Research and Funding

Division of Extramural Activities

Mechanisms funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences

NIA funds or co-funds with the NIGMS projects relevant to aging research under the following mechanisms:

Support of Continuous Research Excellence (SCORE)

SCORE is a developmental program that seeks to increase the research competitiveness of faculty at institutions that have an explicit historical mission focused on training and graduating students from underrepresented groups. For further details visit NIGMS Web page on SCORE.

MARC Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (U*STAR) Awards

Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) U*STAR awards provide support for undergraduate students who are underrepresented in the biomedical sciences to improve their preparation for graduate training in biomedical research. For further details visit NIGMS Web page on MARC U*STAR.