Opportunities for Students and Researchers

Research - Opportunities

Opportunities for Students and Researchers


  • Nicholas Hobbs Discovery Grants

    Nicholas Hobbs Discovery Grant Awards are an internal grant mechanism available to Vanderbilt University faculty who are Investigators or Members of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center.

  • Research and Academic Training

    An array of advanced research training opportunities associated with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center.

  • IDDRC Core Education and Training Events

    The VKC Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC) provides research cores. Several of the cores provide Education and Training events during the academic year. A full listing of core-sponsored Education and Training can be found here.

  • IDDRC Collaborative Scholarship

    Provides up to $1500 for travel and expenses related to a 2-6 week visit focused on innovative interdisciplinary research or research methodologies within the IDDRC network.

  • Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Science Day

    An event providing a scientific forum for VKC faculty, their graduate students,
    and postdoctoral fellows. Science Day promotes research collaboration and
    provides faculty and trainees with an opportunity to present significant research findings.

  • VKC Journal Clubs

    Information and schedule for Vanderbilt Kennedy Center investigator journal clubs.