Limited Competition: Lasker Clinical Research Scholars Transition Award (R00)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

The Lasker Clinical Research Scholars Program supports research activities during the early stage careers of independent clinical researchers.  This FOA offers the opportunity for current Lasker awardees (Si2) to apply for the transition phase (R00) of the program.  In the R00 phase, successful Si2 scholars will receive up to 5 years of NIH support for their research at an extramural research facility.    

Deadlines:

  • Letter of Intent Due Date(s): Rolling receipt dates, one month prior to the application due date: August 25, 2017 - December 7, 2017; December 25, 2017 - April 7, 2018; April 25, 2018 - August 7, 2018; August 25, 2018 - December 7, 2018; December 25, 2018 - April 7, 2018; April 25, 2019 - August 7, 2019; August 25, 2019 - December 7, 2019; December 25, 2019 - April 7, 2020.
  • Application Due Date(s): Rolling receipt dates: September 25, 2017 - January 7, 2018; January 25, 2018 - May 7, 2018; May 25, 2018 - September 7, 2018; September 25, 2018 - January 7, 2019; January 25, 2019 - May 7, 2019; May 25, 2019 - September 7, 2019; September 25, 2019 - January 7, 2020; January 25, 2020 - May 7, 2020

PAR-17-450 Expiration Date: May 8, 2020

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Eligibility Requirements

Only current Si2 grantees are eligible to apply for this R00 award.  Eligible applicants include physicians, dentists and nurses (including MD, MD/PhD, DO, DDS, DMD, RN/PhD, or equivalent clinical doctoral degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution) who have a professional license to practice clinically in the U.S.  Applicants do not have to be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, although selected R00 Lasker Scholars must qualify for and maintain appropriate visa/residency status throughout the program.

To be eligible to receive the R00 Transition Award, Lasker Scholars must have successfully completed at least five years in the intramural phase of the program. Scholars can submit their application in their fourth or later year of the program, and need not have an offer from an extramural sponsoring institution/organization at the time of submission.

Multiple PDs/PIs are not allowed. 

R00 Transition Award: Lasker Scholars (current Si2 awardees) awarded under RFA-OD-11-001, or RFA-OD-12-001, or RFA-OD-13-004, or RFA-OD-14-004, and who have been offered, and have accepted, a full-time tenure-track or tenured position at an extramural sponsoring institution/organization, are able to receive up to 5 years of R00 support to continue their research as independent clinician scientists.  Scholars can submit their application in their fourth or later year of the program, and need not have an offer from an extramural sponsoring institution/organization at the time of submission.  By the time of R00 award, Scholars must have successfully completed at least five years in the intramural phase of the program.  Scholars who choose to leave the Lasker program before completing 5 years of research in the NIH Intramural Research Program will not be eligible for the Lasker Scholars transition award (R00) but will be eligible to compete for other extramural NIH research grants as announced in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts.

Note: Lasker Scholars (current Si2 awardees) awarded under PAR-15-189, or PAR-16-203, and more recent FOAs, should follow the guidelines provided under each of those FOAs.

Amount

$2,495,000

Amount Description

For the transition award (R00), applicants can request direct costs of up to $499,000 per year.  This amount includes salaries, fringe benefits, and research costs.  Indirect costs will be reimbursed at the extramural sponsoring institution’s indirect cost rate.

The R00 transition award is for up to 5 years.   

Funding Type

Fellowship

Eligibility

Junior Faculty
Medical Fellow/Resident

Category

Medical
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

May 7, 2020