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Eligibility criteria

Eight research-oriented individuals from underrepresented backgrounds who are early-career faculty or transitioning postdoctoral fellows will be accepted into the OHD PRIDE program annually, through a competitive review process. OHD PRIDE has a special commitment to recruit applicants with faculty appointments at, or degrees from HBCUs.

Eligibility requirements

  • A transitioning postdoctoral fellow OR an early-career faculty members with a discernible interest in obesity research
  • An individual from a group identified by the National Science Foundation as underrepresented in the biomedical, clinical, behavioral, and social sciences (see NIH Notice NOT OD-18-210)
  • United States citizen or have permanent resident status at the time of application

Application process

The application process for the OHD PRIDE program will be managed through the Coordination Core of the NHLBI-sponsored PRIDE programs.

Applicants should complete and submit a PRIDE pre-application form (and a full application, if invited) through the PRIDE Coordination Core website.

Applications are now closed for OHD PRIDE cohort 7 (2019-20).