For mentors of applicants

When discussing this career development opportunity with your associates, please keep in mind that applicants with the same mentor are eligible to apply. However, no more than ONE participant from a specific mentor will be selected.

As part of your support to your associate who is applying for TRTH, the following is required from you:

  • The applicant’s mentor must be a member of EHA and/or ASH at the time of the Letter of Intent submission
  • Supervision and mentorship to be provided to the applicant during the TRTH award year
  • Please have your associate write their own project proposal. You are free to mentor them, but do not rewrite their proposal.
  • Should the applicant be invited to submit a full application, the mentor is required to submit several documents in support.
  • The mentor should describe the applicant’s abilities and likelihood to succeed in pursuing an academic career in translational research. The mentor must also indicate and detail his/her:
  1. Qualifications within the applicant’s research area, describing your previous experience in research training.
  2. Commitment to providing a productive environment for the applicant to pursue the project.
  3. Indication of why/how TRTH will be beneficial to the applicant.
  4. Mentor's biosketch/CV (2-page limit) will be required, including complete contact information, present position, training (including training in clinical and or translational research), publications, and other relevant information. The mentor’s documents will be evaluated based on the following: mentor’s personal qualifications, productivity and research support, as evidenced by the mentor’s CV/biosketch, mentoring experience and plans for mentoring and enhancing the career development of the applicant, environment for conducting the proposed research, past history of the mentor working with the participant, the quality of that interaction may be included in the consideration of the mentoring plan.