Division of Biomedical Research Workforce

Research Career Development Awards

Research Career Enhancement Award for Established Investigators

Program Purpose

This program provides either full-time or part-time support for experienced scientists to augment or redirect their research programs through the acquisition of new research skills or to make changes in their research careers by acquiring new research skills or knowledge.



Career level


U.S. citizen or permanent resident, with research or clinical doctoral degree, at the rank of Associate or full Professor.




U.S. domestic institutions.

Relevant Policy Notices

Forms and other Guidelines

Currently Supported Investigators

Search for currently supported investigators using NIH RePORTER

Program Data, Outcomes and Evaluations