Research Fellowships

The following postdoctoral funding opportunities are open to all postdocs regardless of citizenship. Please check the specific eligibility details for each opportunity.

Acoustical Society of America: Frederick V. Hunt Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Alex's Lemonade Stand Grants for Young Investigators (Pediatric cancer)

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Grant

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation Young Investigator Scholarship

Alzheimer's Association Fellowships

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Research Awards

American Antiquarian Society Fellowships

American Association for Aging Research: Glen/AFAR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Translational Research

American Association for Cancer Research Fellowships/Grants

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

American Association of Anatomists Postdoctoral Fellowship

American Association of Immunologists Fellowship Program

American Association of University Women: International Fellowships for Women Around the World

American Australian Association Fellowships (Australian citizens only)

American Brain Tumor Association Basic Research Fellowship Program

American Chemical Society: Irving S. Sigal Postdoctoral Fellowship

American Councils for International Education Programs (Humanities)

American Councils of Learned Societies Fellowships/Programs

American Diabetes Association Fellowships/Awards

American Epilepsy Society Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

American Foundation for AIDS Research: Mathilde Kim Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Innovation Grants

American Gastroenterological Association Postdoctoral Grants

American Heart Association Fellowships

American Italian Cancer Foundation Research Fellowship (Italian citizens only)

American Nurses Foundation Nursing Research Grant

American Physiological Society Early Career Advocacy Fellowship

American Psychological Association Grants/Awards

American Society for Engineering Education: Small Business Postdoctoral Diversity Fellowship 

American Society for Nutrition Science Policy Fellowship

American Society of Human Genetics: Genetics and Education Fellowships

American Society of Microbiology / Center for Disease Control Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

American Society of Transplantation: Transplantation and Immunology Research Network Career Development Grants

American Urological Association: Urology Care Foundation Research Scholars Awards

Aplastic Anemia and Myelodysplastic Syndromes International Foundation, Inc. Research Grant Program 

Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology Fellowships and Awards (Asian-Pacific citizens ONLY) 

Association for Fronototemporal Degeneration Postdoctoral Fellowship

Ataxia-Telangiectasia Children's Project Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Australian Government Early Career Fellowships (Public health) (Australian/New Zealand citizens only) 

Austrian Science Fund: Erwin Schrodinger Fellowships (Austrian citizens only)

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships (Economics)

Baxter Young Investigator Award (Medicine)

Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation Discoveries Grant

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Young Investigator Award

Blavatnik Family Foundation Awards for Young Scientists 

Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds PhD Fellowships (Medicine)

Brain and Behavior Research Foundation NARSAD Young Investigator Grant

BrightFocus Foundation Alzheimer's Disease Research Postdoctoral Fellowship

British Ornithologists' Union Career Development Bursary

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc. Postdoctoral Program in Environmental Chemistry

Cancer Research Institute: Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Center for International Security and Cooperation Fellowships

Charles A. King Trust Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program (Science)

Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy Award

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc. Graduate Fellowship Program

Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs Fellowships/Awards

Conquer Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award

Cooley's Anemia Foundation Research Fellowship

Cyagen Biosciences Animal Model Award

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

Damon Runyon Fellowships

Dan David Prize Scholarships (Archaeology)

Dystonia Medical Research Foundation: Mahlon DeLong Young Investigator Award

Eli Lilly and Company: Lilly Innovation Fellowship Award Program

Emory and Children's Cystic Fibrosis Center of Excellence: CF@LANTA Research Development Program

Endocrine Society Research Fellowships

Entomological Society of America: Henry and Sylvia Richardson Research Grant

Eppendorf and Science Prize for Neurobiology

Foundation for Surgical Fellowships

Foundations' Post Doc Pool Grant

Fragile X Research Foundation Grants and Fellowships

French American Cultural Exchange Foundation: Thomas Jefferson Fund

French National Institute for Agricultural Research: AgreenSkills and AgreenSkills+ Fellowships Program

Gates Foundation Global Health Fellow

Genesis Oncology Trust: John Gavin Postdoctoral Fellowships (New Zealand citizens only)

Genetics Society of America: Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator Award

George A. and Eliza Gardner Foundation Fellowship (Art)

German Research Foundation Research Fellowship (German citizens only)

Gilder Lehman Institute of American History Fellowship

Giovanni Armenise Harvard Foundation Career Development Award

Global Probiotics Council Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research

Graduate Women in Science Fellowship

Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships

Hereditary Disease Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship (Huntington's disease)

