NIDA supports research on the biomedical and behavioral causes, consequences, prevention, and treatment of drug abuse and addiction. Learn how research is supported by reading the Introduction to Funding.
Although some international researchers receive NIDA support through a direct foreign grant, most international research is supported through a domestic grant with a foreign component, where a principal investigator from a U.S. institution works with a researcher from another country.
ALL NIDA and National Institutes of Health grant applications must be submitted electronically. Visit Submit Your Grant Application for details.
Find a Research Partner
- NIDA International Drug Abuse Research Abstract Database
A searchable database of research abstracts presented at NIDA International Program meetings by scientists from around the globe working on drug abuse and addiction research.
- NIH RePORTER
A searchable repository of NIH-funded research projects. Locate investigators, access publications, and review details such as project history, abstract, funding levels, results, or related clinical studies.
- Fellows World Map
NIDA International fellows are trained in U.S. research methods and prepared to collaborate with drug abuse scientists from around the world. Click on the push pins within a country to find the names of individual fellows and links to their journal articles indexed in PubMed, which is a service of the NIH National Library of Medicine.
- NIH Grants Process Overview
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Extramural Research describes the steps researchers must take to plan, write, submit, revise, and resubmit a grant application. Resources for each step of the process provide guidance from NIH experts that can help maximize your understanding of the grants process and help you submit a successful grant application.
- NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR)
Virtual lectures provide tips for grant applicants, describe how CSR handles applications submitted to the National Institutes of Health, and demonstrate how a peer review panel evaluates grant applications.
- Grant Writing
Provides guidance in developing a strong application that allows reviewers to better evaluate the science and merit of the application.
- The Research Assistant
Provides research support through a grant-writing tutorial, databases, statistical support, anecdotes from seasoned researchers, and links to other searchable Web sites.
- NIDA International Program Announcements (PAs)
Choose one of three grant programs in response to these PAs soliciting proposals for international collaborative drug abuse and addiction research.
- NIDA Grants
Learn about how to apply for one of NIDA’s many grants.
- Fogarty International Center (FIC) Grants
Learn about collaborative international research opportunities supported by FIC and NIH.
- Other NIH Funding
Browse active funding opportunities and learn about NIH research grant policies and guidelines.
- Research Grants for Former Fellows
Learn about research grants for former NIDA International Program fellows.
- Linkages between HIV/AIDS and drug abuse
- Amphetamine-type stimulants abuse
- Synthetic and other designer drug abuse
- Inhalant abuse
- Smoking during pregnancy
- Drugged driving
- Projects that address NIDA’s Divisional research priorities and crosscutting research issues
- Mentor International Prevention Award
Recognizes the achievements of nongovernmental organizations working in the field of drug abuse prevention.
- NIDA International Awards of Excellence
Recognizes individuals for outstanding contributions to international cooperation in drug abuse research and training.
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2018 NIDA International Forum
June 8-11, 2018
San Diego, California