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Graduate Student Training Program

Fellow Recruitment

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The Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP) provides graduate students the opportunity to conduct all or part of their dissertation research in the resource-rich NIH environment. Students come to NIEHS through individual agreements negotiated between their university mentor and an investigator at NIH.

Who Is Eligible?

To apply, applicants must:

  • Be enrolled or eligible to enroll in a graduate degree program (Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent graduate degree).
  • Obtain permission from your department to perform dissertation research at NIEHS.


Starting from $46,100/year, see the Stipend Table for detail.

How to Apply

Other Training Opportunity

Open Positions

No individual open positions are advertised. Prospective trainees should apply the program through GPP Application Center.


Go to “Branches & Laboratories” to find the NIEHS investigators and their research projects.

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