The 2016 application deadline has passed. The 2017 program will open on March 15, 2017.
Application Information

Gilead Research Fellowship Program

Submission Deadline: Friday, July 22, 2016, Midnight, Eastern Daylight Time. No applications will be accepted after this date.

Applications must be completed online and submitted electronically with the required Supplementary Materials.

If you have any questions, or require further information, please contact:

Research Scholars Program Coordinator
Telephone: 646-674-1820


Applicants must complete the online Application Form (all fields must be completed or Applicant will not be able to submit) and include the following Supplementary Materials as specified:

  • Research Abstract
  • Research Proposal
  • Applicant's NIH biosketch, inclusive of publications, if applicable
  • Mentor 's NIH biosketch
  • Letter of support from mentor which includes: mentor's track record of productivity, funding, and success with prior trainees; detailed description of the mentoring plan, including resources allocated to the proposed research project, provision of protected time and available laboratory facilities
  • Bibliography of relevant references
  • Detailed budget and completed budget summary
  • Acknowledgement of Indirect Costs Limitation and of the terms of this award from your institution's grants department is required and must be submitted with the Application, using the template provided (Download Acknowledgement of Indirect Costs Limitation Template).
  • Certification of Faculty Appointment from mentor is required and must be submitted with the Application, using the template provided (Download Certification of Faculty Appointment Template)
  • List of Current or Pending Funding, using the template provided (Download Current or Pending Funding Template)*
  • Letter of support from the department chair or division chief that documents the institution is willing and has the ability to commit the resources necessary for the applicant to complete the proposed research, including sufficient protected time.

* If the Applicant has current or pending mentored-training funding, this information should be noted on the template. In addition, the Applicant must upload a document that provides the specific aims or abstract, as well as the budget, for each item on the template.