Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Short-Term Institutional Research Training Grant (Parent T35) (PA-18-404)

PA-18-404
 
Table of IC-Specific Information, Requirements and Staff Contacts 
 
Release Date: November 21, 2017
Expiration Date: January 8, 2021
  • NIH Institute or Center
  • Institute or Center Specific Information
National Eye Institute (NEI)

Scientific Program Contact:
Neeraj Agarwal, Ph.D.              
Phone: (301) 451-2020
Email: agarwalnee@mail.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Karen Robinson-Smith
Phone: (301) 451-2020
Email: karen.Robinson.Smith@nei.nih.gov  
NEI Specific Information:
NEI supports short-term research training for students in health professional schools.
  • Application Submission Dates: May 25 (AIDS date September 7)
  • Letter required in advance if application will request $500,000 or more in direct costs: Contact Program staff
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Scientific Program Contact:
Charlotte Pratt, PhD, RD
Phone: 301-435-0382
Email: prattc@nhlbi.nih.gov

Financial/Grants Management:
Mrs. Jayanthi Regunathan (Jay)
Grants Management Specialist
Office of Grants Management
Division of Extramural Research Activities
6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 7137B
Bethesda, MD 20892
Phone: 301-827-8048
Email: jayanthi.regunathan@nih.gov
 

NHLBI Specific Information:

NHLBI will only accept applications in scientific areas relevant to the NHLBI mission. For areas of specific interest, please see the NHLBI website, http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/org/mission.htm.  

NHLBI supports short-term research training experiences for students in health professional schools (nurses, dental students, PharmD students, physical therapy students, and medical students during the summer. Institutions may request support for at least 4 but not more than 32 students per budget period to pursue research training for 2-3 months on a full-time basis during the summer. Current T32 Program Directors who submit T35 applications should indicate how the proposed T35 activities differ from the activities supported by their T32 award.

  • Application Submission Dates: January 25 (AIDS date May 7)
  • Letter required in advance if application will request $500,000 or more in direct costs: Yes 
National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Scientific Program Contact:
Shahrooz  Vahedi, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-496-9322
Email: Sharooz.vahedi@nih.gov
 
Grants Management Contact:
Ms. Traci Lafferty, NIA
Phone: (301) 496-1472
Email: lafferT@nia.nih.gov
NIA Specific Information:
NIA supports this program for students in health professional schools. 
  • Application Submission Dates: •May 25 (AIDS date September 7)
  • Letter required in advance if application will request $500,000 or more in direct costs: Contact Program staff
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Scientific Program Contact:
Lynn Morin, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-403-0176
Email: lynn.morin@nih.gov
 
Grants Management Contact:
Deborah A. Hendry
Phone: (301) 443-0915
Email: dhendry@mail.nih.gov
NIAAA Specific Information:
NIAAA supports short-term research training for students who are active in alcohol research in order to promote the application of new biomedical, behavioral and statistical technologies that advance alcohol research.
  • Application Submission Dates: May 25
  • Letter required in advance if application will request $500,000 or more in direct costs: Yes 
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Scientific Program Contact:
Shawn Gaillard, Ph.D.
Phone: 240-627-3857
Email: Shawn.Gaillard@nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Devon Bumbray-Quarles
Phone:  240-669-2950
Email: dbumbray@niaid.nih.gov
NIAID Specific Information:
NIAID supports research training in its scientific mission and priority areas -
https://www.niaid.nih.gov/diseases-conditions/infectious-diseases.  
 
For information on NIAID's training grants, see http://www.niaid.nih.gov/researchfunding/traincareer/pages/training.aspx
  • Application Submission Dates*:  January 25 and Sept 25 for non-AIDS applications; May 7 and Jan 7 for AIDS applications
  • Letter required in advance if application will request $500,000 or more in direct costs: Yes
 
(*Note: all dates begin in 2017 except AIDS January 7 date begins in 2018)
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)

Scientific Program Contact:
Zeynep Erim, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 451-4797
Email: erimz@mail.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Florence Turska
Phone: (301) 451-4782
Email: turskaf@mail.nih.gov
NIBIB Specific Information:
NIBIB uses the T35 mechanism to provide intensive clinical or translational research experiences for pre-doctoral bioengineering students or short-term training in focused, emerging scientific areas relevant to NIBIB’s scientific mission.  NIBIB discourages current T32 awardees from submitting T35 applications; if applicants choose to apply, they must clearly indicate how the proposed T35 activities differ from the activities supported by their T32 award.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to visit the NIBIB website (http://www.nibib.nih.gov/training-careers) to learn more about this program and other NIBIB research training opportunities.
  • Application Submission Dates: May 25
  • Letter required in advance if application will request $500,000 or more in direct costs: Yes
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)

