The Pulmonary Hypertension Association provides supplemental funding to individuals that have received a K08 or K23 award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). For more information on how to submit an application to PHA for supplemental funding, read the Program Announcement (PDF).

Applying for NHLBI Grants

Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award (K08)

This award is for Postdoctoral individuals or new Independent Researchers. Applications for this award should conform to the NHLBI guidelines, to see the complete guidelines go to NHLBI Mentored Clinical Scientist Award Guidelines.

Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23)

This award supports the career development of investigators who are committed to patient-oriented research. To see guidelines for applying for this award, go to NHLBI Patient-Oriented Research Career Development (K23) Guidelines.

There are also several additional documents to help applicants in preparing an application, NHLBI Model K08 and K23 Applications and Helpful Hints for Preparing K08 and K23 Applications can be accessed on the NHLBI website. 

Application Deadlines for the K08/K23 Award

There are three deadlines for both the K08 and the K23 awards.

New Application Deadlines

February 12, 2015
June 12, 2015
October 12, 2015

Resubmission Deadlines

March 12, 2015
July 12, 2015
November 12, 2015

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