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  • The top picture is a model of the newly renovated building 50 (where NHLBI will be having some lab space)
    The lower picture is the clinical center (building 10)
  • This slide is one in a series of slides to introduce the concept of a career in science to high school students.
  • This slide is one in a series of slides to introduce the concept of a career in science to high school students.
  • This slide is one in a series of slides to introduce the concept of a career in science to high school students.
  • This slide is one in a series of slides to introduce the concept of a career in science to high school students.
  • This slide is one in a series of slides to introduce the concept of a career in science to high school students.
  • The programs are designed to stimulate interest in research and to encourage high school students to consider majoring in science at the undergraduate level. The programs reflect the Institute's longstanding commitment to research training and career development for young people.
    All positions can start a student on a career track leading to an M.D., Ph.D., or other equivalent degree.
  • Who is eligible? High school, undergraduate, graduate, and health professions students and postdoctoral individuals. Eligibility and support vary depending on the position awarded.
    Pay = $7.10 to $9.77 per hour (varies with experience and academic training).
    Two types of positions are available for high school students:
    Clerical Positions: Clerk, clerk-typist, accounting clerk, and office automation clerk (Grades GS-1 through GS-4). Applicants for office automation clerk and clerk-typist must be able to type a minimum of 40 words per minute. These positions are open only to students who are U.S. citizens and who will be at least 16 years old when they report to work.
    Nonclerical Positions: Biological laboratory aide/technician, computer clerk/assistant, engineering aide, and similar positions (Grades GS-1 through GS-4). These positions are open to U.S. citizens and individuals with permanent visas who are from countries allied with the U.S. Students must be at least 16 years old when they report to work.
  • Two types of positions are available for high school students:
    Clerical Positions: Clerk, clerk-typist, accounting clerk, and office automation clerk (Grades GS-1 through GS-4).
    Applicants for office automation clerk and clerk-typist must be able to type a minimum of 40 words per minute. These positions are open only to students who are U.S. citizens and who will be at least 16 years old when they report to work.
    Nonclerical Positions: Biological laboratory aide/technician, computer clerk/assistant, engineering aide, and similar positions (Grades GS-1 through GS-4). These positions are open to U.S. citizens and individuals with permanent visas who are from countries allied with the U.S. Students must be at least 16 years old when they report to work.
  • Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a high school, college, or university. High school students should be at least 16 years old prior to June 1. All positions are open to students who are U.S. citizens or have permanent resident status.
  • The research proposed for the student must be part of the approved research for the parent grant or a logical extension of that research. The student must be given opportunities to interact with other researchers on the grant and to contribute to the study.
    Funds may be requested to make changes or adjustments in the research environment that will enable the student to perform the essential functions associated with his or her research project.
    Accommodation requests must be reasonable in relationship to the direct costs of the parent grant.
    Decisions to fund a supplement are made 8 to 10 weeks after all information is received.
  • The Summer Employment and Summer Internship programs for Undergraduates are similar to those for High School Students
    The programs listed are designed to encourage undergraduate students to consider a career in biomedical or behavioral science and to provide students an opportunity to learn more about the different research careers available. Through these programs, undergraduate students work with experienced scientists at the Nation's top biomedical research institutions, gain invaluable knowledge, and make contacts for the future.
  • The research proposed for the student must be part of the approved research for the parent grant or a logical extension of that research. The student must be given opportunities to interact with other researchers on the grant and to contribute to the study.
    Funds may be requested to make changes or adjustments in the research environment that will enable the student to perform the essential functions associated with his or her research project.
    Accommodation requests must be reasonable in relationship to the direct costs of the parent grant.
    Decisions to fund a supplement are made 8 to 10 weeks after all information is received.
  • This program awards funds to research institutions to enable them to attract minority students into biomedical and behavioral research careers. The program introduces students to research experiences not available in their regular course of studies.
    Trainees are selected by the grantee institution.
    Institutions can request up to 5 years of support for 4 to 24 students per budget period based on full-time, 3-month appointments. Trainees can receive only one 3-month appointment during a budget period but may be appointed for more than one budget period (e.g., two successive summers). Trainees need not be affiliated with the applicant institution.
    Duration of support? Summer or off-quarters during the academic year - 2 to 3 months
    Where? At U.S. institutions
    Stipend: $1,225 per month plus up to $165 per month for other training costs (e.g., supplies, tuition, fees) and up to $500 for travel to and from the training site. An additional $250 per month may be requested for each trainee to cover housing costs.
  • MARC program directors recommend students from their Honors Undergraduate Research Training program for this 10-week summer experience in cardiovascular, pulmonary, or hematologic health and diseases, or sleep disorders research. NHLBI intramural scientists make the final selections.
    Who is eligible? Honors scholars in the National Institute of General Medical Sciences Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) program
    Students should submit an application that includes a resume, their MARC program director's letter of recommendation, two other letters of recommendation, a list of research interests in order of preference, and an official transcript.
  • The NHLBI established the Biomedical Research Training Program for Underrepresented Minorities (BRTPUM) to offer opportunities for underrepresented minority undergraduate and graduate students to receive training in fundamental biomedical sciences and clinical research disciplines. The purpose of the program is to enhance career opportunities in biomedical research, including clinical and laboratory medicine, epidemiology, and biostatistics as applied to the etiology and treatment of heart, blood vessel, lung, and blood health and diseases, and sleep disorders.
    BRTPUM offers each participant the opportunity to work closely with leading research scientists in the Division of Intramural Research and extramural scientists in the Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications. The program is designed to provide students with hands-on training in a research environment. The experience will prepare them to continue their studies and to advance their careers in clinical and basic research.
    The program supports underrepresented minority students who have completed successfully a minimum of 18 hours of academic training in science-related courses relevant to biomedical, behavioral, or statistical research. Applicants must be full-time students majoring in the sciences, enrolled in an accredited academic institution, have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.3, and be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals, or resident aliens with proof of residency status who will be eligible for U.S. citizenship within 4 years.
    The trainees receive a one-time appointment of 12 to 24 months over a 2 year period, beginning the summer of selection. Each trainee is assigned to a mentor who is responsible for designing a carefully planned training program.
    The opportunities? Research training in the NHLBI intramural or extramural program
    Duration of support? Summer, winter breaks, or academic year
    Stipends are prorated based on the actual number of weeks worked.
  • Candidates must have graduated from an accredited college or university no more than 12 months prior to the activation date of the Predoctoral IRTA Fellowship and plan to apply for graduate or medical school within the next year. Students seeking an interim research experience before continuing their advanced education may also apply for the fellowship.
    Students apply by submitting the following information: curriculum vitae (resume), bibliography, official transcript, confirmation of enrollment, letters of recommendation, statement of research goals, and written agreement from graduate or medical school. Positions are open to students who are U.S. citizens or have permanent resident status.
  • Institutions apply for T32 grants.
  • This program encourages students with disabilities to seek graduate degrees in the biomedical and behavioral sciences to help increase the number of well-trained scientists with disabilities. The fellowship provides up to 5 years of support for research training leading to the Ph.D. or equivalent research degree, the combined M.D./Ph.D. degree, or other combined degrees in the biomedical or behavioral sciences.
    At the time of appointment, students must be U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, or lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. Individuals on temporary or student visas are not eligible.
    The program is announced annually in the NIH Guide to Grants and Contracts available by subscription or by accessing the NIH Website.
  • The fellowship provides up to 5 years of support for research training leading to the Ph.D. or equivalent research degree, the combined M.D./Ph.D. degree, or other combined degrees in the biomedical or behavioral sciences.
    At the time of appointment, students must be U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, or lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. Individuals on temporary or student visas are not eligible.
  • Who is eligible? All graduate, undergraduate, health professions and high school students and postdoctoral individuals
    The opportunities? Clerical, technical, professional, administrative, and research
    Duration of support? Summer only
    Where? At the NHLBI, Bethesda, Maryland
    Applications due? March 14
    Eligibility and support vary depending on the position awarded.
    Clerical Positions: Clerk, clerk-typist, accounting clerk, and office automation clerk (Grades GS-1 through GS-4). Applicants for office automation clerk and clerk-typist must be able to type a minimum of 40 words per minute. These positions are open only to students who are U.S. citizens.
    Nonclerical Positions: Biological laboratory aide/technician, computer clerk/assistant, engineering aide, and similar positions (Grades GS-1 through GS-4). These positions are open to U.S. citizens and individuals with permanent visas who are from countries allied with the U.S.
