Office of Grant Writing & Publications.

National Eye Institute (NEI) Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Program (K12)

Office of Grant Writing & Publications

202 Jesse Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

573 882-9500 phone
573 884-8371 fax

Limited Submission Announcement

The National Eye Institute (NEI) Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Program (K12) supports the development of a diverse pool of highly trained clinician-scientists and patient-oriented investigators in adequate numbers and in appropriate research areas to address the nation's biomedical, behavioral, and clinical research needs in vision research. The purpose of the NEI Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Program Award (K12) is to facilitate and support the career development of clinical vision scientists who have made a commitment to independent research careers.

Because MU is limited to one application for this program, letters of intent must be submitted to the Office of Research,, no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2009. Letters of intent should be limited to a total of 3 pages and should include 1) qualifications of the program director, 2) members of the Program Advisory Committee, 3) mentors and their qualifications, 4) recruitment plan, and 5) evaluation and tracking plan.


1,125,000 in direct costs per year for up to five years.

MU Deadline:

4:00 p.m., Friday, March 6, 2009

Sponsor Deadline::

May 13, 2009

URL for more information:

This notice is being sent to deans, directors, and chairs in health and life science disciplines. Please forward it to other faculty members who may be interested.

All limited submission announcements can be tracked by deadline via the Calendar at or by announcement date via the Limited Submissions listing at