The UAB Cancer Prevention and Control Training Program is funded by the National Cancer Institute, and therefore, only U.S. citizens and permanent residents of the United States are eligible to apply.

The Cancer Prevention and Control Training Program includes:

  • Mentoring by program directors and major professors
  • Coursework, as required by respective departments
  • Interdisciplinary research training
  • Monthly Cancer Prevention & Control Training Seminars
  • Hands-on intervention experience, as appropriate
  • Responsible Conduct of Research Training
  • Ongoing evaluation
  • Follow-up of trainees for 10 years after exiting the program

Trainees will receive a pre- or post-doctoral stipend for two to three years, depending on the particular program of study. This stipend includes:

  1. Tuition and fees for all courses required or recommended by the program of study
  2. Health and hospitalization insurance
  3. Funding for research supplies, conferences and travel