High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program's Commitment to Diversity

The Common Fund’s High-Risk High-Reward Research Program, which consists of the NIH Director’s Pioneer, New Innovator, Transformative Research, and Early Independence Awards, encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds and closely monitors the diversity of applicants and awardees within the program. The NIH remains committed to encouraging diversity in the workforce while funding the best science, and the NIH Director has convened a Working Group of the Advisory Committee to the Director to examine diversity in the program. The Working Group plans to present its findings and recommendations in 2019.

This page last reviewed on October 2, 2018