National Institutes of Health (NIH), Ruth Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Postdoctoral Fellows
Health Sciences. Life Sciences. Including biomedical and behavioral sciences.
Open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Must have a PhD or MD by the beginning date of the NRSA appointment. Applicants must identify a sponsoring institution and individual who will serve as a sponsor. The applicant must show evidence of high academic performance in the sciences. Must show commitment to a career as an independent researcher. Senior/Key Person Profile. Research training plan. Letters of reference. Individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups as well as individuals with disabilities are always encouraged to apply.
Competitive stipends and benefits offere to all scholars.
12/8/2014 Other deadlines: 4/8/2015 and 8/8/2015.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) offers up to 3 years of fellowship support for postdoctoral scholars interested in biomedical and behavioral research. The purpose of the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) postdoctoral fellowship is to enhance the research training of promising postdoctoral candidates who have the potential to become productive, independent investigators in scientific health-related research fields relevant to the missions of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers. Awards are made to individual applicants for specific training proposals. The scholarship is named after Dr. Ruth L. Kirschstein. Aside from Dr. Kirschstein’s scientific accomplishments in polio vaccine development, and becoming the first woman director of an NIH Institute, she was a champion of research training and a strong advocate for the inclusion of underrepresented individuals in the scientific workforce.
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