Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program

Application Due Date
Experience Level
2-5 years
Degree Requirements
Ph.D., M.D., or other doctoral degree candidate

The Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program (CPFP) is a renowned postdoctoral training program providing a strong foundation in the field of cancer prevention research to a multidisciplinary team of scientists and clinicians.

This comprehensive postdoctoral program offers opportunities for cutting-edge research in cancer prevention and control. It’s a chance to research in the basic, quantitative, social, and behavioral sciences, and in clinical cancer prevention, which have been the hallmarks of the CPFP since it began.

The application window to apply for the June 2025 cohort will be open May 1–August 1, 2024.

Through this fellowship you will receive:

  • a competitive stipend, relocation expenses, health insurance benefits, and travel allowances;
  • support for up to four years;
  • an opportunity to earn your M.P.H., sponsored by NCI; and,
  • research opportunities with experienced NCI mentors.

Multiple working locations are available and include:

  • Bethesda, MD
  • Frederick, MD
  • Rockville, MD
  • Silver Spring, MD