Instructor K Award Support Program

DEADLINES:      Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 5:00pm

                            Saturday, January 12, 2020 - 5:00pm

                            Sunday, May 18, 2020 - 5:00pm

The Stanford Maternal and Child Health Research Institute (MCHRI) intends to support early career investigators who pursue an NIH K-award. The MCHRI recognizes that this NIH award series provides substantial salary support but limited research funding. It is the purpose of the MCHRI award to bolster this shortfall in research support to expand the number of future academic leaders in maternal and child health.

The Stanford Maternal and Child Health Research Institute (MCHRI) Instructor K-awards Support provides supplemental support for instructors on individual K-awards by providing 1:1 matching funds from the instructor’s department funds innovative maternal and child health-focused clinical and translational research for:

Instructors – ($50,000* per year for up to 2 years**)

  • *MCHRI will match departmental commitments of up to $25,000 per year, providing a total combined MCHRI/departmental support of up to $50,000 per year for up to two years** as long as the recipient is an instructor at Stanford
  • MCHRI will provide a LOS stating this commitment for instructor’s applying for K grants. The recipient may either include this in the K application or the Department Chair can include a MCHRI approved statement in the letter documenting institutional support.
  • **Eligibility is limited to the 1st two years of funding on the K-award.

Forms for Applicants

Funding Amount

MCHRI will match departmental commitments of up to $25,000 per year, providing a total combined MCHRI/departmental support of up to $50,000 per year for up to two years** as long as the recipient is an instructor at Stanford

Eligibility

  • Be an instructor applying for, or currently funded by an individual K-award
  • Be a member of MCHRI. Visit here to apply for MCHRI Membership.
  • Have a track record of focusing the majority of research on maternal and child health

Funding Rates

YEAR # of Applications # of Awards
Funding Rate
Total Awarded
FY 19 10 10 100% $260,000

Contact

Please contact MCHRI Administration or 650-724-0279 with any questions.