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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.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Study Length

Up to 5 years

Award Value

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.

Closing date

Febuary 10th

Study Level

  • Doctorate
  • Graduate
  • Postgraduate
  • Predoctorate

National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

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.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) by using the links below.


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