How to Apply to the T32 Research Training Program

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Applications are accepted on a rolling basis based on the availability of trainee slots on the grant.

All individuals supported by the training grant must be US citizens or noncitizen nationals (permanent residents). Students on temporary or student visas are not eligible.

Individuals must have successfully completed a residency program in internal medicine in the United States or received a PhD in a biological science at a major research University.

There are 2 paths to obtain T32 funding:

  1. MDs seeking to combine clinical and research training may enter our ACGME accredited Fellowship Program
  2. PhDs or MDs interested mainly in research training may enter directly into the T32 Program

Applying

A complete application must include the following:

  1. Application Form
  2. Curriculum vitae (CV)
  3. 1-2 page statement of career goals and research interests
  4. Official transcripts from all University/Colleges attended
  5. One (1) letter of recommendation from the proposed mentor sent directly by the mentor
  6. Two (2) additional letters of recommendation sent directly by the evaluators

These materials should be submitted by e-mail to the Program Coordinator, Pam Coppa (copp0008@umn.edu).

Selection

The Executive Committee will review applications and invite the best candidates to interview with the committee.

Candidates are selected based on a strong interest in endocrine science, past research and academic accomplishments, a commitment to a career in academic medicine and a passion for science and learning.