The National Institute on Aging (NIA) has recently announced a new initiative to support transition of outstanding graduate students, from a wide range of research areas, into aging-related postdoctoral research.
Below are some highlights of the Transition to Aging Research Award for Postdoctoral Students (F99/K00) program: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-20-009.html
- Predoctoral students at their 3rd and 4th year of PhD, regardless of their research focus, are eligible to apply.
- Visa holders with proper institutional support letter are also eligible to apply for this opportunity; refer to the ‘eligibility’ section of the announcements for more details.
- The program has two phases: Dissertation (F99, up to 2 years) and aging-related postdoctoral (K00, up to 4 years) phases.
Application Due Date: October 22, 2019, by 5:00 PM
If you are interested to know more about this FOA or have any specific question, please contact Shahrooz Vahedi, Ph.D., Health Science Administrator (Training Officer) by email or by phone at 301-496-9322.