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Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Program Awards

To provide financial support to clinicians who wish to become independent researchers.

Amount Awarded: $20000

Number Awarded: Varies each year.

Duration: 3 to 5 years.

Deadline: January, May, or September of each year.

Eligibility: Individuals participating in this program must be recruited and selected by departments or divisions from domestic, non-federal organizations, such as medical, dental, or nursing schools, or from comparable institutions of higher education that have strong, well-established research and training programs. Candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents who have a clinical degree or its equivalent, have initiated internship and residency training, and are provided with a mentor who has extensive research experience and a record of providing the type of training required. The candidate must also be willing to spend a minimum of 75% of full-time professional effort conducting research, career development, and/or research-related activities. Minorities and women are particularly encouraged to apply.

Contact Information:
National Institutes of Health
Division of Extramural Outreach and Information Resources
Attn: GrantsInfo
6701 Rockledge Drive, Suite 6095
Bethesda, MD 20892
Fax: 301/480-8443