The Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award (IRACDA) is a National Institute of Health (NIH) supported program that promotes diversity in various science research fields. KU/Haskell Indian Nations University IRACDA program's purpose is to develop a diverse group of highly trained scientists by providing mentored research experiences, professional development opportunities, and teaching experiences.

IRACDA Program Advantages

The KU/Haskell Indian Nations University IRACDA Program provides post-doctoral fellows with…

  • An extensive mentored research experience with KU faculty mentors
  • An unique teaching opportunity at Haskell Indian Nations University, a local four-year tribal college
  • Professional development opportunities, including grant writing workshops and science publishing workshops
  • Three years of financial support, including benefits
  • An allowance for research supplies and travel
  • An unique opportunity to contribute to diversity in the sciences
Fellows performing laboratory work
Fellow working with his mentor