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OHSU Neuroscience Post-Baccalaureate Initiative (NPBI)

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The OHSU Neuroscience Post-Baccalaureate Initiative (NPBI) is a one-year research opportunity for recent college graduates. The program is a collaborative effort between the Department of Behavioral Neuroscience, Vollum Institute, and OHSU Research & Innovation, and is aimed at providing sustained research experience and skills development for individuals from underrepresented backgrounds. Scholars accepted as part of this competitive training opportunity will receive a mentored research experience as well as tailored support around academic and professional development.

Individuals who are eligible to apply must meet all four of the following criteria:

1) Recent graduate from a 4-year college with no more than 36 months since graduation (graduating seniors are encouraged to apply)

2) Identify as an individual a historically underrepresented group in biomedical sciences. We follow the current NIH definition which includes: a) Individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, b) Individuals with disabilities, c) Individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds

3) Willing to commit?to one year neuroscience laboratory research experience

4) Interested in obtaining a graduate degree (Ph.D.) in a neuroscience-related field Who should apply?

If you have questions about whether or not you are eligible, please email us at!

Application Deadline: 3/15/2022

Participating Institution(s):
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Oregon Health & Science University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:

Behavioral Neuroscience
Cognitive Neuroscience
Post-Baccalaureate Program
Under-Represented Minorities

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Page last updated 7/21/2021
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