NIA Technical Assistance Workshop
November 20–21, 2008
“Taking the Next Step: Technical Assistance Workshop” is a 2-day interactive forum forpre and post-doctoral students and recent recipients of Ph.D., M.D. or related doctoraldegrees who are members of groups under-represented in aging research. During theworkshop, NIA staff and associated faculty members will present information and providetechnical assistance on applying for NIA grants. Participants in the workshop will have anopportunity to make podium presentations of current or plannned research projects,receiving feedback from peers and NIA staff.
Who Should Apply?
Members of groups underrepresented in aging research and/or investigators who demonstrate a commitment to research careers related to minority aging issues should apply. These groups include:
- Pre- and postdoctoral students and recent recipients of Ph.D., M.D., or related doctoral degrees
- Applicants new to the NIH application process or embarking on an independent program of research
- Individuals who have conducted research for less than 5 years
Applicants must be U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents.
Individuals who have conducted research for more than 5 years and former Summer Institute participants are ineligible.
Transportation and lodging expenses will be provided for all selected applicants. First-time applicants will be given priority and a modest payment for preparation and participation.
The deadline for applications is July 18, 2008 (postmarked). To apply, you may use the online application form, or mail a completed application form (PDF, 446K) and recent Curriculum Vitae to:
Technical Assistance Workshop
National Institute on Aging
MSC 2292, 5C-35
31 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892