MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Research Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the TL1 Program, an applicant's research must be broadly categorized as clinical or translational science.

Trainee Eligibility Criteria

The CCTS TL1 Program supports a total of 11 predoctoral and 4 postdoctoral trainee slots that provide up to two (2) years of full stipends, tuition, health insurance, and modest travel funds.

The TL1 Program is open to:

* All applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.*

 Awardees are expected to devote 100% professional effort to this award; no other grant salary support or outside employment is permitted.

Please note: No trainee may have a cumulative total of more than 5 years of NRSA support, including other training grant (T32) appointments and individual Fellowships (i.e. F30, F31, F32)

NIH regulations do not permit the provision of stipends for students pursuing a professional degree or for students in dual-degree programs (e.g., MD/PhD) while they are enrolled in the professional school portion of their training.