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Submission for OMB Review; 30-Day Comment Request; NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education-Application, Registration, and Alumni Systems (Office of the Director)

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AGENCY:

National Institutes of Health, HHS.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for review and approval of the information collection listed below.

DATES:

Comments regarding this information collection are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30-days of the date of this publication.

ADDRESSES:

Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the: Office of Management and Budget, Office of Regulatory Affairs, OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov or by fax to 202-395-6974, Attention: Desk Officer for NIH.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and instruments, contact: Dr. Patricia Wagner, Program Analyst, Office of Intramural Training & Education (OITE), Office of Intramural Research (OIR), Office of the Director (OD), National Institutes of Health (NIH); 2 Center Drive: Building 2/Room 2E06; Bethesda, Maryland 20892 or call non-toll-free number 240-476-3619 or Email your request, including your address to: wagnerpa@od.nih.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on November 5, 2018, page 55374 (83 FR 55374) and allowed 60 days for public comment. One public comment was received. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.Start Printed Page 20378

The Office of the Director (OD), National Institutes of Health, may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.

In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for review and approval of the information collection listed below.

Proposed Collection: NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education—Application, Registration, and Alumni Systems Office of the Director—0925-0299, exp., date 06/30/2019-REVISION—Office of the Director (OD), National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Need and Use of Information Collection: The Office of Intramural Training & Education (OITE) administers a variety of programs and initiatives to recruit pre-college through pre-doctoral educational level individuals into the National Institutes of Health Intramural Research Program (NIH-IRP) to facilitate their development into future biomedical scientists. The proposed information collection is necessary in order to determine the eligibility and quality of potential awardees for traineeships in these programs. The applications for admission consideration solicit information including: Personal information, ability to meet eligibility criteria, contact information, university-assigned student identification number, training program selection, scientific discipline interests, educational history, standardized examination scores, reference information, resume components, employment history, employment interests, dissertation research details, letters of recommendation, financial aid history, sensitive data, and travel information, as well as feedback questions about interviews and application submission experiences. Sensitive data collected on the applicants: Race, gender, ethnicity, relatives at NIH, and recruitment method, are made available only to OITE staff members or in aggregate form to select NIH offices and are not used by the admission committees for admission consideration. In addition, information to monitor trainee placement after departure from NIH is periodically collected.

OMB approval is requested for 3 years. There are no costs to respondents other than their time. The total estimated annualized burden hours are 13,297.

Estimated Annualized Burden Hours

FormType of respondentNumber of respondentsNumber of responses per respondentAverage time/response (hours)Total annual burden hours
1High School Scientific Training & Enrichment Program—Orientation25110/604
2High School Scientific Training & Enrichment Program 2.0—Orientation25110/604
3HiSTEP & HiSTEP2—Alumni Tracking125230/60125
4Summer Internship Program—Application8,000145/606,000
5Summer Internship Program—Recommendation Letters16,000110/602,667
6Amgen Scholars at NIH—Supplemental Application535110/6089
7Amgen Scholars at NIH—Feedback20115/605
8Amgen Scholars at NIH—Alumni Tracking127130/6064
9Community College Summer Enrichment Program—Alumni Tracking158110/6026
10College-Summer Opportunities in Advanced Research—Alumni Tracking158110/6026
11Graduate-Summer Opportunities in Advanced Research—Alumni Tracking114130/6057
12Graduate Data Science Summer Program—Alumni Tracking30130/6015
13Native American Visit Week—Application15120/605
14Native American Visit Week—Recommendation Letters15110/603
15Native American Visit Week—Feedback15115/604
16Undergraduate Scholarship Program—Application125160/60125
17Undergraduate Scholarship Program—Recommendation Letters for Applicants375110/6063
18Undergraduate Scholarship Program—Exceptional Financial Need—Completed by Applicant12513/606
18Undergraduate Scholarship Program—Exceptional Financial Need—Completed by University Staff125115/6031
18Undergraduate Scholarship Program—Exceptional Financial Need Resubmission—Completed by Applicant3813/602
18Undergraduate Scholarship Program—Exceptional Financial Need Resubmission—Completed by University Staff38115/6010
19Undergraduate Scholarship Program—Scholar Contract25110/604
20Undergraduate Scholarship Program—Evaluation of Scholar Pay Back Period30115/608
21Undergraduate Scholarship Program—Renewal Application15145/6011
22Undergraduate Scholarship Program—Recommendation Letters for Renewals15110/603
23Undergraduate Scholarship Program—Deferment Form—Completed by Scholar1013/601
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23Undergraduate Scholarship Program—Deferment Form—Completed by University Staff10112/602
24Postbaccalaureate Training Program—Application2,250145/601,688
25Postbaccalaureate Training Program—Recommendation Letters6,750110/601,125
26NIH Academy—Fellow & Certificate Programs Application300115/6075
27NIH Academy—Enrichment Program Application175115/6044
28Graduate Partnerships Program—Application325160/60325
29Graduate Partnerships Program—Recommendation Letters for Application975110/60163
30Graduate Partnerships Program—Interview Experience Survey30110/605
31Graduate Partnerships Program—Registration175115/6044
32Graduate Partnerships Program—Awards Certificate75130/6038
33MyOITE—User Accounts6,00013/60300
34MyOITE—NIH Alumni500115/60125
35OITE Careers Blog—Success Stories6145/605
Totals43,85443,97913,297
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Dated: May 2, 2019.

Lawrence A. Tabak,

Principle Deputy Director, National Institutes of Health.

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[FR Doc. 2019-09517 Filed 5-8-19; 8:45 am]

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