NIH Research & Funding Career Timeline

 

Stage of Research
Training & Development 

 

Mechanism of Support 

   
NIH Research Timetable
arrow Predoctoral Institutional Training Grant (T32) 
  arrow Predoctoral Individual NRSA (F31) 
  arrow Predoctoral Individual MD/PhD NRSA (F30) 
     
  arrow Postdoctoral Institutional Training Grant (T32)
  arrow Postdoctoral Individual NRSA (F32)
     
  arrow Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01)

Small Grant (R03)

Research Project
Grant (R01)

Exploratory/Develop-
ment Grant (R21)
arrow Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award
arrow Mentored Patient-Oriented RCDA (K32)
arrow Mentored Quantitative RCDA (K25)
   
arrow Independent Scientist Award (K02)
arrow Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient Oriented Research (K24)
   
arrow Senior Scientist Award (K05)