Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) K12 Award
We are no longer accepting applications.
Applications must include all components and supporting documents to be considered complete. It is the applicant’s responsibility to prepare and collect each component and to monitor the status of their application. We recommended that applicants complete the recommendation section of their application early, to send request to their recommenders, and then continue to work on their application.
- Create an account as a first-time user in SLATE.
- Select Women’s Health K12 Program (BIRCWH) as the program.
- Complete each section of the application. Please follow all instructions outlined in the application and below.
- Request to recommenders can be sent while continuing to work on the remainder of the application.
Follow the instructions in the application. 3 Pages maximum, single spaced, 12 point font.
Follow the instructions in the application. 2-5 pages maximum, single spaced, 12 point font.
Follow the instructions in the application. 1-2 pages maximum, single spaced, 12 point font.
Including list of publications and current/prior grant support.
Upload a copy of your primary mentor’s biosketch where indicated. If you have a secondary mentor that will be writing a letter of recommendation you will also include a copy of their biosketch.
Transcripts are not required.
Nomination Letter from Primary Mentor **
Applicants will indicate who will receive notification for this recommendation in their online application. Mentors will receive an email and should follow the instructions provided when completing their nomination letter.
Nomination Letter from Division/Department Director/Chair **
Applicants will indicate who will receive notification for this recommendation in their online application. Division/Department Director/Chair will receive an email and should follow the instructions provided when completing their nomination letter.
One Additional Letter of Recommendation
One letter of recommendation from faculty, past mentors/advisors, who can assess your ability. This letter is in addition to the nomination letters and should not be written by your primary mentor or department/division director. If you have a co-mentor, they will submit this recommendation.
**The mentor and division/department nomination letters may be written together or as separate letters. If written together the letter will need to be uploaded twice to fulfill both the mentor nomination and division/director nomination requirement in the applicant’s online application in order to consider the application complete. It is the applicants responsibility to be sure the letter(s) are uploaded to their application by the due date.**