Research and Funding

Division of Extramural Activities

Research Career Development Awards

Note: NIA has specific guidance on the K01, K02, K07, K08, K23 and K24 awards. Click on the 'Title' of each mechanism for details. NIA no longer participates in the Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Program Award (K12) Initiative. For more information, See : NOT-AG-10-004.

MECHANISM FOR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS

Mentored Research Career Development Awards are offered to individuals at early stages of their career who wish to become independent investigators.

Number

Title

Description

K99/R00

NIH Pathway to Independence (PI) Awards

An early career mechanism for postdoctoral fellows and others with similar standing to facilitate career advancement.

PA Number: PA-14-042

Expires: January 8, 2017

MECHANISMS FOR JUNIOR FACULTY

Note: NIA has specific guidance on the K01 and K23 awards. Click on the 'Title' of each mechanism for details. Salary Caps and Allowable Expenses on NIA Career Awards.

Number

Title

Description

K01

Mentored Research Scientist Development Awards

 

An early or mid-career award for individuals with some prior postdoctoral research experience.

K08

Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Awards

An award for junior clinicians with little-to-moderate research training who wish to become independent clinician-scientists.

PA Number: PA-14-046
Expires: January 8, 2017

K23

Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Awards

An award for junior clinicians with little-to-moderate research training who wish to become independent clinician-scientists trained in patient-oriented research.

K25

Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Awards

An award for relatively junior scientists who have been trained in quantitative disciplines who wish to develop their careers in biomedical research.

PA Number: PA-14-048
Expires: January 8, 2017

MECHANISMS FOR ACADEMIC FACULTY

Number

Title

Description

K02 Independent Scientist Awards An early-to-midcareer award for individuals with prior research grant funding who seek to become leaders in their research fields.
K07 Academic Career Awards An infrastructure-building award for established senior research leaders who wish to build aging research or an aspect of aging research at their institutions. NIA does not support Developmental K07 Award.
K24 Midcareer Investigator Awards in Patient-Oriented Research An award for midcareer clinician-scientists who wish to devote more time to patient-oriented research and mentor junior clinicians in patient-oriented research.