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Graduate Partnerships Program

GPP Application Center

Welcome to the NIH/OITE Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP) Application Center. The GPP Application Center is the entry point for two online forms used to bring PhD graduate students to the NIH Intramural Research Program for dissertation research.

Registration Form – open year-round for submission

  • used by PhD graduate students that are creating an Individual Partnership agreement between the NIH and their PhD graduate program; registration for the Individual Partnership pathway of admission
  • used by PhD graduate students that have recently matriculated into an NIH-University Institutional Partnership that did not require the GPP application for admission consideration; registration form for matriculants

Application Form – specific opening and closing dates for submission

  • used by students wishing to enroll in a PhD graduate program; application form requires three letters of recommendation

Through this entry point you may create, modify, and view your GPP application. To begin, create your MyGPP account by completing and submitting the Contact Information form reached via the [Create MyGPP Account] button. If you already have an account, use your login name and password to access your MyGPP Account.


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First time Graduate Partnerships Program applicant?