Research Fellowships & Awards

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Current Opportunities

The following postdoctoral funding opportunities are open to all postdocs regardless of U.S. citizenship. Please check the specific eligibility details for each opportunity. This list is updated once a month.

 

Rolling Deadlines

Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship

Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Arts & Humanities Research Council Leadership Fellows-Early Career Researchers

Austrian Programme for Advanced Research and Technology (APART) Postdoctoral Fellowships

Austrian Science Fund Erwin Schrodinger Fellowship

European Molecular Biological Organization Fellowships (Long-Term)

European Molecular Biology Organization Fellowships (Short-Term)

German Research Foundation Research Fellowship

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Jokey Club Institute for Advanced Study Junior Fellows

Hope for Vision New Investigator Award

Institute for Mexico and the United States Small Grants: Support for UC Student and Postdoctoral Activities (First Monday of each Month)

National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Intramural Research Training Awards

Research Council of Norway Independent Basic Research Projects (Health Sciences)

Research Council of Norway Independent Basic Research Projects (Humanities)

Research Council of Norway Program for Space Research

Solving Kids' Cancer Therapeutic Development Initiative: Funding for High-Impact Pediatric Cancer Research

Union for International Cancer Control Technical Fellowships

 

March 2020

Mortimer B. Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program Postdoctoral Scholarships

 

February 2020

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Postdoctoral Fellowship

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation, Inc. Post Doctoral Fellowships - Health Outcomes

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation, Inc. Post Doctoral Fellowships - Translational Medicine and Therapeutics

 

January 2020

Branco Weiss Fellowship Society in Science Ground Breaking Research Idea Fellowship

 

December 2019

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Physician-Scientists Training Award

Grass Foundation Fellowships at the Marine Biological Laboratory

Louisville Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship

Muscular Dystrophy Association Discovery Research: Development Grant

 

November 2019

American Academy of Dermatology Sulzberger Institute Grant

American Association of University Women International Fellowships

American Council of Learned Societies Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships in Buddhist Studies

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Innovation Grants

American Gastroenterological Association Pharmaceuticals Research Scholar Award in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

American Museum of Natural History Frank M. Chapman Fellowships

American Physiological Society Outstanding Trainee Award

American Physiological Society Research Recognition Award

American Psychological Foundation National Register Internship Partnership Fund

American Psychological Foundation Theodore Blau Early Career Award for Outstanding Contribution to Professional Clinical Psychology

American Society for Mass Spectrometry Postdoctoral Career Development Awards

Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

BrightFocus Foundation  Alzheimer's Disease Research Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America Research Fellowship Award

International Council for Canadian Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships

Lundbeck Foundation International Postdoc Grant

National Academy of Education NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

NASA Postdoctoral Program

Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Post PhD Research Grants

 

October 2019

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer Psychosocial Grant Program

American Association of Anatomists Education Research Scholarship

American Councils of Leaned Societies Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowships in the History of Art

American Philosophical Society Franklin Research Grants

American Psychological Foundation Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Grant

British Omithologists Union Career Development Bursary

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards for Medical Scientists

Cancer Research Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship

Cancer Research Trust New Zealand John Gavin Postdoctoral Fellowship

Carlsberg Foundation Grants

Carlsberg Foundation Internationalization Postdoctoral Scholarship

Dermatology Foundation Research Awards Program

Genesis Oncology Trust John Gavin Postdoctoral Fellowship

German Historical Institute Postdoctoral Fellowships

Human Vaccines Project Michelson Prizes

International Foundation for Research in Paraplegia IRP Postdoctoral Fellowship

Life Sciences Research Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Morton Cure Paralysis Fund Research Grants

Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinical Research Training Scholarships

National Gallery of Art A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

National Science Foundation NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowships

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellowships Program

New England Anti-Vivisection Society Fellowship Grant for Alternatives to Animal Research in Human Health or Sex Differences

Pablove Foundation Research Grant Fund

Pfizer, Inc. ASPIRE Breast Cancer Research Award

Research Council of Norway Program for Space Research

 

