Roswell Park/Howard University Program Application

Application Instructions

Please be sure to follow each step of instructions on this page in order to have your application considered for the Roswell Park/Howard University Cancer Scholars Program.

Deadline: Friday, November 17, 2017

Step 1. Prepare personal statement question

You will not be able to save your progress in the online application. Therefore, review the personal statement questions ahead of time in order to prepare your answers.

Step 2. Review research profiles of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Review the directory of Roswell Park faculty research mentors (pages 8-12). Print or reference this listing when ranking your choice of internship in the online application.

Step 3: Choose your references

In the online application, you will be asked to provide contact information for two references, which may be a teacher, advisor or other individual who can assess your abilities in science. Be sure to notify this individual that you are using them as a reference and that they should expect an email from the program (email domain: asking them to complete an online recommendation on your behalf.

Step 4: Complete the online application

Step 5: Submit supplemental application materials

To complete your application, submit your official and current school transcript.

Applicants will be notified by email that their application is complete.

Official transcripts should be sent via the U.S. Postal Service to the following address:

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
c/o Adam Kisailus
Department of Educational Affairs
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Elm and Carlton Streets
Buffalo, New York 14263