NIH Career Development (K) Award Resources

K Award Training Sessions

Sign up for a DOR-1219 session!

Register via STARS. Click on "STARS" then "CATALOG" and then enter DOR-1219 in the Search Catalog field. 

Classes are held throughout January, May, and September to coincide with NIH deadline cycles.

Problems with registration? Please contact Margie Corbett.

NIH K Award Kiosk

K Award Citizenship Requirements

  • By the time of award, all K award applicants must be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence (possess a currently valid Permanent Resident Card USCIS Form I-551, or other legal verification of such status).

    Citizenship Exception: NIH K99/R00 award only : U.S. citizenship or permanent residency is required for all K awards except for the K99/R00 postdoc-to-faculty transition award

    Visa Information. The K99/00 allows for an applicant to be on a visa that allows them to remain in the country long enough to complete the research project. If you have questions on your visa or status, please contact the Bechtel International Center.  You may also check the Visas for Postdoctoral Scholars Office of Postdoctoral Affairs or Postdoctoral Scholars page on DoResearch.

K Award Grant Writing Resources

Stanford Biosciences Grant Writing Academy
For Stanford postdocs and graduate students

DoResearch Successful Proposal Writing Webpage
For all Stanford researchers

Responsible Conduct of Research

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)
The NIH requires formal training in the responsible conduct of research. Per the NIH, Instruction must be undertaken at least once during each career stage, and at a frequency of no less than once every four years. Stanford has a specific class to address this: 

Med 255 Responsible Conduct of Research Class

Because these courses fill very quickly, we strongly encourage students to enroll for the course you want on the day that Axess opens for the term in which you wish to take the course.

Graduate students may enroll through Axess.         

Post-docs, faculty, staff, affiliates, and others may enroll through STARS

For further information, please contact