Training Grants

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) award National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Training Grants to develop or enhance research training opportunities for predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees. The purpose of the NRSA program is to help ensure that a diverse and highly trained workforce is available to assume leadership roles related to the Nation’s biomedical and behavioral research agenda.

If you are applying for a training grant, please contact Beth Schilling.

Helpful Links

NIH Guidelines

NIH Application and Submission Information

NIH Progress Report Guides

UTMB Tuition and Fee Schedules

*effective November 27, 2018
FY19 NIH Stipend Levels

FY19 Health Insurance Rates

The following resources were developed to assist you apply and subsequently manage training grants:


UTMB Institutional Training Grants

Pre-Award Tip Sheet

Proposal Timeline

Post Award

Post Award Tip Sheet

Training Grants PowerPoint Slides

eRA Commons - XTrain Instructions:

PI Guide to xTrain

New eRA Commons-xTrain Account Set-up

New Trainee Guide to Commons and xTrain

ASST Guide to xTrain