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Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08)

Funded K08 Grants

The K08-Mentored Clinical Scientist Career Development Award is for individuals with a professional degree (e.g., M.D., D.V.M.) committed to a career in laboratory or field-based research or to translational research with a laboratory focus. The award supports a mentored research career development experience that can include an introductory phase involving didactic coursework and rotation through various laboratories to acquire needed laboratory skills, followed by a period of intensive research focus. The award provides nonrenewable support for up to five years at $100,000 annual salary and $30,000 annually for research support. The K08 requires a minimum of 75% effort commitment to the research and career development objectives of the award.

See the NCI Research Funded Portfolio for a current list of K08 awards.