    Positions in Grades GS-5 and Above: Biologist, chemist, microbiologist, computer specialist, administrative assistant, engineer, psychologist, statistician, and similar positions (Grades GS-5 through GS-12). These positions are open to U.S. citizens and individuals with permanent visas who are from countries allied with the U.S. Applicants must be college graduates planning to attend graduate school, graduate students, or faculty members.
    How to apply: Students apply directly to the NIH Employment Office.
  • Applicants must be enrolled full-time in graduate school. Students must have a strong interest in pursuing studies related to biomedical or behavioral research including the disciplines of biology, chemistry, physical science, psychology, computer science, biostatistics, mathematics, and biomedical engineering. Positions are open to students who are U.S. citizens or have permanent resident status.
    The opportunities? Research training
    Duration of support? Summer only - minimum of 8 weeks
    Applications due? November 15 - March 1
    How to apply: Students apply directly to the NIH. An online application is available through the NIH Office of Education Website.
  • Institutions apply for T32 grants.
  • This award enables research institutions to support predoctoral research training in sleep research. Selection of institutions is by national competition.
    Trainees are selected through local review procedures established by the program director at the grantee institution. Trainees are required to pursue their research training full-time, and trainees in clinical areas are expected to confine their clinical duties to those that are part of their research training. Trainees must be U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, or legal permanent residents of the U.S. Persons on temporary or student visas are not eligible. At the time of appointment, trainees must have received a baccalaureate degree and must be training at the graduate level in a program leading to the Ph.D., Sc.D., or other equivalent degree. Trainees who wish to interrupt their medical, dental, veterinary, or other professional school studies to engage in full-time research training before completing their professional degrees are also eligible. These awards do not support study leading to the M.D., D.O., D.D.S., or other similar professional degrees, nor do they support residency training.
    Institutional grants are renewable, through competition, for up to 5 years.
    How to apply: Institutions apply to the NIH using application form PHS 398. The form is available from institutional offices of sponsored research or at the following URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/phs398/phs398.html
  • Priority is given to applications requesting support for Blacks, Hispanics, Native Americans, and Pacific Islanders.
    The research activity proposed for the student must be part of the approved research for the parent grant or a logical extension. The minority student must be given opportunities to interact with other individuals on the grant and to contribute intellectually to the study.
    Decisions to fund a supplement are made 8 to 10 weeks after all information is received.
  • The fellowship provides up to 5 years of support for research training leading to the Ph.D. or equivalent research degree, the combined M.D./Ph.D. degree, or other combined degrees in the biomedical or behavioral sciences.
    At the time of appointment, students must be U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, or lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence. Individuals on temporary or student visas are not eligible.
  • The MARC Summer Research Training Program, supports students who are working toward a Ph.D. or a combined M.D./Ph.D. degree.
    Predoctoral students must have been accepted in an approved Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. program in the biomedical sciences when the application is submitted. Candidates in medical or health professional schools must be enrolled in a combined degree program. Faculty candidates must be pursuing a Ph.D. degree in the biomedical sciences. When their training period is completed, faculty fellows are expected to return to their home institutions to conduct research and to teach.
    Institutions that qualify may nominate candidates for this fellowship. All candidates must be U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, or legal permanent residents of the U.S. who have a permanent visa at the time of application.
  • This program provides training to graduate students enrolled at minority school. These individuals should be in the developmental stages of their career. The minority institution collaborates with a research center (medical school or comparable institution). The institution opens its facilities to the minority student and provides a mentor to work with the student's adviser at the minority institution. At the time of appointment, students must have received a baccalaureate degree and must be training on a full-time basis at the graduate level in a relevant biomedical or behavioral science. They must have made a strong commitment to complete a doctoral degree or be enrolled in a minority health professions school. Students are expected to meet the degree requirements at their home institution.
    Students may not spend more than 50 percent of their time at the research training center over the course of the year, which may include a period of intensive research over the summer. Students must be U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, or legal permanent residents of the U.S.
  • The NHLBI established the Biomedical Research Training Program for Underrepresented Minorities (BRTPUM) to offer opportunities for underrepresented minority undergraduate and graduate students to receive training in fundamental biomedical sciences and clinical research disciplines. The purpose of the program is to enhance career opportunities in biomedical research, including clinical and laboratory medicine, epidemiology, and biostatistics as applied to the etiology and treatment of heart, blood vessel, lung, and blood health and diseases, and sleep disorders.
    BRTPUM offers each participant the opportunity to work closely with leading research scientists in the Division of Intramural Research and extramural scientists in the Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications. The program provides students with hands-on training in a research environment. The experience will prepare them to continue their studies and advance their careers in clinical and basic research.
    The program supports underrepresented minority graduate students who have completed successfully a minimum of 18 hours of academic training in science-related course work relevant to biomedical, behavioral, or statistical research. Applicants must be full-time students majoring in the sciences, enrolled in an accredited academic institution, have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.3, and be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals, or resident aliens with proof of residency status who will be eligible for U.S. citizenship within 4 years.
    The trainees receive a one-time appointment of 12 to 24 months over a 2 year period, beginning the summer of selection. Each trainee is assigned to a mentor who is responsible for designing a carefully planned training program.
    The opportunities? Research training in NHLBI intramural or extramural program
    Duration of support? Summer, winter breaks, or academic year
    Applications due? October 1 - December 31
    Stipends are prorated based on the actual number of weeks worked.
  • The above awards (not the employment program) provide full_time support for 3 to 5 years.
  • The above awards (not the employment program) provide full_time support for 3 to 5 years.
    Staff fellowship program is performed at NIH.
  • Eligibility and support vary depending on the position awarded. Positions in grades GS-5 and above are available for postdoctoral individuals:
    Positions in Grades GS-5 and Above: Biologist, chemist, microbiologist, computer specialist, writer-editor, statistician, and similar positions in grades GS-5 through GS-12 are available. These positions are open to U.S. citizens and individuals with permanent visas who are from countries allied with the U.S.
    Who is eligible? All postdoctoral individuals and graduate, undergraduate, health professions, and high school students
    The opportunities? Professional, administrative, and research
    Duration of support? Summer only
    Stipend: Awardees will be paid according to the General Schedule (GS) pay rates assigned to the position.
  • This program offers health scientists the opportunity to receive full-time research training for 2 to 3 years. These grants are not intended for study leading to the M.D., D.O., D.D.S., or equivalent professional degrees, nor do they support residency training. Selection of fellows is by national competition.
    When the fellowship begins, the applicant must have received a doctoral degree and have arranged to work with a sponsor affiliated with an institution that has the staff and facilities needed for the proposed training. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, or legal permanent residents of the U.S. Training can be conducted abroad if the site provides opportunities that are not available in this country.
  • This award enables research institutions to support postdoctoral research training in specific areas and fields of shortage. Selection of institutions is by national competition. Trainees are selected through local review procedures established by the program director at the grantee institution. The maximum training period for postdoctoral individuals is 3 years. They are required to pursue their research training full-time, and trainees in clinical areas are expected to confine their clinical duties to those that are part of their research training. Trainees must be U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, or legal permanent residents of the U.S. Persons on temporary or student visas are not eligible.
    At the time of appointment, trainees must have received a Ph.D., M.D., D.O., D.D.S., D.V.M., O.D., D.P.M., Sc.D., Eng.D., Dr.P.H., D.N.S., or equivalent degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution. Certification by an authorized individual at the degree-granting institution that all degree requirements have been met is acceptable.
    Institutional grants are renewable, through competition, for up to 5 years.
    The program is announced annually in the NIH Guide to Grants and Contracts available by subscription or by accessing the NIH Website.
    Stipend: $26,916-42,300 per year plus up to $2,500 per year for training-related expenses. Other allowable costs are tuition, fees, health insurance, and travel to scientific meetings.
    Payback: One month of payback for each month of training, up to a maximum of 12 months. This requirement can be fulfilled by teaching or research (a minimum of 20 hours per week) on a continuous basis beginning within 2 years after support ends.
    How to apply: Institutions apply to the NIH using application form PHS 398. The form is available from institutional offices of sponsored research or at the following URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/phs398/phs398.html
    The review cycle takes about 8 months. The earliest start date is July 1 of the following year.
