Who is eligible to apply...
Domestic public or private nonprofit organizations may apply for institutional training grants. The sponsoring institution for a fellowship application may be a foreign or domestic, private (profit or nonprofit) or public institution. The applicant institution must have, or be able to develop, the staff and facilities to provide the proposed research training in an environment suitable for performing high quality work. An applicant for individual predoctoral support must be enrolled in a doctoral degree program by the proposed activation date of the fellowship. A postdoctoral applicant must have received a doctoral degree. All individuals to be supported under the National Research Service Awards (NRSA) program must be a citizen or noncitizen national of the United States, or have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence.
Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State and local governments. For other grantees, costs will be determined in accordance with HHS Regulation 45 CFR, Part 74, Subpart C, Section 74.27.
Note:This is a brief description of the credentials or documentation required prior to, or along with, an application for assistance.
About this section:
This section indicates who can apply to the Federal government for assistance and the criteria the potential applicant must satisfy.
For example, individuals may be eligible for research grants, and the criteria to be satisfied may be that they have a professional or scientific degree,
3 years of research experience, and be a citizen of the United States. Universities, medical schools, hospitals, or State and local governments may also be eligible.
Where State governments are eligible, the type of State agency will be indicated (State welfare agency or State agency on aging) and the criteria that they
Certain federal programs (e.g., the Pell Grant program which provides grants to students) involve intermediate levels of application processing, i.e., applications
are transmitted through colleges or universities that are neither the direct applicant nor the ultimate beneficiary. For these programs,
the criteria that the intermediaries must satisfy are also indicated, along with intermediaries who are not eligible.