Research Fellowships

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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 semester.


Rolling Deadlines

Austrian Science Fund Erwin Schrodinger Fellowship

European Molecular Biological Organization Fellowship

German Research Foundation Research Fellowship

Hope for Vision New Investigator Award

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


January 2018

The Branco Weiss Fellowship-Society in Science

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc. Fellowship Program 

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

Graduate Women in Science Fellowship 

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Hannah H. Gray Fellow Program 

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

Lalor Foundation Fellowship 

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Postdoctoral Fellowship

National Science Foundation Law and Social Sciences Fellowship

Phi Beta Kappa Sibley Fellowship in French Studies

Society in Science Branco Weiss Fellowship 

University of Wisconsin Institute for Clinical and Translational Research Awards 


February 2018

Ataxia-Telangiectasia Children's Project Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Cooley's Anemia Foundation Research Fellowship

Global Probiotics Council Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research

Hereditary Disease Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Fellowship

Jane Coffins Childs Memorial Research Fund Fellowship

Royal College of Ophthalmologists International Glaucoma Association Research Award


March 2018

American Psychological Association Esther Katz Rosen Fund Grants

Damon Runyon Fellowship Award

Damon Runyon Sohn Pediatric Fellowship Award

National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship: Prose


April 2018

American Australian Association Fellowship

Cancer Research Institute Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program 

Society for Renaissance Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship


May 2018

Wenner-Gren Foundation Post-Ph.D Research Grants


June 2018

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

Entomological Society of America Henry and Sylvia Richardson Research Grant


October 2018

Neurological Foundation of New Zealand Postdoctoral Fellowship

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