"K" Awards-NIH Career Development Awards
Usually a Salary Cap
Typically $75,000, but may be greater depending on the discipline and participating institute.
Salary cannot be supplemented by another Federal award without prior written approval from the Sponsor
Minimum Commitments of effort
Typically 75%, but may be greater or lesser depending on type of award and participating institute.
May be reduced in the last years of the award to 50%, in order to seek other federal funding as a PI or Co-PI.
Part of the minimum effort commitment can be expended on another award as long as this award contributes to the goals of the K award.