NIH supports scientists at various stages in their careers, from predoctoral students on research training grants to investigators with extensive experience and who run large research centers
NINDS's Building Up the Nerve
A podcast for neuroscience trainees that takes you through the life cycle of a grant from idea to award.
Diversity Policies & Resources
NINDS’s diversity activities span the training pipeline, with innovative funding opportunities and mentoring networks across critical career transitions
Escalating costs of advanced training are forcing some scientists to abandon their research careers. The NIH Loan Repayment Program recruits and retains highly qualified health professionals in biomedical or biobehavioral research careers.
Training & Career Development Flyer(pdf, 243 KB)
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Training & Career Development
Find Training Grants by Eligibility
High School, Undergraduate, & Post- Baccalaureate
Find Training Grants by Mechanism
F30 F31 F32 F99/ K00 K99/ R00
Research training opportunities for trainees at the graduate and postdoctoral levels.
K01 K02 K08 K22 K23 K99/ R00
Research training opportunities for scientists and clinical-researchers at the postdoctoral and early career faculty levels.
T32 K12 R25
Research training opportunities on an institutional level to support multiple scientists and clinician-researchers at all levels of training.
These programs have unique elements including specific institutional eligibility, or supplementation of an existing NINDS award.