CBI Fellowship Applicants

CBI Fellowship applicants – please submit as a single PDF directly to Dr. Smith and cc either Tyrone Bullock (if you are a UMBC student) or Dr. Fletcher (if you are a UMB student):

  1. Cover letter expressing your interest in the CBI NIH-sponsored fellowship. Be sure to highlight your accomplishments.
  2. Current CBI biosketch (see links for a blank biosketch and an example below) plus a separate research update including information about your cross training (5-6 pages). NOTE: DO NOT CHANGE THE FONT OR FORMATTING!
  3. Your CBI end-of-year survey.
  4. Current transcripts showing your GPA.

Blank CBI Biosketch

Example CBI Biosketch

CBI End-Of-Year Survey

IN ADDITION, please have the following sent to Dr. Smith directly:

  1. A letter from your PI supporting your nomination and their agreement to support your efforts to fulfill your CBI requirements, including sending you to national and international conferences, as well as carrying out your cross disciplinary training.
  2. Letters from two (2) other faculty supporting your nomination.

CBI Fellowship Applications are due in full by Friday, May 3rd, 2024!