Career Development (K) Awards
K Awards provide individual, institutional and international research training opportunities to undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral trainees.
K99 Pathway to Independence Award
The NIH Pathway to Independence Award is an innovative, new program that provides an opportunity for promising postdoctoral scientists to receive both mentored and independent research support from the same award.
K Awards for Health-Professional Doctorates
There are nine different career development awards that individuals with a health professional doctorate should consider. Most of these awards support individuals after they have completed clinical training and have accepted a faculty position.
- Mentored Clinical Scientist Developmental Program Award (K12)
- Mentored Clinical Scientist Award (K08)
- Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23)
- MidCareer Investigator in Patient-Oriented Research Award (K24)
- Career Enhancement Award in Stem Cell Research (K18)
- Academic Career Award (K07)
- Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award (K25),
- Midcareer Investigator Award in Mouse Pathobiology Research (K26)
K Awards for Research Doctorates
There are at least eight different awards that individuals with a research doctorate should consider. Most of these awards support individuals that have accepted or are ready for a faculty position.