NIH

SITE Program Eligibility

To apply to SITE, students must:

  • Be enrolled in a health-related professional or doctoral program at Penn State
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident (per National Institutes of Health Policy)
  • Be able to commit to all course and research training requirements of the program
  • Have the support of the primary research mentor
  • Have research or career interests in clinical and translational science

Additional Requirements: 

  • Medical students must have a defined Medical Student Research (MSR) project and MSR advisor
  • Doctoral students must be actively engaged in research under the direction of an advisor or have completed a research project within the last semester (i.e. lab rotation project)