Grad students: Earn up to $9,000 per semester with this cancer research fellowship

Grad students: Earn up to $9,000 per semester with this cancer research fellowship

Grad students: Earn up to $9,000 per semester with this cancer research fellowship


2/28/2021
Graduate students: Don't miss this opportunity to earn up to $9,000 per semester while gaining valuable experience and mentorship in cancer research!
Flyer

The University of Guam Cancer Research Center is accepting applications for a Graduate Research Fellowship in Cancer Disparities for Fañomnåkan (Jan.-May)/Finakpo' (Summer) 2021. Master's students at the University of Guam are invited to apply for a graduate assistantship or a research assistant position by the extended deadline of March 17, 2021.

Initial appointment is for one semester, but extensions are possible for up to two years with satisfactory performance. Tuition waivers up to $3,000 per semester, per student, are possible. Up to an additional $6,000 per semester is available for students who wish to work as research assistants on a U54 Pacific Island Partnership for Cancer Health Equity (PIPCHE) research project. Students may apply for one or both forms of funding but are encouraged to apply for both. 

Download Application

Benefits

  • $3,000 per semester for up to two years (pending availability of funding)
  • $6,000 per semester to work as a research assistant
  • Faculty mentorship
  • Travel opportunities
  • Research experience and training

Eligibility

  • U.S. citizen, U.S. national, permanent U.S. resident, or citizen of FSM, Marshall Islands, or Palau
  • Admitted to a relevant master's program at UOG
  • Suitable mentor who is a UOG faculty member with experience in cancer research or a relevant field
  • Interest and/or thesis topic related to cancer health disparities in the Pacific
  • Students of Pacific Island ancestry and/or students with significant experience in the Pacific region will be granted priority

For more information, please contact Alicia Borja, PIPCHE program manager, at aborja@triton.uog.edu or Dr. Todd Ames, leader of the Research Education Core, at tames@triton.uog.edu.