INCENTIVES FOR FACULTY to apply for NIH training grants (T-grants):
- The Graduate Studies Office will provide $5,000 to the research program of the individual UNMC faculty member primarily responsible for the preparation/submission of a T-grant application that includes pre-doctoral stipends. A maximum of 2 such awards will be funded UNMC-wide during each fiscal year, with the recipients selected based on NIH percentile scores.
- For each funded NIH T-grant, the Graduate Studies Office will provide support for the training program in the form of:
- One graduate student assistantship (at the standard UNMC stipend level) per year for the duration of the T-grant, and
- Administrative costs ranging from $8,000 annually (programs with 2 pre-doctoral slots) to $12,000 annually (programs with 6 pre-doctoral slots) for the duration of the T-grant.