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

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September 23 Webinar Recording

Announcement Number:

Bureau of Health Workforce

Date(s) to Apply:
09/10/2020 to 11/23/2020

Estimated Award Date:

What is the program?

The program trains and supports 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.

Are you eligible?

Eligible entities are programs that were funded between 2011 through 2020, under sections 736, 739, or 747 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act.

You can find a list of the programs 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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