NIDDK/NHMA Travel Award Program

NHMA is proud to partner with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases at the National Institutes of Health since 2016 to host our Pre-Conference Training Institute for final-year residents, fellows, and junior faculty prior to the NHMA Annual Conference. Applications for the 2023 Training Institute are now open; selected awardees will be notified in February. 

Learn More and Apply



Applicants must:

  • Be a member of a nationally underrepresented group in biomedical or behavioral research
  • Be interested in membership in the National Hispanic Medical Association
  • Be a senior resident, fellow, post-doctoral scientist, or early stage investigator 
  • Be a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or legal permanent resident
  • Not have received travel support under this announcement or similar announcement in previous years

**Applicants with federal appointments may apply; however, this program will not be able to reimburse any costs.  This includes for example (1) employees from the Veterans Administration with any level federal salary support/ percent effort or (2) trainees who are part of a joint NIH -academia training program.**

Also, award recipients must attend the entire NIDDK Academic Career Development Workshop in order to receive any reimbursement. We strongly encourage recipients to attend other NHMA conference functions.