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Training Opportunities (Extramural)

The training mechanisms supported by NINR are summarized on this page. Click on the link to the announcement for more details. Scroll to the bottom of the page for NIH training resources. For more information on research funding mechanisms offered by NINR, download the NINR Mechanism Table (Word format). This table provides a brief summary of the training mechanisms supported by NINR, as well as other mechanisms supported by the Institute.

Predoctoral Award

Ruth Kirschstein Individual NRSA Predoctoral Fellowships (F31)
Supports registered nurses for mentored research training leading to a doctoral degree in areas related to the mission of the NINR.

Postdoctoral Awards

Ruth L. Kirschstein Individual NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowships (F32)
Supports postdoctoral research training for registered nurses to broaden their scientific background and extend their potential for research in specified health-related areas related to the mission of NINR.

Senior NRSA Fellowships (F33)
Supports experienced scientists with a doctoral degree to make major changes in the direction of their research careers, to broaden their scientific background, to acquire new research capabilities, and to enlarge their command of an interdisciplinary research field.

Institutional (T32) Award

National Research Service Award (T32)
The T32 enables schools of nursing with research programs to provide full-time predoctoral and postdoctoral research training. The institution selects the trainees to be appointed. NINR has one receipt date per year on May 25.

NIH Training Resources

NIH Research Training and Career Opportunities: Information about research training at NIH and resources useful in preparing an application.

Grant Writing Aids: Tutorials and information sheets prepared by various NIH institutes, centers, or offices.

NIH Loan Repayment Program: Check eligibility for loan repayment for individuals with a doctoral degree.



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