For overseas students, the CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship 2023-2024 is a fully financed award. Postdoctoral research studies are eligible for this award. This scholarship grants up to $59,000 each year in addition to a $1,500 stipend to help with research supplies, travel to scientific meetings, and/or health insurance for the fellow.
Through the Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) supports highly qualified young researchers in leading academic institutions and research facilities all around the world who are interested in obtaining training in cancer immunology or basic immunology.
Postdoctoral fellowships encourage young qualified researchers to receive immunology and cancer immunology essentials at the world's major universities and relocation centers. A committee of the science consultative board will review each applicant. CRI is particularly interested in cancer immunology research.
Summary of Scholarships
- Postdoctoral level of study
- Institude(s): Cancer Research Institute (CRI)
- Study: The fellowship can be completed in the United States or overseas, but it must be at a non-profit school.
- Potential Focus Areas: The applicant should be working in immunology or cancer immunology.
- Deadline: September 1st, March 1st (Annually)
Coverage for Scholarships
The CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program offers the following advantages to recipients:
- Fellowships that have recently been awarded pay a salary of $55,000 for the first year, $57,000 for the following year, and $59,000 for the third year.
- In addition, the host institution receives $1,500 each year to be used at the discretion of the sponsor to help pay for the fellow's research supplies, travel to scientific meetings, and/or health insurance.
CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Eligibility Criteria
To be qualified for the Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program at CRI Irvington, the following points should be taken into account:
- English is the only language required.
- All countries in the world are eligible.
- An applicant must be working in an area closely relevant to immunology or cancer immunology in order to be eligible for the Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship. Cancer-related research must fall within the broad subject of immunology and have a direct impact on the disease.
- By the time the award is activated, applicants must obtain a doctoral degree, and they must undertake their intended research under the supervision of a sponsor with a formal appointment at the host university.
- Applicants who have relevant postdoctoral experience that totals five years or more are not eligible. The only exception to this rule is for applicants seeking a medical degree; in their evaluation, the number of years spent in residency should not be factored in.
- To be eligible for a fellowship, a candidate must have worked in the sponsor's laboratory for at least three years prior to the start date of the fellowship.
- In order to receive a fellowship, you must work at a non-profit institution in the United States or another country. Citizenship is not a factor.
- Faculty sponsors may have no more than three CRI-funded fellows at any given time, with a limit of one fellow per application round.
How can I apply for the Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program at the CRI Irvington Research Institute?
Visit the official website by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page. However, you must follow these procedures in order to be eligible for this award.
(1) Fill out the application form in PDF format. Complete the Institutional Certifications section of the form by filling it out, printing it, and obtaining signatures from the appropriate individuals. The signatures of the following people will be required:
To certify that the plan complies with government and institution regulations, an IRB or certifying officer is needed.
- The head of the institution's administration.
- The chief financial officer of the organization.
- Second, you should scan and upload a PDF of your completed application form while filling out the online application form.
(3) The following supporting documents must be uploaded in the following order, in one PDF document, on the final page of the application:
- Starting with the cover sheet, the whole PDF application form. Please double-check that all signatures for section three have been acquired.
- Describe the applicant's history and research accomplishments in a few sentences.
- A list, with due dates, of the other funding sources to which applications have been or will be filed in the future.
- Curriculum vitae and bibliography of the applicant.
- A brief synopsis of your topic, emphasizing how the proposed research contributes to understanding the role of the immune system in cancer and/or cancer treatment using immunological methods.
- The value of the planned research and its possible clinical relevance should be explained in a non-technical English abstract. (for the goal of raising funds)
- A condensed version of the research proposal, including the history, the significance, the precise aims, the materials, and the techniques (not to exceed 6 pages inclusive of tables and figures, exclusive of references.)
- A letter from the sponsor to the application in which the sponsor introduces themselves and explains why they are qualified to direct the study that is being suggested. The applicant's project must be carried out under the direct supervision of the sponsor, according to the letter.
- Curriculum vitae/biography of the sponsor, bibliography (limited to the last 5 years or publications relevant to the planned research), and a list of the sponsor's existing research assistance.
- It is necessary to provide two letters of recommendation. The applicant's thesis adviser must write one letter. The second letter should come from someone who is familiar with the applicant's work. One of these letters may not be submitted by the sponsor. You must contact CRI for further instructions if the sponsor was also the applicant's thesis advisor.
Note that all of your files need to be merged into a single document and renamed using the following template: if your name is John Brown, the file you submit should be named Brown, John pdf. Multiple attachments should not be sent.
If you have trouble uploading your file, send it to [email protected].
Please visit the official website of the CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for further information: