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Financial Info/ Benefits

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Doctoral-degree trainees and post-doctoral fellows selected for the training program receive a monthly salary plus benefits and tuition support. All salary amounts are determined by NCI at the time of the grant proposal and remain the same for the duration of the grant and/or training period.

In addition, travel support is provided for trainees and fellows to attend national and regional cancer and public health scientific meetings. The training program also provides additional support in the form of computer equipment, supplies, and research-related assistance. This additional support will be influenced by tuition expenses.

Individuals pursuing doctoral degrees are offered funding for up to three years. Post-doctoral fellows pursuing an MPH or equivalent fellowships receive tuition and stipend support for up to two consecutive years.

For more information, please see National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Education and Career Development Program (R25) Part II - Full Text of Announcement, Section II. Award Information, 2.Funds Available, Participant costs.