Diversity Grants

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NIH’s Research Supplements to Promote Diversity

The NIH provides funding (referred as Diversity Supplements) to attract trainees and faculty from underrepresented groups to research careers. These diversity supplements: Work within the scope of original NIH-supported grant project. The Principal Investigator must hold NIH research grants (R01, P01, etc.) with remaining support, usually two years or more. Support Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Scholars / Fellows as well as other career stages from… Continue reading »

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National Institutes of Health’s Diversity K Awards

The National Institutes of Health’s Diversity K Awards  support postdocs and early faculty from diverse backgrounds in conducting research in NIH mission areas. The long-term goal of these programs are to enhance diversity in the biomedical research workforce. Read NIH’s Interest in Diversity: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-20-031.html You may be eligible for more than one K Award, see current funding opportunities: https://researchtraining.nih.gov/programs/career-development Always contact relevant Program Officers to… Continue reading »

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Resources for Writing Diversity Statement

The Stanford BioSci Careers and Preparing for Faculty Careers course offer excellent resources for postdocs and graduate students preparing Diversity Statements. When writing a Diversity Statement, just like when writing a grant, consider the mission & goals for the folks that will read the document. If you are applying for a faculty opening, does that university have a statement that includes diversity, equity, inclusion, and… Continue reading »

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NIH Funding Opportunities

Information about how NIH promotes a diverse scientific research workforce https://extramural-diversity.nih.gov/index Learn how diversity supports our mission, find opportunities to participate in diversity programs, meet researchers, and more. Whether you are a science student, trainee, faculty member, or someone who is interested in diversity programs, you can find what you are looking for here. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) supports programs that prepare the skilled,… Continue reading »

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Stanford’s Jump Start Awards for Excellence in Research for Postdoctoral Scholars / Fellows

The Grant Writing Academy in partnership with the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is excited to open the 2020 Jump Start Awards for Excellence in Research (due September 8th). This year the Jump Start Award is designed to facilitate successful K Award applications from promising postdoctoral researchers from diverse backgrounds, for example postdocs from groups underrepresented in the biomedical research workforce at the faculty level. Dr. Sheri Krams, Senior… Continue reading »

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2020 NIH K Award Proposal Bootcamp

The 2020 NIH K Award Proposal Bootcamp is designed to facilitate successful K Award applications from promising postdoctoral researchers from diverse backgrounds, for example postdocs from groups underrepresented in the biomedical research workforce at the faculty level. It meets Sept. 14 – Nov. 20 via zoom and augments the offerings of our self-paced Online Autumn Proposal Bootcamp (signup). Participants will receive peer feedback, refine their skills by… Continue reading »

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Diversity Supplement Workshops

Thursdays November 19th, December 3rd, & December 10th from 2-3:30 pm via Zoom Closed (email Crystal Botham if you want to join) Interested in applying for an NIH Diversity Supplement? These grants are designed to support graduate students and postdocs from underrepresented groups in science by providing salary support for the trainee. A series of three workshops will help you develop your application action plan, learn… Continue reading »

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Guide to the NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Program – Info Session & Panel Discussion

DOWNLOAD SLIDES & VIEW RECORDING Thursday, October 8, 2020 9-10:30 AM Did you know the NIH Loan Repayment Program (LRP) is designed to reduce the financial burdens associated with educational debt? The LRP’s goal is to retain talented trainees in careers that conduct biomedical or biobehavioral research. Learn more: NIH LRP website (www.lrp.nih.gov). The LRP is due Nov. 20, 2020! Topics to be covered will… Continue reading »

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ONLINE Navigating NIH’s Pre- and Post-Doctoral Diversity Funding Mechanisms: Strategies, Tips, and Tricks

DOWNLOAD SLIDES: Click here Tuesday August 25, 10-11:30 AM (Pacific time zone) – via zoom Signup Download a Handout that lists NIH Diversity Funding Mechanisms (click) This workshop will address both practical and conceptual aspects of the National Institute of Health’s Diversity funding mechanisms at both the pre- and post-doctoral training levels as well as early career level. Participants will learn about the various funding… Continue reading »

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NIH MOSAIC K99/R00 Webinar

DOWNLOAD SLIDES: mosaic-applicant-webinar-2020 Tuesday, August 18 at 1 PM ET/10 AM PT NIGMS Website (Includes video of webinar): NIH Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) You can find the login  information on the NIGMS Meetings Webpage.  You can read more about the MOSAIC program in a recent post on the NIGMS Feedback Loop Blog, as well as answers see answers to Frequently Asked Questions.  NIH plans to post… Continue reading »

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Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program

The HHMI Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program is open to individuals with limited postdoctoral experience (less than 16 months by January 8, 2020) by who are from gender, racial, ethnic, and other groups underrepresented in the life sciences. See Eligibility: https://www.hhmi.org/programs/hanna-h-gray-fellows-program#Eligibility Important Deadlines: December 18, 2019 — Stanford Internal Deadline-institutional representatives – RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR January 8, 2020, 3 pm (Eastern Time) — HHMI Deadline January… Continue reading »

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