  • This award enables research institutions to support postdoctoral research training in sleep research. Selection of institutions is by national competition. Trainees are selected through local review procedures established by the program director at the grantee institution. The maximum training period for postdoctoral individuals is 3 years. They are required to pursue their research training full-time, and trainees in clinical areas are expected to confine their clinical duties to those that are part of their research training. Trainees must be U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, or legal permanent residents of the U.S. Persons on temporary or student visas are not eligible.
    At the time of appointment, trainees must have received a Ph.D., M.D., D.O., D.D.S., D.V.M., O.D., D.P.M., Sc.D., Eng.D., Dr.P.H., D.N.S., or equivalent degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution. Certification by an authorized individual at the degree-granting institution that all degree requirements have been met is acceptable.
    Institutional grants are renewable, through competition, for up to 5 years.
    The program is announced annually in the NIH Guide to Grants and Contracts available by subscription or by accessing the NIH Website.
    Stipend: $26,916-42,300 per year plus up to $2,500 per year for training-related expenses. Other allowable costs are tuition, fees, health insurance, and travel to scientific meetings.
    Payback: One month of payback for each month of training, up to a maximum of 12 months. This requirement can be fulfilled by teaching or research (a minimum of 20 hours per week) on a continuous basis beginning within 2 years after support ends.
    How to apply: Institutions apply to the NIH using application form PHS 398. The form is available from institutional offices of sponsored research or at the following URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/phs398/phs398.html
    The review cycle takes about 8 months. The earliest start date is July 1 of the following year.
  • This award is designed to provide research training and practical research experience to physicians and Ph.D.-level investigators at the start of their professional careers. Recipients will participate in research conducted under the direction of preceptors in the NHLBI intramural laboratories.
    Applicants must have a doctoral degree and 5 years or less of relevant postdoctoral research experience. Trainees must be U.S. citizens or resident aliens and have a Ph.D., M.D., D.D.S., D.O., D.M.D., D.V.M., or equivalent degree. Initial commitments are made for 1- or 2-year periods and may be extended in 1-year increments. The length of the award is 5 years.
    Applications due? Any time
    How to apply: Individuals should inquire by letter about the availability of awards. The letter should include a brief resume.
  • The objectives of the program are to strengthen research in the biomedical sciences by fostering a continuous exchange of talented scientists between the NIH and other research centers and to create a pool of trained investigators to carry out the Nation's research programs. Applicants must have a doctoral degree and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is eligible for citizenship within 4 years.
    Appointments are generally for 2 years. Additional 1-year extensions may be granted with the approval of the Institute's Scientific Director but fellowships normally may not exceed 5 years.
  • This program provides training to postdoctoral individuals enrolled at minority schools who have the potential to develop a meritorious program in cardiovascular, pulmonary, hematologic, or sleep disorders research. These individuals should be in the developmental stages of their career.
    The minority institution collaborates with a research center (medical school or comparable institution) that has strong, well-established programs of cardiovascular, pulmonary, hematologic, or sleep disorders research and research training. The institution opens its facilities to the minority individual and provides a mentor to work with the individual's adviser at the minority institution.
    At the time of appointment, individuals must have a doctoral or equivalent degree in a biomedical or behavioral science. A strong career interest in cardiovascular, pulmonary, hematologic, or sleep disorders research must be evident. Individuals may not spend more than 50 percent of their time at the research training center over the course of the year, including a period of intensive research over the summer. They must be U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, or legal permanent residents of the U.S.
    Who is eligible? U.S. institutions with a minority student enrollment of more than 50 percent.
    Duration of support? Academic year or summer, 9 to 12-month appointments
    The program is announced annually in the NIH Guide to Grants and Contracts available by subscription or by accessing the NIH Website.
    Payback: One month of payback for each month of training, up to a maximum of 12 months. This requirement can be fulfilled by teaching or research (minimum of 20 hours per week) on a continuous basis, beginning within 2 years after support ends. A second year of postdoctoral support will be considered payback for the first year of support. Trainees should refer to the NRSA guidelines.
    How to apply: Institutions apply to the NIH using application form PHS 398. The form is available from institutional offices of sponsored research or at the following URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/phs398/phs398.html
  • This supplement enables principal investigators with eligible NHLBI research grants to include minority postdoctoral individuals in their projects. Priority is given to applications requesting support for Blacks, Hispanics, Native Americans, and Pacific Islanders.
    The research proposed for the minority individual must be part of the approved research for the parent grant or a logical extension. The individual must be given opportunities to interact with other researchers on the grant, to contribute intellectually to the study, and to enhance his or her research skills and knowledge.
    The individual may be affiliated with the principal investigator's institution or another institution. Normally, funding will not be provided for postdoctoral individuals to work with their former predoctoral mentors. Duration of support? Summer, part-time during the academic year, or a combination of summer and academic year.
    Where? At the principal investigator's institution
    Applications due? Any time, but no later than 3 months before the last 2 years remaining on the NHLBI research grant
    The program is announced annually in the NIH Guide to Grants and Contracts available by subscription or by accessing the NIH Website.
  • The research proposed for the postdoctoral individual must be part of the approved research for the parent grant or a logical extension. The individual must be given opportunities to interact with other researchers on the grant and to contribute intellectually to the study.
    Funds may be requested to make changes or adjustments in the laboratory setting that will enable the individual to perform the essential functions associated with his or her research project. Accommodation requests must be reasonable in relationship to the direct costs of the parent grant.
    Decisions to fund a supplement are made 8 to 10 weeks after all information is received.
  • This program provides funds to research institutions to make awards to individuals in health professional schools for research opportunities that would not be available through their regular course of study.
    Awards are made to training institutions by national competition.
    Trainees are selected by the grantee institution
    must be U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, or legal permanent residents of the U.S.
    Trainees should have successfully completed at least 1 semester at an accredited school of medicine, optometry, osteopathy, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, or public health before entering the program. The award cannot be used to support courses that are required for the M.D., D.O., D.D.S., D.V.M., or similar professional degrees.
    Students in a combined M.D./Ph.D. program are ineligible, as are persons holding the M.S. or Ph.D. in a health science and those already studying in formal programs leading to the M.S. or Ph.D. In schools of pharmacy, only candidates for the doctor of pharmacy degree are eligible.
  • Students who are currently enrolled in medical school and seek an interim research experience before completing their education may apply for the fellowships. Applications should include the following information: curriculum vitae, bibliography, official transcript, confirmation of enrollment, letters of recommendation, statement of research goals, and written agreement from medical school.
    Positions are open to students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • This award enables research institutions to support predoctoral research training in specific areas and fields of shortage. Selection of institutions is by national competition; trainees are selected through local review procedures established by the program director at the grantee institution. Trainees are required to pursue their research training full-time, and trainees in clinical areas are expected to confine their clinical duties to those that are part of their research training. Trainees must be U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, or legal permanent residents of the U.S. Persons on temporary or student visas are not eligible.
    At the time of appointment, trainees must have received a baccalaureate degree and must be training at the graduate level in a program leading to the Ph.D., Sc.D., or other equivalent degree. Trainees who wish to interrupt their medical, dental, veterinary, or other professional school studies to engage in full-time research training before completing their professional degrees are also eligible. These awards do not support study leading to the M.D., D.O., D.D.S., or other similar professional degrees, nor do they support residency training.
    Institutional grants are renewable, through competition, for up to 5 years.
  • Applicants must be enrolled full-time in medical or dental school. Students apply by submitting the following information: cover letter, curriculum vitae, official transcript, confirmation of enrollment, letters of recommendation, and program preference in priority order.
    Positions are open to students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • Applicants must be enrolled full-time in medical or dental school. Applications should include the following information: cover letter, curriculum vitae, official transcript, confirmation of enrollment, letters of recommendation, and program preference in priority order. Positions are open to students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • The goal of all these programs is to increase the numbers and capabilities of scientists engaged in biomedical and behavioral research and to offer scientists the opportunity to receive full_time training in areas that reflect a national need. The programs also provide postdoctoral individuals and new independent researchers the opportunity to establish their research careers.
    The above awards provide both part_time and full_time support for 2 to 5 years.
  • The goal of all these programs is to increase the numbers and capabilities of scientists engaged in biomedical and behavioral research and to offer scientists the opportunity to receive full-time training in areas that reflect a national need. The programs also provide postdoctoral individuals and new independent researchers the opportunity to establish their research careers.
    The above awards provide both part-time and full-time support for 2 to 5 years.
