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Programs by Award Type

NIGMS offers training and career development support for students, postdoctoral fellows, clinician-scientists, scientists transitioning to independence and independent scientists through a variety of award mechanisms to institutions and individuals. These are listed below by award type. All mechanisms that are part of the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award program are indicated by "NRSA."

Training Career Development Opportunities

Type

Mechanism

Funding Opportunity

Individual Fellowships

F12

Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) Program

F30

NRSA Predoctoral M.D.-Ph.D. or Other Dual-Doctoral Degree Fellowships

F31

NRSA Predoctoral Fellowships

NRSA Predoctoral Fellowships to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research

F32

NRSA Individual Postdoctoral Fellowships

F33

NRSA Individual Senior Fellowships

Career Development Awards
K08, K23

Mentored Clinical Career Development Awards

K12

Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Awards (IRACDA)

K25

Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Awards

K99/R00

Pathway to Independence Awards

Institutional Student Training and Development

R25

Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program

Bridges to the Doctorate Program

Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) Program

Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)

Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) Program

Institutional Predoctoral

T32

NRSA Institutional Predoctoral Training Grants

Institutional Postdoctoral

T32

NRSA Institutional Postdoctoral Training Grants

Institutional Undergraduate Training

T34

MARC Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (U-STAR) Awards

Enhancing the Diversity of the NIH-Funded Workforce

UL1, TL4, RL5

Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD)
(consists of 3 linked awards with institutional development, student training, and research enrichment grants)

U54

Coordination and Evaluation Center (CEC)

National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN)

Diversity Research Opportunities

Type

Mechanism

Funding Opportunity

Individual Supplements for Students, Fellows and Faculty

multiple

Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research

Research Supplements to Promote Re-Entry into Biomedical and Behavioral Research Careers

Individual Faculty Research

R01

Research to Understand and Inform Interventions that Promote the Research Careers of Students in Biomedical and Behavioral Sciences

Support for Scientific Meetings and Workshops

Type

Mechanism

Funding Opportunity

Scientific Meetings and Workshops

R13, U13 Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings
R25
Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT)
This page last reviewed on February 23, 2016