High School and Undergraduate Students
Training at the NHLBI- Training and Career Development
Training and career development opportunities at the NHLBI in Bethesda, Maryland cover a broad spectrum of disciplines for individuals at career stages ranging from high school students, graduate students, scientists, clinicians, and healthcare professionals. Click on the program names below for detailed descriptions and information on how to apply.
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NHLBI Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research
Join a NHLBI research laboratory for a minimum of ten weeks between June and August and conduct research in selected areas of investigation under the guidance of an NHLBI intramural research scientist.
Funding for Training- Training and Career Development
The NHLBI supports fellowships, research career development awards, and training/education research for those pursuing biomedical or behavioral research careers in cardiovascular, pulmonary, or hematologic health and disease, sleep disorders, or transfusion medicine, at universities and institutions across the country. Click on the program names below for detailed descriptions and information on how to apply.
Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Admin Supp)
- Admin Supp - Clinical Trial Not Allowed (PA-21-071)
Provides administrative supplements to currently active NIH research grants to enhance the diversity of the research workforce.
Short-Term Research Education Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research
- Clinical Trial Not Allowed (RFA-HL-22-012)
Supports research education activities that: (a) Complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs; (b) Enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce; (c) Help recruit individuals with specific specialty or disciplinary backgrounds to research careers in biomedical, behavioral and clinical sciences; or (d) Foster a better understanding of biomedical, behavioral and clinical research and its implications.
Summer Institute in Biostatistics
Offers a comprehensive six to seven week summer training course on biostatistics at six supported institutions using data collected in studies of heart, lung, blood, and sleep disorders.