Application Information

Faculty are required to nominate their student. 

If you are not currently training faculty, please contact Jennifer Barton ( prior to submitting your nomination. To be eligible to mentor a trainee, the faculty member must have externally funded research. Preference will be given to NIH-supported mentors.

If you have a student that you would like to nominate, please submit:

  • A recommendation letter including a brief summary of the student's research
  • The student's current resume or CV (including undergraduate and graduate GPAs, GRE scores, start and expected completion dates of their degree, and all publications and presentations)
  • A brief biosketch of the mentoring faculty member

Student Eligibility

The Cardiovascular Biomedical Engineering training grant invites applications for fellowship positions. This is an NIH/NHLBI T32 program which provides a stipend, tuition, travel funds, and multiple training experiences to Ph.D. students. The period of appointment is July 1 to June 30. Reappointment is on a year to year basis, and may be possible for up to 3 years given outstanding research and educational progress by the trainee. To be eligible, a Ph.D. student must: 

  • Have a 3.0 or better GPA
  • Be admitted to a major in a field of engineering, physical sciences, mathematics, or related area
  • Obtain a Biomedical Engineering minor (if not major)
  • Be performing research in a cardiovascular engineering-related field 
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • Currently be a 1st or 2nd year student at time at time of initial appointment (trainees applying for reappointment may be later)
  • Not be graduating before June 30 of the following year


All materials must be sent to Andrea Anduaga ( by March 29th for consideration.  Students currently on the CVTG must be re-nominated, by their mentor, for consideration.