  • This program enables candidates holding professional degrees (e.g., M.D., D.O., D.V.M., or equivalent degrees) to undertake 3 to 5 years of special study and supervised research with the goal of becoming independent investigators. The program also allows awardees to pursue a research career development program suited to their experience and capabilities under a mentor who is competent to provide guidance in the chosen research area.
    At least 2 years must have elapsed since the M.D. or D.O. degree was granted. Candidates can have varying levels of clinical training and research experience.
    All candidates must be U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, or legal permanent residents of the U.S. The grantee institution must have a strong, well-established research and research training program in the chosen area, accomplished faculty in the basic and clinical sciences, and a commitment to the candidate's research development.
    The proposed program should include an appropriate mentor.
  • This award is a salary only grant whose function is to increase the time junior investigators may devote to research project(s). Candidates for this award must have demonstrated outstanding potential as independent investigators and be able to benefit from having a greater amount of time to devote to an on-going peer reviewed research project(s). Selection is by national competition.
    Persons who receive this award are expected to devote at least a 75 percent effort to their research project(s). The institution is expected to reduced or defer the extra duties such as teaching, committee, and clinical work to enable the awardees to devote greater time to their on-going research.
    Applicants must be U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, or legal permanent residents of the U.S. They must have a doctoral degree and must have demonstrated independent research accomplishments. Typically, applicants should have 5 years of postdoctoral research experience, including 2 years as an independent investigator with independent peer-reviewed grant support. Applicants who do not meet these criteria can qualify if they demonstrate an equivalent level of experience and independence. Researchers who have achieved tenure or the equivalent or have publication records indicating that they are well established in their fields are ineligible.
  • The program will provide up to 3 years of support for research training in an NHLBI intramural laboratory followed by 2 years of support for an independent research project in an extramural institution.
    Candidates must have completed at least 3, and no more than 5, years of postdoctoral training. The required 3 years of prior postdoctoral training may have been completed in an intramural NIH laboratory or at an extramural institution. To obtain support for the extramural phase, candidates must have a formal tenure-track (or equivalent) offer in an extramural institution.
    Individuals interested in applying for the NHLBI K22 must identify a mentor in the NHLBI Division of Intramural Research prior to submitting an application. Candidates who have undertaken their first 3 years of postdoctoral training in an NHLBI laboratory will, in most cases, retain their original mentor. Candidates from other institutes or extramural institutions should consult the published descriptions of the NHLBI’s current intramural program and communication directly with the mentors whose research complements their own interests.
  • This award provides support for supervised study and research for clinically trained professionals who have the potential to develop into productive, clinical investigators focusing on patient-oriented research.
    This program provides research development opportunities for clinicians with varying levels of research experience. Support is provided for a minimum of 3 - 5 years.
    All candidates must be U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, or legal permanent residents of the U.S.
    Persons with temporary or student visas are not eligible.
    Certification by an authorized individual at the degree-granting institution that all degree requirements have been met is acceptable. Candidates must have completed their clinical training, including specialty and, if applicable, subspecialty training prior to receiving an award.
  • The goal of this program is to foster interdisciplinary collaboration in biomedical and behavioral research by supporting supervised research experiences for scientists with quantitative and engineering backgrounds. This award provides research and career development opportunities for scientists and engineers with little or no biomedical or behavioral research experience who are committed to establishing themselves in careers as independent biomedical or behavioral investigators. Examples of quantitative scientific and technical backgrounds outside of biology and medicine considered appropriate for this award include, but are not limited to: mathematics, statistics, computer science, informatics, physics, chemistry, and engineering. This mechanism is aimed at research-oriented scientists with experience at the junior faculty level (e.g., early to mid-levels of assistant professor or research assistant professor ranks).
    All candidates must be U.S. citizens, noncitizen nations, or legal permanent residents of the U.S.
    The proposed program should include an appropriate mentor.
  • Important program goals are to enhance the institution's science programs and to assist in the acquisition of hands-on research opportunities for minority students at the applicant institution.
    Candidates for this award must be minority school faculty members who are U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, or permanent residents of the U.S. They must have a doctoral degree or equivalent in a biomedical or behavioral science, and are committed to providing research opportunities for students at their institution. Each candidate must identify and complete arrangements with a sponsor at a nearby research center who is recognized as an accomplished investigator in the research area proposed and who will provide guidance for the candidate's career development. Plans for intensive training during the summer (2 to 3 months) as well as during the academic years should be developed with the sponsor for the faculty candidates and the student(s). Up to 2 students per year may be supported through this award.
  • Candidates applying for this program must be underrepresented minority faculty members with a doctoral degree or equivalent in the biomedical or behavioral sciences and have a faculty appointment at an accredited institution at the time of award. Candidates must identify a sponsor who is an accomplished investigator in the proposed research area and has experience in developing independent investigators. The sponsor is not required to be affiliated with the applicant's institution.
  • Priority is given to applications requesting support for Blacks, Hispanics, Native Americans, and Pacific Islanders.
    The research proposed for the minority investigator must be part of the approved research for the parent grant or a logical extension. The minority investigator must be given opportunities to interact with other individuals on the grant, to contribute intellectually to the study, and to enhance his or her research skills and knowledge.
    Supplements are available for either short- or long-term research support for minority staff or faculty. The investigator must have a doctoral degree, be beyond research trainee level, and have at least 3 years of postdoctoral research experience. Short-term awards support full-time research for 3 to 5 months each year, in the summer or as part of the academic year, for a maximum of 4 years. Long-term awards provide support for up to 4 years with a minimum of 30 percent effort required during each 12-month period. The length of the supplement award depends on the amount of time remaining on the grant.
    Decisions to fund a supplement are made 8 to 10 weeks after all information is received.
  • The research proposed for the investigator with disabilities must be part of the approved research for the parent grant or a logical extension. The investigator must be given opportunities to interact with other researchers on the grant and to contribute intellectually to the study.
    Funds may be requested to make changes or adjustments in the laboratory setting that will enable the investigator with disabilities to perform the essential functions associated with his or her research project. Accommodation requests must be reasonable in relationship to the direct costs of the parent grant.
    Decisions to fund a supplement are made 8 to 10 weeks after all information is received.
  • The above awards offer established scientists research support in order to change career paths or learn new techniques.
  • This program enables experienced scientists to change the direction of their research careers, broaden their scientific background, acquire new research capabilities, or enlarge their command of an allied research field. The applicant must have at least 7 years of relevant postdoctoral research or professional training, and must have a sponsor affiliated with a public or private institution with appropriate facilities for the proposed training. The applicant must arrange to work full-time with a particular sponsor affiliated with an institution that has the staff and facilities needed for the proposed training. Training can be conducted abroad if the site provides opportunities not available in the U.S. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, or permanent residents of the U.S.
    Duration of support? Full-time for up to 2 years
    Where? At research institutions
    Applications due? April 5, August 5, and December 5. The program is announced annually in the NIH Guide to Grants and Contracts available by subscription or by accessing the NIH Website.
    Payback: One month of payback for each month of training, up to a maximum of 12 months. This requirement can be fulfilled by teaching or research (a minimum of 20 hours per week) on a continuous basis beginning within 2 years after support ends.
    How to apply: Institutions apply to the NIH using application form PHS 416-1. The form is available from institutional offices of sponsored research or at the following URL: http//grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/416/phs416.htm
  • Funds may be requested to make changes or adjustments in the laboratory setting that will enable the disabled investigator to perform the essential functions associated with his or her research project and/or to hire an assistant. Accommodation requests must be reasonable in relationship to the direct costs of the parent grant.
    Decisions to fund a supplement are made 8 to 10 weeks after all information is received.
  • This award provides support for established clinicians within 15 years of their specialty training to further their research and mentoring of outstanding patient-oriented investigators. It will enable them to expand their potential to make significant contributions to their field of patient-oriented research and to be mentors for beginning clinicians. This award provides protected time to enable the clinician to carry out these activities.
    Candidates for this award must have a clinical degree or its equivalent, including the M.D., D.O., D.D.S., D.M.D., O.D., D.C., N.D., and doctorally prepared nurses. They must have completed their specialty training within 15 years of submitting the application and be working in a research environment, conducting patient-oriented research, and receiving independent research support. Candidates must be U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, or legal permanent residents of the U.S.
