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Minority Faculty Fellowships

General Information

Document Type: Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-05-073
Posted Date: Oct 14, 2004
Original Due Date for Applications: Dec 06, 2004
Current Due Date for Applications: Dec 06, 2004
Archive Date: Jan 05, 2005
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Health
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Estimated Total Program Funding: $200,000.00
Award Ceiling: none
Award Floor: none
CFDA Number: 93.923 -- Disadvantaged Health Professions Faculty Loan Repayment and Fellowship Program
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Yes

Eligible Applicants

Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Schools of allopathic & osteopathic medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, optometry, allied health, public health, podiatry, pharmacy, nursing, and graduate programs in behavioral and mental health.

Agency Name

Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA Grants Application Center, 901 Russell Avenue Suite 450, Gaithersburg, MD, 20879


Minority Faculty Fellowship Program grants increase the number of under represented minority individuals who are members of the faculty in a health profession school.  The grants enable schools to provide a stipend and a training allowance to the faculty fellow.

Grantees must: (1) Identify, recruit and select individuals who are under-represented racial minorities in the health professions for teaching, administration, or research positions at a health professions institution; (2)Provide such individuals with the skills necessary for tenured faculty positions, which may include training in pedagogy, program administration, design and conduct of research, grant writing, and the preparation of articles suitable for publication in peer reviewed journals;(3)Assist individuals in preparation for an academic career by providing services such as counseling;and (4)
Provide health services to rural or medically underserved populations.

*This program is not included in the President's budget for 2005.  Potential applicants for funds should consider this announcement provisional until final Congressional action is taken.  Updated information will be available on the HRSA website.

Link to Full Announcement

If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

Contact HRSA Call Center at 877-Go4-HRSA/877-464-4772;301-998-7373 or email

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