Frequently Asked Questions
The applicant will be asked to insert emails for the letter writers, and they will receive a link to upload the letter.
Please discuss how your previous experience and ongoing work shape and support your plans for independent research.
The committee will be comprised of YSM faculty across departments.
The fellow will receive an independent stipend and departmental funds dedicated to their research, and will have an option to win additional funding.
Input from faculty is not required, but the statement should describe how you can fit with a YSM department(s); If you discussed your ideas with faculty members and have begun to craft a proposal, you can certainly include it.
We hope to recruit 4 fellows.
- Given the short format, you could apply 1/3 to why you (your background/expertise, etc), 1/3 to why Yale (goals for postdoc training), and 1/3 to what next (how would you combine existing and new expertise to take your independent research career in a new direction at Yale).
- You can include citations if you’d like, and they can be in addition to the one page.
- No extra materials will be reviewed.
- You can still apply, but note that there will be another round of applications next year!