Faculty Development

K Awards

K Kiosk

Information about NIH Career Development Awards is the focus of this Web site. Definitions of K awards, data on funding success rates by institute and award and an interactive Career Award Wizard developed to help investigators select the appropriate award are available on the site.

Developed by the Office of Extramural Research at the National Institutes of Health

Sample K08

This sample serves as a model of a strong K award application.

Posted by the Center for Scientific Review on the National Institutes of Health Web site

Funding for Junior Investigators: Climbing Onto the Funding Bandwagon

This PowerPoint presentation offers early-career investigators with advice on finding funding. It provides information on "preK awards," including National Research Service Awards, F32 fellowships and foundation funds. It also addresses how to select the right K award, with an emphasis on individual Ks for clinical research (K23s and K08s) and includes tips on writing K08s.

Developed by Mark Tykocinski, MD, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Guidelines for Reviewers

This Web site is useful to both applicants and reviewers. It provides study section members with guidelines for reviewing specific grant applications, including fellowships, K awards and R01s.

Developed by the Center for Scientific Review at the National Institutes of Health

NIH Peer Review Process Revealed

An inside look at how NIH grant applications are reviewed for scientific and technical merit, this video shows a mock study section meeting to demonstrate what applicants can do to improve the chances their applications will receive a positive review.

Developed by the National Institutes of Health