A mentor must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for approval:

  • A long-standing track record of successful, independent research.
  • Must have already obtained their own funding (i.e, R01).
  • Successful record of mentoring trainees in academic careers.
  • Time to dedicate to a mentee.
  • Desire to be a mentor and willingness to write a letter of support.

A mentor may be approved only after the program director has received and reviewed the mentor's Biosketch, Other Support Form and Trainee Table.

For more details and program specific requirements see http://crtc.wustl.edu.