APPENDIX E

SOURCES OF INFORMATION FOR THE NATIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE AWARD

The National Institutes of Health provide support through the National Research Service Awards at the predoctoral and postdoctoral level. At each level the programs are distinguished by whether they are made directly to individuals who use the support at an institution of their choice, or to institutions, who in turn make awards to individuals in their programs. The following is a list of programs by level and type for the National Research Service Awards:

Predoctoral Level
Individual Awards

P REDOCTORAL N ATIONAL R ESEARCH S ERVICE A WARD (F31)

Individual Predoctoral Fellowships for Nursing Research—For research training leading to a doctoral degree in biomedical and behavioral fields relevant to nursing. Information available from the National Institute of Nursing Research.

NRSA Predoctoral Fellowships for Minority Students Awards—Provides support for research training leading to the Ph.D. degree or the M.D./Ph.D. in biological sciences for selected students from underrepresented minority groups. Information available from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

MARC Predoctoral Fellowships—Provides support for research training leading to the Ph.D. degree in biological sciences for selected students who are graduates of the MARC Honors Undergraduate Research Training Program. Information available from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

MARC National Research Service Award Faculty Fellowship (F34)—Provides opportunity for advanced predoctoral research training of selected faculty at eligible institutions in which student enrollments are drawn substantially from minority groups. Information available from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

Institutional Awards

NRSA Institutional Training Grants (T32)—Awarded to eligible institutions to develop or enhance research training opportunities for individuals, selected by the institution, who are training for careers in specified areas of biomedical and behavioral research. Information available from the Office of Grant Inquiries, Division of Research Grants, National Institutes of Health.

Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)—Awarded to selective institutions to provide a maximum of 6 years of support for students in an integrated scientific and medical program leading to the combined M.D./Ph.D. Information available from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

MARC Honors Undergraduate Research Training Program (T34)—Awarded to selected institutions to support the undergraduate education of minority students who can compete successfully for entry into graduate programs leading to a Ph.D. degree. Information available from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

NHLBI Short Term Training for Minority Students Program (T35)—Awarded to selected institutions to provide minority undergraduate students, graduate students, and students in health professional schools short-term exposure to research in areas relevant to cardiovascular, pulmonary, and hematologic diseases. Information available from the Office of Grant Inquiries, Division of Research Grants, National Institutes of Health.



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APPENDIX E SOURCES OF INFORMATION FOR THE NATIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE AWARD The National Institutes of Health provide support through the National Research Service Awards at the predoctoral and postdoctoral level. At each level the programs are distinguished by whether they are made directly to individuals who use the support at an institution of their choice, or to institutions, who in turn make awards to individuals in their programs. The following is a list of programs by level and type for the National Research Service Awards: Predoctoral Level Individual Awards P REDOCTORAL N ATIONAL R ESEARCH S ERVICE A WARD (F31) Individual Predoctoral Fellowships for Nursing Research—For research training leading to a doctoral degree in biomedical and behavioral fields relevant to nursing. Information available from the National Institute of Nursing Research. NRSA Predoctoral Fellowships for Minority Students Awards—Provides support for research training leading to the Ph.D. degree or the M.D./Ph.D. in biological sciences for selected students from underrepresented minority groups. Information available from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. MARC Predoctoral Fellowships—Provides support for research training leading to the Ph.D. degree in biological sciences for selected students who are graduates of the MARC Honors Undergraduate Research Training Program. Information available from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. MARC National Research Service Award Faculty Fellowship (F34)—Provides opportunity for advanced predoctoral research training of selected faculty at eligible institutions in which student enrollments are drawn substantially from minority groups. Information available from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. Institutional Awards NRSA Institutional Training Grants (T32)—Awarded to eligible institutions to develop or enhance research training opportunities for individuals, selected by the institution, who are training for careers in specified areas of biomedical and behavioral research. Information available from the Office of Grant Inquiries, Division of Research Grants, National Institutes of Health. Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)—Awarded to selective institutions to provide a maximum of 6 years of support for students in an integrated scientific and medical program leading to the combined M.D./Ph.D. Information available from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. MARC Honors Undergraduate Research Training Program (T34)—Awarded to selected institutions to support the undergraduate education of minority students who can compete successfully for entry into graduate programs leading to a Ph.D. degree. Information available from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. NHLBI Short Term Training for Minority Students Program (T35)—Awarded to selected institutions to provide minority undergraduate students, graduate students, and students in health professional schools short-term exposure to research in areas relevant to cardiovascular, pulmonary, and hematologic diseases. Information available from the Office of Grant Inquiries, Division of Research Grants, National Institutes of Health.

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Postdoctoral Level Individual Awards National Research Service Award Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (F32)—Awards are for individuals who have received a Ph.D., M.D., D.D.S., D.V.M., or equivalent degree and wish to receive full time training in areas that reflect national need for biomedical and behavioral research. Information available from the Office of Grant Inquires, Division of Research Grants, National Institutes of Health. MARC Faculty Fellowships (F34)—Provides opportunity for advanced research training of selected faculty members at eligible institutions in which student enrollments are drawn substantially from minority groups. Information available from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. National Research Service Award Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship (F33) —Awards are designed to permit scientists with at least 7 years of postdoctoral research or professional training to make a major change in the direction of their research career, or to broaden their scientific background. Information available from the Office of Grant Inquiries, Division of Research Grants, National Institutes of Health. Intramural National Research Service Awards Research Training Program (F35)—This program provides opportunities for post-M.D. training at one of the NIH Institutes. Applicants must hold the M.D., D.D.S., D.V.M., or equivalent degree. Information available from the Deputy Director of Intramural Research, National Institutes of Health. Institutional Awards National Research Service Award Institutional Research Training Grants (T32)—Awarded to domestic nonprofit private or public educational institutions to develop or enhance research training opportunities for individuals interested in research training beyond the doctorate to prepare for careers in biomedical and behavioral research. Information available from the Office of Grant Inquiries, Division of Research Grants, National Institutes of Health. NHLBI Minority Institutional Research Training Program (T35)—Awarded to selected institutions to provide minority undergraduate students, graduate students, and students in health professional schools short-term exposure. This program is designed to offer research training at minority institutions in areas relevant to cardiovascular, pulmonary, and hematologic diseases. Information available from the Research Training and Development Branch; Division of Heart and Vascular Diseases; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health.