NIDDK Funding Opportunity

K05 Research Scientist Award

NIDDK Clinician Scientist Mentoring Award to Promote Workforce Diversity (K05)

​The purpose of the Clinician Scientist Mentoring Award to Promote Workforce Diversity is to provide support to mid-career health-professional doctorates or equivalent (See Section III) for protected time to devote effort to basic, epidemiological or outcomes research and to act as research mentors to early-stage investigators from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical and behavioral research. Candidates for this award should have independent, peer-reviewed, research support at the time of award and possess a demonstrated record of mentoring  individuals from underrepresented backgrounds.  The candidate's research should demonstrate a sustained level of research productivity in the research areas supported by the NIDDK.  The long-term objective of this funding opportunity is to provide mentors with protected time to enhance mentoring opportunities for individuals from underrepresented backgrounds, thereby  ensuring the availibility of a pool of scientists from diverse backgrounds  to facilitate research within the mission areas of the NIDDK.

Full AnnouncementRFA-DK-14-005
Notice(s) for this Opportunity


Open Date10/24/2014
Letter of Intent Due Date

​Not Applicable

Application Due Date

​November 24, 2014, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on this date.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.
NIDDK Program ContactTracy L. Rankin, Ph.D.
Opportunity Resources
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