Now accepting applications for the Georgia CTSA TL1 (T32-like) Training Grant Clinical & Translational Research Training-Due March 15

Now accepting applications for the
Georgia CTSA TL1 (T32-like) TRAINING GRANT
including the Master of Science in Clinical Research (MSCR) Program
for Postdoctoral Trainees (resident and fellow physicians, PhD postdocs, PharmD residents)
Register for the free TL1 Application Workshop November 29, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. – see below

The Georgia CTSA, the NIH-supported Clinical and Translational Science Award TL1 program, is focused on providing innovative didactic and mentored research training to individuals interested in careers that encompass clinical and/or translational research.  The TL1 program supports didactic and mentored research training and provides an opportunity to complete the Master of Science in Clinical Research (MSCR) ( The TL1 program supports predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees (e.g., resident and fellow physicians, PhD postdocs, PharmD residents).

Applicants admitted into the TL1 program receive the following: 

  • Stipend: Stipend support (one-year) based on the NIH/NRSA scale and postgraduate year.
  • Tuition: Tuition support for the Emory or Morehouse School of Medicine MSCR program (MSCR coursework begins in late August 2019).
  • Travel: A total of $1,000 is provided to each TL1 awardee for travel to the Translational Science Scientific Meeting in March to present their research findings.


Per NIH requirements, TL1 program applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Postdoctoral TL1 program eligibility:

  • Physicians in Training (residents and fellows): Postdoctoral physicians, including senior residents and those in fellowship training programs at the Emory University School of Medicine, may apply to the TL1 program at any point in their postdoctoral (residency or fellowship) training.
  • Postdoctoral fellows with PhD, PharmD, or equivalent degrees: PhD postdoctoral fellows and PharmD residents may apply at any point in their postdoctoral training.
  • Applicants to the Georgia CTSA program must be from one of the four Georgia CTSA institutions: Emory, Georgia Tech, Morehouse School of Medicine, or University of Georgia.

Postdoctoral fellows currently supported by other NIH or federal T-level or F-level training grants are not eligible for the Georgia CTSA TL1 program but may apply to the Emory MSCR degree program:

A TL1 application workshop will be held on November 29, 2018 from 9:30-11:30.  To register for this TL1 application workshop, e-mail Dr. Janet Gross ( ) and Cheryl Sroka ( Include: name, position, department, school, title of research study (if known) and mentor/sponsor, and NIH Biosketch (preferable) or CV.

Applicants to the TL1 program are highly encouraged but not required to attend this workshop, which will also be streamed. 

For more information on how to apply to the TL1 program and the application requirements, please see the program’s website,

Questions? Contact Cheryl Sroka at or 404.727.5096

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