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Extramural Training and Career Development

What is a career development award?
Career development awards provide salary and laboratory support for individuals who have completed their postdoctoral training, or who need “protected time” at critical periods of their research careers.  These awards usually have a K activity code.

What is a training or fellowship award?
Training awards are designed to support the research training of scientists for careers in the biomedical and behavioral sciences, and to help professional schools to establish, expand, or improve programs of continuing professional education.  Training awards can be individual fellowships (F) or institutional training grants (T).