The National Institute on Aging (NIA) seeks applications for its dissertation-awards program (R36) from students with backgrounds underrepresented in science, including students from underrepresented racial and ethnic backgrounds, students with disabilities, and students who come from health disparity populations. Research topics of interest include:
- Basic research on the biology of aging;
- Chronic, disabling, degenerative diseases of aging, such as Alzheimer’s;
- Multiple morbidities;
- Individual behavior and social changes with aging;
- Longevity; and
- Consequences of an aging population on society.
Total funding includes a stipend for two years and up to $20,000 for additional expenses. Standard deadlines apply.
View the full announcement for more information, including complete eligibility requirements.