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

Fi2

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

MOSAIC Postdoctoral Transition Award to Promote Diversity

Institutional Research Education

R25

Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)


UE5

MOSAIC Institutionally-Focused Research Education Award to Promote Diversity

Institutional Predoctoral

T32

Bridges to the Doctorate Program

NRSA Institutional Predoctoral Training Grants

Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) Program

Graduate Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (G-RISE) Program

Institutional Postdoctoral

T32

NRSA Institutional Postdoctoral Training Grants

Institutional Undergraduate Training

T34

Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program

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

Undergraduate Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (U-RISE) Program

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)

Research Opportunities to Enhance Diversity

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)