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

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


August 2018

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

National Science Foundation Science, Technology, and Society Program


September 2018

Academic Pediatric Association Young Investigator Award Program

American College of Cardiology Presidential Career Development Award

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

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Postdoc-to-Faculty Transition Award

Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Investigator-Initiated Grants

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufactureres of America Foundation (PhRMA) Informatics-Postdoctoral Fellowship

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufactureres of America Foundation (PhRMA) Pharmaceutics

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation (PhRMA) Pharmacology/Toxicology


October 2018

Academic Pediatric Association Bright Futures Young Investigator Awards

American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowships

American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses ASPAN Research Grant

National Science Foundation Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship

National Science Foundation EAR Postdoctoral Fellowships

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

National Science Foundation Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships


November 2018

American Association of University Women American Fellowships

American Association of University Women Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowship

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

National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Biology


December 2018

American Lung Association Senior Research Training Fellowship

AsiaNetwork Luce Foundation Postdoctoral Teaching Fellows

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award

Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

National Science Foundation CREST Postdoctoral Research Fellowship


January 2019

American Psychological Association Congressional Fellowship Program

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


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 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


March 2019

American Parkinson Disease Association Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

National Institutes of Health International Research Scientist Development Award

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