The National Institute on Aging (NIA) will provide dissertation awards in all areas of research within NIA’s mandate to increase diversity of the research workforce on research related to aging and aging-related health. Qualified predoctoral students in accredited research doctoral programs in the United States (including Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories) are eligible to apply.
The NIA expects to award $250,000 to $300,000 annually beginning in Fiscal Year 2009 to support up to five dissertation awards. Support will be provided for up to two years.
Applications will be accepted throughout the year until January 7, 2011. For more information, go to http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-08-250.html.