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Applicants should apply via the web-based CPTR application system.

The following items are required:

  1. Cover sheet (save link as document)
  2. NIH-style Biosketch from applicant and lead mentor/advisor
  3. Personal statement (1-2 pages, single-spaced, 11 point font, 1 inch margins)
  4. Transcript from current program (required of PhD students)
  5. Letter of recommendation from PhD Program Director (not required of postdocs or faculty members)
  6. Letter of support from Lead Mentor (not required of faculty members at Associate or full Professor level)
  7. Application fee in the amount of $75.00 payable to Emory University (if your application is successful). If you are currently enrolled at Emory University, no application fee is charged by the University. Deliver to the program office (see below). 
  8. Original transcripts from every secondary institution you have attended except Emory. Once you are accepted into the program, your transcripts can be sent by the issuing institution directly to the Laney Graduate School or you can deliver original, official transcripts in envelopes sealed by the issuing institutions to:
    Cheryl Sroka
    Rm 6.112, 1599 Building
    1599 Clifton Road NE
    Emory University
    Atlanta, Georgia 30322

Items 1-4 should be loaded into the web-based application (click to start) form by you, while items 5 and 6 should come directly from the director and mentor, respectively.

A Committee consisting of the Georgia CTSA Research Education Executive Committee will review applications and acceptances will be based on candidates’ interest and potential for a translational research career.

Application deadlines:

  • There is a “rolling” deadline for predoctoral and postdoctoral CPTR applicants not supported by the TL1 mechanism or the junior faculty KL2 program.  Applicants are encouraged to apply no later than April 30.

We encourage interested CPTR candidates to contact the Georgia CTSA education program to discuss their interests, career goals, specific programs and for assistance with the application process.

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