NIA MSTEM: Advancing Diversity in Aging Research through Undergraduate Education (R25)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH.  The over-arching goal of this NIA R25 program is to support educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce in aging.  

To accomplish the stated over-arching goal, this FOA will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on     Research Experiences  and Curriculum or Methods Development.  



  • R25 Deadlines: Jan. 25, May 25, Sep. 25
  • AIDS Deadlines: Jan. 7, May 7, Sep. 7

PAR-17-290 Expiration Date September 8, 2020

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Eligibility Requirements

The PD/PI should be an established investigator in the scientific area in which the application is targeted and capable of providing both administrative and scientific leadership to the development and implementation of the proposed program. The PD/PI will be expected to monitor and assess the program and submit all documents and reports as required.   



Amount Description

Direct costs up to $350,000 per year may be requested.

The scope of the proposed project should determine the project period. The maximum period is five years.

Funding Type





Curriculum Development
Engineering and Physical Sciences
Environmental & Life Sciences
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Social Sciences

External Deadline

May 25, 2020