How to Apply

1. Eligibility Requirements
To be eligible to participate in a PRIDE Summer Institute Training Program, you must:

  • Be a research-oriented junior-level faculty member holding a doctoral degree, such as a PhD, MD, DO, DVM, or transitioning post-doctorate trainee
  • Have a background that is underrepresented in the biomedical or health sciences (
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States
  • Have a research focus that is centered on heart, lung, blood, or sleep disorders research; health disparities research relevant to heart, lung, blood, or sleep disorders; or relevant research methodologies and approaches specific to these areas
  • Career tracking for up to ten years after training is completed
  • Has not attended a previous PRIDE/SIPID cohort

Transitioning means that you have or will have received a formal faculty appointment by the time the Summer Institute Program convenes.

2. Complete and submit the PRIDE Pre-Application
You will need to submit a copy of your CV and/or biosketch. If, you need the eligibility criteria for PRIDE participation we will ask for a full PRIDE Application Form that includes:

  • Two letters of reference (one from your Department Chair)
  • Separate 1-page summaries of:
    • Your educational and research background
    • Your research interests
    • Additional site specific requests

    Your application will be forwarded to the appropriate program site for review. You will be notified of its status upon review. If you do not meet the eligibility criteria for PRIDE participation, we will let you know within two weeks of receiving your pre-application. If you are not sure of your eligibility go ahead and complete the pre-application and we will get back to you.

    PRIDE is no longer accepting applications for Summer 2017. Please check back for future dates.

    For further information, email the PRIDE Coordination Core, or directly contact the Summer Institute Training Program of your choice.


PRIDE Coordination Core
Washington University in St. Louis
Division of Biostatistics
660 South Euclid Avenue, Box 8067
St. Louis, MO 63110






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