Graduate and postdoctoral fellowships available for research in kidney, urology and hematology (KUH-ART)
Request for Applications (RFA) UCLA KUH-ART 2021 (NIDDK U2C DK129496-01) The new UCLA Advanced Research Training Program in Benign Kidney, Urologic and Hematologic Disorders (KUH-ART) will support highly qualified graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from one of the four partnered institutions (UCLA, Cedars-Sinai, Charles R. Drew University, and Lundquist Institute at Harbor-UCLA) to conduct mentored research (basic, translational, computational or health services). The program is specifically designed to provide the next generation of researchers and clinicians the training they need to conduct research in the areas relevant to benign nephrology, urology and hematology.
The AwardUCLA KUH-ART Scholars will receive up to 3 years of funding or until receipt of another training award. Continued support in years 2 and 3 will be contingent on the scholar’s performance during the prior year(s). The award will cover the scholar’s salary, benefits and tuition per NIH guidelines.
- 1) For graduate students, be enrolled in a graduate program; for postdoctoral fellows, possess a doctoral-level degree (e.g., MD, PhD, DDS, PharmD)
- 2) Have a mentor at one of the four UCLA partnered institutions (UCLA, Cedars-Sinai, Charles R. Drew University, and Lundquist Institute at Harbor-UCLA)
- 3) U.S. citizen, non-citizen national or permanent resident. Individuals on temporary or student visas are not eligible.
- 4) Not be a PI on another training award that supports the salary (e.g. NIH F31 or F32)
ApplicationDeadline: Rolling deadline starting on July 1, 2021 until the 2021-22 slots are filled out. Send application materials to Doug Smoot DSmoot@mednet.ucla.edu
Application components include:
- 1) NIH-formatted Biosketch of the candidate
- 2) NIH-formatted Other Support page of the candidate
- 3) Project description (1 page maximum) (bibliography not counted in 1 page)
- 4) Career development plan (1 page maximum)
- 5) Letter of support from the mentor(s) (1 page maximum)
- 6) Mentor(s) NIH-formatted Biosketch