Now in its 20th year, the NIH Oxford-Cambridge (OxCam) Scholars Program has grown from the first class of two students to a population of well over 100 aspiring young scientists whose interests find them involved in some of the most cutting edge biomedical research endeavors being conducted in the world.
OxCam Scholars At-a-Glance:
- OxCam Program currently has 108 PhD and MD/PhD Scholars
- OxCam Scholars are performing research in 18 NIH Institutes and Centers
- Scholars publish an average of 5 manuscripts, including 2 as first-author
- 90% of OxCam Scholars complete the doctoral degree requirements
- Average time to degree completion is 4.3 years
- There are currently 268 OxCam Program alumni
As an NIH OxCam Scholar, there are resources available to help you navigate through your doctoral training. Outlines for the expectations of each year and basic timelines will help guide you through your four years with us; From tips and tricks for selecting a mentor, to guidelines for writing your research proposal and yearly progress reports, to timelines for research and thesis writing, we want to ensure that you have a place to get the information that you need.