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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 3, 2018 August 3, 2018

Feb 26, 2018

June 16, 2018

Applications accepted year-round
Notification Date August 31, 2018 August 31, 2018

March 23, 2018

July 27, 2018

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 26, 2018 - May 15, 2019 
September 26, 2018 - May 15, 2019
September 13, 2018 - September 12, 2019
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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