REGISTRATION OPEN FOR PELOTONIA 13
Anyone wanting to participate in Pelotonia 13 as a rider, virtual rider or volunteer should visit http://pelotonia.org/register/ and sign up for this year’s tour, to be held Aug. 9-11. Riders may choose from among routes of varying distances, with the longest extending from Columbus to Gambier, Ohio – home to Kenyon College. There also will be second-day return routes for those who wish to ride even farther.
The Pelotonia website above offers details and online forms for registering as an adult (16 or older), as a minor (those of age 14 or 15 may ride the 25- or 50-mile routes), as a virtual rider or as a volunteer.
Riders must agree to raise the amount of funds specified for their chosen route. Thanks to generous event sponsors, all money raised by riders, virtual riders and donors will go directly to cancer research at the OSUCCC – James.
Pelotonia 12 attracted 6,212 riders from 43 states and three countries, as well as 3,141 virtual riders and more than 2,000 volunteers. The event raised a record $16.87 million, bringing the four-year total for Pelotonia to more than $42 million. Questions? Contact Karl Koon, director of development/Pelotonia at the OSUCCC – James, at email@example.com.
APPLY NOW FOR PELOTONIA POST-DOC FELLOWSHIPS
The Pelotonia Fellowship Program at Ohio State provides two-year research fellowships to promising postdoctoral candidates from any discipline – from the traditional sciences to such fields as history, business, engineering and humanities – who want to help cure cancer. These fellowships pay a competitive annual stipend based on National Institutes of Health (NIH) guidelines for postdoctoral fellows. Applications are scored on:
Applications are due three times per year. For more information, including eligibility guidelines and an application, visit http://cancer.osu.edu/go/pelotoniafellowship or send an email to Jeffrey.Mason@osumc.edu.
- Applicant strengths and research potential (emphasis is given to clinical fellows and to applicants who received their doctorate within the past year and will be new to Ohio State, or who have been at the University less than one year, and who have the potential to become independent scientists);
- Mentor/adviser qualifications and training record;
- Innovativeness and impact of the project on cancer research.