This four-part webinar series will
  • Give an overview of Career Development Awards available from NIA
  • Offer advice for preparing successful applications
  • Share information on the review process
  • Provide success stories from previous applicants

The presentations aim to provide valuable information to both early career researchers seeking K award funding and their mentors.

Registration information and additional details are listed below.

Career Development Awards at NIA/NIH
March 22 from 2-3pm ET
Speaker: Laura Major, Training Officer, NIA Office of Strategic Extramural Programs
This webinar will give an overview of the different Mentored Career Development Awards (K) offered by NIA. The presentation will touch on many types of K awards and make recommendations for which opportunities to apply for depending on a researcher’s circumstances and career stage. The webinar is recommended for anyone who is interested in applying for a K award, or who may be a mentor to a future K award applicant.
Register here

Strategies for Preparing Strong Career Development Applications
Tuesday, April 2 from 2-3pm ET
Speaker: Jamie Lavich, Training Officer, NIA Office of Strategic Extramural Programs
This webinar will share tips and advice to help at every stage of preparing a K award application. The presentation aims to provide valuable information for prospective applicants and their mentors as they navigate the application process.
Register here.

NIH/NIA Grant Review Process
Thursday, May 24 from 12-1pm ET
Speaker: Ramona Dumitrescu, Section Chief, Clinical Sciences Section, NIA Scientific Review Branch
This session will discuss the K award review process, including an overview of peer review and information on information on how grants are scored. The presentation will also touch on how the review process has changed in recent years and may be particularly helpful to mentors supporting new applicants.
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Stories of Successful K Awards
June 2024, Date and time TBA
Current and previous K awardees will share their experiences of applying and being funded. This webinar aims to be a useful resource for prospective applicants and their mentors to gain insight into the process, and to ask questions of awardees about their journey to receiving a K award.