Presentation on theme: "Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA) for Individual Postdoctoral Fellows University of Florida Department of Pediatrics Grants Office."— Presentation transcript:
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA) for Individual Postdoctoral Fellows University of Florida Department of Pediatrics Grants Office
NIH Fellowship Program Goal To help ensure that a diverse pool of highly trained scientist is available in appropriate scientific disciplines to address the Nation’s biomedical, behavioral, and clinical research needs. Mechanisms of Support F30 F31 F32 F33
NIH Fellowships and your Career
Who Can Apply? Citizenship: By the time of award, the individual to be trained must be a citizen or a noncitizen national of the United States or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence. Individuals on temporary or student visas are not eligible. Degree Requirements: By the time of the award, must have received a Ph.D., M.D., D.O., D.C., D.D.S., D.V.M., O.D., D.P.M., Sc.D., Eng.D., Dr. P.H., DNSc., N.D.(Doctor of Naturopathy), Pharm.D., D.S.W., Psy.D., or equivalent doctoral degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution.
Kirschstein-NRSA post-doctoral fellowships (F32s) Applications, awards, and success rates
Applying to the NIH What is needed for a Completed Application Packet? Budget Project Summary Project Narrative References NIH Biosketch Specific Aims Research Strategy Cover Letter Appropriate Human Subject/Animals information Respective Contributions Selection of sponsor and institution Responsible Conduct and Research Goals for Fellowship Training and career Planned Activities Sponsors and Co-Sponsors What Does this mean for the Applicant? Contact with the Peds Grants Office helps to ensure a complete and successful application. Peds Grants Office will work with applicant to make sure all items needed are accurate and correct.
What Does The Applicant Need To Do Work closely with your mentor Ask others to review application sections – Get multiple reviewers Contact Peds Grants Office as soon as start thinking about applying DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE. PLAN AHEAD. IT ALWAYS TAKES LONGER THAN YOU THINK!!!
Where To Get Help? Contact the Peds Grants Office: Grants Office Members – Yulia Strekalova: Associate Direct of Research – Glenda Martin: Research Coordinator 3 – Randall Autrey: Research Coordinator 3 Pediatric Grant Office Supplements – F32 Application Guide
Other Funding Opportunities NIH (F-Kiosk Site) – COS Funding Opportunities – Talk to Pediatrics Grants Office