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Division of Biomedical Research Workforce

Institutional Training Grants


International Research Training Grant

Program Purpose

The purpose of this program is to encourage applications for research training programs to develop and strengthen the scientific leadership and expertise needed for research at eligible Low-and Middle-Income Country institutions.



Career level


Only citizens of LMICs are eligible for pre- or postdoctoral support.



Career level


PD/PI should have research and training experience in the LMIC country.




U.S. domestic institutions Institution in a low- and middle-income (LMIC) country

Currently Supported Investigators

Search for currently supported investigators using NIH RePORTER
Alert: For due dates on or after January 25, 2025, the NIH National Research Service Award (NRSA) Training Program applications are undergoing changes. These modifications impact the PHS 398 Research Training Program Plan Form and the NRSA Training Tables. Learn more.