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 semester.


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


January 2018

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

Burroughs Welcome Postdoctoral Enrichment Program

Council of American Overseas Research Centers Senior Research Fellowship Program


February 2018

National Science Foundation: Science, Technology, and Society Program


March 2018

American Association for the Advancement of Science Marion Milligan Mason Award for Women in the Chemical Sciences

American Parkinson Disease Association Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

American Society of Hematology ASH-AMFDP Award

National Institutes of Health International Research Scientist Development Award

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program

PFD Research Foundation Research Grant

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program


April 2018

American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowships

American Cancer Society Research Scholar Grants

American Diabetes Association Innovative Basic Science Research Award

American Historical Association Fellowship in Aerospace History


May 2018

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Postgraduate Fellowship

Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation Investigator-Initiated Grants

Society for Neuroscience Neuroscience Scholars Program


June 2018

American Academy of Periodontology AAP Educator Scholarships

American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses ASPAN Research Grant

National Institutes of Health Advanced Postdoctoral Career Transition Award to Promote Diversity in Neuroscience Research

National Institutes of Health NCI Mentored Research Sceintist Developent Award to Promote Diversity

Rheumatology Research Foundation Innovative Research Award

UW-Madison Department of Urology Research Career Development Program


July 2018

Rheumatology Research Foundation Investigator Award

Rheumatology Research Foundation Scientist Development Award

St. Baldrick's Foundation Fellow


August 2018

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

National Science Foundation Science, Technology, and Society Program


September 2018

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

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship

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

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

AsiaNetwork Luce Foundation Postdoctoral Teaching Fellows

National Science Foundation CREST Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

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