What is a K23 award?

What is a K23 award?

Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23) The Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23) supports clinically trained professionals who have made a commitment to focus on patient-oriented research.

How long is a K23 award?

3-5 years
The K awards at NIDDK

Mechanism Eligibility and Conditions Length
Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23) M.D., or comparable clinical degree, minimum of 9 calendar months (75% ) effort* 3-5 years, not renewable

What are the different K Awards?

Career Development (K) Awards

  • K01: Mentored Research Scientist Development Award.
  • K08: Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award.
  • K23: Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award.
  • K25: Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award.
  • K99/R00: Pathway to Independence Award.

What is a K12 grant?

The K12 is a training and career development grant in which candidate positions are filled at the discretion of the institution, and assignment of candidate positions is generally not known at the time of application or at the time of an award.

How do I get my K Award?

The career development plan

  1. Candidate background-an opportunity to get the Reviewers interested. A strong track record that documents a sincere desire for academic research is required for a K award.
  2. The mentor and project.
  3. The advisory “mentorship” committee.
  4. Research and Professional Activities.

How do K awards work?

K awards support career development; generally they provide PI salary and limited funds for research. Salary funds provide protected time for investigators to devote to research, rather than to clinical or teaching activities. Note: some awards are offered by only a few institutes.

What is the K award?

The National Institute of Health (NIH) Career development grants (K awards) are awarded to physician-scientists who seek professional independence and career development. The aim of the grant is to prepare a generation of medical veterans to combat the growing health challenges affecting human health as a whole.

Are K awards transferable?

Note: NIMH will continue to allow an awardee to transfer from one institution to another for the last year of the award, with prior approval of the responsible Program Official (Project Officer). However, no transfer will be allowed during a period of administrative extension or after the project has terminated.

How much is a K01 award?

NINR limits the length of the K01 award to a 3-year period. Salary Support: Up to $100,000 plus fringe benefits per year. Research Support: Up to $25,000 per year.

What is the K23 Award?

The purpose of the K23 award is to provide individuals who have a clinical doctoral degree with an intensive, supervised, patient-oriented research experience. The K23 provides support and “protected time” for these individuals considered to be on the path to a productive, independent clinical research career.

What are the eligibility requirements for the K23 grant?

Eligibility for the K23 is limited to individuals with no more than 6 years of postdoctoral experience at the time of application (either the initial or resubmission application). The NIMH will generally limit support to no more than 4 years.

What is a NINDS mentored K Award?

The award supports a period of supervised research and research career development to prepare the candidate to successfully obtain an NIH R01 or equivalent major research award by the end of the K award period. NINDS mentored K awards may be for either 4 or 5 years (NINDS will not make K23 awards lasting only 3 years).

What is NCI K23?

NCI K23 provides a protected time to early career stage Clinician-Scientists with clinical duties appointment to develop cancer-focused patient-oriented research career. Please note: Effective May 9, 2017, NCI will no longer be participating in K23: PA-16-198 .