Supporting Transition to Independence for NIDDK Career Training Awardees

May 2019 Council

Lead Division/Office


Point(s) of Contact

Tracy L. Rankin, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Executive Summary

Career training (K series) awardees often need additional project support to transition to independence. The opportunity would support limited scope projects that could include pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analyses of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology. This opportunity will provide K awardees support for short-term, limited scope projects that will strengthen their competitiveness for a subsequent R01, or equivalent, and may provide preliminary data to support subsequent applications.