Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What format is required for the MLTI application package?

A: Please combine all application documents into a single file (PDF format preferred) with a filename beginning with your last name followed by MLTI-application (e.g., "Smith- MLTI-application.pdf"). All application components should be formatted with 1" margins on all sides of the page and use a font size no smaller than 11-point.

Q: I am currently a Ph.D. student. I know that a Ph.D. or equivalent degree is one of the eligibility requirements for the Multilevel Intervention Training Institute (MLTI). I was wondering if exceptions have been made.

A: MLTI is a competitive program, and applicants must have a terminal degree in their field. Please follow up if you have any specific questions about this requirement.

Q: I am interested in MLTI training, but I do not focus on cancer research. Can I still apply?

A: This course is specifically focused on building the capacity of multilevel intervention research among cancer investigators. We encourage you to consider other NIH research training programs if your research relates to other health topics.

Q: What costs are associated with MLTI?

A: There is no direct cost to participate in MLTI.

Q: Can my research team/partner apply as a group?

A: Only individual applications are currently being accepted for admission to MLTI. Your research partner/team is welcome to submit individual applications, but we cannot guarantee the admission of your team members.

Q: Whom do I contact if I have a question?

A: For questions concerning the application process or eligibility requirements email the MLTI team.

Last Updated: 05 Jan, 2021