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Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08)

  • Updated: 02/01/2012

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How to Apply

Applications are to be submitted electronically using the SF424 (R&R) following the instructions in the PartI.7, " Preparing an Individual Research Career Development Award (CDA) Application" and Section IV of the program announcement. 

When the program-specific instructions deviate from those in the Application Guide, follow the program-specific instructions. Applications that do not comply with these instructions may be delayed or not be accepted for review.

For assistance with application submission, please see the Frequently Asked Questions and/or contact eRA Commons Help Desk/Grant.gov contact Center

Application Receipt Dates and Review Schedule

 Receipt Date: New ApplicationReceipt Date: Resubmission ApplicationInitial ReviewCouncil ReviewEarliest Possible Start Date *
Receipt Cycle 1February 12March 12June/JulySeptember/OctoberDecember
Receipt Cycle 2June 12July 12October/NovemberJanuary/FebruaryApril
Receipt Cycle 3October 12November 12February/MarchMay/JuneJuly

Applications are due by 5 pm local time.

When a standard submission date falls on a weekend or Federal holiday, the application deadline is automatically extended to the next business day.

* Start dates are determined by the availability of NCI funds and may not occur until well after the earliest possible start date.