Emory StARR Application Instructions

Important Dates

Application Deadline: December 16th, 2019

Award Notifications: First Quarter 2019

Start Date: August 1st, 2019


*Sample StARR application is provided at the following link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1diqxBvuYuPxkn1PvqMPhprRzBpjIMa5C/view?usp=sharing


How to Apply

All application components should be uploaded to online submission system. Please use online submission system (click to start) to upload your StARR application files. Once you have started submission by entering your name and email address, you will receive a confirmation email with the link to your StARR application. You can use this link to upload and update your submission files. Please share your submission link with your Department Chair, Residency Program Director, Lead mentor, Co-lead mentor (if applicable), and Advisory committee members (if applicable) to upload Letters of Support. 

Please send any questions or concerns via email to kayla.j.smith@emory.edu

Formatting: All sections of the application should be single spaced with a one-inch margin. The font size should be 11 points or larger and the typeface should be Arial, Helvetica, or Georgia.

Required Documents

Applications should include the following documents:

A. Cover Page – Click on the link to view the cover page required.


B. Letter of Intent/Personal Statement:  Three page maximum.  The letter of intent should include your current level of training, a description of why you are interested in the StARR program, immediate and long-term career goals, and a brief description of your research project.


C. Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)


D. NIH Biosketch - The NIH biosketch instructions for the K awards and an example of the NIH biosketch can be found on https://grants.nih.gov/grants/forms/biosketch.htm.