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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (NIH), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ): Health Services Research Dissertation Awards (R36)

Date posted: 06/10/2010

Award: The total direct costs awarded under this FOA for dissertation grants must not exceed $40,000 for the entire project period, which must be a minimum of nine months and not to exceed 17 months in duration.

Field: dissertation, healthcare, medicine, social or behavioral sciences, health services research, social sciences, epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy, and health informatics

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or perm residents. Applicants must be full-time students ABD enrolled in an accredited research doctoral program.

Contact Information:

Name: Ms. Brenda Harding
Phone: (301) 427-1527
Web site:

Additional information:

Application receipt dates are February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1 annually. The overall goal of the AHRQ grants for Health Services Research Dissertation Program is to help ensure that a diverse pool of highly trained health services researchers is available in adequate numbers and appropriate research areas to address the research mission and priorities of AHRQ, noted below. This announcement represents the continuation of an AHRQ program that provides support to individuals who are conducting research undertaken as part of an academic program to qualify for a research doctorate degree.

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