Notice of Change to the Duration of Career Development Awards Supported by the NIBIB (K01, K25, K08, K23)

Notice Number: NOT-EB-14-003

Key Dates
Release Date: February 27, 2014

Related Announcements
PA-14-044, PA-14-048, PA-14-046, PA-14-049

Issued by
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)


This Notice informs potential applicants that starting with the June 12, 2014 due date, the NIBIB will support awardees of the following Career Development Awards only for three or four years:

  • PA-14-044 "Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (Parent K01)"
  • PA-14-048 "Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award (Parent K25)"
  • PA-14-046 "Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (Parent K08)"
  • PA-14-049 "Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (Parent K23)".

Applications for these awards may only request support for three or four years.  This change applies to both new and resubmitted (A1) applications, but does not affect active awards.

The support duration for the NIBIB Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00) remains unchanged with up to 2 years for the K99 phase and up to 3 years for the R00 phase.


Please direct all inquiries to:

Zeynep Erim, Ph.D.
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
Telephone: 301-451-4797