2018 Fellowship Program Application Instructions

Notification of Intent to apply is due by January 2, 2018 via email to Diana Lowry at dlowry@fredhutch.org.

Full completed applications must be submitted in English and received no later than 5pm SENDER’S TIME, MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2018. 

A complete application must include the following items. 

The application is web‐based and begins on the next page. Review the information below, prepare the content requested, then click the >> icon at the bottom of this page to proceed to the application form. 

Once you begin the web‐application, you must complete it in full in one sitting for submission – please have all components ready. 

Any questions: please contact Diana Lowry at dlowry@fredhutch.org or 253‐297‐5364 (mobile). Thank You and Good Luck!

1. Application Form, fully completed (web‐form – recommended browser: Google Chrome)

In addition to items 2‐5 below, the application form collects your administrative information, grant funding history (if applicable),
names of relevant mentors, reason(s) you are interested in the Workshop, how you heard about it, how you anticipate benefiting
from the Workshop, and how you anticipate the field in turn will benefit from your participation.

2. A grant proposal, maximum of 2 single ‐spaced pages, size 11 font (Arial, ½‐inch margins) – use file upload tool on the web‐form

TREC Training Workshop Faculty recognize that grant proposals will vary based on the investigator’s primary discipline or academic
background; however, the following basic elements must be addressed:

a) The proposal should describe the research project in energetics and cancer that you would like to develop during the
Workshop. It must not be a study for which you are already funded. We recommend that applicants utilize general NIH grant
writing guidance (https://grants.nih.gov/grants/how‐to‐apply‐application‐guide/format‐and‐write/write‐yourapplication.
htm, accessed 9/20/17)

i. Describe the specific aims, study design, and research plan
ii. Describe the significance and innovation of your proposed study.

b) To ensure equity in the selection process, proposals longer than 2‐pages will not be considered.

c) References are not counted in the 2‐page maximum.

Proposal formatting instructions

  • Size 11 font (Arial, ½ ‐inch margins)
  • Include a document header with your first and last name
  • Format the file name as follows: LastnameFirstInitital_Proposal example: LowryD_Proposal
  • Use upload tool on the web‐form (.doc or .pdf file)

3. A current biosketch using the newest NIH format

The NIH‐style biosketch is requested rather than a CV or full resume. eRA Commons or PI is not
required. Guidelines are available here (last accessed 20.Sept.2017): http://grants.nih.gov/grants/forms/biosketch.htm
Biosketch file naming instructions

  • Format the file name as follows: LastnameFirstInitital_Biosketch example: LowryD_Biosketch
  • Use upload tool on the web‐form (.doc or .pdf file)

4. Two professional references (name, email address, phone) ‐ we are not collecting letters of recommendation, just names and

References should be your department chair, dean, and/or mentor experienced in energetics and cancer research.

5. Description of Transdisciplinarity

The application asks the following two questions. Your responses will not count against your application. There are no right or wrong
answers. These are for planning purposes to inform workshop content development on the topic of Transdisciplinarity.

1. Please use your own words to describe your understanding of the term “transdisciplinary”.
2. Describe how your research proposal for this Workshop is or has the potential to be transdisciplinary.