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NIH training grants (F and T series)

Need assistance with NIH training grants?

NIH training grants (F and T series) are intended to provide individual research training opportunities to trainees and early career scientists.

When applying for an F or T series grant, follow the most current NIH SF424 guidance, as well as any specific instructions in the funding opportunity announcement (FOA).

Also review additional NIH proposal guidance:

Note: The FOA instructions always supersede the SF424 or standard page limitation guidance.

Templates and examples

See below for templates and examples for commonly required sections of training grants. Consult the FOA for specific section requirements that apply to that funding mechanism.
NIH F grants toolkits and templates

Toolkits are revised annually to conform to any updates in the SF424 guidelines.

NIH F grants Human Subjects and Clinical Trials attachments
NIH T grants toolkits and templates

Toolkits are revised annually to conform to any updates in the SF424 guidelines.

T grant harassment and discrimination letter

Harassment and discrimination letter for T15, T32, T34, T35, T36, T37, T90/R90, TL1, TL4 applications