Division of Biomedical Research Workforce

Program Details

Dissertation Award

Program Purpose

Although not technically fellowships, these grants support dissertation research costs of students in accredited research doctoral programs in the United States (including Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories or possessions).



Career level


U.S. citizen or permanent resident, enrolled in a research doctoral degree program.




U.S. domestic institutions.

Relevant Policy Notices

Forms and other Guidelines

Currently Supported Investigators

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Program Data, Outcomes and Evaluations