Change in NINDS salary caps for the K02, K08 and K23 Career Development Awards

Notice Number: NOT-NS-12-018

Key Dates

Release Date: May 18, 2012

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Issued by

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)


The purpose of this notice is to inform the community that the NINDS salary caps will change to $95,000 for K08 and K23 awards, and to $105,000 for the K02 award. All other budgetary items and policies for NINDS Career Development Awards remain identical, including the policies 1) outlined in NOT-NS-09-015 regarding Mentored Career Development Award salary structure and 2) regarding NINDS K02 award salary structure if the K awardee obtains an NIH R01 during the 5 year K award period.

This change is effective immediately for all competing awards associated with the May, 2012 council round and thereafter. For awards made before May, 2012, this change will become effective on the next anniversary date of the award (when the non-competing award is made.


Please direct all inquiries to:

Stephen Korn, Ph.D.
Office of Training, Career Development and Workforce Diversity
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
National Institutes of Health