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Learn about UCSF K12 grants and Career Development Award opportunities.
CTSI K Scholars Program
The K Scholars Program supports the career development of junior faculty at UCSF and affiliated institutions who are building careers in clinical and translational research. There are two ways to participate:
- Receiving KL2 intramural career development awards from CTSI (applications submitted in winter, awardees announced in spring). Competition is rigorous as the program receives applications from junior faculty from across campus. The KL2 resources include salary support and research project support, and may be 4-5 years in duration. Apply for a KL2 Award
- Receiving career development awards from the National Institutes of Health (K23, K08, K01, faculty diversity supplements), or equivalent awards from foundations or other UCSF career development programs. Apply to the K Program with an outside award
K-Grant Writing Workshop
Workshop offered three times per year for approximately 4 UCSF clinical research scholars (fellows or early junior faculty), who are planning to apply for a K-series grant in patient-oriented research (e.g., K23 or K08 mechanisms). This is a structured set of faculty-facilitated works-in-progress sessions, focused on writing a mentored K-grant, for submission during the upcoming K-cycle due date. Learn more and apply
NIH Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research
NIH Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research provide an opportunity for junior faculty to work on an existing NIH-funded project in a particular area of interest. Find out how to connect with a Principal Investigator who is doing clinical and translational research in your area of interest.
Become a Mentor
Become a mentor with CTSI's Mentor Development Program, an innovative curriculum for training mid-career and early senior research faculty to become the next generation of confident effective clinical and translational mentors.