NCRR Research Training Program Application

Applicants to the NCRR Research Training Program should have successfully completed at least one year at the Cummings School and be full-time students in good academic standing. Additionally, applicants must be citizens or non-citizen nationals of the United States or must have been lawfully admitted for permanent residency. Minority students will be given strong considerations.

Application Procedures

The following documents are needed to complete an application for admission to the program:

  • The application form
  • A personal Statement from the applicant describing his or her interest in the program, prior experience in the field and career goals
  • The identification of a potential mentor, including a letter of interest submitted by the potential mentor
  • Official undergraduate, graduate and professional transcripts
  • GRE scores
  • Two letters of evaluation from individuals with positions at academic institutions, one of which must be from a Cummings School faculty member

The complete admission packet must be submitted to the program director by March 1 for consideration for admissions to the program. The Training Program Committee reviews the applications and will recommend their choices to the Dean. Admission decisions will be communicated no later than April 15.