Eligibility & Applications

Eligibility & Applications

The UCLA Vascular Biology Training program is open to UCLA Ph.D. / MSTP students and post-doctoral fellows who are US citizens or permanent residents and whose goals are to perform research in vascular biology. The program requires a letter of nomination and a complete application package as indicated below.

For the upcoming cycle, the deadline for submission of applications isĀ Friday, May 17th, 2019.

  • Application packets must be complete at the time of submission, including letters of recommendation, as the Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately.
  • Each applicant must be nominated by a UCLA faculty member.
  • The applicant must be a US citizen or permanent resident to receive an award. Proof of status is required.

Application Checklist for Incoming Trainees

  • Completed Application packet
  • Letter of nomination from research mentor
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation (in addition to the letter from the mentor)
    Referees can submit directly to vanegonzalez@mcdb.ucla.edu with subject line: “VBTG Reference”
  • Research Project Proposal
  • Research Clearances Form and applicable Research Approvals

Post-doctoral Application

Postdoc Application Packet Word Doc PDF
Reference / Evaluator Form Word Doc PDF
Clearances Form Word Doc PDF

Pre-doctoral Application

Predoc Application Packet Word Doc PDF
Reference / Evaluator Form Word Doc PDF
Clearances Form Word Doc PDF

Competitive Renewal Application Instructions

Pre- & Post- doc Application Packet Word Doc PDF