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Predoctoral or Medical Students

Individual Awards

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual M.D./Ph.D. Fellows (F30)

Provides combined medical school and predoctoral Ph.D. support for a maximum of 6 years, annual stipend, funds for tuition/fees, research supplies, equipment, travel and related items. Funding Announcement.

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral Fellows (F31)

Provides up to 5 years of support toward a research doctoral degree (Ph.D., D.Sc.), annual stipend, funds for tuition/fees, research supplies, equipment, travel and related items. Funding Announcement.

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Predoctoral Fellows to Promote Diversity in Health Related Research (F31)

Provides up to 5 years of support to individuals from underrepresented groups (including individuals from racial/ethnic groups, with disabilities or from disadvantaged backgrounds) toward a research doctoral degree or combined professional doctoral/research degree (M.D./Ph.D.). Funding Announcement.

Drug Abuse Dissertation Research:  Epidemiology, Prevention, Treatment, Services and/or Women and Sex/Gender Differences (R36)

Provides up to 2 years support for drug abuse doctoral dissertation research. Funding Announcement.

Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research

Administrative supplements to help increase the numbers of underrepresented scientists in biomedical and behavioral research. Funding is provided to existing NIH research grants to support underrepresented scientists who want to pursue a career in the biomedical or behavioral research sciences. The program supports individuals at the high school, undergraduate, predoctoral (graduate), postdoctoral, and investigator levels. More information. Funding Announcement.

Institutional Awards

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Institutional Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Traineeships (T32)

NIDA supports predoctoral and postdoctoral students through institutional training sites across the country. Applications for these positions need to go directly to the training sites’ program directors. A list of training sites and brief program descriptions are available here. Funding Announcement.

Jointly Sponsored Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Institutional Predoctoral Training Program in the Neurosciences (T32)

Provides broad and fundamental predoctoral research training in the neurosciences via institutional training grants supported by multiple NIH neuroscience institutes. Trainees appointed to these training grants are financially supported for either one or two years, during the first 2 years of their graduate research training. Applications for these positions need to go directly to the training sites’ program directors. Funding Announcement.

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