Notice of Change in the NEI K08 Eligibility Requirements

Notice Number: NOT-EY-19-028

Key Dates
Release Date: April 25, 2019

Related Announcements

PA-19-116
PA-19-117
PA-19-086

Issued by
National Eye Institute (NEI)

Purpose

The purpose of this notice is to inform potential K08 applicants of an important change to the NEI's eligibility requirements. Candidates are required to devote a minimum of 75% full-time professional effort to the K-award, however, candidates who are ophthalmic surgeons can request between 6 and 9 person-months (50% to 75%) of full-time professional effort conducting research and career development activities.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Neeraj Agarwal, Ph.D.
National Eye Institute (NEI)
Telephone: (301) 451 - 2020
Email: agarwalnee@nei.nih.gov