RADM Helena O. Mishoe Fellowship

December 4, 2023

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has established the Helena Mishoe Fellowship to identify research potential and offers opportunities for post baccalaureate individuals in research groups in the Division of Intramural Research (DIR). Selected individuals will join this cohort based program to receive training in basic, translational, and clinical research. Individuals must have a specific intention to further pursue an advanced degree after training (MD, PhD, or MD/PhD).

The purpose of the Mishoe Fellowship is to enhance career opportunities in biomedical sciences for post baccalaureate individuals, who are planning to apply to graduate or professional (medical/dental/veterinary/pharmacy) school with a career goal of becoming a doctorally-trained scientist or physician-scientist.


  • Recently completed or will complete a bachelor’s degree by the summer of selection,
  • Must have completed academic training in course work relevant to biomedical, behavioral or statistical research,
  • Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.3 or better on a 4.0 scale, or 4.3 or better on a 5.0 scale
  • Be U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

*An official transcript will be required if individual is selected for an interview.

Applicant Information

Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on December 4th, 2023. Reference letters are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on December 11th, 2023. Applicants must meet both the Postbac IRTA and Mishoe program eligibility criteria.

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