Funding Obtained by K08 and K23 Awardees

Funding Obtained by K08 and K23 Awardees

For K Awards Terminating in 2003-2011

  K08 K23
Total number of K Awards 189 110
Received R01  42% 40%
Applied for R01 79% 69%
R01 applicant success rate (# awarded / # R01 applicants) 53% 58%
R01 application success rate (# awards / # applications) 25% 30%
Time to first R01 (years from start of K award; mean ± SEM) 5.7± 0.3 5.5 ± 0.3
Have post-K independent funding (from anywhere) 75% 74%
# Male awardees 142 63
# Female awardees 47 47
Male R01 applicant success rate 55% 62%
Female R01 applicant success rate 47% 52%
Male time to first R01 (years) 5.7 ± 0.3 5.6 ± 0.4
Female time to first R01 (years) 5.8 ± 0.6 5.3 ± 0.6
Male did not apply for R01 20% 25%
Female did not apply for R01 23% 38%
Percentage of K awardees that are MD/PhDs 63% 17%
MD/PhD R01 applicant success rate 58% 69%
MD R01 applicant success rate 44% 53%
MD/PhD that did not apply for R01 24% 16%
MD that did not apply for R01 12% 32%