Funding Goes for Biomedical Workshops, High School Seminars

Nat'l Institutes of Health logoAgency: National Institutes of Health (HHS); Program: NIDDK (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases) Short-Term Research Experience Program for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP) (CFDA Number: 93.847) (Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-DK-16-021); Eligibility: State, tribal and local governments, public and private colleges and universities, public housing authorities, nonprofits and for-profits; Funding: Multiple awards; Deadline: Aug. 9.

Summary: NIDDK supports educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce. STEP-UP supports national summer research experience programs for both high school and undergraduate students for eight to ten weeks. The program exposes students from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical research on a national basis, including minorities and individuals with disabilities.

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