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Research Training SOP

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This standard operating procedure (SOP) includes the following sections: Purpose, Procedure, Contacts, and Links.


To develop and support the next generation of research scientists by providing training opportunities through grants and supplements at various levels of career development.


Principal Investigators and NIAID Staff

To support this critical part of NIH's mission, NIAID funds several training and career grants, fellowships, and supplements. To learn more, go to the following portals:

For more detailed information, advice to investigators, and funding opportunities, see the NIH Research Training and Research Career Opportunities: Extramural Training Mechanisms and NIAID's Training and Career portal.


Applicants with general questions should contact the appropriate program officer. Read When to Contact an NIAID Program Officer. For questions specific to this award type, contact the Office of Research Training and Special Programs.

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Career Development Grants SOP

Fellowship Grants SOP

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Last Updated April 07, 2016

Last Reviewed November 03, 2015