Program Description

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Intramural Research Training Award are established for recent college graduates who are planning to apply to graduate or professional (medical/dental/pharmacy) school. This program provides an opportunity to spend one or two years performing full-time research at the NIH.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. You must also intend to apply to graduate or professional school during your tenure in the program. Generally, applicants will have received their bachelor's degree from accredited colleges or universities in the U.S. For detailed eligibility requirements, please visit the Postbac Intramural Research Training Award page.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

To apply online, please visit the Program Application page.

For more information on the application procedure, please visit the program page.

Program Contact Information

For more information please visit our Office of Intramural Training and Education website.

For program contacts, please visit the Contact Us page. 

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