Career Development (K) Awards

Department of Medicine 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.

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.

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