How to Apply

PRIDE is a consortium of NHLBI-funded Summer Institute Training Programs for Junior Faculty.
  • Each Summer Institute Training Program has the common goal of increasing the diversity among individuals who are engaged in health-related research
  • Each Summer Institute Program has a unique, specialized research focus, as described below under Summer Institute Training Programs.
  • Eligible individuals are encouraged to apply to the Summer Institute Program in your area of interest
Who is Eligible?
  • Be a research-oriented junior-level faculty member or transitioning post-doctorate trainee.
  • Be from a minority group that is under-represented 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, and sleep disorders research; health disparities research relevant to heart, lung, blood, and sleep disorders; or relevant research methodologies and approaches specific to these areas.
General Program Structure
  • All expenses paid for up to 3-week Summer Institute Training Program for two consecutive summers
  • Year-long mentoring experience with recognized experts in the field
  • Didactic course-work and hands-on practical training
  • Specific training and coaching in grant-writing skills
  • Annual Conference in Bethesda, Maryland
Summer Institute Training Programs

  • PRIDE Coordination Core (PRIDE-CC)
    • Location: Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
    • PI: Treva K. Rice, PhD
    Application Procedure
    • Complete and submit the PRIDE Pre-Application Form
    • Eligible applicants will be asked to complete the full application
      • Full application includes current CV, letters of reference, and additional information such as educational and research background
    • 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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