Funding is available for scientists at various stages of their career path to come to the United States and train with NIDA-supported researchers. To learn more about the fellowships offered by NIDA International, browse the lists below, read about other opportunities, or explore our Fellows World Map.
NIDA supports research on the biomedical and behavioral causes, consequences, prevention, and treatment of drug abuse and addiction. Learn how research is supported by reading the Introduction to Funding.
Although some international researchers receive NIDA support through a direct foreign grant, most international research is supported through a domestic grant with a foreign component, where a principal investigator from a U.S. institution works with a researcher from another country.
The NIDA International Program online tools offer robust communications, research collaboration, and training opportunities. These cost-effective online tools help the international drug abuse research community identify potential research partners, build professional relationships with distant colleagues, and enhance their professional development skills in drug abuse and addiction research.