September 2019

Acoustic Society of America Frederick V. Hunt Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Alpha-1 Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Grant

American Association of Immunologists Fellowship for Career Reentry

American Association of Immunologists Intercept Fellowship for Computational Scientists and Immunologists

American Educational Research Association Research Grants Program

American Philosophical Society Daland Fellowships in Clinical Investigation 

American Psychological Foundation Bruce and Jane Walsh Grant in Memory of John Holland

American Psychological Foundation Steven O. Walfish Grants

American Psychological Foundation The Drs. Rosalee G. and Raymond A. Weiss Research and Program Innovation Grants

American Psychological Foundation Steven O. Walfish Grants

American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation New Investigator Awards

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards at the Scientific Interface (CASI)

Core Digestive Disorders Foundation Core-Amelie Waring Fellowship

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Inc. Visiting IBD Research Fellowship Program

Fulbright Scholar Program Postdoctoral and Early Career Awards

Hope Funds for Cancer Research Postdoctoral Fellowship

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Career Development Program

Lymphoma Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship Grants

Maud Kuistilan Research Grants

Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

National Science Foundation Earth Science Postdoctoral Fellowship

Nessling Foundation Grants

Neurological Foundation of New Zealand Postdoctoral Fellowship

Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship Grant

PEW Charitable Trusts Pew Latin American Fellow

Poliomyelitis Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

Sexual Medicine Society of North America Research Grants Program

Smith Fellows Postdoctoral Fellowship in Conservation Research

Society for Conservation Biology David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship

Suomen Parkinson-Saatio Apurhat/Grants

Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation Individual Research Grant

 

August 2019

American Association of Equine Practitioners Past Presidents Research Fellows

American Heart Association Founders and Affiliate Postdoctoral Fellowships

Association for Academic Surgery Global Surgery Research Fellowship Award

Association for Academic Surgery Trainee Research Fellowship Award

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Fellowship Award

Human Frontier Science Program Organization Long-Term Fellowships

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Postdoctoral Fellowships

Pfizer, Inc. ASPIRE Gene Therapy for Hemoplilia Research Awards Program

Schmidt Science Fellows Program Fellowship

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Research Training Grant

Swiss National Science Foundation Postdoc Mobility Fellowship

 

July 2019

American Association for the Advancement of Science Science and SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists

American Diabetes Association Innovative Basic Science Research Award

American Diabetes Association Innovative Clinical or Translational Science Research Award

American Diabetes Association Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Award

American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene Postdoctoral Fellowship in Tropical Infectious Diseases

Australian-American Fulbright Commission Postdoctoral Scholarships

Department of Defense Lung Cancer Research Program Concept Award

Dystonia Medical Research Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Helen Hay Whitney Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation Basil O'Connor Start Scholar Research Award

Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research Fellowship Programme

Sparrho Early Career Research Prize

St. Baldrick's Foundation Fellows

 

June 2019

American Psychological Association David Wechsler Early Career Grant for Innovative Work in Cognition

Entomological Society of America Henry and Sylvia Richardson Research Grant

Eppendorf and Science Prize for Neurobiology

Lymphangioleiomyomatosis Foundation Career Development Research Grant

 

May 2019

Benzon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epidemic Intelligence Service

Huntington's Disease Society of America Human Biology Project

International Association for Mathematical Geosciences Computer and Geosciences Research Scholarships

International Association for Mathematical Geosciences Natural Resources Research Student Awards

Pfizer, Inc. Aspire Hemophilia Research Award

Rheumatology Research Foundation Dr. Ephraim P. Engleman Resident Research Preceptorship

Sexual Medicine Society of North America Fellowship in Men's Health

Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Post PhD Research Grants

 

April 2019

American Cancer Society Clinician Scientist Development Grant

Cancer Research Institute Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Craig H. Neilson Foundation Spinal Cord Injury Research on the Translational Spectrum

