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Institutional Training Grants

To provide institutional research training opportunities (including international) to trainees at the undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral levels

Ruth L. Kirschstein Undergraduate NRSA Institutional Research Training Grants

To enable minority institutions to make National Research Service Awards to individuals selected by them for undergraduate research training in the biomedical and behavioral sciences. The NIGMS awards Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (U-STAR) support undergraduate academic and research training to help ensure that a diverse and highly trained workforce is available to assume leadership roles related to the Nation's biomedical and behavioral research agenda.


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

To provide individuals with research training during off-quarters or summer periods to encourage research careers and/or research in areas of national need. The goal of this program is to support short-term reserach training for students in health professional schools during the summer, or for predoctoral and/or postdoctoral training in focused, often emerging scientific areas.


Ruth L. Kirschstein Interdisciplinary Research Training Award (T90) and combined Research Education Grant (R90)

The goal of this program is to support comprehensive interdisciplinary research training programs at the undergraduate, predoctoral and/or postdoctoral levels, by capitalizing on the infrastructure of existing multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research programs. The R90 component can support trainees who do not meet the qualifications for support under the NRSA program.

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Continuing Education Training Grants

The goal of this program is to assist professional schools and other public and nonprofit institutions to establish, expand, or improve programs of continuing professional education, especially for programs of extensive continuation, extension, or refresher education dealing with new developments in the science of technology of the profession.


International Research Training Grant

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 (LMIC) institutions.


International Research Training Planning Grant

Planning grant for the preparation of an application for a D43 international research training grant or for a U2R international research training cooperative agreement. The goal of this program is to support planning grants in the Global Infectious Disease research training program to develop international research training program applications (D43).