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SOAR, Scholarships and Other Award Resources, is a searchable online database of funding opportunities for current students at all levels as well as recent graduates. Please review the recommendations below for conducting a search based on your needs, interests and eligibility.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) - Ruth Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Pre-doctoral Fellows

The purpose of the Kirschstein-NRSA predoctoral fellowship (F31) award is to enable promising predoctoral students to obtain individualized, mentored research training from outstanding faculty sponsors while conducting dissertation research in scientific health-related fields relevant to the missions of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers. The proposed mentored research training must reflect the applicant’s dissertation research project and is expected to clearly enhance the individual’s potential to develop into a productive, independent research scientist.


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Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: None

Graduate: Phd Student, ABD Student- must be ABD at start of award

Award Type:
Scholarship / Fellowship

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:

Additional Qualifications:
US citizen or permanent resident

Last Updated:
June 13, 2017

Last Updated: 9/12/17