MENTORSHIP AND CAPACITY BUILDING
A minimum of 170 fully functional comprehensive cancer treatment centres are needed to manage cancer effectively, Nigeria currently has only 8 cancer centres with a radiotherapy device. In addition to this infrastructural challenge is the chronic shortage of oncology professionals.
We at CCIN are working towards grooming a new generation of these professionals. Our mentorship program will help young scientists and clinicians to connect with senior Nigerian colleagues who can guide them through the rigorous process of applying and securing MSc, PhD or clinical positions in both local and world leading institutions.
Join our #payitforward movement.
MENTOR REGISTRATION FORM
Ready to #payitforward?
Please Kindly provide your details and let us know if you will like to be a mentor.
Please note that we are mostly interested in scientists with proven training or experience in either clinical or basic oncology/biomedicine to be a mentor.
MENTEE APPLICATION FORM
Do you see yourself leading the fight against cancer in Nigeria scientifically and in other ways?
Tap from the experience of Nigerian scientists and clinicians who have gone ahead of you in the field of oncology.
All mentors are serial scholarship winners with international exposure.
To be eligible for mentoring, you will need to;
1. Have an outstanding academic record in any life science program in Nigeria.
2. Have a Masters degree in life sciences from abroad or at a top African/Nigerian University.
3. Be highly motivated to pursue a career in oncology.
4. Be committed to contributing to the cancer research field in Nigeria long-term.
Registration for this cohort is now over, successful applicants will be notified after the interview process.
need help with your scholarship application?
Send us an email stating as clearly as possible your needs and a mentor will respond to your request.
We ask that you send your request well ahead in time so that we can provide a thorough review