Training & Careers

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Supplements

Supplements to Existing Awards

Supports the transition and retention of investigators from mentored career development to research independence and to minimize departures from biomedical research workforce.

The overarching goal of this pilot program is to enhance the retention of investigators facing critical life events who are transitioning to the first renewal of their first independent research project grant award or to a second new NIH research project grant award. Retention at the first renewal or continuous NIH research project grant support is crucial for sustaining both the ongoing research NIH has made an investment in and for retaining diversity in the biomedical research workforce.