Scientific Program Contact:
Alberto L. Rivera-Rentas, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 496-1804
Email: riverara@nidcd.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Mr. Christopher Myers
Phone: (301) 402-0909
Email: myersc@mail.nih.gov
NIDCD Specific Information:
NIDCD utilizes this award mechanism to establish a network of short-term training programs at institutions conducting Federally funded research on hearing to provide students in professional doctoral programs in audiology leading to the Au.D. degree with hands-on exposure to  clinical research or translational research in the hearing sciences.  This traineeship shall involve the conduct of a small-scale research project suitable for presentation at a scientific meeting. The short-term research experiences provided by this award mechanism are not intended for students enrolled in integrated or sequential Au.D./Ph.D. programs.  This initiative seeks to encourage Au.D. students to develop research career trajectories through pursuing sustained programs of research training and career development in order to advance the state-of-the art in hearing health care services.
  • Application Submission Dates: May 25
  • Letter required in advance if application will request $500,000 or more in direct costs: Yes
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Scientific Program Contact:
Arthur L. Castle, Ph.D
Phone: 301-594-7719
Email: castlea@mail.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Mitchell Curling
Phone: (301) 594-0417
Email: curlingm@mail.nih.gov
NIDDK Specific Information:
NIDDK supports short-term research training for medical students, typically between the first and second years of medical school.  At least half of the students must be engaged in projects that are directly relevant to NIDDK areas of research interest, as determined by program staff.  Our research areas include diabetes, endocrinology, metabolic diseases, obesity, nutrition, digestive and liver diseases, and kidney, urologic, and hematologic disorders.  NIDDK will accept applications requesting support for at least 8, but no more than 32, students per year.
  • Application Submission Dates: Standard due dates
  • Letter required in advance if application will request $500,000 or more in direct costs: Not Applicable
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Scientific Program Contact:
Carol Shreffler, Ph.D.
Phone: (984) 287-3322 
Email: Shreffl1@niehs.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Robbie Majors
Phone: (984) 287-3284
Email: robbie.majors@nih.gov   
NIEHS Specific Information:
NIEHS supports short-term research training for individuals in health professional schools. Training is expected to be directly focused on the field of Environmental Health Sciences, and be supported by a strong base of research grant support funded by the NIEHS.  Partnership with an NIEHS funded T32 Training Grant is strongly encouraged.  For additional information about NIEHS please see:
 
https://www.niehs.nih.gov/  
  • Application Submission Dates: May 25
  • Letter required in advance if application will request $500,000 or more in direct costs: Yes
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

Scientific Program Contact:
Lanay Mudd, Ph.D.
Phone:  (301) 594-9346
Email: lanay.mudd@nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Shelley Carow
Phone: (301) 594-3788
Email: CarowS@MAIL.NIH.GOV
NCCIH Specific Information:
Because of NCCIH's unique mission (https://nccih.nih.gov/about/ataglance), the Center supports this program at institutions with research-intensive environments; institutions focused in complementary health practice; as well as other eligible applicant organizations that have the research expertise, curriculum, infrastructure, and faculty for complementary and integrative health-related research training.
NCCIH is committed to improve the capacity of the field to carry out rigorous research while increasing the number, quality, and diversity of complementary health researchers. Thus, the Center uses this program to support short-term complementary and integrative health-related research training for predoctoral students interested in careers in biomedical, behavioral or clinical research as well as health professional students (medical students, dental students, and/or students in other health-professional programs) during the summer.
  • Application Submission Dates: January 25
  • Maximum annual total direct cost for new and competing renewal applications may not exceed $200,000 per year
Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP)

Scientific Program Contact:
Harold Watson, PhD.
Phone: 301-435-0884
FAX: 301-480-3819
Email: watsonh@mail.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Kristin Wegner
Phone:301-435-0848
Email: kristin.wegner@nih.gov 
ORIP Specific Information:
ORIP supports short-term research training only for veterinary students obtaining their DVM or VMD degree. Applicants are strongly encouraged to visit the ORIP website (https://orip.nih.gov/) to learn more about this program and other research training opportunities.
  • Application Submission Dates: Standard due dates
  • Letter required in advance if application will request $500,000 or more in direct costs: Yes