Applicant Eligibility

Scholars will be clinical or research postdoctoral fellows (M.D., Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D.), clinical or research instructors, or recently appointed Assistant Professors who are within 5 years of completion of residency or receipt of Ph.D.

K12 scholars must be citizens or non-citizen nationals of the United States or must be lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence (i.e., in possession of a currently valid Alien Registration Receipt Card I-155 or other legal verification of such status).

Application Process

Will no longer be accepting applications for the Omics K12 grant, this grant will be ending 5/31/18.

Applications will be accepted February 2, 2018 – March 1, 2018. For a list of the required application materials, please download the Application Checklist.

Application Guidelines
Right click here to download the application

Once completed, please click here to upload your application materials.

Application Review

Once all applications have been received, the Program Directors (F. Sessions Cole, M.D.; Barak Cohen, Ph.D.; and Michael Holtzman, M.D.) and the Advisory Committee will review and discuss each candidate based on the following criteria: past academic and research experience, letters of recommendation, potential to develop as an omics researcher, and the relevance of the applicant's proposed research to the overall goals of the K12.