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Funding Opportunities for MD/PhD and other Dual-Degree Early to Mid-Career Investigators

You are strongly encouraged to contact a Program Officer to discuss which funding opportunity would best match your level of training, career development plans, and research.

Links to Funded Award Examples* Link to the Funding Opportunity (Provides application instructions, information on eligibility, review criteria, etc.)
F32 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (Parent F32)

NIH Pathway to Independence Award


Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award


Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award


Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research

* For a complete list of funded awards and grants please visit NIH RePORTER.

“K” Career Award Policy Updates – Applicants are strongly encouraged to review career award policy updates before submitting an application. Failure to follow relevant policies may lead you to submit an incomplete application, which will not be reviewed. Relevant policy notices can also be found in the “Related Notices” section of each funding announcement.

NIMH-Specific Policies and other Relevant Notices