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Division of Biomedical Research Workforce

Institutional Training Grants


Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Short-Term Institutional Research Training Grant

Program Purpose

The goal of this Kirschstein-NRSA training program is to support short-term research training for students in health professional schools during the summer, or for predoctoral and/or postdoctoral training in focused, often emerging scientific areas.



Career level


U.S. citizens or permanent residents enrolled in a research or clinical doctoral or postdoctoral program.



Career level


Established investigator capable of providing administrative and scientific leadership.




U.S. domestic institutions

Currently Supported Investigators

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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.