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    Employment and Training Assistance

    *Program Description* Services are available to individuals seeking a job or developing work skills. Services include job search assistance, referral and placement assistance, reemployment services to unemployment insurance claimants, labor market information, and individual skills assessments. If you are 18 or older and authorized to work in the United States, you may also be eligible to receive counseling, help in developing ...
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    Early Childhood Educator Professional Development

    *Program Description* The Early Childhood Educator Professional Development Program provides high-quality professional development to improve the knowledge and skills of early childhood educators who work in urban or rural high-poverty communities, and who serve primarily children from low-income families. This professional development must primarily provide training that will improve early childhood teaching strategy and will further children's language and literacy skills ...
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    Minority Biomedical Research Support

    *Program Description* The Minority Biomedical Research Support Program increases the number of researchers who are members of minority groups that are underrepresented in the biomedical sciences. MBRS awards grants to 2- or 4-year colleges, universities, and health professional schools with substantial enrollments of minorities. These grants support research by faculty members, strengthen the institutions' biomedical research capabilities, and provide opportunities for ...
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    Health Disparities Research Loan Repayment Program

    *Program Description* The HDR-LRP is the congressionally mandated extramural loan repayment program for minority health disparities research. The objective of the HDR-LRP is the recruitment and retention of highly qualified health professionals to research careers that focus on minority health or other health disparities issues. The HDR- LRP serves as an avenue for NIH and the NCMHD to engage in, and ...
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    Education Exchange - Teachers from Secondary and Postsecondary Levels - Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program

    *Program Description* Teachers and administrators participating in the program have the opportunity to live and work abroad by exchanging positions with educators from similar institutions in approximately 30 countries. US and foreign teachers usually exchange positions, direct exchange, for a full academic year. Administrators go on a reciprocal exchange, observing and shadowing, for a period of six weeks. Teachers and school ...
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    EMI Independent Study Program

    *Program Description* The EMI Independent Study program consists of self-paced courses designed for both the general public and people who have emergency management responsibilities. They are offered free-of-charge to all who qualify for enrollment, and college credit can be obtained through a for-fee service after successful completion of a course. Each Independent Study Course includes lessons with practice exercises and a ...
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    Fulbright Educational Exchange Program: University Lecturers (Professors) and Research Scholars

    *Program Description* Grants for professors (university lecturers) and research scholars are usually, although not always, for a full academic year, and generally tenable in one country. The lectureships permit the grantees to lecture, usually serving as visiting professors in institutions of higher learning. The research grants offer opportunities for U.S. citizens to undertake postdoctoral research at overseas universities, colleges, and certain ...
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    Dislocated Worker Program (Workforce Investment Act, Title I)

    *Program Description* The purpose of this program is to assist individuals who have been laid off or terminated, or who are scheduled to be laid off and need transition assistance to find or qualify for a new job. *General Program Requirements* In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be unemployed or about to become unemployed. In addition, one ...
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    Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Program

    *Program Description* The Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Program offers fellowships, through Institutions of Higher Education, to faculty members who propose to conduct research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies to improve their skill in languages and knowledge of the culture of the people of these countries. *General Program Requirements* An individual is eligible to receive a fellowship if the ...
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    AgrAbility Project

    *Program Description* The AgrAbility Project assists people with disabilities employed in production agriculture. Twenty-one states have developed AgrAbility programs offering an array of services, including resource referral, onsite technical assistance, practical education and training, and peer support networks. *General Program Requirements* In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have a disability and you must have professional experience as ...
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    Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Research

    *Program Description* The Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology supports research and research training in areas that join biology with the computer sciences, engineering, mathematics, and physics. Toward this end, the center develops and manages programs in computational biology, such as the generation of mathematical models of biological networks, the development of modeling and simulation tools, the conduct of basic theoretical ...
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    Contraception and Infertility Research Loan Repayment Program

    *Program Description* The Contraception and Infertility Research Loan Repayment Program (CIR-LRP) is designed to provide an incentive for health professionals to work in areas of reproductive research directly related to contraceptive development and/or infertility diagnosis and treatment by providing assistance in repaying educational loans for individuals. The CIR-LRP will pay up to $35,000 of the principal and interest of a participant's ...
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    American Jazz Masters Fellowships

    *Program Description* As part of its efforts to honor, assist, encourage, and present those artists and forms of artistic expression and practice that reflect the many cultural traditions that make up our nation, the Arts Endowment annually awards up to three one-time-only American Jazz Masters Fellowships. These fellowships are for distinguished jazz artists who have made a significant contribution to the ...
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    Genetics and Developmental Biology Research and Research Training

    *Program Description* The Division of Genetics and Developmental Biology supports studies directed toward gaining a better understanding of the fundamental mechanisms of inheritance and development. These studies underlie the more targeted research projects supported by other components of the National Institutes of Health. Most of the projects supported by the division make use of non-human model systems. It is expected that ...
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    Education Exchange-Teaching Excellence Awards Program

    *Program Description* The purpose of this program is to provide outstanding teachers with training in the teaching of English and American studies in 10 Eurasian countries. Also, supports educational reform in Eurasia as well as engages outstanding American teachers in a dialogue with Eurasian teachers. *General Program Requirements* In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be or have ...
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    Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program

    *Program Description* In exchange for a two-year commitment to your clinical research career, NIH will repay up to $35,000 per year of your qualified educational debt, pay an additional 39% of the repayments to cover your Federal taxes, and may reimburse state taxes that result from these payments. *General Program Requirements* In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must ...
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    First Responder Counter-Terrorism Training Assistance

    *Program Description* The First Responder Counter-Terrorism Training Assistance Program provides training to enhance the capabilities of first responders in managing the consequences of terrorist acts. *General Program Requirements* In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be or have been either a firefighter or an emergency response worker. *Application Process* For more information, see the Program Contact Information below. ...
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    Alcohol Research Career Development Awards

    *Program Description* The Alcohol Research Career Development Awards provide support for increased research experience relating to the problems of alcohol abuse and alcoholism prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation. The awards are also granted to raise the level of competence and increase the number of individuals engaged in such research. *General Program Requirements* In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must ...
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    Alcohol National Research Service Awards

    *Program Description* The Alcohol National Research Service Awards support training in clinical research, treatment assessment research, problems of health promotion and alcoholism prevention, and basic biological and behavioral processes applicable to alcohol research. *General Program Requirements* In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a US national, citizen or permanent resident who has completed doctoral degree level education, ...
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    General Research Loan Repayment Program

    *Program Description* The General Research Loan Repayment Program recruits and retains health professionals performing research in fields required by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to carry out its mission by providing educational loan repayment for participants with substantial amounts of educational debt relative to income. Program participants agree by written contract to engage in laboratory or clinical research as employees ...
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