Calendar & Deadlines
The application cycle for 2020 is closed. The application cycle for 2021 will open in Autumn 2020.
Class of 2020
Application Deadline - JANUARY 6, 2020
Monday, January 6, 2020, Application must be received by 5:00 PM EST (USA)
Your complete application package must be received by the TOPS team no later than 5:00 PM EST (USA) on Monday, January 6, 2020. Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted. For complete details on eligibility requirements, required application materials, and submission instructions, see "How to Apply."
Applicants Will Be Notified of Admission Decision
By Friday, January 31, 2020
The TOPS Program will send out letters notifying applicants of the TOPS Committee's admission decision. If you receive an acceptance letter, you will have until February 11, 2020, to decide whether or not you will accept the offer. If you accept, you must apply for the HSPH's Summer Program in Clinical Effectiveness by their deadline.
Notification Deadline AND HSPH Deadline
Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 5:00 PM EST (USA)
Accepted fellows must do two things: (1) notify the TOPS Program of their decision to accept or decline our offer to be a TOPS Postdoctoral Fellow by 5:00 PM EST (USA) on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, and (2) provide proof that you have submitted your application for the HSPH's Summer Program in Clinical Effectiveness.
Fellowship Start Date
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
The fellowship officially starts! Accepted fellows will begin their postdoctoral training fellowship.