  • Supplements are available for either short- or long-term research support for staff or faculty. The investigator must have a doctoral degree, and must have had sufficient prior research experience to have qualified for a faculty appointment at the assistant professor or equivalent level at the time of their leaving active research. The research proposed for the investigator must be part of the approved research for the parent grant or a logical extension. The investigator must be given opportunities to interact with other individuals on the grant, to contribute intellectually to the study, and to enhance his or her research skills and knowledge.
    Short-term awards support full-time research for 3 to 5 months each year, in the summer or as part of the academic year, for a maximum of 3 years. Long-term awards provide support for up to 4 years with a minimum of 30 percent effort required during each 12-month period. The length of the supplement award depends on the amount of time remaining on the parent grant.
    Decisions to fund a supplement are made 8 to 10 weeks after all information is received.
  • Here is an example of how the NHLBI can help people develop careers in science. In addition to providing valuable research experience for high school and college students, the NHLBI also provides research grants for graduate (Ph.D.) and medical students, will provide additional training resources in the form of post-doctoral fellowships, and will support full, independent research programs at the faculty level.
  • Dr. Maurice Sholas provides one example of how these training programs can help a person make a career for themselves.
    He began doing research with NIH during high school
    For college, he went to Southern University in Baton, Rogue, Louisiana, where he gained additional research experience in the NHLBI Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Summer Research Program
    Following college, he was accepted into Harvard University’s (very competitive) M.D./Ph.D. program. While there, part of his training was financed by a Fellowship for Minority Students.
    Maurice is currently completing postdoctoral work in Neurobiology.
  • Graduated magna cum laude from the University of Puerto Rico in 1979.
    Ph.D. in Biochemistry at the University of South Alabama in Mobile.
    Grants from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute included:
    Research Supplement for Underrepresented Minority Investigators.
    Mentored Research Scientist Development Award for Minority Faculty.
    Research Project Grant.
    Supporting students with minority supplements
  • The programs listed are designed to encourage undergraduate students to consider a career in biomedical or behavioral science and to provide students an opportunity to learn more about the different research careers available. Through these programs, undergraduate students work with experienced scientists at the Nation's top biomedical research institutions, gain invaluable knowledge, and make contacts for the future.
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    1. 1. at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Research Training and Career Development Programs
    2. 2. Washington, DC The National Institutes of Health • Located in Bethesda, MD • The Federal government’s primary agency for biomedical research • Composed of 25 Centers and Institutes
    3. 3. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute  ~850 full-time employees  funded 4,120 extramural research grants  supported ~1,500 trainees  intramural budget ~ 119 million dollars  NIH’s second largest institute  FY 2000 budget ~ 2 billion dollars  In 1999
    4. 4. Scope of the NHLBI’s Responsibilities • Preventing, treating, and curing diseases of the – Heart – Lung – Blood Vessels – Blood • Ensuring safe blood resources • Combating sleep disorders
    5. 5. Research at the NHLBI  Animal Medicine and Surgery  Biochemistry  Biochemical Genetics  Biophysical Chemistry  Cardiac Energetics  Cardiology  Cell Biology  Cell Signaling  Hematology  Kidney and Electrolyte Metabolism  Molecular Biology  Molecular Cardiology  Molecular Disease  Molecular Hematology  Molecular Immunology  Pathology  Pulmonary-Critical Care Medicine  Vascular Biology
    6. 6. Available Programs  High School Students  Undergraduate Students  Predoctoral (Graduate, Medical, or Dental) Students  Postdoctoral Individuals  New Independent Researchers  Established Researchers
    7. 7. Programs for Faculty Applicants Support Training and Research for: • Yourself • Junior Faculty in need of mentors • Students and Postdoctoral Fellows
    8. 8. Citizenship Requirements  Positions are open to individuals who are U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, or have legal permanent resident status.  Persons on temporary or student visas are not eligible.
    9. 9. Are you interested in . . . . . .working as a Scientist in a Research Laboratory?
    10. 10. Are you interested in . . . . . .becoming a doctor, nurse, or other health care professional?
    11. 11. Are you interested in . . . . . .learning more about biology?
    12. 12. Are you interested in . . . . . .becoming a veterinarian?
    13. 13. Are you interested in . . . . . . working as an administrative assistant or research aide?
    14. 14.  NIH Summer Employment Program  NIH Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research  Research Supplements for:  Students with Disabilities  Minority Students Programs for High School Students
    15. 15. NIH Summer Employment Program • Location: The NHLBI in Bethesda, Maryland. • Pay: Rate varies with experience and academic training. • Application deadline: March 14. • For more information contact: Ms. Pam O'Brien Phone: 301-496-6477 Email: ObrienP@nhlbi.nih.gov
    16. 16. Summer Employment Positions for High School and College Students Clerical  Clerk  Clerk-typist  Accounting clerk  Office automation clerk Non-clerical  Biological laboratory aide/technician  Computer clerk/assistant  Engineering aide
    17. 17. NIH Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research  Location: The NHLBI in Bethesda, Maryland.  How to apply: Students apply directly to the NIH.  Application deadlines: November 15 - March 1.  For forms and additional information, contact: Division of Extramural Outreach & Information Resources 301-402-2176 Education Pay (8 week program.) High School $900 College $1,100 – $1,300
    18. 18. Research Supplements for High School Students with Disabilities  How to apply: Principal investigators with eligible NHLBI research grants apply on behalf of students with disabilities.  Application deadline: At least 3 months before the requested start date.  Salary: Up to $2,000, plus up to $1,000 for supplies and travel to worksite.  NHLBI contact: Dr. Norbert Weber Phone: 301-496-4950, Email: WeberN@nhlbi.nih.gov
    19. 19. Research Supplements for Underrepresented Minority High School Students  How to apply: Principal investigators with eligible NHLBI grants apply on behalf of students.  Application deadline: At least 3 months before the requested start date.  Salary: Up to $2,000, plus up to $1,000 for supplies and travel to worksite.  NHLBI contact: Dr. Norbert Weber Phone: 301-496-4950, Email: WeberN@nhlbi.nih.gov
    20. 20. Advantages of the NHLBI Programs for High School Students  Gain practical experience in  Scientific research  Government operations  Working in a professional environment  Get insight into career possibilities and college majors  Become more competitive for college and employment opportunities  Work with people who have similar career interests  Learn how they made their career choices and what paths they explored
    21. 21. Undergraduate Programs For All Students  NIH Summer Employment Program  NIH Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research For Students with Disabilities  Research Supplements for Undergraduate Students with Disabilities
    22. 22. Undergraduate Programs for Minority Students  NHLBI Short-Term Training for Minority Students Program (T35)  Research Supplements for Underrepresented Minority Undergraduate Students  Biomedical Research Training Program for Underrepresented Minorities (BRTPUM)  NHLBI MARC Summer Research Training Program
    23. 23. Research Supplements for Underrepresented Minority Undergraduate Students  How to apply: Principal investigators with eligible NHLBI grants apply on behalf of students.  Application deadline: At least 3 months before the requested start date.  Salary: Up to $6 per hour, plus up to $125 per month for travel and supplies.  NHLBI contact: Dr. Norbert Weber Phone: 301-496-4950, Email: WeberN@nhlbi.nih.gov
    24. 24. Research Supplements for Undergraduate Students with Disabilities  How to apply: Principal investigators with eligible NHLBI research grants apply on behalf of students with disabilities.  Application deadline: At least 3 months before the requested start date.  Salary: Up to $6 per hour, plus up to $125 per month for travel and supplies.  NHLBI contact: Dr. Norbert Weber Phone: 301-496-4950, Email: WeberN@nhlbi.nih.gov
    25. 25. Advantages of Participating in an NHLBI Undergraduate Program  Work with world-class researchers  Learn about scientific advances  Perform research contributing to disease prevention and treatment  Gain practical experience  Become more competitive for medical school, graduate school, other research fellowships, and employment opportunities
    26. 26. Short-Term Training for Minority Students Program (T35)  Applicants: Non-federal U.S. institutions who want to offer a research experience to underrepresented minority undergraduate, graduate, and health professional students.  Application Deadline: Announced annually, usually late August.  Stipend: $1,255 per month plus travel, housing, and training costs.  NHLBI Contact: Dr. Michael Commarato Phone: 301-435-0530, Email: CommaraM@nih.gov
    27. 27. NHLBI MARC Summer Research Training Program • How to apply: Honors scholars in the Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) program submit a resume, letters of recommendation, a list of research interests, and a transcript to the NHLBI. • Location: The NHLBI in Bethesda, Maryland. • Application deadline: January 31. • Stipend: $3,000 for 10 weeks plus up to $500 for round- trip transportation. • NHLBI contact: Dr. Norbert Weber Phone: 301-496-4950, Email: WeberN@nih.gov
    28. 28. Biomedical Research Training Program for Underrepresented Minorities Applicants: Underrepresented minority undergraduate and graduate students planning to pursue advanced degrees in the biomedical and behavioral sciences. Location: The NHLBI in Bethesda, Maryland. College education Salary per year Junior $16,900 Senior $17,400 Applications are due October 1 – December 31.
