Academics & Research

Immunology, Inflammation, & Infectious Disease (3i) Initiative

Immunology Training Grant

We are pleased to announce that we are accepting applications from graduate students for the Immunology Training Grant (ITG). The Training Grant will provide support for one year, with the ability to renew for a second year of support. We will be appointing 2 graduate student trainees this year. Some of the features of the training program include support for mentored research, a clinical immunology rotation at ARUP, training in data analysis and publishing, grant writing and career planning, mentored preparation and submission of F award proposal or equivalent, lunch talks with the other trainees and their mentors, yearly presentation of data to the immunology community and partial support for travel to scientific meetings to present research findings.  


Required components of the application include:


(1) a 3-page summary of the proposed research project, including the specific aims of the proposed research, its significance, and preliminary results (if available); 

(2) a CV with a list of educational experiences and publications; 

(3) a one page outline of the candidate’s career goals; 

(4) transcripts of graduate/medical course grades and GRE scores; and 

(5) three letters of recommendation, including one from the training mentor. 


Applications in all areas of immunology, including inflammation, host responses to pathogens, tumor immunology, transplant immunology, neuroimmunology, etc. will be considered. Applicants must successfully complete their departmental preliminary examination prior to being appointed to the training program.


Please have all materials submitted to Matt Williams ( by April 15, 2019. Questions about the training program may directed to Drs. Evavold ( or Williams (




Brian Evavold and Matt Williams

ITG Program Directors