The central and lakeshore area of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus is pictured in an aerial view during the autumn season.

The Office of Training Grant Support (OTGS) is a campus resource for Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) training grants administered by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) at UW–Madison. OTGS also serves non-NRSA NIH training grants.

Mission: To enhance training grant excellence and enrich the landscape of research training at UW–Madison. The office serves training grant program directors and administrators. OTGS provides expertise and resources to enable effective training grant administration, from grant preparation through award closeout.

Need advice, resources or support for your training grant? Contact the Office of Training Grant Support at with any questions. Faculty considering applying for a new training grant are strongly encouraged contact OTGS.

Are you a new training grant program director or administrator at UW–Madison? Sign up to join a training grant listserv for relevant updates by contacting