The style/presentation of the proposal is determined by the applicant, not LSRF. Experts in the field review proposals; extensive background information is not necessary.
For the literature citations, you must list the complete citation including all authors’ names, title, journal name, year, volume and page numbers.
Individuals who are remaining in their thesis labs to do postdoctoral research are not eligible for an LSRF fellowship.
*If you have joint supervisors, please note that only one supervisor letter may be submitted.
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If the email address is not correct your supervisor and referees will not receive the email from LSRF with the instructions and link to upload their letters.Supervisor and all Referee’s names must be listed by the applicant before the deadline.These names and addresses cannot be listed after October 1. A laboratory may have only one LSRF fellow at a time.The 6 page Research Proposal MUST BE UPLOADED as a single document IN PDF FORMAT ONLY.Letter of Reference and Support All applications must contain a total of 4 letters of support – one supervisor letter and 3 reference letters.List all Supervisor and Referee’s names and email addresses; do not list his/her assistant’s email address. Multiple applicants may apply from the same laboratory however, if multiple applicants from the same laboratory are selected as finalists only one fellowship may be awarded.LSRF must have all the recommender’s information on file. You may apply if there is already an LSRF fellow in the proposed laboratory and the existing fellow is in their final year of funding.THE APPLICANT CANNOT ACCESS HIS/HER FILES FOR EDITING OR ADDING MATERIAL AFTER OCTOBER 1.THIS ALSO MEANS YOU CANNOT ADD/CHANGE THE NAME OF A REFEREE AFTER OCTOBER 1.Do not list more than one supervisor/referee in each slot. In this case if you are awarded, your fellowship would begin as the current fellow's funding ends and there is no conflict.(Joint supervisors may be discussed in the single supervisor letter.) If you encounter a problem in uploading your files into the application try switching the web browser you are using. citizens are eligible to work in any geographic location while holding an LSRF fellowship. Individuals who have held a Ph D or MD degree for more than 5 years at the time of application are not eligible for an LSRF fellowship.