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.


Multiple Deadlines

National Institutes for Health Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research


Rolling Deadlines

American Heart Association Research Partnership Program

Charles Koch Foundation Postdoctoral Grants and Fellowships

Gettysburg College Postdoctoral Fellowship

National Institutes of Health Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral Fellowship

National Institutes of Health Tenure in the NIH Intramural Research Program


March 2020

National Instituted of Health NHLBI Emerging Investigator Award


December 2019

Asia Pacific League of Association for Rheumatology Fellowship Grant

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award

Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

National Science Foundation Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology Postdoctoral Research Fellowship


November 2019

American Association of University Women American Fellowships

American Association of University Women Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowship

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

A.P. Giannini Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program

Metropolitan Museum of Art Leonard A. Lauder Fellowships in Modern Art

National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology

National Science Foundation SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships


October 2019

American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowships

American Council of Learned Societies Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs Fellowships for Scholars

American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses Research Grant

Francis Family Foundation Parker B. Francis Fellowship in Pulmonary Research

National Science Foundation Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship

National Science Foundation Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

National Science Foundation Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships


September 2019

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship

National Cancer Institute Research Specialist Award (R50)

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation Informatics Postdoctoral Fellowship

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation Pharmaceutics Postdoctoral Fellowship

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation Pharmacology / Toxicology Postdoctoral Fellowship

UW-Madison Institute for Regional and International Studies Luce Scholars Program 


August 2019

American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship

Academic Pediatric Association Young Investigator Award Program

National Cancer Institute Fellowship Program

National Science Foundation Computer and Information Science and Engineering Research Initiation Initiative 


June 2019

American Academy of Periodontology Educator Scholarship

American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses Research Grant

Rheumatology Research Foundation Innovative Research Award

Rheumatology Research Foundation Investigator Award

Rheumatology Research Foundation Scientist Development Award 


May 2019

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Postgraduate Fellowship


April 2019

American Cancer Society Research Scholar Grants

American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowships

American Historical Association Fellowships in Aerospace History

Foundation for Women's Wellness Research Awards


March 2019

American Parkinson Disease Association Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

American Society of Hematology Award

Bay Area Lyme Foundation Emerging Leader Award

Gettysburg College Postdoctoral Fellowship for Candidates Who Enhance the Diversity of the Academy

National Institutes of Health International Research Scientist Development Award

Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation Investigator-Initiated Grants

Pelvic Floor Disorders Research Foundation Fellow Research Award

UW-Madison Department of Urology Research Career Development Program


February 2019

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Clinical Investigator Award

Department of Health and Human Services Outstanding New Environmental Scientist Award

Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowships

National Hemophilia Foundation Judith Graham Pool Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 

National Institutes of Health Mentored Research Scientist Development Award

National Institutes of Health Advanced Postdoctoral Career Transition Award

National Science Foundation Science, Technology, and Society Program

Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Outstanding Technologist / Educator


January 2019

American Councils of Learned Societies Digital Extension Grants

American Psychological Association Congressional Fellowship Program

American Psychological Association Executive Branch Science Fellowship

American Psychological Association Jacquelin Goldman Congressional Fellowship

American Psychological Association Postdoctoral Fellowship in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Postdoctoral Enrichment Program

Council of American Overseas Research Centers Senior Research Fellowship Program

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program

Rand Corporation Postdoctoral Training Program in the Study of Aging

Terra Foundation for American Art International Research Travel Grants

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