Apply to the Francis S. Collins Scholars Program

The Francis S. Collins Scholars Program in Neurofibromatosis Clinical and Translational Research provides formal training in the discipline of clinical translational science, the protected time to develop the skills appropriate for their research, exposure to translational research programs in government, academic, and industry environments and training in the care of patients with NF1.

The program will provide up to 100% salary support for Collins Scholars, support for research costs, tuition for relevant coursework, travel costs for scientific meetings, mentor stipends, a curriculum for translational science expertise and a research community for clinical translational NF1 research. Scholars will be selected based on their past accomplishments, their ability to explore new ideas, their commitment to patient-centered research and their potential to be leaders in the field of NF1. Applicants must demonstrate a strong prior interest in NF1 or be able to clearly explain why they would like to work in this field moving forward.

The deadline for application submission is April 10, 2017.  Successful applicants will be notified of award in May 2017 and the Scholars tenure starts in July 2017.

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