Research Program Evaluation Training About Us

Information for Applicants

How to Apply

The application deadline for a July 1, 2014 start was April 15, 2014. 

Required Application Materials:

  • Completed Application Form
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Application Questions 
    • Please provide context for your CV by highlighting key experiences in your career and training to date and how they have influenced you or your work (maximum 500 words).
    • Please describe the line of research you hope to pursue over the next 5-10 years (maximum 500 words). This may be a continuation of your current research or indicate a new direction. Please include the following:
      • content area (s) 
      • setting(s)
      • population(s)
      • research approach(es) (e.g., clinical trials, effectiveness research, CBPR, epidemiology, statistical theory)
      • what and where would you would seek funding for this research
    • Please describe what interests you about in this particular fellowship (maximum 500 words).  Please include the following:
      • What you are most hoping to gain from a fellowship
      • What particular areas of our research program interest you and why
      • Which faculty are you interested in working with and why
      • What makes you a match for the fellowship and a safety net setting  
  • Sample of Scholarly Writing (e.g., published manuscript, thesis).
  • Three Letters of Recommendation, sent directly to

To apply please send all application materials in an email to:

Kate Comtois, PhD, MPH
Program Director

Frequently Asked Questions

For detailed information about eligibility, stipends, tuition, fees, health insurance, and other trainee costs associated with the T32 Training Program funded by the National Institutes of Health, please see NRSA (T32).

Payback Obligation

Any NRSA postdoctoral trainee or fellow appointed after June 10, 1993 incurs a payback obligation during their first year of support. Only the first year of training incurs a payback obligation; the second year of training pays back the first year, with each month of qualifying payback activity paying back one month of NRSA support. Trainees and fellows who receive two full years of NRSA training fulfill their payback obligation at the end of the second year of NRSA research training.  For further details, please review the Payback Agreement form and Frequently Asked Questions for NRSA Payback.

Please note that all CHAMMP postdoctoral trainees with a start date of July 1, 2014 or after will incur a payback obligation.

If you have any questions about the payback obligation, please contact the Program Coordinator at (206) 744-9346 or

Loan Deferments and Repayment Program Deferment

Health Professional Loans (HPL) may be deferred throughout advanced professional training. To arrange for deferment, contact your lending institution(s) for the appropriate deferment form(s). The Program Coordinator can assist you with getting proper verification of fellowship/student status.

NIH Loan Repayment Program

The NIH sponsors a loan repayment program for those involved in clinical research. Applications are usually accepted in September/October for the following July. If you need assistance with completing the application for this program, please contact the Program Coordinator at (206) 744-9346 or