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Types of NIH Predoctoral Fellowships

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F31 Awards to Increase Diversity in Biomedical Sciences

This funding opportunity is available to trainees who are members of groups that are considered by the NIH to be underrepresented in biomedical research.  Biomedical research related to all areas can be supported through this mechanism and most institutes within NIH participate in this program.

F31 Awards for Individual Predoctoral Trainees

This training initiative is open to all predoctoral students working in areas of research relevant to the mission of the NIH and is sponsored by most NIH institutes.  

F30 Awards for Individual MD/PhD Trainees

This training initiative supports trainees who are enrolled in a combined MD/PhD training program.  This training initiative is sponsored by most NIH institutes.

Career Workshop

Career Opportunities

We provide workshops, seminars and internship opportunities that help students prepare for their future careers.