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Cancer Program | Application Information


Cancer Biology & Therapeutics is designed for researchers, physicians, and clinicians either working in a research environment or interested in developing their research skills and practical knowledge at the faculty level (or equivalent). Candidates holding an MD, PhD, MBBS, DMD, DDS, PharmD, DNP, or equivalent degree are eligible to apply. Candidates with a Master's degree will be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis.


Applicants must hold an MD, PhD, MBBS, DMD, DDS, PharmD, DNP, or equivalent degree.  We will consider applications from candidates with a Master's degree on a case-by-case basis.

The following documents are required to apply for the program:

  • Online Application
  • Current Curriculum Vitae / Résumé
  • Letter of Recommendation (from a department / division head, director, chair or supervisor)

Applicants should have their updated CV or résumé, personal statement and letter of recommendation ready to attach to the application.  Only completed applications will be considered for acceptance.


The Dubai Harvard Foundation for Medical Research (DHFMR) will offer a limited number of full and partial scholarships to qualified participants from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Middle East North Africa (MENA).  These Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit and conditions stipulated by the sponsor. When applying for a scholarship, candidates should indicate in their scholarship statement why they merit consideration for support. Please go to our scholarship page for more information.

The scholarship deadline is Thursday, June 1, 2017.


Harvard Medical School will provide tuition reduction to candidates of high merit who are citizens and currently residents in low-to-middle-income countries (as defined by the Word Bank).

NOTE: Please read the "Payment and Registration Terms" before applying.