NIH Career Development & Training Award Workshops

Presented by:
Joan Lakoski, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Schools of the Health Sciences and
Robert Milner, PhD, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Office of Professional Development

Next workshop: October 2015


To provide guidance on applications for NIH career development (“K”)
and training (“F”) awards.


By the completion of these sessions, participants will be able to:

• Choose the appropriate type of career development or training for their career stage and situation

• Complete an application for a NIH career development or training award

• Submit an application using strategies for a successful grant proposal

Attend all sessions or only those sessions relevant to your needs.
Please register for each session you plan to attend.

General Workshop: Steps to a Competitive Application

(9:30–11:30 am)

The general session includes:
• Navigating NIH: an overview of NIH and the grant review process
• Mock Study Section: a demonstration of a study section panel by invited faculty
• 15 Steps to the Payline: a stepwise guide to preparing a successful application

Know Your Awards

Know Your NRSA (12:30–1:30pm)
A guide to applying for an individual pre- or postdoctoral training grant (F award)

Know Your K (1:30–2:30pm) 
A guide to applying for a career development (K) award

Know Your Kangaroo (2:30-3:30pm
A guide to applying for the Pathway to Independence (K99/R00) award
(including a panel of recent K99/R00 recipients)

If you do not have a or email address, contact and she will register you. Please indicate which sessions you plan to attend.

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