Grants to Promote Diversity

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F31 Diversity – Description of Candidate’s Contribution to Program Goals

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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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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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Diversity K Awards – Description of Candidate’s Contribution to Program Goals

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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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Resources for the National Institutes of Health Diversity MOSAIC K99/R00 Awards

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): PAR-19-343 To support diverse postdocs to develop their independent research skills through a two-phase program: an initial mentored research experience followed by a period of independent research. For help determining your congruence with the NIH classifications for Diversity, please see the for more information. Postdoctoral fellow no more than 4 years of postdoctoral research experience Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply… 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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D-Core Office Hours

Grant Writing Academy’s Assistant Director of JEDI Dr. Deb Karhson is available for one-on-one meetings with graduate students and postdocs within Stanford’s virtual D-CORE. D-Core, the Diversity Center for Representation and Empowerment, provides a space where any member of the Stanford Medicine community interested in issues of inclusion and diversity can hold meetings or just hand out and study. Learn More. D-CORE Office Hours are… 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 27 months by December 1, 2021) 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: November 22, 2021 — Stanford Internal Deadline-institutional representatives – RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR December 1, 2021, 3 pm (Eastern Time) — HHMI Deadline December… Continue reading »

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

The Biosciences Grant Writing Academy  is excited to open the 2021 Jump Start Awards for Excellence in Research due July 23, 2021 (previously due July 16, 2021). 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 Associate Dean for… Continue reading »

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Sowing Solidarity: Crafting Diversity Statements to Live By

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Blame It On Your Juice!: Approaches to Defying Imposter Syndrome

DOWNLOAD THE SLIDES – Stanford login required April 15 @ noon-1 pm (pacific) Register We will explore the oppressive force of imposter fears/syndrome on our productivity as well as build a toolkit to strengthen our resolve in the most challenging of times. This event is co-sponsored by the Stanford Black Postdoc Association and is part of a series of workshops. Other workshops are: Sowing Solidarity:… Continue reading »

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Grant Transformers: Unmasking Your “Job Documents in Disguise”

April 22 @ noon-1 pm (pacific) Register In this session, we will overview how to save time during your career transitions by transforming grant documents into job application components, like your Research Statement and Cover Letter! This event is co-sponsored by the Stanford Black Postdoc Association and is part of a series of workshops. Other workshops are: Sowing Solidarity: Crafting Diversity Statements to Live By… Continue reading »

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VPGE’s Diversity Dissertation Research Opportunity (DDRO)

VPGE’s Diversity Dissertation Research Opportunity (DDRO) is now accepting proposals. The application deadline is Monday, March 29th The VPGE’s Diversity Dissertation Research Opportunity (DDRO) provides competitive awards to doctoral students for research expenses related to dissertations that contribute to our understanding of diversity, which includes, but is not limited to, culture, socioeconomic background, race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disabilities, religion, and life experience. The primary focus… Continue reading »

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Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Development Award

December 10, 2020, 9-10 AM (PST) via Zoom Sign up Have you been invited to submit a full proposal for a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Development Award? Do you have general questions about the Burroughs Application process? Join us for a virtual Q & A session with recent BWF CASI awardees Stephanie Lindsey and Elizabeth Jerison. You’ll have a chance to ask specific questions, hear… Continue reading »

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NIH K Award Proposal Bootcamp for Jump Start Awardees

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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NIH MOSAIC K99/R00 Webinar

DOWNLOAD SLIDES: mosaic-applicant-webinar-2020 – Stanford login required Tuesday, August 18, 2020 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… Continue reading »

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