HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN): Scholar Awards

HVTN provides structured mentorship and project funding to investigators working on HIV vaccines.

Main Areas of Focus

  • To recruit and retain a new generation of HIV vaccine researchers
  • To expand and strengthen the contribution of South African investigators to HIV vaccine research
  • To attract and retain promising young investigators interested in improving Non-Human Primate (NHP) models that support preventive HIV vaccine development

Collaboration Opportunities

  • Research and Mentorship Program (RAMP): Aims to recruit and retain a new generation of HIV vaccine researchers by providing structured mentorship and project funding to minority medical students
  • Non-Human Primate (NHP) Early Stage Investigator (ESI) Scholar Program: Aims to attract and retain promising young investigators interested in improving NHP models that support preventive HIV vaccine development, and provide a framework for ongoing ESI mentorship that will foster increased collaboration between clinical and NHP scientists addressing common questions in vaccine discovery

Who Can Use This Resource

  • RAMP Scholars: Open to African American/Black and Latino/a U.S. medical students
  • Non-Human Primate Early Stage Investigator Scholars: Open to investigators within 10 years of completing an M.D. or Ph.D. degree who are currently conducting non-human primate research

How To Get Started

  • Visit the HVTN website for information on how to apply.
Content last reviewed on February 7, 2018