National Statistics on Graduate Students in the Biomedical, Behavioral, Social, and Clinical Sciences
Primary mechanisms of National Institutes of Health (NIH) support for full-time graduate students

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Legend Fellowships Traineeships Research Assistantships Other Mechanisms Primary mechanisms of National Institutes of Health (NIH) support for full-time graduate students
X=2005;Y=1,342 X=2006;Y=1,479 X=2007;Y=1,689 X=2004;Y=1,443 X=2001;Y=1,208 X=2002;Y=1,402 X=2003;Y=1,278 X=2008;Y=1,616 X=2013;Y=1,569 X=2014;Y=1,613 X=2015;Y=1,721 X=2012;Y=1,572 X=2009;Y=1,668 X=2010;Y=1,723 X=2011;Y=1,615 X=2000;Y=1,082 X=1989;Y=481 X=1990;Y=609 X=1991;Y=633 X=1988;Y=503 X=1985;Y=462 X=1986;Y=504 X=1987;Y=515 X=1992;Y=746 X=1997;Y=968 X=1998;Y=1,076 X=1999;Y=1,240 X=1996;Y=959 X=1993;Y=810 X=1994;Y=877 X=1995;Y=927 X=2005;Y=5,214 X=2006;Y=5,208 X=2007;Y=4,841 X=2004;Y=5,103 X=2001;Y=4,312 X=2002;Y=4,715 X=2003;Y=5,122 X=2008;Y=4,821 X=2013;Y=4,153 X=2014;Y=4,114 X=2015;Y=4,098 X=2012;Y=4,673 X=2009;Y=5,115 X=2010;Y=4,958 X=2011;Y=4,954 X=2000;Y=4,496 X=1989;Y=3,576 X=1990;Y=3,777 X=1991;Y=4,044 X=1988;Y=3,614 X=1985;Y=3,531 X=1986;Y=3,405 X=1987;Y=3,577 X=1992;Y=4,056 X=1997;Y=4,001 X=1998;Y=4,298 X=1999;Y=4,544 X=1996;Y=4,230 X=1993;Y=4,188 X=1994;Y=4,292 X=1995;Y=4,130 X=2005;Y=13,735 X=2006;Y=14,028 X=2007;Y=13,604 X=2004;Y=13,405 X=2001;Y=9,437 X=2002;Y=10,555 X=2003;Y=11,863 X=2008;Y=12,912 X=2013;Y=11,576 X=2014;Y=10,324 X=2015;Y=9,983 X=2012;Y=12,449 X=2009;Y=13,296 X=2010;Y=13,919 X=2011;Y=13,123 X=2000;Y=9,246 X=1989;Y=6,826 X=1990;Y=6,984 X=1991;Y=7,567 X=1988;Y=6,018 X=1985;Y=4,154 X=1986;Y=4,759 X=1987;Y=5,217 X=1992;Y=8,018 X=1997;Y=8,956 X=1998;Y=8,557 X=1999;Y=8,872 X=1996;Y=8,737 X=1993;Y=8,743 X=1994;Y=8,753 X=1995;Y=8,834 X=2005;Y=1,026 X=2006;Y=1,197 X=2007;Y=925 X=2004;Y=999 X=2001;Y=766 X=2002;Y=762 X=2003;Y=928 X=2008;Y=899 X=2013;Y=423 X=2014;Y=462 X=2015;Y=437 X=2012;Y=524 X=2009;Y=839 X=2010;Y=959 X=2011;Y=522 X=2000;Y=705 X=1989;Y=291 X=1990;Y=281 X=1991;Y=274 X=1988;Y=266 X=1985;Y=230 X=1986;Y=229 X=1987;Y=294 X=1992;Y=357 X=1997;Y=352 X=1998;Y=543 X=1999;Y=611 X=1996;Y=343 X=1993;Y=351 X=1994;Y=295 X=1995;Y=297 Primary mechanisms of National Institutes of Health (NIH) support for full-time graduate students
(a) Data were collected for NIH teaching assistantships until 2007. The "other mechanisms" column for 2007 and prior includes NIH teaching assistantships and other mechanisms of support.

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Source: National Institutes of Health, NSF-NIH Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering.