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 $95,000 plus $5,000 for supplies and project expenses over a two-year period.
Spring 2019 Review Cycle
Application opens: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 (at 12 pm Noon Eastern Time)
Application deadline: Wednesday, January 9, 2019 (at 12 pm Noon Eastern Time)
Administrative Review: January 2019
Scientific Review: February – March 2019
Scientific Review Committee Scoring: April 2019
Administrative Review of Reviews: May 2019
Board Awards Fellowship: June 2019
Earliest Notification: Friday, June 28, 2019 (at 5 pm Eastern Time)
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).
How to Apply – NIFTI
IMPORTANT: Please review the application components and all instructions carefully before starting!