Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research for Undergraduate Students (NHLBI)

This supplement enables principal investigators with eligible NHLBI research grants to include graduate students in their projects.

Sponsor: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

Any time, but no later than 3 months before the last 2 years remaining on the NHLBI research grant. The research activity proposed for the student must be part of the approved research for the parent grant or a logical extension. The student must be given opportunities to interact with other individuals on the grant and to contribute intellectually to the study. Award: Salary including fringe benefits up to a maximum of $26,000 per year. Maximum of $4,000 a year for supplies, travel (up to $1,000 for travel to scientific meetings), and other. The salary must be consistent with the level of effort.

All principal investigators at U.S. institutions with eligible NHLBI research grants who wish to offer research experiences to students with disabilities and/or students from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups who are pursuing a masters or doctoral degree in one of the biomedical or behavioral sciences or enrolled in a master's degree program in nursing are eligible. Priority is given to applications requesting support for students with disabilities and/or from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.

How to Apply

The program is announced annually in the NIH Guide to Grants and Contracts available by subscription or by accessing the NIH Website. Previous announcements can be used to prepare draft applications since the program requirements and receipt dates do not change significantly from year to year. View the most recent announcement.