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APPEN D IX E SOURCES OF INFORMATION FOR THE NATIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE AWARD The National Institutes of Health provide support through the National Research Service Awards at the predoctoral and postdoctoral level. At each level the programs are dis- tinguished by whether they are made directly to individuals who use the support at an institution of their choice, or to institutions, who in turn make awards to individuals in their programs. The following is a list of programs by level and type for the National Research Service Awards: Predoctoral Level Individual Awards PREDOCTORAL NATIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE AWARD (F31) Individual Predoctoral Fellowships for Nursing Re- search- For research training leading to a doctoral de- gree in biomedical and behavioral fields relevant to nurs- ing. Information available from the National Institute of Nursing Research. NRSA Predoctoral Fellowships for Minority Students Awards Provides support for research Paining leading to the Ph.D. degree or the M.D./Ph.D. in biological sci- ences for selected students from underrepresentedminor- it,v groups. Information available from the National Insti- tute of General Medical Sciences. MARC Predoctoral Fellowships Provides support for research training leading to the Ph.D. degree in biological sciences for selected students who are graduates of the MARC Honors Undergraduate Research Training Pro- gram. Information available from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. MARC National Research Service Award Faculty Fel- lowship (F34) Provides opportunity for advanced 115 Predoctoral research training of selected faculty at eli- gible institutions in which student enrollments are drawn substantially from minority groups. Information available from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. Institutional Awards NRSA Institutional Training Grants (T32) Awarded to eligible institutions to develop or enhance research train- ing opportunities for individuals, selected by the institu- tion, who are training for careers in specified areas of biomedical and behavioral research. Information avail- able from the Office of Grant Inquiries, Division of Re- search Grants, National Institutes of Health. Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) Awarded to selective institutions to provide a maximum of 6 years of support for students in an integrated scientific and medical program leading to the combined M.D./Ph.D. Information available from the National Institute of Gen- eral Medical Sciences. MARC Honors Undergraduate Research Training Pro- gram (T34) Awarded to selected institutions to support the undergraduate education of minority students who can compete successfully for entry into graduate pro- grams leading to a Ph.D. degree. Information available from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. NHLBI Short Term Training for Minority Students Pro- gram (T35) Awarded to selected institutions to provide minority undergraduate students, graduate students, and students in health professional schools short-term expo- sure to research in areas relevant to cardiovascular, pul- monary, and hematologic diseases. Information avail- able from the Office of Grant Inquiries, Division of Research Grants, National Institutes of Heals.

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APPENDIX E Postdoctoral Level Individual Awards National Research Service Award Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (F32)-Awards are for individuals who have received a Ph.D., M.D., D.D.S., D.V.M., or equivalent degree and wish to receive full time training in areas that reflect national need for biomedical and behavioral re- search. Information available from the Office of Grant Inquires, Division of Research Grants, National Institutes of Health. MARC Faculty Fellowships (F34) Provides opportu- nity for advanced research training of selected faculty members at eligible institutions in which student enroll- ments are drawn substantially from minority groups. Information available from the National Institute of Gen- eral Medical Sciences. National Research Service Award Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship (F33) Awards are designed to permit scien- tists with at least 7 years of postdoctoral research or pro- fessional training to make a major change in the direction of their research career, or to broaden their scientific back- ground. Information available from the Office of Grant Inquiries, Division of Research Grants, National Insti- tutes of Health. Intramural National Research Service Awards Research Training Program (F35)-This program provides oppor 116 "unities for post-M.D. training at one of the NIH Insti- tutes. Applicants must hold the M.D., D.D.S., D.V.M., or equivalent degree. Information available from the Deputy Director of Intramural Research, National Institutes of Health. Ir~stitufion~al Awards National Research Service Award Institutional Research Training Grants (T32) Awarded to domestic nonprofit private or public educational institutions to develop or enhance research training opportunities for individuals interested in research training beyond the doctorate to prepare for careers in biomedical and behavioral research. Information available from the Office of Grant Inquiries, Division of Research Grants, National Institutes of Health. NIMBI Minority Institutional Research Training Program (T35~- Awarded to selected institutions to provide mi- nority undergraduate students, graduate students, and stu- dents in health professional schools short-term exposure. This program is designed to offer research training at minority institutions in areas relevant to cardiovascular, pulmonary, and hematologic diseases. Information avail- able from the Research Training and Development Branch; Division of Heart and Vascular Diseases; Na- tional Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Insti- tutes of Health.