    29. 29.  Applicants: Recent college graduates who plan to apply to graduate or medical school within the next year.  Location: The NHLBI in Bethesda, Maryland.  Pay: $17,600 per year.  Applications are accepted at any time.  For additional information, contact: Office of Education National Institutes of Health 301-496-2427 NIH Predoctoral Intramural Research Training Award for Recent College Graduates
    30. 30. Questions to Consider When Choosing a Training or Fellowship Program  Where do I want to train?  Can I pay back a loan?  Do I want the opportunity to renew my funding or do I want a fixed time period?  Do I want to apply for the funding or do I want my mentor to be responsible for the application?  What are the stipend, tuition, travel, and other benefits?
    31. 31. Training Opportunities for Predoctoral Students  NIH Summer Employment Program  NIH Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research  Institutional National Research Service Award (T32)  Institutional National Research Service Award in Sleep Research (T32)
    32. 32. Opportunities for Predoctoral Students with Disabilities  Research Supplements for Graduate Research Assistants with Disabilities  Predoctoral Fellowship Awards for Students with Disabilities (F31)
    33. 33. Research Supplements for Graduate Research Assistants with Disabilities  Applicants: Principal investigators with eligible NHLBI grants apply on behalf of the individual with disabilities.  Application deadline: At least 3 months before the requested start date.  Stipend: Up to $26,000 per year for salary and tuition plus an allowance of up to $3,000 for supplies and travel.  For additional information contact: Dr. Norbert Weber Phone: 301-496-4950, Email: WeberN@nhlbi.nih.gov
    34. 34. Predoctoral Fellowship Awards for Students with Disabilities (F31)  Applicants: Students with disabilities pursuing advanced degrees in the biomedical or behavioral sciences.  Application deadlines: May 1 and November 15.  Stipend: $15,060 per year plus a tuition and fee allowance, and an institutional allowance of $2,000 per year for other training expenses.  NHLBI contact: Ms. Ann Rothgeb Phone: 301-435-0202, Email: rothgeba@nih.gov
    35. 35. NIH Summer Employment Program (Graduate Students) NHLBI contact: Ms. Pam O'Brien Phone: 301-496-6477 Email: ObrienP@nhlbi.nih.gov Position Hourly Wage Computer clerk/assistant, engineering aide $7.25 - $12.98 Biologist, chemist, computer specialist, administrative assistant, engineer, psychologist, statistician. $11.17-$31.89
    36. 36. NIH Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research (Graduate Students) • Location: NHLBI laboratories in Bethesda, Maryland. • How to apply: Students apply directly to the NIH. An online application is available through www.training.nih.gov/student/sip/catalog/apply.html • Application deadlines: November 15 - March 1. Graduate Education Pay (8 week prog.) Less than 3 years $900+ 3 or more years $2,000
    37. 37. Local Opportunities for Predoctoral Students  Institutional National Research Service Award (T32)  Institutional National Research Service Award in Sleep Research (T32)
    38. 38. Institutional National Research Service Award in Sleep Research (T32)  Applicants: U.S. research institutions interested in supporting graduate research training in sleep research.  Stipend: $15,060 per year plus up to $2,000 per year for training-related expenses. Other allowable expenses are tuition, fees, health insurance, and travel to scientific meetings.  Application Deadline: May 10.  NHLBI contact: Ms. Ann Rothgeb Phone: 301-435-0202, Email: rothgeba@nih.gov
    39. 39. Opportunities for Minority Predoctoral Students  Biomedical Research Training Program for Underrepresented Minorities (BRTPUM)  Predoctoral Fellowship Awards for Minority Students (F31)  Minority Institutional Research Training Program (T32)  Research Supplements for Underrepresented Minority Graduate Research Assistants  Short-Term Training for Minority Students Program (T35)  Minority Access to Research Careers (F34)
    40. 40. Research Supplements for Underrepresented Minority Graduate Research Assistants • Applicants: Principal investigators with eligible NHLBI grants apply on behalf of students. • Application deadline: At least 3 months before the requested start date. • Salary: Salary, benefits, and tuition up to a maximum of $26,000 per year plus up to $3,000 per year for supplies and travel.  For additional information contact: Dr. Norbert Weber Phone: 301-496-4950, Email: WeberN@nhlbi.nih.gov
    41. 41. Predoctoral Fellowship Awards for Minority Students (F31)  Applicants: Underrepresented minority students pursuing advanced degrees in the biomedical and behavioral sciences.  Application deadlines: May 1 and November 15.  Stipend: $15,060 per year plus a tuition and fee allowance and an institutional allowance of $2,000 per year.  NHLBI contact: Ms. Ann Rothgeb Phone: 301-435-0202, Email: rothgeba@nih.gov
    42. 42. Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) (F34)  Applicants: Minority predoctoral students and postdoctoral fellows at U.S. institutions with a minority enrollment of greater than 50% and an interest in training graduate students.  Application deadlines: January 10, May 10, and September 10.  Student Stipend: $8,800 per year, plus tuition, fees, and $2,000 for supplies and travel.  Postdoctoral Stipend: Up to $25,000 per year.  For additional information, contact the MARC Program at 301-594-2849.
    43. 43. Minority Institutional Research Training Program (T32)  Applicants: U.S. institutions with a minority student enrollment of more than 50% and an interest in training graduate students.  Application deadline: Announced annually, usually late August.  Stipend: $15,060 per year, up to $2,000 per year for training-related costs. Other allowable costs are tuition, fees, health insurance, and travel to scientific meetings.  NHLBI contact Dr. Sandra Colombini-Hatch Phone: 301-435-0222, Email: HatchS@nhlbi.nih.gov
    44. 44. Biomedical Research Training Program for Underrepresented Minorities  Applicants: Underrepresented minority graduate students pursuing advanced degrees in the biomedical and behavioral sciences.  Location: The NHLBI in Bethesda, Maryland.  Stipend: $17,950 – 19,400 per year  NHLBI contact: Office of Special Concerns 301-496-1763
    45. 45. Postdoctoral Programs for All Individuals  NIH Summer Employment Program  Individual Postdoctoral National Research Service Award (F32)  Institutional National Research Service Award (T32)  Intramural Research Training Award  Staff Fellowship Program  Institutional National Research Service Award in Sleep Research (T32)
    46. 46. Postdoctoral Programs for Clinical Researchers  NIH Summer Employment Program  Individual Postdoctoral National Research Service Award (F32)  Institutional National Research Service Award (T32)  Intramural Research Training Award  Staff Fellowship Program  Institutional National Research Service Award in Sleep Research (T32)
    47. 47. NIH Summer Employment Program (Postdoctoral Individuals)  How to apply: Individuals apply directly to the NIH Employment Office.  Location: The NHLBI in Bethesda, Maryland.  Application deadline: March 14.  Positions available: Biologist, chemist, microbiologist, computer specialist, writer-editor, statistician.  Pay: $11.17-$31.89 per hour.  NHLBI contact: Ms. Pam O'Brien Phone: 301-496-6477, Email: ObrienP@nhlbi.nih.gov
    48. 48. Individual Postdoctoral National Research Service Award (F32)  Applicants: Postdoctoral individuals interested in biomedical, clinical, or behavioral research in cardiovascular, pulmonary, hematologic, or sleep disorders.  Application deadlines: April 5, August 5, December 5.  Stipend: $26,916-$42,300 per year plus an institutional allowance of $4,000 per year. The fellow incurs a payback service obligation with this award.  NHLBI contact: Dr. Sandra Colombini-Hatch Phone: 301-435-0222 Email: HatchS@nhlbi.nih.gov
    49. 49. Institutional National Research Service Award (T32)  Applicants: Institutions interested in training postdoctoral fellows in research areas of interest to the NHLBI.  Application deadline: May 10.  Stipend: $26,916-42,300 per year plus an allowance for tuition, health insurance, and travel to meetings. The fellow incurs a payback service obligation with this award.  NHLBI contact: Dr. Michael Commarato Phone: 301-435-0530 Email: CommaraM@nih.gov
    50. 50. Institutional National Research Service Award in Sleep Research (T32)  Applicants: U.S. research institutions interested in training postdoctoral fellows in sleep research.  Stipend: $26,916-42,300 per year plus an allowance for tuition, health insurance, and travel to meetings. The fellow incurs a payback service obligation with this award.  Application Deadline: May 10.  NHLBI contact: Ms. Ann Rothgeb Phone: 301-435-0202 Email: rothgeba@nih.gov
    51. 51. Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA)  Applicants: Physicians and Ph.D.-level investigators at the start of their professional careers.  Location: The NHLBI in Bethesda, Maryland. • Stipend: $27,500-$30,000 salary per year for the first postdoctoral year. • How to apply: Send resume and a letter inquiring about program to: Scientific Director, NHLBI Building 10, Room 7N214 10 Center Drive, MSC 1668 Bethesda, MD 20892-1668
    52. 52. NHLBI Staff Fellowship Program • How to apply: Postdoctoral individuals interested in working with a specific NHLBI scientist should contact that individual directly. Other candidates should request information from: Scientific Director, NHLBI Building 10, Room 7N214 10 Center Drive, MSC 1668 Bethesda, MD 20892-1668 • Applications are accepted at any time. • Stipend: $29,000 - $118,400.
