- NIH Directors Transformative Research Award (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional) (RFA-RM-20-013)
Support for collaborative investigative teams or individual scientists who propose innovative research projects, which, if successful, would have a major impact in a broad area of biomedical or behavioral research.
- NIH Directors Pioneer Award Program (DP1 Clinical Trial Optional) (RFA-RM-20-011)
Support for cross-cutting programs that are expected to have an exceptionally high impact.
- NIH Directors New Innovator Award Program (DP2 Clinical Trial Optional) (RFA-RM-20-012)
Support unusually creative investigators with highly innovative research ideas at an early stage of their career when they may lack the preliminary data required for an R01 grant application.
- NIH Directors Early Independence Award (DP5 - Clinical Trial Optional) (RFA-RM-20-014)
Support for exceptional junior scientists to accelerate their entry into an independent research career by forgoing the traditional post-doctoral training period.
Last Reviewed: January 4, 2021