Traineeships Application Process

NIH Traineeships Eligibility

Members of the BTP entering their 2nd year of their Ph.D. studies may apply for the NIH two-year traineeship, students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents working in the lab of a BTP faculty member.

UMass-Supported Traineeship Eligibility

All members of the BTP entering the 2nd year of their Ph.D. who work in the lab of a BTP faculty member may apply for UMass-supported traineeships. Domestic and international students are welcome to apply.

Application

The next application deadline to be announced soon. Complete the application below, and submit with the other required files as a single .pdf :

  • Student Application for BTP Traineeship. *Please note that this form is editable with Microsoft Word. Please download and save to your computer to enable editing.
  • Transcripts: Undergraduate and Graduate
  • One-page summary of your research, emphasizing relevance to biotechnology and interdisciplinary collaboration.
  • Two letters of support are also required and should be emailed directly from the letter writer to btpassist@umass.edu:
    • Nomination letter from sponsoring BTP faculty/advisor
    • A second letter of recommendation from UMass faculty

Submit

Please return the completed application for 2020 Fellowship with supporting materials outlined above in a single pdf file, deadline to be announced soon:

Prof. Jeanne Hardy
BTP Director
btpassist@umass.edu