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GPP Institutional Partnership - Long-Form Application for Prospective PhD Students

(Updated October 1, 2014 at 10:00pm ET)

Applications for Fall 2015 Admission Being Accepted NOW!

Applicants to the NIH-University Institutional Partnerships listed below must submit the GPP Application for Institutional Partnerships by MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2014 at 11:59pm ET in order to receive full admission consideration, unless otherwise noted. References must submit their letters of recommendation no later than MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2014 at 11:59pm ET. Failure to submit all required documents by the specified deadlines may adversely affect your application to the NIH/OITE Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP). To start your application, visit the GPP Application Center.

Eligibility Requirements

You must be a US citizen or US permanent resident, no exceptions. Matriculants must provide official transcripts for each university attended and must have been awarded at least a bachelor's degree by the matriculation date.

University Application Requirements

Several partnerships require the UNIVERSITY application to be submitted by the UNIVERSITY deadline to receive full admission consideration. Please review notes about the university applications / deadlines provided below.

NIH-University PartnershipUniversity Application Deadlines
Boston University - Bioinformatics Boston University application is due by Monday, December 1, 2014.
Brown University - Neuroscience

Applicants having interest only in the Brown-NIH Neuroscience GPP must submit all application materials to NIH by December 1, 2014, specifying the Brown-NIH program. After interviews, selected applicants will be invited to submit a formal application to Brown.

Applicants wishing to receive full consideration for both the Brown and the Brown-NIH programs should submit all application materials to Brown and NIH by December 1, 2014.

George Washington University - Biomedical Sciences GWU application is due by December 1, 2014 for all materials. Participating GU PhD Programs: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Tumor Biology
(Updated December 21, 2014)
Georgetown University - Biomedical Sciences GU application is due by December 1, 2014 for all materials.
Johns Hopkins University - Cell, Molecular, Developmental Biology & Biophysics JHU application is not needed for admission consideration into this NIH-JHU partnership.
Consortia of Universities - Intramural MD/PhD Partnership See MD/PhD partnership Web Site for details
Consortia of Universities - Molecular Pathology / NCI Review of applications begins October 8, 2014.
Consortia of Universities - Nursing and Biobehavioral Research / NINR Applicants must already be enrolled in a PhD program in Nursing; therefore, no university application is required.
Karolinska Institutet (Sweden) - Neuroscience Direction application to the Karolinska is not required for admission.
University College London (England) - Neuroscience / NIMH External Link Direct application to the UCL is not required for admission.
University of Oxford (England) / University of Cambridge (England) Direct application to Oxford or Cambridge is not required for admission.