National Institutes of Health (NIH) - Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA) F30 - Individual Predoctoral MD/PhD and Other Dual Doctoral Degree Fellowships
- Anticipated 4/2020 ( Previous deadline 4/8/2019 )
- Anticipated 8/2020 ( Previous deadline 8/8/2019 )
The annual deadlines for AIDS and AIDS-related applications are 1/7, 5/7 & 9/7 annually.
For University of Illinois students: The Graduate College will hold an INFORMATION SESSION on the NIH-NRSAs in December.
NIH-NRSA/Kirschstein fellowships support individuals for combined MD/PhD and other dual doctoral degree training (e.g. DO/PhD, DDS/PhD, AuD/PhD). The participating Institutes award this fellowship to qualified applicants with the potential to become productive, independent, highly trained physician-scientists and other clinician-scientists, including patient-oriented researchers in their scientific mission areas. The fellowships provide up to six years of support.
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Eye Institute (NEI)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
National Library of Medicine (NLM)
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
Division of Program Coordination, Planning and Strategic Initiatives, Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP)
- Applicants must be US citizens, non-citizen nationals or lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence.
- The F30 program is specifically designed to support combined, dual-degree training leading to award of both a health professional doctoral degree (e.g., MD, DO, DDS, AuD, DVM, PharmD) and a research doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, DrPH) from an accredited program.
- The applicant must have a baccalaureate degree, show evidence of high academic performance in the sciences, and commitment to a career as an independent physician-scientist or other clinician-scientist.
- For all DDS/PhD, DMD/PhD, and AuD/PhD degree candidates: To be eligible, an applicant 1) must have matriculated into a dual-degree program; and 2) must have identified a dissertation research project and sponsor(s). In addition, over the total duration of F30 support, at least 50% of the award period must be devoted to full-time graduate research training leading to the doctoral research degree.
- For all applicants other than DDS/PhD, DMD/PhD, and AuD/PhD degree candidates: To be eligible, an applicant 1) must have matriculated into a dual-degree program no more than 48 months prior to the due date of the initial application; and 2) must have identified a dissertation research project and sponsor(s). Exceptions to the first eligibility criterion will be considered when the applicant has taken an official leave of absence from the dual-degree program. In addition, over the total duration of F30 support, at least 50% of the award period must be devoted to full-time graduate research training leading to the doctoral research degree.
- $24,324 annual stipend.
- Coverage of tuition and mandatory fees.
- Institutional allowance is available for fellowship expenses (health insurance, research supplies, equipment, books, and travel to scientific meetings). See guidelines.
Note for UIUC applicants: Applications require review and approval by the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP). Applications should be submitted to OSP at least one week in advance of the funder's deadline. See OSP webpages for details.
National Institutes of Health
Office of Extramural Research
Tel: (301) 435-0714
Contacts within each participating organization
Program Solicitation: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-673.html
Categories: Annual stipend of at least $10,000; Social Sciences; Sciences/Engineering/Math; US Citizens, Nationals, or Permanent Residents; Early Years of Doctoral Program; Dissertation Research; Fellowship/Grant; Unrestricted
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