Instructions to Applicants

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Instructions to Applicants

Training Grants in Diabetes and Hormone Action

Instructions to Applicants

The University of Virginia Post-Doctoral Training Program in Diabetes and Hormone Action provides NIH-supported stipends for four post-doctoral trainees each year working on a broad range of projects extending from basic to clinical investigations and further to health delivery and outcomes research.

In order to qualify, candidates must be U. S. citizens or have a green card.  Prospective applicants or appropriate faculty sponsors should submit applications to

Dr. Eugene J. Barrett 
Box 801410
University Health System

Applicants should forward a proposal of not less than 3 or more than 5 pages in length which includes:

  • Aims of the Research and Hypotheses to be Tested
  • Background
  • Methods and Experimental Approach
  • How the Post-doctoral Experience will Advance Future
  • Goals of the Candidate


A CV and two letters of recommendation are also required.  A letter from the sponsor should indicate the resources available for the candidate to conduct the research