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Discovering the causes of cancer and the means of prevention

Program Requirements

Postdoctoral Fellowships

Fellowship training is up to five years under the supervision of DCEG scientists. In order to be eligible, an applicant:

  • Must have an M.D. or doctoral degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, genetics, or other related research fields, or be pursuing a degree in these areas.
  • Must also be a U.S. citizen, resident alien, or foreign national eligible for a training visa.

Special Fellowships:

Pre-doctoral Fellowships

Fellowships up to three years are offered to doctoral students for dissertation research and to master's level graduates. Applicants may be U.S. citizens, resident aliens, or those eligible for a training visa.

Graduate Partnership Programs with Schools of Public Health:

DCEG has established collaborative doctoral training partnerships in cancer epidemiology with:

     George Washington University School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology

Students from other relevant accredited doctoral programs are encouraged to consider working with our scientific mentors for their doctoral dissertation research. Competitive stipends and partial tuition benefits are available.



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