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Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Research Education Programs (R25)

Modified: March 7, 2017

FOA#: PAR-17-183 

The over-arching goal of this NICHD R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs.   

To accomplish the stated over-arching goal, this FOA will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on Courses for Skills Development, which are encouraged to include hands-on research experiences. 

Courses for Skills Development -   Examples include, but are not limited to the following: 1) courses in a specific discipline or research area to extend the skills, experiences, and knowledge base of participants; 2) specialized research techniques, research methodology, or statistical approaches;  3) use of model organisms or systems;  or 4) advanced approaches to clinical research. Courses that include hands-on research experiences are encouraged.   

This FOA encourages applications to develop and conduct short-term research education programs to improve the knowledge and research skills of biomedical and behavioral scientists conducting research in areas relevant to the mission of NICHD, including reproductive, developmental, behavioral, social, and rehabilitative processes that determine the health and well-being of newborns, infants, children, adults, families, and populations.  

R25 programs may be proposed in any research area relevant to the mission of NICHD.


Letter of Intent Due Date(s): 30 days before application due date(s)

Application Due Date(s): May 25, 2017; May 25, 2018; May 25, 2019 by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on these dates.
Training Grant Director