INVEST Drug Abuse Research Fellowship on Biomedical Science

Each year, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) accepts applications for the INVEST Drug Abuse Research Fellowship. This fellowship is targeted to scholars from any countries except the U.S. This program aimed to support a- 12 month research on the biomedical or behavioral science of drug abuse and addiction. All of the related expenses will be included in the fellowship. To apply, the application packet must be submitted no later than 1 April on annual basis.

Fellowship Description
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) International Program INVEST Drug Abuse Research Fellowship combines postdoctoral research training in the United States with professional development activities and grant-writing guidance to form a unique program for drug abuse scientists. Fellows may conduct their research in any aspect of the biomedical or behavioral science of drug abuse and addiction.

Value and Tenure
The successful fellows will receive the benefits as follow: A
stipend of $47,484US for living and personal expenses, and a $7,750US allowance to cover the cost of health insurance and professional development activities. The award is tenable for one year.

Level and Area of Studies
Post-doctoral research in biomedical or behavioral science of drug abuse and addiction.

Place of Study
The research can be conducted in the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria
The requirements for INVEST applicants are:

  • Hold PhD in medicine, public health, or biomedical, behavioral, or social sciences.
  • A minimum of 2 years of postdoctoral research experience.
  • Written assurance from an institution in the home country.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Citizenship or permanent residency in a country other than the United States.
  • Living and working outside the United States at the time the application is submitted.
  • Eligibility for the J-1 visa to enter the United States.

Applicants’ Nationality
Non-U.S. scholars are welcome to apply.

Application Instruction
Please see the detail instruction of application procedure at the website and application link below.

Submission Deadline
1 April on annual basis.

Website and Application Link

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