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Minority International Research Training Grant in the Biomedical and Behavioral Sciences

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005

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Each training grant may include the three following components: (1) The undergraduate program for training minority students abroad for 8 to 12 weeks to include language training and a research experience; (2) The predoctoral component which will support minority students seeking a graduate research degree (Ph.D. or D.Sc.) for 3 to 12 months while abroad at a major international research center, or unique study population site; and (3) 3-12 months of support for faculty mentors providing guidance to undergraduates in (1) above. Grants may support stipends, travel, health insurance, foreign living expenses, tuition and fees, and other educational expenses at the foreign institutions. Stipends are $800 per month for undergraduates, $1,225 per month for graduate students, and $1,250 per month for faculty mentors. Requests may be made for health insurance, foreign tuition, and fees. Foreign living expenses will be a maximum of $1,000 per month for undergraduate and graduate students and $2,000 for faculty mentors. Research training support for each participant may be requested for use at the foreign institution for up to $600 per month. Travel expenses from the home institution to and from the foreign training site may be requested. Also, domestic administrative expenses of up to 10 percent of total direct costs may be requested.