Thank you for your interest! Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2022-2024 cohort.

TNT offers 4 funded and 4 unfunded positions each year. Currently, we are offering an additional funded position for 2023-2024. For details of funding levels per NIH guidelines, please see this link.

Please submit all applications to

Applicant Qualifications

  • Has met the admission standards for the Ph.D. program of their proposed mentor, or have earned their Ph.D.
  • 2 pre-doctoral and 2 post-doctoral trainees (funded) and 2 pre-doctoral and 2 post-doctoral trainees (unfunded) will be admitted each year
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to be eligible for a funded position

Application Requirements

  • A nominating letter from their research mentor
  • Two additional letters of support
  • NIH formatted biosketch
  • Research proposal (1 page), including identification of a research mentor and proposal of possible clinical mentors
  • Attestation of ability to participate in weekly CENT seminars and all required coursework
  • Statement of career goals related to translational neurotechnology (1 page)
  • Pre-Doctoral Trainees: Eligible students from Bioengineering, Neuroscience, Intedepartmental Program (NSIDP), Electrical and Computer Engineering, Psychology, Neurobiology, and Computational Medicine or other departments with adjacent fields or focus
  • Post-Doctoral Trainees: Must be able to commit to completing the full two year training program

For questions regarding the TNT program or application, please contact TNT,