How to Apply

To apply, please save all application materials in the order listed below in a single pdf file. When naming your pdf document please use the format MIWI_{YOUR LAST NAME}.pdf. Attach the file to an email and send it to

  • A current curriculum vitae.
  • A 3-page document including a personal statement and a research proposal. This document will serve both to inform the creation of the mentorship team and as a basis for the small work-group activities during the summer institute. 
    • The personal statement (approximately 1 page) should address your
      • Interest in the MIWI Training Program
      • Current program of research 
      • Self-identified training needs that you hope will be addressed through this program. Please see our Partners page to see examples of the training resources offered to scholars. 
    • The research proposal (approximately 2 pages) should address your
      • Research questions or specific aims
      • Planned sample or data source(s)
      • General study design or approach

We will begin accepting applications for the 2021-2022 cohort this fall. Please check back soon for more details.