Training Application

Children’s Cancer Institute (CCI) - American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC)

Training grant application

Dear applicant

You are about to fill out a training grant application. This application is for grant approval only. After submitting your training grant application on the website, it will be reviewed for approval. You will be notified via email regarding the status of your application.

If your grant application is approved, we will put you in contact with the training center you selected to apply for the training program at their center, since acceptance in the training program is to be approved by the training center in which you are willing to train. 

The grant application must be submitted at least four months before the start of training.

Please fill in all the fields and attach all the needed documents. Incomplete applications will be disregarded. 

At the end of this application, you will be required to submit the following documents: 
1. A curriculum vitae (CV) describing in detail your academic background, including degrees, work experience (an outline is included in the application for guidance).

2. A letter of intent specifying your reasons for interest in the specific training opportunity (an outline is included in the application for guidance). This should include information regarding:

a. your current job role and title
b. the specific training for which the grant is requested
c. the value expected from the added training
d. future plans after completing the planned training
e. the expected impact of the planned training on your personal career as well as on cancer care in your country of residence or origin

3. Letter of support (recommendation letter) from the head of department or supervisor (in the home country), specifying the specific value expected to be gained from the training, and its expected impact on the applicant’s organization and home country (an outline is included in the application for guidance).


You can select one of the below:

  1. Short-term observership (2 to 6 weeks)
  2. Short-term training (6 weeks to 6 months). Note: a strong justification detailing the reason and need for this training is required. In addition to that, the trainee must be involved with on-hand work and not only observership.
  3. Long-term training (fellowship). 

If you are applying for long-term training (fellowship), you also need to submit two letters of reference (sent directly by the referee to POEM Group Central Office

Once you submit your application, an auto-confirmation e-mail will be sent to you.

Selection for this training grant will be subject to approval by both POEM Group and the administration of the training site.

Only shortlisted applicants will be intimated about the further process of selection. 

We will get back to you within four months for the decision on approval or rejection of your application. 

If you need any help or further information, please contact our central office by e-mail 

Thank you!

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