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Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) Program

bullet Program Description
The Postbaccalaureate IRTA program and the National Cancer Institute's CRTA program provide opportunities for recent college graduates to spend a year engaged in biomedical research at the NIH.  U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have received a bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university and who have held the degree for less than two years are eligible to apply. For more information, click here.

bullet On-line Application
Before applying, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

bullet Modify Existing Application or Check Reference Letters

bullet Writing Successful Applications for Biomedical Research Training Programs
Advice from the NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education

bullet NIH Annual Research Reports
Find a scientist working on research that interests you.

bullet Program Coordinators

bullet Postbac Handbook (9/07) [PDF, 1.04 MB]

bullet Postbaccalaureate IRTA Committee Web site
Information about the Postbaccalaureate IRTA experience and the NIH community

bullet 2007 Postbaccalaureate Research Festival Program
Information on the 219 posters presented by Postbaccalaureate and Technical IRTAs in May 2007 [PDF, 377 KB]

bullet Question?
Questions about the Postbaccalaureate IRTA program? Click here.

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