Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology

Grant Applications


Molecular Virology Training Grant & Viral Oncology Training Grant Application


All nominations to positions on training grants must originate from the mentor. Prospective trainees cannot apply directly.


To be nominated, the potential nominee must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (no exceptions)
  • Have earned the Ph.D., M.D., or D.V.M. degree
  • Have arranged a postdoctoral position with a participating faculty member

Supporting the Nomination Process


The potential nominee must provide the mentor with the following to support the nomination process:

  • A minimum of three letters of recommendation including letters from previous research mentor(s)
  • A transcript from their graduate program, documenting performance in coursework at or above the 3.5 level (4.0 scale)
  • A transcript from their undergraduate program, documenting performance in coursework at or above the 3.0 level (4.0 scale)
  • Evidence of performance on the Graduate Record Examination and Advanced Subject Test near or above the 70th percentile
  • To initiate an application, contact the mentor of interest