The IHART program offers individual mentorship, scientific and cultural/tribal consultation, and research and grant development training. Up to five fellows each cycle will be selected for a 24-month training program. Each fellow, a junior to mid-career scholar, is paired with an experienced senior scientist who will collaborate with him or her to plan a pilot study and provide additional research- and grant-related mentoring.
Program activities include:
- Two structured (two-week-long) Summer Research Institutes
- Two brief (two days) Winter Research Roundtables
- Four tele-lectures via the IHART website
Program resources include:
- Online support via the IHART Web site and Native HIV/AIDS research listserv
- Pilot project development seed funding/course buy-out
- Financial support to attend conferences and workshops
- Access to editorial, statistical, and behavioral science expertise and consultants
Who can apply for IHART?
- Junior and mid-career scientists who have not previously served as a PI on a NIH RO1 over $150,000/year
- Indigenous and underrepresented minority scholars, and non-Native researchers working with Native communities