Research Fellowships & Awards for U.S. Citizens Only

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Current Opportunities

The following postdoctoral funding opportunities are open to postdocs who are U.S. citizens (or in some cases permanent residents). Please check the specific eligibility details for each opportunity. This list is updated once a month.



National Science Foundation (NSF) Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (AGS-PRF)



National Science Foundation (NSF) CREST Postdoctoral Research Fellowship


November 2021

AAUW Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships

AAUW Short-Term Research Publication Grants

National Science Foundation (NSF) Earth Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowships (EAR-PF)

National Science Foundation (NSF) Ocean Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (OCE-PRF)

National Science Foundation (NSF) Social, Behavioral, & Economic Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (SPRF)


October 2021

American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowships

Academic Pediatric Association Young Investigator Award Program

National Science Foundation (NSF) Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowships

National Science Foundation (NSF) Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (MSPRF)


September 2021

American Psychological Association David H. and Beverly A. Barlow Grant

American Heart Association AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship

Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows Award Program



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