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NIH Postbaccalaureate Enrichment Program (OITE-PEP) - 2023 Application

(Formerly Known As: NIH Academy Enrichment Program (NAEP))
OMB Clearance Number: 0925-0299
Expiration Date: 31-May-2024

This application is solely for consideration to the NIH Postbaccalaureate Enrichment Program (PEP) - current NIH Postbacs are not eligible.

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In your letter of interest, please discuss the following items:
~ Why are you applying to the OITE-PEP? Discuss your career goals and how your participation in OITE-PEP will prepare you to achieve those goals.
~ How has your unique life experience shaped your goals for the future? Write about hardships that you have had to overcome and challenges you see yourself facing in the future. For example, highlight if you are a first generation college student, if you have experienced financial or educational hardships, or if your past or current circumstances have prevented you to pursue research opportunities.
~ What are your values regarding diversity, inclusion and equity? How do you think diversity benefits science? You may discuss your commitment to enhancing diversity and fostering inclusion.
Collection of this information is authorized by The Public Health Service Act, Section 410 (42 USC 285). Rights of participants are protected by The Privacy Act of 1974. Participation is voluntary, and there are no penalties for not participating or withdrawing from the study at any time. The information collected in this study will be kept private to the extent provided by law. Names and other identifiers will not appear in any report of the study. Information provided will be combined for all participants and reported as summaries.
Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 15 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden, to: NIH, Project Clearance Branch, 6705 Rockledge Drive, MSC 7974, Bethesda, MD 20892-7974, ATTN: PRA (0925-0299). Do not return the completed form to this address.