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NIH Diversity Supplement

Diversity Supplements to NIH Awards


Diversity supplements promote diversity in research experiences in the biomedical, behavioral, clinical, and social sciences by funding trainees and faculty to work on an existing NIH-funded project in a particular area (often referred to as the parent grant). 

Diversity supplements are administrative supplements sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that are intended to improve the diversity of the research workforce by recruiting and supporting post-baccalaureate, predoctoral students, post-doctorates, and eligible investigators from groups that have been shown to be underrepresented in health-related research. This supplement opportunity is also available to PD(s)/PI(s) of research grants who are or become disabled and need additional support to accommodate their disability in order to continue to work on the research project.

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What is NIH Diversity Supplement application?

Locate what is NIH Diversity Supplement and additional NIH Documentation about Diversity Supplements.

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Begin Working on a Diversity Supplement

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Components of the Application

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Funding Criteria

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