To support students in developing their career and research skills regarding health services.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals, or permanent residents by the time of the grant award; be full-time academic students in good standing, who are enrolled in an accredited research doctoral program in such fields as behavioral sciences, health services research, nursing, social sciences, epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy, health informatics, engineering and mathematics; have completed all non-dissertation requirements for their doctoral degree by the time of submission of the application, including completion of their qualifying exams. (The only exception allowable will be the completion of required clinical internships that follow completion of the dissertation.); not have more than part-time employment in addition to the requirements of their current, full-time academic student appointments (defined as greater than 20 hours per week); not be recipients of mentored career development awards; institution is any of the following: public or non-profit private institution (such as a university, college, faith-based or community-based organization), units of local or State government, eligible agencies of the Federal Government and Indian/Native American Tribal Government or Designated Organizations.
(301)427-1364Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality