CTSC TL1 Training Awards

CTSC TL1 Trainee, Dr. Damon Love, pictured with his mentor,
Dr. Anthony Brown

The goal of the CTSC TL1 Training Award is to support early career development among pre/post-doctoral trainees by providing advanced degree training and practical skills necessary to conduct interdisciplinary Clinical and Translational (C/T) Investigation in a team research environment. Trainees are appointed for up to two years and receive:

  • Stipend coverage at the NIH approved rate:
    • Up to $27,676 for pre-docs
    • Up to $64,122 for post-docs
  • Funding for supplies and research support including educational expenses
  • Funding for travel to present at national conferences and symposia
  • Access to resources for conducting C/T research, multi-level mentoring support, and career development

TL1 Trainees must pursue research training on a full-time basis, normally defined as 40 hours per week (100% time and effort). Appointments are normally made for 12 months, and no less than 9 months.

Individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.