[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 135 (Monday, July 15, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 42090-42091]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-16887]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

National Institutes of Health


Submission for OMB Review; 30-day Comment Request; NIH Office of 
Intramural Training & Education Application

SUMMARY: Under the provisions of 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. This 
proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal 
Register on March 24, 2013, page 17935-17936 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. 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.
    Direct Comments to OMB: 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: NIH Desk Officer.
    Comment Due Date: Comments regarding this information collection 
are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30-days 
of the date of this publication.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To obtain a copy of the data 
collection plans and instruments or request more information on the 
proposed project contact: Dr. Patricia Wagner; Director of Admissions & 
Registrar; Office of Intramural Training & Education; National 
Institutes of Health; 2 Center Drive: Building 2/Room 2E06; Bethesda, 
Maryland 20892-0234; or call 240-476-3619 or Email your request, 
including your address to: wagnerpa@od.nih.gov. Formal requests for 
additional plans and

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instruments must be requested in writing.
    Proposed Collection: NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education 
Application, 0925-0299 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 post-doctoral educational 
level individuals into the National Institutes of Health Intramural 
Research Program (NIH-IRP) to facilitate develop 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 include key areas such as: Personal information, 
eligibility criteria, contact information, 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, future networking contact, 
travel information, as well as feedback questions about interviews and 
application submission experiences. Sensitive data collected on the 
applicants, race, gender, ethnicity, disability, 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 committee 
for admission consideration; optional to submit.
    OMB approval is requested for 3 years. There are no costs to 
respondents other than their time. The total estimated annualized 
burden hours are 18,354.00.

                                        Estimated Annualized Burden Hours
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                                                                     Estimated
                                                     Estimated       number of       Estimated       Estimated
               Type of respondent                    number of       responses     total annual    total annual
                                                    respondents    annually per    burden hours    burden hours
                                                                    respondent
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Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research         6,820.0             1.0             1.0        6,820.00
 (SIP)..........................................
Biomedical Engineering Summer Internship Program            80.0             1.0             1.0           80.00
 (BESIP)........................................
Post-baccalaureate Training Program (PBT).......         1,885.0             1.0             1.0        1,885.00
Community College Summer Enrichment Program                100.0             1.0             1.0          100.00
 (CCSEP)........................................
Technical Training Program (PBT)................           115.0             1.0             1.0          115.00
Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP)--Application           250.0             1.0             1.0          250.00
 (Select Institutional Partnerships)............
Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP)--                      140.0             1.0             1.0          140.00
 Registration (Select Institutional Partnerships
 + Individual Partnership)......................
National Graduate Student Research Conference              800.0             1.0             1.0          800.00
 (NGSRC)........................................
Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP)........           200.0             1.0             1.0          200.00
Alumni Database.................................         1,900.0             1.0             1.0        1,900.00
UGSP--Certificate of Eligibility (Completed by             200.0             1.0            3/60           10.00
 Applicant).....................................
UGSP--Certificate of Eligibility (Completed by             200.0             1.0           15/60           50.00
 University Staff)..............................
UGSP--Deferment Form (Completed by Applicant)...            40.0             1.0            3/60            2.00
UGSP--Deferment Form (Completed by University               40.0             1.0           15/60           10.00
 Staff).........................................
Reference Recommendation Letters for All                23,235.0             1.0           15/60        5,808.75
 Programs.......................................
Survey--Race-Ethnicity-Gender-Birth Year (25%            3,073.0             1.0            3/60          153.65
 Response Rate).................................
Survey--Time to Complete Application Form (4%              492.0             1.0            3/60           24.60
 Response Rate).................................
Survey--GPP Interview Experience (60% Response              30.0             1.0           10/60             5.0
 Rate)..........................................
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    Totals......................................        39,600.0             N/A             N/A       18,354.00
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    Dated: July 1, 2013.
Richard Wyatt,
Executive Director, Office of Intramural Research, OD, National 
Institutes of Health.
[FR Doc. 2013-16887 Filed 7-12-13; 8:45 am]
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