Technical Intramural Research Training Award

These fellowships are designed to produce a cadre of highly trained support professionals capable of performing the latest advanced techniques in a research laboratory.

Sponsor: National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH

Applications for this program are accepted throughout the calendar year. In addition to the developmental experiences afforded to participants in the laboratory, additional training at accredited institutions, as well as through the Foundation for the Advanced Education in the Sciences, is available.

To be eligible for this program, candidates must have graduated from an accredited American college or university with a bachelor's or master's degree; they must also be United States citizens or permanent residents. The initial fellowship award is for two years and can be extended to a maximum of three years. Tech-IRTA fellowships do not carry a service payback obligation.

How to Apply

All applications for the Technical Intramural Research Training Award are handled centrally by the NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education. Please visit their Web site, at Technical IRTA Fellowship Program, to learn more about this program and submit an online application.