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Limited Submission Notice: Graduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement (G-RISE) (FY23)


National Institutes of Health


The goal of the Graduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement (G-RISE) program is to develop a diverse pool of scientists earning a Ph.D., who have the skills to successfully transition into careers in the biomedical research workforce. This program provides support to institutions to develop and implement effective, evidence-informed approaches to biomedical graduate training and mentoring that will keep pace with the rapid evolution of the biomedical research enterprise. The proposed research training programs are expected to incorporate didactic, research, mentoring, and career development elements to prepare trainees for careers that will have a significant impact on the health-related research needs of the Nation.

For more information, view the full Graduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement solicitation (PAR-21-026).


Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. Proposals may be for up to five (5) years.

Limited Submission Requirements and Timeline:

One (1) application per institution is permitted.

Only proposals approved by the Division of Research and Economic Development may be submitted to this program. For such approval, Principal Investigators (PIs) must first submit a one- to two-page white paper to by October 31, 2022.

If selected to submit a full proposal, PIs must ensure that proposals meet all requirements stated in the RFP, in the announcement, and in the implementing laws and regulations related to this grant program.

Key Submission Dates:

  • October 31, 2022 – White paper due to We encourage you to cc your Dean for visibility as well.
  • November 14, 2023 – Anticipated date Internal Awardees Notified
  • January 23, 2023 – Full proposal due to OSP
  • January 30, 2023 – Full proposal due to NIH

Important Note on Requirements:

  • NIH is expecting multiple PDs/PIs and Preceptors/Mentors for this submission. Please review the expectations for (1) PDs/PIs in Section III.1 of the solicitation and (2) Preceptors/Mentors in Section III.3 of the solicitation.
  • Trainees are required to pursue their research training full time. Please see Section III.3. of the solicitation for more details.


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