NIA MSTEM: Advancing Diversity in Aging Research (ADAR) through Undergraduate Education (R25)Funding Number: PAR-12-016
Funding Type: PAR
Release Date: November 16, 2011
Expiration Date: January 8, 2015
Web Site: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-12-016.html
This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) issued by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), NIA MSTEM: Advancing Diversity in Aging Research (ADAR) through Undergraduate Education, encourages institutional Research Education Grant (R25) applications from institutions that propose creative and innovative research education programs to diversify the workforce in aging by (1) supporting undergraduate competency and completion in medicine, science, technology, engineering and mathematics ) ((MSTEM) to be referred to as NIA MSTEM fields henceforth), as they relate to aging and, also, by (2) application and transition to graduate study that advances a cadre of students from diverse backgounds into NIA MSTEM fields. The interests of the NIA span biological, biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social sciences research across the lifespan with a focus on processes of aging through midlife and into old age.