Hilda and Preston Davis Foundation Awards Program for Eating Disorders Research: Senior Postdoctoral Fellows

Hope Funds for Cancer Research Postdoctoral Fellowship

Howard Hughes Medical Institute: Hannah H. Gray Fellow Program

Human Frontier Science Program Postdoctoral Fellowship

Huntington's Disease Society of America Human Biology Project

Insight Data Science Fellows Program

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Fellowship

Ira and Inerva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment

Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation Research Award (Italian citizens only)

James S. McDonell Foundation 21st Century Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards (Neuroscience)

Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Research Fund Fellowship (Cancer)

John B. Hurford '60 Center for the Arts and Humanities Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

K12 Urologic Research Career Development Program Grant 

Keystone Symposia Fellows Program (Molecular biology)

Lalor Foundation Fellowship (Reproductive health)

Lasker Clinical Research Scholars Program (Si2/R00) Intramural Clinical Research Scholar Transition Award

Leakey Foundation Research Grant (Evolution)

Lennoz-Gastaut Syndrome Foundation Research Grant Program

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Fellowships

Lewis and Clark Fund Scholarship (Astrobiology)

Life Sciences Research Foundation Fellowship

Lymphatic Education and Research Network Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards Program

Lymphoma Research Foundation Young Investigator Grant 

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

Melanoma Research Foundation Career Development Award

Moore Inventor Fellowships

Morris Animal Foundation Grants

Morton Cure Paralysis Fund Research Grants

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada endMS Postdoctoral Fellowship (Canadian citizens only)

Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Myotubular Trust Research Fellowship

National Academy of Education: Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship

National Bureau of Economic Research Postdoctoral Fellowship

National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship: Prose

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Advanced Postdoctoral Career Transition Award to Promote Diversity in Neuroscience Research (K22)

National Institutes of Health Awards

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Postdoctoral Fellowships

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Postdoctoral Fellowship

National Pancreas Foundation Research Fellowship

National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellowships Program (Canadian citizens only)

Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research Rubicon (Netherlands citizens only)

Neurological Foundation of New Zealand Postdoctoral Fellowship (New Zealand citizens only)

Nordic Council of Ministers Neutron Science: International Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (Nordic countries citizens only)

Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

Obesity Society Early-Career Research Grants

Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships 

Pablove Foundation Grants

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Leadership Grant

Paralyzed Veterans of America Fellowship for Spinal Cord Injury/Disease Research

Parkinson's Disease Foundation Fellowships

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans Fellowships

Pfizer, Inc. - Advancing Science through Pfizer: Investigator Research Exchange (ASPIRE) Gene Therapy for Hemophilia Research Awards

Phi Beta Kappa: Sibley Fellowship in French Studies (Women only)

Prevent Cancer Fellowship

Rausing Endangered Languages Project Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship

Royal Australian College of Physicians Research Establishment Fellowships (Australian or New Zealand citizens only)

Royal College of Ophthalmologists: International Glaucoma Association Research Awards (UK/Ireland citizens only)

Sea Grant - University of Wisconsin State Water Science Policy Fellowships

Simons Collaboration on the Origins of Life Postdoctoral Fellowships

Smith Postdoctoral Fellowship in Conservation Research

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Research Training Grant

Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer Fellowships

Society for Renaissance Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships (must have graduated from a British/Irish university)

Society in Science: Branco Weiss Fellowship

Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging: Postdoctoral Molecular Imaging Scholar Program

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

Sparrho Early Career Research Prize (Science)

St. Baldrick's Foundation Fellow (Pediatric cancer)

Susan G. Komen Postdoctoral Fellowship (Breast cancer)

Swiss National Science Foundation Postdoc Mobility Fellowship (Swiss citizens only)

Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Award (Pediatrics)

Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance Research Grants Programs

U.S. Department of Agriculture Postdoctoral Fellowships

United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Research Grants

University of Wisconsin Skin Disease Research Center Pilot and Feasible Studies Program

UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research Pilot Awards

UW-Madison Arts Institute Awards in the Creative Arts

UW-Madison Awards for Mentoring Undergraduates in Research

UW-Madison Collaborative Center for Health Equity AHEAD Pilot Grants

UW-Whitewater Inclusive Excellence Fellowship Program

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

Wenner-Gren Foundation Post-Ph.D. Research Grants (Anthropology)

Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation Grant

Women in Science and Engineering Leadership Institute Grant Program

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