    53. 53. Postdoctoral Programs for Underrepresented Individuals Minority Scientists  Minority Institutional Research Training Program (T32)  Minority Access to Research Careers (F34)  Research Supplements for Underrepresented Minority Individuals in Postdoctoral Training Scientists with Disabilities  Research Supplements for Individuals with Disabilities in Postdoctoral Training
    54. 54. Minority Institutional Research Training Program (T32)  Applicants: U.S. institutions with a minority student enrollment of more than 50% and an interest in training postdoctoral individuals.  Application deadline: Announced annually, usually late August.  Stipend: $26,916-42,300 per year plus expenses such as tuition, health insurance, and travel to meetings. The trainee incurs a payback service obligation with this award.  NHLBI contact: Dr. Sandra Colombini-Hatch Phone: 301-435-0222, Email: HatchS@nhlbi.nih.gov
    55. 55. Research Supplements for Minority Individuals in Postdoctoral Training • Applicants: Principal investigators with eligible NHLBI grants apply on behalf of the individuals. • Application deadline: At least 3 months before the requested start date. • Salary: Up to $40,000 per year for salary and fringe benefits, plus up to $6,000 per year for supplies and travel.  For additional information contact: Dr. Norbert Weber Phone: 301-496-4950, Email: WeberN@nhlbi.nih.gov
    56. 56. Research Supplements for Individuals in Postdoctoral Training with Disabilities • Applicants: Principal investigators with eligible NHLBI grants apply on behalf of the individuals. • Application deadline: At least 3 months before the requested start date. • Salary: Up to $40,000 per year for salary plus benefits and up to $6,000 per year for supplies and travel.  For additional information contact: Dr. Norbert Weber Phone: 301-496-4950, Email: WeberN@nhlbi.nih.gov
    57. 57. Training Programs for Health Profession Students  Short-Term Institutional Research Training Grant (T35)  NIH Summer Research Fellowship Program  NIH One-Year Research Fellowships for Medical Students  NIH Clinical Electives Program for Medical and Dental Students
    58. 58. Clinical Research Training Programs Support physicians building careers in:  biomedical research  behavioral science  Patient-oriented research
    59. 59. Short-Term Institutional Research Training Grant (T35)  Applicants: U.S. institutions wishing to offer research experiences to health professional students.  Application Deadline: January 10.  Stipend: $1,255 per month plus $165 per month for training-related expenses.  For additional information contact: Dr. Sarah Knox Phone: 301-435-0409, Email: KnoxS@nih.gov
    60. 60. NIH One-Year Research Fellowships for Medical Students  Applicants: Medical students currently enrolled in medical school who seek an interim research experience.  Training site: The NHLBI in Bethesda, Maryland.  Application deadline: Any time.  Stipend: $16,000 - $21,000 per year, based on the amount of medical education completed at the time of the award.  For forms and additional information, contact: NIH Office of Education 301-496-2427
    61. 61. Institutional National Research Service Award (T32)  Applicants: U.S. research institutions interested in supporting graduate research training.  Stipend: $15,060 per year plus benefits and up to $2,000 per year for training-related expenses. Other allowable expenses are tuition, fees, health insurance, and travel to scientific meetings.  Application Deadline: May 10.  NHLBI contact: Dr. Michael Commarato Phone: 301-435-0530, Email: CommaraM@nih.gov
    62. 62. NIH Summer Research Fellowship Program  Applicants: Medical and dental students with strong interests in pursuing biomedical or behavioral research careers.  Training site: The NHLBI in Bethesda, Maryland.  Application deadline: November 15 through March 1.  Stipend: Stipends are based on each student's education level. Monthly stipends are approximately $1,600.  For forms and additional information, contact: Coordinator, Summer Research Fellowship Program NIH Office of Education 301-496-2427
    63. 63. NIH Clinical Electives Program for Medical and Dental Students  Applicants: Medical and dental students with strong interests in pursuing biomedical or behavioral research careers.  Training site: The NHLBI in Bethesda, Maryland.  Application deadline: May 1 preceding the academic year of the desired session.  Stipend: Academic credit in lieu of stipend.  For forms and additional information, contact: Coordinator, Clinical Electives Program NIH Office of Education 301-496-2427
    64. 64. Awards For New Researchers  Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award (K08)  Independent Scientist Award (K02)  Career Transition Award (K22)  Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23)  Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award (K25)
    65. 65. Awards For New Clinical Researchers  Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award (K08)  Independent Scientist Award (K02)  Career Transition Award (K22)  Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23)
    66. 66. Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award (K08)  Applicants: Clinicians who are interested in developing independent research careers.  Application deadlines: February 1, June 1, and October 1.  Salary: Up to $75,000 per year plus benefits and up to $25,000 per year for research development support.  NHLBI contact: Ms. Lorraine Silsbee Phone: 301-435-0709, Email: silsbeeL@nih.gov
    67. 67. Independent Scientist Award (K02)  Applicants: Investigators at non-federal public or profit U.S. institutions engaged in health-related research.  Application deadlines: February 1, June 1, and October 1.  Salary: Up to $75,000 per year plus benefits.  For forms and additional information, contact: Ms. Joyce Creamer Phone: 301-435-0064, Email: CreamerJ@nih.gov
    68. 68. Career Transition Award (K22)  NHLBI contact: Ms. Beth Schucker Phone: 301-435-0535, Email: SchuckeB@nih.gov  How to apply: Individuals apply to the NIH. Training Site Salary 1 NHLBI Intramural Labs Based on experience 2 Extramural Institution Up to $75,000 per year plus benefits, and up to $50,000 per year for research support  Application deadlines: February 1, June 1, and October 1.
