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Supporting Underrepresented Graduate Students in Aging Research: The NIA R36 Dissertation Award

R36 at a Glance
  • Eligibility: Underrepresented PhD students at the dissertation phase

  • Maximum Award Duration: 2 years

  • Yearly Due Dates: February 16, June 16, October 16

  • Award Budget: $42,500 Salary, $28,656 Additional Expenses

This Notice of Funding Opportunity aims to promote diversity in the scientific research workforce engaged in research on aging and aging-related health conditions by providing R36 dissertation awards in all areas of research within the National Institute on Aging's (NIA) strategic priorities. The NIA R36 dissertation award offers research and salary support during those crucial final years of graduate studies. It also now comes with a larger salary and additional expenses budget. The R36 aims to promote diversity in the aging research workforce, so candidates from groups underrepresented in the biomedical sciences are encouraged to apply.


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