Research and Funding

Funding Opportunities

Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (Parent K08)

Funding Number: PA-14-046
Funding Type:
Release Date: December 19, 2013
Expiration Date: January 8, 2017
Web Site: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-046.html

The primary purpose of the NIH Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Awards (K08) program is to prepare qualified individuals for careers that have a significant impact on the health-related research needs of the Nation. This program represents the continuation of a long-standing NIH program that provides support and protected time to individuals with a clinical doctoral degree for an intensive, supervised research career development experience in the fields of biomedical and behavioral research, including translational research. Individuals with a clinical doctoral degree interested in pursuing a career in patient-oriented research should refer to the NIH Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (Parent K23). 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.