Other Opportunities

Please check regularly for upcoming opportunities.


Funding Opportunity: Innovations to Foster Healthy Longevity in Low-Income Settings. This initiative invites applications to improve functioning and quality of life for the elderly, especially the disabled elderly, living in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), or functioning and quality of life for low-income, disabled, and isolated elderly living in high-income countries. Budgets may be up to $50,000/year for up to two years. R03  RFA-AG-20-027, due 2/3/2020https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-20-027.html

Funding Opportunity: Are you a late post-doc looking for a career in aging research? Or a junior faculty member looking to expand your career options? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, then the time is now to apply for the 2020 NIA Butler-Williams Scholars Program! Applications due 2/14/2020.

The B-W Scholars program gives early career investigators a unique opportunity to engage with other researchers interested in the field of aging, learn about NIA science, discuss funding opportunities with NIA staff, and sharpen grant writing skills. Read the full blog post.

Training Opportunity: Transdisciplinary Community-based Participatory Research Training Workshop (June 11-13, 2020 in Memphis, TN): Geared especially for early stage investigators from various research and/or clinical backgrounds as well as researchers and clinicians more advanced in their career who want to further hone their community engagement skills. Trainees will be paired with a research mentor through the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) for continued research mentorship for 1 year following the workshop. Applications will be accepted through March 1, 2020. Registration is free, but is limited to 50 trainees--applying early is encouraged. Decisions regarding acceptance will be made on a rolling basis. More information and the application is at http://uthsc.edu/cbpr/index.php.

Grant Opportunity: Alzheimer's and Related Dementias-Focused Administrative Supplements for Non-Alzheimer's Grants. The supplements can be to grants from any institute. For more information see https://www.nia.nih.gov/research/blog/2019/12/anticipating-avalanche-applications-alzheimers-and-related-dementias-focused. Applications due March 6, 2020.

Training Opportunity: USC RCMAR is hosting the Science of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) for Social Scientist program on April 14, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. This program is open to social scientists, at any level interested in pursuing or expanding their research agenda in the field of ADRD. Space is limited. Interested participants should submit their application here: https://healthpolicy.usc.edu/science-of-adrd-for-social-scientists-online-registration-form/


Apply for the NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute.


The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) will host its next Health Disparities Research Institute (HDRI) from August 3 to August 7, 2020, in Bethesda, Maryland.

The HDRI aims to support the research career development of promising early-career minority health/health disparities researchers. Applications will be accepted only from individuals who meet NIH’s Early Stage Investigator (ESI) eligibility criteria, and NIH staff are not eligible.


The program will feature:

  • Lectures on minority health and health disparities research
  • Mock grant review
  • Seminars and small group discussions.

Institute participants will also have the opportunity to engage in sessions with NIH scientific staff involved in health disparities research across the various NIH institutes and centers.


Visit the HDRI webpage to learn more about the target audience, eligibility, selection criteria, and how to apply. For questions or more information, email [email protected].

Applications will be accepted between February 3 and March 9, 2020. Find out more here.