Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grant (Parent T32) supports eligible, domestic institutions to enhance predoctoral and postdoctoral research training, including short-term research training, and help ensure that a diverse and highly trained workforce is available to meet the needs of the Nation’s biomedical, behavioral, and clinical research agenda

Ruth L. Kirschstein-National Research Service Award (NRSA) Maximizing Access to Research Careers Undergraduate – Student Training in Academic Research (MARC U-STAR) (T34) MARC U-STAR program provides structured training programs to prepare high-achieving, underrepresented students for doctoral programs in biomedical research fields

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowships (Parent F31) enables promising predoctoral students to obtain individualized, mentored research training from outstanding faculty sponsors while conducting dissertation research in scientific health-related fields relevant to the missions of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowships (Parent F32) enhances the research training of promising postdoctoral candidates who have the potential to become productive, independent investigators in scientific health-related research fields relevant to the missions of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers

NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00) facilitates a timely transition of outstanding postdoctoral researchers with a research and/or clinical doctorate degree from mentored, postdoctoral research positions to independent, tenure-track or equivalent faculty positions

Research Education: Bridges to the Doctorate (R25) provides educational activities to Master’s level students to increase transition to and completion of Ph.D.’s in biomedical sciences

Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) (R25) supports educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce

Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) (R25) The NIGMS R25 program supports educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce and it encourages the development of creative educational activities with a primary focus on research experiences, courses for skills development and mentoring activities

Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT) (R25) – supports educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs. Activities with a primary focus on courses for skills development, structured mentoring activities, and outreach programs are encouraged

Administrative Supplements to National Institute of General Medicine Sciences (NIGMS) Predoctoral Training Grants 

Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Admin Supp) – Funds that are available, for specific types of research grants listed in the solicitation, for administrative supplements to improve the diversity of the research workforce by recruiting and supporting students, postdoctorates, and eligible investigators from groups that have been shown to be underrepresented in health-related research. This supplement opportunity is also available to PD(s)/PI(s) of research grants who are or become disabled and need additional support to accommodate their disability in order to continue to work on the research project

Research Supplements to Promote Re-Entry into Biomedical and Behavioral Research Careers (Admin Supp) – Funds that are administrative supplements to research grants to support individuals with high potential to re-enter an active research career after an interruption for family responsibilities or other qualifying circumstances; to encourage such individuals to re-enter research careers within the missions of all the program areas of NIH; and to support full-time or part-time research by these individuals to update their existing research skills and knowledge

Ready to apply?