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Comparison Table: NIH Academy, NIH Academy Enrichment Program, Postbac IRTA Program

 

NIH Academy Fellows NIH Academy Certificate NIH Academy Enrichment ProgramPostbac IRTA Program
Who can apply? Current and prospective NIH Postbac IRTAs Current and prospective NIH Postbac IRTAs Prospective NIH Postbac IRTAs See Eligibility Wizard
Application deadline August 9, 2019 August 9, 2019

Feb 26, 2019

Applications accepted year-round
Notification Date September 20, 2019 September 20, 2019

April 5, 2019

 

No set date
Requires strong interest in health disparities Yes Yes Yes No
Program places participants in research groups No No Yes No
Program Length 9 months 9  months 1 - 2 years 1- 2 years
Program Dates September 25, 2019 - May 21, 2020  September 25, 2019 - May 21, 2020 September 12, 2019 - September 11, 2020 Not fixed
NIH Academy time commitment Approx. 3 hr/wk over 10 months Approx.  35 hr total over 10 months Same commitment as either an Academy Fellow or Certificate member N/A
Additional training commitment N/A N/A Approx. 20 hr over the year N/A
Research Location Any NIH campus Any NIH campus Bethesda, MD, campus Any NIH campus
Housing Arranged by participant Arranged by participant Arranged by participant Arranged by participant
Community outreach project Yes No No N/A


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