Research and Funding

Division of Extramural Activities

NIH Programs to Diversify the Research Workforce

F31 Predoctoral Individual Fellowship to Promote Diversity

Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA for Individual Predoctoral Fellowships (F31) to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research:

The program also includes opportunities for students with disabilities.

For more information, see

Supplement Programs to Enhance Diversity and Re-entry into the Research Workforce

NIA participates in NIH-wide supplement programs to enhance diversity and re-entry into the research workforce.

Please refer to NIA-specific guidelines when preparing your application.

NIA Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research

Provides research supplements for under-represented Minorities and for inidividuals with Disabilities.

  • PA Number: PA-16-288
  • Expires: September 30, 2019

NIA Supplements to to Promote Re-Entry into Biomedical and Behavioral Research Careers

Permits PIs on many different types of research grants an administrative supplement to support an individual returning to the research workforce after a forced interruption (e.g., raising children or caring for a disabled parent).

  • PA Number: PA-16-289
  • Expires: September 30, 2019