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NEXT MAJOR EVENT!!!

Grad Student & Post-doc (Virtual) Workshop Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements
Join us for a virtual workshop about Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements. The workshop will provide information about how to  apply to Diversity Supplements, eligibility criteria and the opportunities to get tips from faculty and student awardees. See below for more information, where to register and flyer.

Thursday, May 28, 2020
3:00 – 5:00 PM

Where do I register? https://tinyurl.com/yan7s5da
Email us for Zoom link!!

What are Diversity Supplements?
Diversity supplements are awards of additional funds to a faculty member’s ongoing NIH grant to support a student’s research project and career development. They are intended to help foster a diverse student body and future health/science workforce. Supplements provide students with funding for research, professional development and academic support (tuition, stipend, benefits), with funding available for up to 5 years.

Who should attend?
This virtual workshop is intended for eligible (details below) graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, interested in transitioning to independent researchers. Undergraduates that are interested in attending graduate school in the near future, may also attend.

Who is eligible to apply for NIH Diversity Supplements?
US citizens who self-identify as being part of an underrepresented racial/ethnic minority, individuals with disabilities, or individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. For comprehensive information on the various ways to be eligible for this opportunity, please visit NIH’s Diversity Matters: Get the Facts page.

How much support do they provide students?
Diversity Supplements may provide up to 5 years of funding, which includes additional research funds, tuition, stipend and health insurance, so that you can focus on your coursework and research project.

Presentation Overview:
New Eligibility Criteria
Funding for tuition, stipend, benefits & more
Finding a Faculty Mentor and Project
Application Components
Process/Timeline
Breakout Sessions:

Who is supporting this workshop?
UW School of Public Health, School of Medicine (CEDI), Latino Center for Health, Center for AIDS Research, Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), Graduate Opportunities and Minority Achievement Program (GO-MAP), Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMAD), Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center, and Seattle Children’s Research Institute

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