Research Education and Careers in Health (REACH)



The CCTS is now currently accepting KL2 Scholars Program Applications.

Qualifications for Application

Applicants must have a research and/or health-professional doctoral degree or its equivalent. It is expected that candidates will have had prior research training, e.g., the MS CTS (through the CCTS), a PhD, or equivalent. Applicants must be United States citizens, non-citizen nationals, or individuals lawfully admitted for permanent residence that possess an Alien Registration Receipt Card (I-151 or I-551, or some other verification of legal admission as a permanent resident). Individuals on temporary or student visas are not eligible. Former or current principal investigators on any NIH research project grant (this does not include NIH Small Grants (R03) or Exploratory/ Developmental (R21) grants or their equivalents) or equivalent non-PHS peer-reviewed research grants that are over $100,000 direct costs per year, or project leaders on sub-projects of program project (P01) or center grants (eg a P50 grant) are NOT eligible. Candidates who have a currently pending NIH K series application are NOT eligible.

Sample excerpts from prior successful KL2 Applications.
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Contact Information

For questions regarding the CCTS Scholars Program, please contact one of the following:

Jack Zwanziger
Phone: (312) 996-1062

Luisa DiPietro
Phone: (312) 355-0435

For questions regarding the application process, please contact:

Susan Lynch
Phone: (312) 413-5429

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