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This standard operating procedure (SOP) includes the following sections: Purpose, Procedure, Contacts, and Links.
To provide research experience to students and scientists at various stages of their careers.
NIAID supports the following fellowship grants:
Investigators must be U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, or permanent residents with a valid Alien Registration Receipt Card (Form I-551) at the time of the award. People on temporary or student visas are not eligible.
Signatures are not required on fellowship applications, progress reports, or prior approval requests. Instead, institutions must keep a signature assurance on file for all fellows and their sponsors.
Fellowship awards do not:
Special activation, health insurance, and other requirements apply for foreign institutions or federal government agencies. Grants management specialists will request additional information as necessary. For details, go to NIH's Research Training and Career Development FAQs and the fellowship funding opportunity announcement links above.
Go to Fellowships Grants (F) for basic information on fellowships, such as who can apply and award length.
Grants management contact
Contacts for non-grants management questions
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Fellowships Questions and Answers
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Training and Career Awards and Fellowships Questions and Answers
Last Updated January 25, 2016
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