Research and Funding

Funding Opportunities

Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (Parent K01)

Funding Number: PA-11-190
Funding Type: PA
Release Date: April 8, 2011
Expiration Date: January 8, 2014
Web Site: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-11-190.html
The purpose of the NIH Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01) is to provide support and protected time (three, four, or five years) for an intensive, supervised career development experience in the biomedical, behavioral, or clinical sciences leading to research independence.Although all of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs) use this support mechanism to support career development experiences that lead to research independence, some ICs use the K01 award for individuals who propose to train in a new field or for individuals who have had a hiatus in their research career because of illness or pressing family circumstances. Other ICs utilize the K01 award to increase research workforce diversity by providing enhanced research career development opportunities. Prospective candidates are encouraged to contact the relevant NIH staff for IC-specific programmatic and budgetary information: Table of IC-Specific Information, Requirements and Staff Contacts.