NIH Research & Funding Career Timeline

 

 

Stage of Research
Training & Development 

 

Mechanism of Support 

  NIH Research TimetablearrowPredoctoral Institutional Training Grant (T32) 
 arrowPredoctoral Individual NRSA (F31) 
 arrowPredoctoral Individual MD/PhD NRSA (F30) 
   
 arrowPostdoctoral Institutional Training Grant (T32)
 arrowPostdoctoral Individual NRSA (F32)
   
 arrowMentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01)

Small Grant (R03)

Research Project
Grant (R01)

Exploratory/Develop-
ment Grant (R21)
arrowMentored Clinical Scientist Development Award
arrowMentored Patient-Oriented RCDA (K32)
arrowMentored Quantitative RCDA (K25)
  
arrowIndependent Scientist Award (K02)
arrowMidcareer Investigator Award in Patient Oriented Research (K24)
  
arrowSenior Scientist Award (K05)