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NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00)

Limited Submission Announcement

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National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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Unspecified, though categorical limits apply.  For the F99 phase, award budgets are composed of stipends, tuition and fees, and institutional allowance. For the K00 phase, award budgets are composed of salary and fringe benefits, tuition and fees, research and career development support, and indirect costs,

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External Deadline(s):

Letter of Intent (not required): January 21, 2018, 5:00 PM CST

Full Proposal: February 21, 2018, 5:00 PM CST


One F99 application per institution is allowed. There is no limit on the number of K00 awardees that an organization may sponsor

The purpose of the NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00) is to encourage and retain outstanding graduate students recognized by their institutions for their high potential and strong interest in pursuing careers as independent cancer researchers. The award will facilitate the transition of talented graduate students into successful cancer research postdoctoral appointments, and provide opportunities for career development activities relevant to their long-term career goals of becoming independent cancer researchers.


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