your application is correct. False or inaccurate information
contained in this application may be grounds for denying your candidacy or
removing you from the program.
Applicants are responsible for ensuring all required materials are submitted
by the deadline. Incomplete applications will not be forwarded to the review
committee. Applicants will receive an e-mail confirmation upon NCI Center for
Global Health receipt of the online application form, transcript(s), and
letters of recommendation.
To apply, please email [log in to unmask] with a subject line of
“CGH Fellowship Program,” to express your interest in the fellowship. The
application and information about related materials will be sent at your
Contact Person: CGH Fellowship Program
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