Eligibility & Application


Typically, new trainees will be entering their second or third year of their Ph.D. program, but students at other points in their programs may be considered

  • Be enrolled in one of the two affiliated training programs (Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program or Clinical Health Psychology).
  • Have successfully completed two semesters of coursework in their home program, maintained at least a B average in their coursework, and otherwise be in good standing in their graduate program.
  • Have been accepted into a BMS or CHP Program Faculty Laboratory for dissertation research (see website for mentor directory). To inquire about participating faculty or to become a mentor, please contact Drs. Jada Lewis (lewis@ufl.edu) or Jen Bizon (bizonj@ufl.edu).
  • Intend to conduct dissertation research focused on Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias.
  • Be otherwise T32-eligible by NIH rules (e.g., U.S. citizen or green card holder).
  • Be willing to complete all requirements of the ADRD Training Program.
Individuals accepted into this training program must complete the following courses either before joining or while a member of the program:

NEW (Fall): Comprehensive perspectives on ADRD
Grant Writing (GMS 5905 or equivalent)
Statistics & Experimental Design (PHC6050, STA6166 or CLP 6527)
Research Ethics (GMS 7877 or equivalent)
Seminar (GMS 6792 or equivalent)


Trainee Application

This is the online application to apply for the Alzheimer’s T32 Training Program.

trainee application

Faculty Letter Submission

Follow the link below if you are submitting a letter of support on behalf of a trainee.

faculty recommendation