Applications are evaluated based on three letters of recommendation, previous research experience, evidence of independence, maturity, desire to do research relevant to Geriatric Oncology, and a personal letter from the applicant outlining their past research experiences and future goals and expectations. Recruitment of underrepresented minority students and students from disadvantaged backgrounds is a high priority. UNC accepts only J1 visas and permanent residents.

Deadlines: April 1 or Oct 1, 2019; April 1 2010

How to Apply: email the following documents to

  • Personal statement describing your long term career goals and plans for research (2 pages maximum). It is especially helpful if you identify areas of research interest (either by tumor type of interest or research methodology)
  • Three letters of recommendation – one must be from your program director
  • CV