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Mentored Research Experiences for Genetic Counselors (R25)

By National Institutes of Health
Government Grant

$250,000

deadline:

05/24/23

Description

The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The overarching goal of this NHGRI R25 program is to support educational activities and mentored genomic research experiences for genetic counselors. This program will provide supervised career development experiences to genetic counselors in genomic research through courses, enhance research experiences and mentoring to gain the necessary knowledge and experience to participate and lead future genomic research efforts. To accomplish the stated over-arching goal, this FOA will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on Research Experiences. A secondary focus are mentoring activities and courses for skills development. Applications that demonstrate the potential to recruit genetic counselors from diverse backgrounds to genomics research are particularly encouraged. Grant

Eligibility

  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Small businesses
  • Others

Thanks to the funder for their generosity.