NIGMS Fellowship Awards for Students With Disabilities
These awards provide up to 5 years of support for research training leading to a PhD or equivalent research degree, combined MD-PhD degree or another combined professional doctorate/research PhD degree in the biomedical or behavioural science.
Open to principal investigators at domestic institutions holding an active NIGMS research grant, programme project grant, centre grant or co-operative agreement research programme with a reasonable period of research support remaining.
Up to 5 years
NIGMS provides tuition, fees and up to $4,200 per 12-month period to the predoctoral fellow's sponsoring institution to help defray such trainee expenses as research supplies and equipment. The tuition, fees and institutional allowance are detailed at external link.
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) is one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the principal biomedical research agency of the Federal Government. NIGMS primarily supports basic biomedical research that lays the foundation for advances in disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.