Pipelines into Quantitative Aging Research Summer Program

Applicants to the Pipelines into Quantitative Aging Research Summer Program must be:

  • US citizens or non-citizen permanent residents
  • Members of a underrepresented group, as defined by the NIH* 
  • Current undergraduates or recent college graduates
  • Passionate about quantitative fields (e.g., Biostatistics, Statistics, Epidemiology, Computer/ Data Science, Math); please be sure to tell us about this in your personal statement!
  • Interested in aging related research (e.g., Alzheimer’s disease Dementia, socioeconomic status); no experience in aging is required.


*A. Individuals from racial and ethnic groups that have been shown by the National Science Foundation to be underrepresented in health-related sciences on a national basis. The following racial and ethnic groups have been shown to be underrepresented in biomedical research: African Americans, Latinos/Latinxs, American Indians or Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders. For more information on racial and ethnic categories and definitions, see NOT-OD-15-089.

B. Individuals with disabilities, who are defined as those with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, as described in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended

C. Individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, defined as:

  • Individuals who come from a family with an annual income below established low-income thresholds. 
  • Individuals who come from an educational environment such as that found in certain rural or inner-city environments that has demonstrably and directly inhibited the individual from obtaining the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to develop and participate in a research career.

Visit the NIH website to view the institutes' statement and definition of  underrepresented groups. 

Contact Us 

If you have any questions about the program, please contact the program coordinator at gph.pipelines@nyu.edu.

The Pipelines into Quantitative Aging Research (PQAR) Summer Program is funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) grant R25AG06793101.