Research Training and Education

Financial aid from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality for health care research training and career development (pre- and post-doctoral fellowships, and dissertations).

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) provides an array of intramural and extramural predoctoral and postdoctoral educational and career development grants and opportunities in health services research. In addition, the Agency supports the development of health services research infrastructure in emerging centers of excellence and works with Federal and academic partners to develop innovative curricula and educational models. The following is a list of training programs and support mechanisms with a brief description of each and further resources where available.

For technical assistance from staff proposed projects, select Staff Contacts.

Committed to continuous quality improvement, AHRQ welcomes your feedback on our Research Training Program. We are seeking suggestions for this Web site as well as input on current or new programmatic initiatives. If you would like to see additional information on our site or suggest any changes regarding its layout, please let us know. Also, if you would like to provide feedback on the program initiatives we currently sponsor, or suggestions for new programs we might consider sponsoring in the future, we welcome your feedback. You may direct any of your comments to our general training Email: We look forward to hearing from you.

Grant Opportunities

Individual-level Grants



Special Emphases Notices

AHRQ is interested in receipt of applications in the following areas:

Policy Notices

Active Grants

Tools and Resources

Workshops and Conferences

Page last reviewed December 2014
Internet Citation: Research Training and Education. December 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.