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The Fogarty International Center, a part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), funds research and research training to build sustainable research capacity in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).


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The Fogarty International Center (FIC) does NOT:

  • Accept unsolicited grant applications,
  • Provide grants specifically for foreign travel to meetings or conferences, or
  • Provide training grants directly to students; we do provide training grants to institutions who select trainees.

If interested in these types of training grants, please see the Non-NIH Funding Opportunities Directory for information about other agencies and organizations that may meet your needs.

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NIH Grants Information

How to Apply

  • NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts: All Fogarty grants are in response to program announcements posted on Grants.gov, and are searchable using the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. To find program announcements, search using keywords from your proposed research. (View information about Fogarty Programs.) At this time, Fogarty International Center does not accept unsolicited grant applications.
  • NIH ASSIST (Application Submission System and Interface for Submission Tracking), a system for the preparation, submission and tracking of grant applications through Grants.gov to NIH, is available to streamline and simplify training and career development applications.
  • Electronic Grant Application (SF424) Information: If your Funding Opportunity Announcement requires electronic submission, then use SF424 resources.
  • Paper Grant Application (PHS 398) Information: If your Funding Opportunity Announcement does not require electronic submission, then use PHS 398 resources.

Frequently Asked Questions

Human Subjects Research

Find useful information about proposing and conducting NIH extramural research involving human subjects, including policies, regulations, training and resources. 

For Current Grantees

View information on how to Manage an Existing Grant.

Contacts

Inquiries are encouraged. The opportunity to clarify any comments, issues, or questions is welcome. If you have any Fogarty-specific questions, please call our main line at 301-496-1653.

Updated October 25, 2022