The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of General Medical Services (NIGMS) has announced the availability of funding for Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training.
The program will support creative and innovative educational activities to enhance the training of the nation’s biomedical and behavioral research workforce. Activities may include innovative approaches for short courses designed to develop scientific research skills, mentoring activities, and outreach activities – especially for those from underrepresented groups. The program is designed to support the NIGMS Strategic Plan for Biomedical and Behavioral Research Training. The opportunity is an R25 mechanism, which supports NIH-funded activities that promote education and training.
Institutes of higher education, non-profits, governmental entities, school districts, regional organizations, Native American Tribal Organizations, and faith-based or community organizations are eligible to apply. Letters of Intent are due on May 10, 2014. Applications are due on June 9, 2014.