Apply for the NIMHD’s summer Health Disparities Research Institute
The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities is accepting applications for its Institute on Health Disparities Science, which will be held Aug. 15 through Aug. 19 in Bethesda, Md. The deadline is June 1.
The program aims to “support the development of individual research projects by promising scientists early in their careers” and “stimulate research in the disciplines supported by science on minority health and health disparities,” according to its website.
The institute will choose 60 scholars to participate for free. Note that transportation, food and lodging aren’t covered, but some need-based scholarships exist.
Here’s how applicants will be judged:
- Professional experience and educational achievements
- A letter of recommendation providing support for the candidate, including evidence of potential success in minority health and health disparities research
- A brief essay (no more than 250 words) outlining the candidate’s objectives for participation in the program
- A one-page abstract and specific aims of the candidate’s research interest area