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NHGRI Funding Opportunities: Training and Career Development

Undergraduate and Post-Baccalaureate

Awards for the training or career development of a single applicant.

Funding Opportunity Number and Description Important Dates

PAR-16-345Initiative to Maximize Research Education in Genomics: Diversity Action Plan (R25)

This funding opportunity announcement seeks to expose underrepresented students at the undergraduate, postbaccalaureate and graduate levels to the foundational sciences relevant to genomics to enable them to pursue careers that span all areas of interest to NHGRI. This program will support educational activities with the primary focus on research experiences based in genomic science, genomic medicine, and genomics and society.  Focus should also include skills development for students to prepare for graduate school. 

Related Notices: NOT-HG-17-013NOT-HG-16-025NOT-HG-14-029

Application Due Dates: January 25, May 25, September 25

PA-18-906: Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) hereby notify Program Director(s)/Principal Investigator(s) (PD(s)/PI(s)) holding specific types of research grants (activity codes listed above) that funds are available for administrative supplements to improve the diversity of the research workforce by recruiting and supporting students, postdoctorates, and eligible investigators from groups that have been shown to be underrepresented in health-related research.

This supplement opportunity is also available to PD(s)/PI(s) of research grants who are or become disabled and need additional support to accommodate their disability in order to continue to work on the research project. Administrative supplements must support work within the scope of the original project.

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis annually from October 1 through May 15.


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Last Updated: August 28, 2018