Educational/Training Grants

Guidance on NIH Educational/Training Grants

T32 Institutional predoctoral and postdoctoral training
T35 Research training during off-quarters; Predoctoral and postdoctoral training in emerging areas OR training for health professional students in the summer
R25 Complement/enhance existing training; Enhance diversity; Help recruit from specific specialties to research careers; Foster a better understanding of NIH health-related research

Standard Dates

NIH T Series and R25: January 25, May 25, September 25

Current Solicitations

Agency Funding Opportunity Keywords


  National Science Foundation Research Traineeship Program (NRT) Transformative graduate education  

Training Grants (T Series)

  BD2K Predoctoral Training in Biomedical Big Data  Science (T32) - RFA-LM-16-002 Predoctoral - Computational and quantitative science - Big Data 
  Jointly Sponsored Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Institutional Predoctoral Training Program in the Neurosciences (T32) - PAR-15-178 Predoctoral - Neurobiological function - Technologies in neuroscience - quantitative approaches
  Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grant (Parent T32)  - PA-16-152 Predoctoral and postdoctoral research training - Didactic, research and career development 
  Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Short-Term Institutional Research Training Grant (Parent T35) - PA-16-151 Predoctoral students in physical or quantitative sciences  - Training in health-related sciences

Research Education Projects (R25)

  Growing Great Ideas: Research Education Course in Product Development and Entrepreneurship for Life Science Researcher (R25) Primarily for neuroscientist - Drug Abuse - Product Commercialization
  BD2K Open Educational Resources for Skills Development in Biomedical Big Data Science (R25) - RFA-HG-16-016 Big Data science - Interdisciplinary - Educational activities
  NINDS Research Education Opportunities (R25) - PAR-13-240 National audience - Critical educational experience 
  Team-Based design in Biomedical Engineering Education (R25) - PAR-16-108 New courses/programs - Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering - Multidisciplinary