Call for Fellowship Applications  – Leadership and Education Advancement Program for Diverse Scholars (LEAP) 

February 27, 2023

Leadership and Education Advancement Program for Diverse Scholars (LEAP)

Call for Fellowship Applications

Established for individuals who have attained their doctorate degree in a medical, social, or behavioral science who shows promise in research related to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) mission.

The Focus for LEAP 

One-on-One Focused Mentorship by successful area-specific professionals

$2,000 for Career Development and Research

Grant Writing Training

Leadership Development

LEAP Goals 

Develop and implement a career development plan

Draft a research proposal to submit to NIH or another funding agency

Identify an appropriate funding mechanism

Establish skills and a strategy for obtaining a leadership position

Click here to apply!

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More information regarding all Minority Fellowship Programs can be found here.  

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