German Historical Institute Postdoctoral Fellowships

Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships

Morton Cure Paralysis Fund Research Grants

Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

Pediatric Epilespy Research Foundation Elterman Research Grant

Prostate Cancer Foundation Team Science Challenge Award

Radiological Society of North America Postdoctoral Fellowships

Rubicon Early Career and Emerging in Field Awards

Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance Research Grants Program

 

March 2019

Ahmanson Research Fellowship

Alzheimer's Association International Research Grant Program

Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship

Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship to Promote Diversity

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Pilot Research Award for Attention Disorders

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Pilot Research Award for Junior Faculty and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Pilot Research Award for Learning Disabilities

American Association of Immunologists Fellowship Program

American Psychological Association Esther Katz Rosen Fund Grants

American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene Postdoctoral Fellowship in Tropical Infectious Diseases

American Speech Language Hearing Foundation New Century Scholars Research Grant

American Speech Language Hearing Foundation New Investigators Research Grant

Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology Fellowship Grant

Brain and Behavior Research Foundation Young Investigator Grants

Center for the Humanities Borghesi-Mellon Workshop Grant

Charles A. King Trust Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Fellowship Award

Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program Breakthrough Fellowship Award

German Historical Institute Fellowships

Global Probiotics Council Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research

Hope Foundation Coltman Fellowship Program

International Astronomical Union The Gruber Foundation Fellowship Program

Melanoma Research Foundation Career Development Award

Morris Animal Foundation Canine Grants

Morris Animal Foundation Feline Grants

National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship

Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation Investigator-Initated Grants

Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Emerging Investigator Fellowship Grant

Russell Safe Foundation Small Grants in Behavioral Economics

Society for Clinical Neuropsychology Early Career Pilot Study Award

Swiss National Science Foundation Postdoc Mobility Fellowship

 

February 2019

American Center for Oriental Research Fellowships

American Italian Cancer Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program

American Gastroenterological Association Fellow Abstract Award

American Society for Radiation Oncology Fellows Seed Grant

Aplastic Anemia and Myelodysplastic Syndromes International Foundation Research Grant Program

Ataxia-Telangiectasia Children's Project Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Graduate Fellowship Program

Cooley's Anemia Foundation Research Fellowship

English Speaking Union Lindemann Trust Fellowships

European Molecular Biology Organization Longterm Fellowships

Foundation for Surgical Fellowships Grants

Fragile X Research Foundation Fellowships

Health Resources in Action Hilda and Preston Davis Foundation Awards Program for Eating Disorder Research 

Heart Rhythm Society Research Fellowship

Hereditary Disease Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Fellowship

Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Research Fund Fellowship

L'Oreal Women in Science Fellowship

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Postdoctoral Fellowship

Phrma Foundation Health Outcomes Postdoctoral Fellowships

Poliomyelitis Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

Swiss National Science Foundation Postdoc Mobility Fellowship

The Marfan Foundation Victor A. McKusick Fellowship Program

Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Award

UW-Madison Institute for Clinical and Translational Research Pilot Awards

 

January 2019

American Association for Cancer Research Gastric Cancer Research Fellowships

American Association for Cancer Research Investigator-Initiated Research Grant

American Federation for Aging Research Postdoctoral Fellowship

American Ornithological Society Student and Postdoctoral Research Awards

Council of American Overseas Research Centers Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program

Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies Fellows Program

Graduate Women in Science Fellowship

Harvard University Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowship

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships

National Science Foundation Law and Social Sciences Fellowship

Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation Fellowship

Radiological Society of North America Research Scholar Grant

Society in Society Branco Weiss Fellowship

UW-Madison Institute for Clinical and Translational Research Program Clinical and Community Outcomes Research Award

UW-Madison Institute for Clinical and Translational Research Program Collaborative Health Equity Research Award

UW-Madison Institute for Clinical and Translational Research Program Dissemination and Implementation Research Award

UW-Madison Institute for Clinical and Translational Research Program Stakeholder and Patient-Engaged Research Award

UW-Madison Research Moore Inventor Fellowships

UW-Madison Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine SCRM Graduate and Postdoctoral Training Award

W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Early Career Research Award

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