Short-Term National Research Service Award (NRSA)
Short-term training grants (T35s) provide institutions with funds to support medical students for 2-3 months while they perform a research project, typically between their first and second years of school. Students are provided with a stipend and the institution receives a small allowance for supplies.
Institutional short-term training grants provide stipends and training-related expenses for multiple students to pursue research projects under the guidance of experienced investigators. Selection of students is at the discretion of the PI, or a committee, at the institution. All the requirements of the NRSA programs
How to Apply
Applications for eight, to a maximum of 32, short-term slots are submitted following the instructions in the current parent T35 funding opportunity announcement (FOA). Before applying, review the T35 slot locations
, read the complete T35 FOA
, and then contact the program director to discuss the application.
Deadlines for Application
- January 25
- May 25
- September 25
The T35 at NIDDK
The NIDDK uses the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (Kirschstein-NRSA) Short-Term Institutional Research Training Grants (T35s) to support medical students while they perform a research project, typically between their first and second years of school.
View T35 and other Training and Career Development funding opportunities.