    69. 69. Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23)  Applicants: Scientists who are committed to developing careers in patient-oriented research.  Application deadlines: February 1, June 1, and October 1.  Salary: Up to $75,000 per year plus benefits and up to $25,000 per year for research development support.  NHLBI contact: Ms. Beth Schucker Phone: 301-435-0535, Email: SchuckeB@nih.gov
    70. 70. Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award (K25)  Applicants: Individuals with an advanced degree in a quantitative area of science or engineering who are committed to careers as independent biomedical or behavioral investigators.  Salary: Up to $75,000 per year plus benefits and up to $40,000 per year for research development support.  Application deadlines: February 1, June 1, October 1.  NHLBI contact: Dr. Michael Commarato Phone: 301-435-0535, Email: CommaraM@nih.gov
    71. 71. Awards For Minority Scientists and Researchers with Disabilities Minority Researchers  NHLBI Minority Institution Research Scientist Development Award (K01)  NHLBI Mentored Minority Faculty Development Award (K01)  Research Supplements for Underrepresented Minority Investigators Researchers with Disabilities  Research Supplements for Investigators with Disabilities Developing Independent Research Careers
    72. 72. NHLBI Minority Institution Research Scientist Development Award (K01)  Applicants: Institutions apply on behalf of minority faculty and students.  Application deadline: Announced annually, usually late August.  Faculty Salary: Up to $75,000 per year plus benefits, and up to $30,000 per year for research support . – Student Salary: $8.50 per hour plus benefits and a summer housing allowance.  For forms and additional information, contact: Ms. Joyce Creamer Phone: 301-435-0064, Email: CreamerJ@nih.gov
    73. 73.  Applicants: Underrepresented minority faculty members interested in cardiovascular, pulmonary, hematologic, or sleep disorders research.  Application deadline: Announced annually, usually late August.  Salary: Up to $75,000 per year plus benefits, and up to $30,000 per year for research support.  For forms and additional information, contact: Ms. Lorraine Silsbee Phone: 301-435-0709, Email: silsbeeL@nih.gov NHLBI Mentored Minority Faculty Development Award (K01)
    74. 74. Research Supplements for Minority Investigators  Applicants: Principal investigators with eligible NHLBI grants apply on behalf of the minority individual.  Application deadline: At least 3 months before the requested start date.  Salary and benefits: The salary must be consistent with the salary structure of the applicant institution, the minority investigator's institution, and the level of effort.  Supplies and travel: Up to $10,000 per year.  NHLBI contact: Dr. Norbert Weber Phone: 301-496-4950, Email: WeberN@nhlbi.nih.gov
    75. 75. Research Supplements for Investigators with Disabilities Developing Independent Research Careers  How to apply: Principal investigators with eligible NHLBI grants apply on behalf of the individual at least 3 months before the requested start date.  Salary and benefits: The salary must be consistent with the salary structure of the applicant institution and the level of effort.  Supplies and travel: Up to $10,000 per year.  NHLBI contact: Dr. Norbert Weber Phone: 301-496-4950, Email: WeberN@nhlbi.nih.gov
    76. 76.  National Research Service Awards for Senior Fellows (F33)  Research Supplements for Established Investigators Who Become Disabled  Mid-Career Investigator Award in Patient- Oriented Research Award (K24)  Research Supplements to Promote Reentry into Biomedical and Behavioral Research Careers Established Researchers
    77. 77. National Research Service Awards for Senior Fellows (F33)  Applicants: Experienced scientists with at least 7 years of relevant postdoctoral research or professional training who are interested in changing the direction of their careers.  Stipend: Up to $42,300 per year, plus an institutional allowance of $4,000 per year.  NHLBI contact: Dr. Sarah Knox Phone: 301-435-0409, Email: KnoxS@nih.gov
    78. 78. Research Supplements for Established Investigators Who Become Disabled  Applicants: Principal investigators with eligible NHLBI research grants who become disabled.  Funding: Limited to items that will permit the investigator to complete the currently funded research project.  Application Deadline: No later than 3 months before the requested start date.  NHLBI contact: Dr. Norbert Weber Phone: 301-496-4950, Email: WeberN@nhlbi.nih.gov
    79. 79. Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research (K24)  Applicants: Patient-oriented investigators at U.S. institutions with independent research support.  Application deadlines: February 1, June 1, and October 1.  Salary: Up to $62,500 per year plus benefits, and up to $25,000 per year for research development support.  NHLBI contact: Ms. Joyce I. Creamer Phone: 301-435-0064, Email: CreamerJ@nih.gov
    80. 80.  Applicants: Principal investigators with eligible NHLBI grants apply on behalf of the individuals who had to interrupt their research careers.  Application deadline: At least 3 months before the requested start date.  Salary and benefits: Must be consistent with the salary structure of the applicant institution and the level of effort.  Supplies and travel: Up to $10,000 per year.  NHLBI contact: Dr. Norbert Weber Phone: 301-496-4950, Email: WeberN@nhlbi.nih.gov Research Supplements to Promote Reentry into Biomedical and Behavioral Research Careers
    81. 81. Establishing a Research Career Using Traditional Programs NRSA Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (F32) Research Project Grant (R01) NRSA Institutional Research Training Program (T32) Independent Researcher Graduate Student EDUCATIONAL LEVEL Postdoctoral Fellow PROGRAM
    82. 82. Postdoctoral Fellow: Individual Postdoctoral National Research Service Award (F32) Junior Faculty: NHLBI Mentored Minority Faculty Development Award (K01) Graduate Student: Short-Term Training for Minority Students Program (T35) Establishing a Research Career Using Traditional and Minority Programs Independent Researcher: Research Project Grant (R01)
    83. 83. . . . Undergraduate Students . . . Graduate Research Assistants . . . Individuals in Postdoctoral Training . . . Investigators (Postdoctoral Individuals/New Independent Researchers) Research Project Grant (R01) for ALL Investigators Establishing a Research Career Using Minority Supplements Research Supplements for Underrepresented Minority. . .
    84. 84. Postdoctoral Fellow: Minority Postdoctoral Research Supplement Independent Investigator: Research Project Grant (R01) Junior Faculty: NHLBI Mentored Minority Faculty Development Award (K01) Graduate Student or Postdoctoral Fellow: Institutional Research Training Program (T32) Undergraduate or Graduate Student: Short-Term Training for Minority Students (T35) Establishing a Research Career Using Traditional and Minority Programs
    85. 85. Postdoctoral Fellow: Institutional National Research Service Award (T32) Independent Investigator: Research Project Grant (R01) Junior Faculty: Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award (K08) Graduate Student: Institutional National Research Service Award (T32) Undergraduate Student: NIH Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research Establishing a Research Career Using Traditional Programs
    86. 86. Research Project Grant (R01) Mentored Minority Faculty Development Award (K01) Minority Graduate Research Supplement Independent Researcher Medical Student Junior Faculty Establishing a Research Career Using Traditional and Minority Programs EDUCATIONAL LEVEL PROGRAM High School College Research Supplement for Minority Students Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research
    87. 87. Establishing a Research Career Using Traditional Programs Research Project Grant (R01) Institutional National Research Service Award (T32) Summer Employment or Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research Independent Researcher Graduate School/Medical School High School College Postdoctoral Experience EDUCATIONAL LEVEL PROGRAM
    88. 88. Establishing a Research Career Using Minority and Traditional Programs NRSA Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (F32) Research Project Grant (R01) Mentored Minority Faculty Development Award (K01) Minority Graduate Research Supplement Independent Researcher Graduate or Medical Student Junior Faculty EDUCATIONAL LEVEL Postdoctoral Fellow PROGRAM
    89. 89. Establishing a Research Career Using Traditional Programs Research Project Grant (R01) Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award (K25) NRSA Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (F32) Independent Researcher Postdoctoral Fellow EDUCATIONAL LEVEL Junior Faculty PROGRAM
    90. 90. Research Project Grant (R01) NHLBI Mentored Minority Faculty Development Award (K01) Research Supplements for Underrepresented Minorities Establishing a Research Career Using Minority Programs Postdoctoral Fellow or Junior Faculty Junior Faculty Independent Investigator EDUCATIONAL LEVEL NHLBI PROGRAM
    91. 91. Maurice Sholas, M.D., Ph.D. Postgraduate  High School: – NIH Summer Research Program  College: – Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program – NHLBI MARC Summer Research Program  Harvard University M.D./Ph.D. program: – Fellowship for Minority Students (F31)
    92. 92. Wendell Taylor, Ph.D. Social Psychologist  After his postdoctoral training, he received an NHLBI Research Supplements for Underrepresented Minorities award.  He is currently the principal investigator of a 5-year NHLBI grant and is supporting two individuals on his grant with minority supplements.
    93. 93. Sonia Flores, Ph.D. Researcher  Research Supplement for Underrepresented Minority Investigators.  Mentored Research Scientist Development Award for Minority Faculty.  Research Project Grant.  Minority Supplements for students. Dr. Flores’ NHLBI grants include:
    94. 94. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/index.htm
    95. 95. Application Forms To apply for T32 awards or awards beginning with a K (e.g., K01, K08, K22), use PHS form 398: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/phs398/phs398.html To apply for awards beginning with an F (e.g. F31, F32), use PHS form 416-1: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/416/phs416.htm
    96. 96. Programs for Students at Academic/Research Institutions  NHLBI Short-Term Training for Minority Students Program (T35)  Undergraduate and Graduate Students  Research Supplements for Underrepresented Minority Students  High School Students  Undergraduate and Graduate Students  Research Supplements for Students with Disabilities  High School Students  Undergraduates and Graduate Students

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