VCORCDP Applications

Thank you for your interest in submitting a VCORCDP application. The next deadline for submitting an application is March 1, 2023.

Applications should include:

  • Three to five-page research proposal
  • Letter from the potential mentors (two mentors are recommended, one of which must be a member of the training grant) agreeing to mentor the applicant and commenting on the applicant’s potential and the likelihood of success of the research project
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter from the applicant’s Department Chair or Division Director indicating support, including guarantee of protected time
  • Personal statement from the applicant indicating career goals, planned didactic coursework, and commitment to oncology research

Please contact Kimryn Rathmell or Deb Friedman with questions about the application process or the training program.

Send completed applications to by March 1, 2023.

It is suggested that the interested applicant e-mail Lucy Shaffer ( prior to submitting an application. The interested applicant can set up a meeting with VCORCDP program directors Dr. Rathmell and/or Dr. Friedman to review details of the training program and application process.