Training Grant Support
Administrative & PI Support
The Office of Training Grant Support draws on the extensive experience of the team to provide individualized or group advising for Training Grant preparers, PIs and TG Administrators, for all steps of preparation of NIH Training Grant applications and annual progress reports (RPPR). For advising by appointment, contact TGSupport@umich.edu.
List of Available Training Grants
M-FACTIR: The U-M Database
M-FACTIR, a database specifically for preparation of NIH Training Grant data tables, is supported by the Office of Training Grant Support. Expert technical advice is provided on request.
Getting Started with your NIH Training Grant
The process of preparing an NIH Institutional Training Grant is detailed and time-consuming, since the application requires substantial collection of data about faculty, trainees, the training environment, applicants and alumni. Start at least 6 months prior to the submission deadline.
xTRACT: NIH Data Tables
xTRACT stands for Extramural Trainee Reporting And Career Tracking. It is an electronic system made by NIH for creating research training data tables and storing the information for trainee career tracking. It is accessible via eRA Commons using your Commons ID & password.
Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR)
View the step-by-step instructions for completing you RPPR. Data for NIH Annual Progress Report for a Predoctoral/Postdoctoral Training Program
About OGPS Training Grant Support
The Office of Training Grant Support provides expert advice and resources for the (demanding) preparation of NIH Institutional training grants. We have extensive experience from both the TG preparer and NIH reviewer perspectives. We are dedicated to helping faculty and staff prepare successful NIH TG applications and maintain top-notch Training Programs for trainees.
Additional Training Grants Resources
T32 Related Resources
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR NIH AND OTHER PHS AGENCIES SF424: (R&R)Application:Packageshttps://grants.nih.gov/grants/how-to-apply-application-guide/forms-f/general-forms-f.pdf
NIH Data Tables Forms F:
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grant (Parent T32):
Table of IC-Specific Information, Requirements and Staff Contacts:
NIH Institutional Training Grants:
NIH Grants Policy Statement:
NIGMS – NRSA Institutional Predoctoral Training Grants Program Description and Guidelines:
NINDS Institutional Research Training Program (T32):
NIA – Institutional Training Programs to Advance Translational Research on Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and AD-Related Dementias (T32)
Fellowship and Training Forms (Payback Agreement, Termination Notice, Statement of Appointment):
eRA xTRACT – What is xTRACT?
xTRACT User Guide:
Overview of xTRAIN: