We are accepting applications.

Find more information on admission below. 

  • Application Requirements

    During the application process, you will be asked to input identifying information into a form and upload documents for review. To prepare to submit your application for the Introduction to Clinical Research Training (ICRT)–Japan program, please have the following available to upload to Cvent:

    Updated contact information and credentials: This information is required for the online application.

    • Curriculum vitae/Résumé/List of awards or publications: Applicants are prompted to either upload their CV or resume (.doc, .pdf).
    • A 500 – 1000 word Personal Statement explaining why you would like to be considered for the GCSRT program. Your statement should include a brief description of your background, your area of professional interest, how this course will impact your career as well as the institution and country where you work.
    • A letter of recommendation from a department/division head/director/chair or supervisor:The letter should address your suitability for the program and support your attendance at the workshops.

    Many applicants find the process easier to complete on a desktop or laptop computer due to the length of the required personal statements and the required document upload.

  • Tuition Fees

    Tuition Fees

    Standard tuition: $6,000

    The full cost of attendance for each participant will vary based on airfare, accommodations, meals and educational materials.

    Tuition Assistance

    Scholarship Application Deadline: December 19, 2018, 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST)

    All scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit and eligibility. Applications for scholarships should include a personal statement, indicating how candidates will benefit from scholarship support for their participation in the Introduction to Clinical Research Training program.

  • Payment Methods & Refunds

    1. Credit Card (Preferred)
    Credit card payments are accepted through your application/registration account. Please refer to your tuition invoice for complete payment details.

    2. Wire transfer

    Reference "HMS ICRT - student last name"–in the memo section of the wire.

    Please wire funds in US dollars to:

    Bank Name: Bank of America
    Bank Address: 100 Federal Street, Boston, MA 02110
    WIRE ABA#: 026009593
    SWIFT Code: BOFAUS3N
    Account Name: President and Fellows of Harvard College
    Account #: 9372639404
    (Reference "HMS ICRT - student last name")

    Please inquire with your bank about any fees associated with sending a wire transfer, including any fees from an intermediary bank. Applicants are responsible for all associated wire transfer fees and should increase the total amount transferred to cover tuition and fees in full.

    3. Make check payable to Harvard Medical School

    Mail to this address:

    Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Program
    Postgraduate Medical Education
    Harvard Medical School
    4 Blackfan Circle, 4th Floor
    Boston, MA 02115

    4. Cash payment is not accepted

    Email confirmation will be sent to you upon receipt of your paid registration. Please provide the email address that you check frequently.

    Refunds

    We regret that we are unable to provide refunds should an applicant register then be unable to attend the program. A full refund will be given should the program be canceled due to insufficient enrollment. Notification of cancellation will be provided at least 30 days prior to the program’s start date.

  • Notice of Admittance

    We will acknowledge receipt of all registrations and maintain all registration information in strict confidence. Students can expect to hear a decision on their application within four to six weeks from the date all application materials were submitted.

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