NIH-National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney (NIDDK) Diseases Medical Student Research Training Program

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases conducts and supports research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health.  The Institute supports much of the clinical research on the diseases of internal medicine and related subspecialty fields as well as many basic science disciplines.

How to Apply

Please note that you will need to contact Donna Carranzo at donna.carranzo@yale.edu in the Office of Student Research as soon as you decide to apply for this grant.

IMPORTANT:Per the NIH guidelines for this fellowship opportunity: "if the proposed mentor is NOT already listed as a member of the training faculty on an NIDDK supported T32, then a request to appoint the mentor to the training grant must be submitted to the NIDDK program director for the relevant T32 prior to submission of the student’s application, and approval must be obtained prior to submitting the application"

Application Deadlines - There are two NIH- NIDDK application deadlines yearly  - January 15 and April 15IMPORTANT:  Please note the application deadlines below for submission to the Office of Student Research prior to the NIH-NIDDk deadlines.

December  16, 2014 - Deadline for submission to the Office of Student Research for the January 15th deadline

March 17, 2015-  Deadline for submission to the Office of Student Research for the April 15th deadline

Please review the NIH guidelines and instructions for this fellowship opportunity at http://www.niddk.nih.gov/research-funding/training-career-development/eligibility-career-level/Pages/graduate-medical-student.aspx

As per the requirements: Eligibility. Medical students in good standing who have completed at least one year of their medical school education and who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents are eligible. There must be a currently funded, scientifically relevant NIDDK T32 program at the sponsoring institution for an MSRT application to be considered. Only students able to commit a minimum of 9 months, up to a maximum of 12 months, full time, to participate in the program may apply. Applicants must have the permission of the Dean of their medical school to participate in this program at their own or another institution. Students who have previously earned a Ph.D. degree are not eligible nor are students enrolled in a combined MD-PhD program (see http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-10-107.html for information on funding for MD-PhD students).

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