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Call for Applications: ITS/CTSA KL2 Scholar Award

Feb 12, 2021, 08:11 AM by Gilbert Mireles
The UTMB Institute for Translational Sciences/CTSA KL2Scholars Mentored Career Development Award program is accepting applications for funding that will begin on or about April 1, 2021. The KL2 Scholars’ Award provides federal monetary salary and research support from the NIH, coupled with translational research mentorship support for the awardee.  This mentored early-career research development program aims to provide a mentored translational research experience leading to external funding of a research program in translational clinical and/or basic/applied research. Early-stage investigators with a doctoral degree and full-time appointments at UTMB at the level of Assistant Professor, who are US Citizens or Green Card holders are eligible to apply. The KL2 Scholars Award provides salary support for up to 75% of a university base salary for protected research time, as well as additional support for research supplies, coursework, and conference travel, over a period of up to 3 years. The application instructions and more information may be found on the ITS website.

•    Required LOI is due on February 24, 2021
•    Final completed applications are due on March15, 2020
Email: Jennifer Betancourt     For: Institute for Translational Sciences