April 16, 2021

Virtual Workshop Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements for ALL academic-levels (undergraduate, post-baccs, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows)

When: Tuesday, April 27th from 3-5 pm

What are Diversity Supplements?

  • Administrative grants that tie into existing National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants held by faculty
  • Align with the UW Diversity Blueprint, increasing a diverse student body and future workforce
  • Supplements provide additional funding for research, professional development and academic support (i.e., tuition, stipend and health insurance)
  • Funding available for up to 5 years

Who should attend?

  • Undergraduates
  • Post-baccs
  • Graduate students
  • Post-doctoral fellows

Who is eligible to apply for NIH Diversity Supplements?

  • US Citizens, non-citizen nationals of the US, and individuals who have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence
  • AND meet ONE or more of the following eligibility criteria:
    • individuals from underrepresented racial/ethnic groups
    • individuals with disabilities
    • individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds

How much support do they provide to students and post-docs?

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.