New Investigator Fellowship Training Initiative (NIFTI) & New Investigator Fellowship Training Initiative – Health Services Research (NIFTI-HSR)

New Investigator Fellowship Training Initiative (NIFTI)

The NIFTI is designed to fund physical therapists and physical therapist assistants as developing researchers and to improve their competitiveness in securing external funding for their future research.

The fellow will receive $73,000 plus a $5,000 stipend over a two-year period.

Application Deadline: Not currently open to applications.

Award Notification: June 2014

Eligibility and Guidelines – NIFTI

For specific eligibility requirements and application guidelines, use the link below (applicants must review these guidelines prior to moving to the next step of the application process).

NIFTI Guidelines

How to Apply – NIFTI

IMPORTANT: Please review the application components and all instructions carefully before starting!

NIFTI Online Application Instructions

NIFTI Online Application

The New Investigator Fellowship Training Initiative (NIFTI-HSR) – Health Services Research

The NIFTI-HSR is intended to develop the fellow’s research skills needed to conduct high quality, independent research to advance his or her capacity to examine optimal health services delivery outcomes in physical therapy, including cost analysis of various rehabilitation interventions. The focus of the training will be on examining issues related to health care delivery, health services management, assessment of healthcare needs, evaluation of health markets and services, health economics, and the impact of health policies.

The fellow will receive $73,000 plus a $5,000 stipend over a two-year period.

Application Deadline: Not currently open to applications.
Award Notification: June of year of application.

Eligibility and Guidelines – NIFTI-HSR

For specific eligibility requirements and application guidelines, use the link below (applicants must review these guidelines prior to moving to the next step of the application process).

NIFTI-HSR Guidelines

How to Apply – NIFTI-HSR

Before beginning your application, please review the online application instructions.

NIFTI-HSR Online Application Instructions

NIFTI-HSR Online Application

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