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Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Institutional Research Training Grant

About the Program

Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-21-013
Dates to Apply: 09/10/2020 to 11/23/2020
Bureau/Office: Bureau of Health Workforce
Status: Closed
Estimated Award Date: 07/01/2021
The purpose of this grant program is to train and provide support to postdoctoral health care professionals who are planning to pursue careers in biomedical and behavioral health research related to primary care. This NRSA program supports institutional training grants awarded to eligible institutions to develop or enhance postdoctoral research training opportunities for qualified individuals who are planning to pursue careers in primary care research. Program Goals The overall goal of this NRSA program is to train highly qualified primary care researchers that includes women and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds (including racial and ethnic minorities), to address the nation's research needs in primary health care. An increased body of primary care research will inform national decisions that can lead to increased access, increased quality of care, and decreased costs.

Who Can Apply

Eligible entities are programs that were funded between 2011 through 2020, under sections 736, 739, or 747 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act.” A list of the programs can be found in Appendix A. Faith-based and community-based organizations are eligible to apply for these funds. Tribes and tribal organizations may apply for these funds, if otherwise eligible.

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