Graduate Partnerships Program

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Graduate Partnerships Program

The purpose of the Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP) [] is to help foster the professional development of future scientists by providing the opportunity to perform research in National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) laboratories. Graduate or medical students at accredited U.S. universities or participating foreign universities work directly with top NHGRI researchers to perform all or part of their dissertation work, an integral part of their academic training.

Eligibility for the GPP depends on whether the graduate student is enrolled in an individual partnership or an institutional partnership. Students enrolled in institutional partnerships must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Students enrolled in individual partnerships can be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or foreign nationals currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program.

Application information can be found at:

For more information, please contact the GPP office directly at:

Graduate Partnerships Program
Office of Intramural Training & Education
National Institutes of Health - DHHS
2 Center Drive: Building 2 / Room 2E06
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-0234

Phone: 301-594-9605
Fax: 301-594-9606

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Last Updated: March 13, 2012