Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award (Parent K25 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Award Info:

Candidates for the K25 award must have an advanced degree in a quantitative area of science or engineering and have demonstrated research interests in their primary quantitative discipline. The candidate should have demonstrated professional accomplishments consonant with his or her career stage. Multiple PDs/PIs are not allowed.


The NIH Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award (K25) is designed to attract to NIH-relevant research those investigators whose quantitative science and engineering research has thus far not been focused primarily on questions of health and disease. Examples of quantitative scientific and technical backgrounds considered appropriate for this award include, but are not limited to: mathematics, statistics, economics, computer science, imaging science, informatics, physics, chemistry, and engineering. The K25 award is intended to attract talented individuals with highly-developed quantitative skills to the challenges of biomedical, behavioral, and clinical research. At the completion of the award, candidates will have the knowledge and skills necessary to compete for independent research support from NIH, or to participate as leading members of multidisciplinary research teams.