Free NIH Virtual Events for Early Career Scientists in August and September - Register Today!
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August 19, 2022

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NIH is hosting two free upcoming virtual events that may be of particular interest to early career scientists.

NIH Loan Repayment Programs: Supporting the Next Generation of Researchers
Thursday, August 25, 2022 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM ET
Do you (or does someone you know) have student debt? If so, find out how you can get up to $100,000 repaid towards your student loans with a two-year award from the NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs). This virtual event is designed for students, new researchers, and administrators/mentors who want to learn how biomedical and behavioral scientists with student debt can benefit from this program. In addition, participants will hear first-hand experiences from LRP Ambassadors on planning their grant applications.

Navigating Early Career Funding Opportunities
Thursday, September 15, 2022 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM ET

Are you ready to transition to a fully independent position as an investigator, faculty member, clinician scientist, or scientific team member? The NIH is committed to investing in early-stage investigators who are focused on establishing themselves as experts in their chosen research areas. With numerous Fellowships and Career Development Award types, how do you know which is the right one for your research and career goals? Our experts will provide an overview of opportunities, discuss how networking and mentoring can strengthen your chances for success, and show you where to find resources to help you along the way.

These events officially kick off the NIH Grants Conference 2022-2023 season, culminating with the 2-day Grants Conference Feb 1-2, 2023.

Other pre-conference events that may be of interest (details coming soon to the NIH Grants Conference site):

  • Research Misconduct and Integrity – October 14
  • Foreign Collaborations: Policies, Processes and Partnerships – November 9
  • Human Subjects Research: Policies, Clinical Trials, and Inclusion – December 6-7

Register just one time to gain access to our new virtual conference center, all virtual preconference events, the 2-day conference, and valuable resources.

Once registered, explore the conference platform and plan your experience and build your own agenda from the PreCon Events, Conference sessions, and on-demand videos. Log in and explore the resources and contacts at the NIH institute and program informational booths at any time. All Exhibit Hall booths will be staffed during the 2-day conference on Feb 1-2.

The NIH Grants Conference and PreCon Events is the 2022-2023 incarnation of what has previously been known as the NIH Regional Seminars on Program Funding and Grants Administration.

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