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

 

NIH Academy Fellows ProgramNIH Academy Certificate ProgramNIH 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 2, 2017 August 2, 2017 June 16, 2017
Applications accepted year-round
Notification Date September 1, 2017 September 1, 2017 July 25, 2017 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 27, 2017 - May 16, 2018
September 27, 2017 - May 16, 2018
September 14, 2017 - September 13, 2018
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 student 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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