NIMHD Training and Career Development Programs

Achieving diversity in the biomedical research workforce is critical to the full realization of our national research goals. Research shows that diverse teams that capitalize on innovative ideas and distinct perspectives outperform homogeneous teams. NIMHD encourages and supports the development of a diverse and well-trained research workforce. NIMHD uses several mechanisms to fund training and career development activities at universities and other institutions, to develop and support the next generation of biomedical researchers.

Career Development Awards

Diversity Research Supplements

Early Career Investigator Award

Health Disparities Research Institute

Individual Fellowship Grants

Loan Repayment Programs

Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) Program

Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Training Program

NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA)

Stephen I. Katz Early Stage Investigator Research Project Grant

Page updated August 2, 2023