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 $95,000 plus $5,000 for supplies and project expenses over a two-year period.

Application Deadline: Closed

Earliest Award Date: June 30, 2017

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 – Updated for 2016

How to Apply – NIFTI

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

NIFTI Online Application Instructions – Updated for 2016

NIFTI Online Application

Helpful Hints:

Successful & Unsuccessful Applicant Characteristics (pdf)