New Page Limits for NIH Individual Career Development (K) Award Applications: Due Dates After January 7, 2011

Notice Number: NOT-OD-11-027

Key Dates
Release Date: December 7, 2010

Related Notices

February 25, 2011 - See Notice NOT-HS-11-010 New Page Limits for AHRQ Individual Career Development (K) Award Applications: Due Dates Beginning June 12, 2011.
NOT-OD-10-002: Clarification on Timing and Page Limits for Restructured Application Forms and Instructions that are required for Due Dates on or after January 25, 2010
NOT-OD-09-149: Restructured Application Forms and Instructions for Submissions for FY2011 Funding  

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH)


This Notice updates NOT-OD-10-002 and NOT-OD-09-149 to inform applicants who plan to submit applications for NIH individual Career Development (K) awards:

Due Dates after January 7, 2011    

In order to provide greater consistency among applications, beginning with due dates after January 7, 2011, new page limits will be imposed for the following sections of the Career Development Award Supplemental Form:

All packages currently posted on the site reflect these changes.  

January 7, 2011 Due Date

Applications for individual Career Development (K) Awards that will be submitted for the AIDS due date of January 7, 2011 will follow the earlier application instructions, which provide a combined 12-page limit for the first four items of Candidate Information (Candidate’s Background, Career Goals and Objectives, Career Development/Training Activities During Award Period, and Training in the Responsible Conduct of Research).  However, no page limits are specified in these instructions for other parts of those applications. 

NOTE: During this transition, these applicants will receive a warning related to new page limits upon submission. These warnings should be disregarded; no action is needed to address such warnings.  However, applicants should address any warning related to other issues, and they must address any error message within the two-day error correction window.


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