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List of Fellowships

 

Title

Deadline(s)

International Eligible?

Time as Postdoc

Area(s)

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Awards Varies For some    

AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program

January

 

 

STEM

AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships November No   STEM or Social Sciences
AACR Basic Cancer Research Fellowships January Yes   Biomedical
African American History Mellon Scholars Post-Doctoral Fellowship March     History
Alpha-1 Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Grant September (LoI), February (application)     Biomedical
American Diabetes Association Postdoctoral Fellowship April Yes   Biomedical
American Epilepsy Society Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship November (LoI)/January (application) Yes   Biomedical
American Heart Association/Myocarditis Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship Award July Yes <5 years Biomedical
American Museum of Natural History Postdoctoral Fellowship November Yes   North American fauna, marine research, bioinformatics, ornithology, or museum anthropology

American Society for Human Genetics: Genetics and Education Fellowship

April

Yes; must be eligible to work in United States

 

Genetics and education

American Society for Mass Spectrometry Postdoctoral Award November   <3 years Mass spec
Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration Postdoctoral Research Fellowship November (LoI)/January (proposal) Yes <3 years Biomedical
Astronomical TGF Fellowship Programme March PhD and postdoc research performed in different countries < year Cosmology and Astronomy
Ataxia-telangiectasia Postdoctoral Fellowship Award August   <1 year Biomedical

Australia's Endeavor Research Fellowships 

June Yes   Variety

Autism Speaks Meixner Fellowship in Translational Research

February

Yes

≤5 years

 

Biomedical

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships September Canadian citizens and postdocs training in Canada    

Baxter Young Investigator Award Program

June

Yes

 

Biomedical

Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds Travel Grants   International travel to/from Europe    

Breast Cancer Research Program Breakthrough Award

 

May

Yes

Not listed

Biomedical

Bright Focus Alzheimer's Disease Research (ADR): Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards October     Biomedical

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards at the Scientific Interface

September/ December

Yes

12-48 months

Transitions from physical/ mathematical/computational sciences or engineering into work in the biological sciences

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Postdoctoral Enrichment Program

January

No

≤36 mo. experience and ≤5  years since Ph.D.

Biomedical; underrepresented minority

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Collaborative Research Travel Grants (CRTG) February     Biomedical
Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation Postdoctoral Program in Environmental Chemistry August     Environmental chemistry; note applications come from the PI

Cancer Research Institute Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

April 1 and Oct. 1

Yes

≤5 years

Biomedical

CF@LANTA Research Development Program Fellowships June 15, 2017 Yes   Biomedical

Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research

February Yes >2 years Biomedical
CURE (Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy) Taking Flight Award November and April Yes >3 years Biomedical
Cyagen Animal Model Award (CAMA) May     Biology

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

September

Yes (if working in US)

 

Biomedical

Dannon Gut Microbiome, Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship February No   Biomedical

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Fellowship Award

March and August

Yes

 

Biomedical

Debbie's Dream Foundation-AACR Gastric Cancer Research Fellowship

November Yes   Biomedical
Defense Threat Reduction Agency's Postdoctoral Scholars Program: Fundamental Research to Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction April     Defense
DoD Breast Cancer Breakthrough Award Levels 1 and 2 November Yes   Biomedical
DoD Cancer Research Program Horizon Award September     Biomedical
DoD Prostate Cancer Research Program May Yes   Biomedical
DoD Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Program (TSCRP) May Yes   Biomedical
Dreyfus Foundation Postdoctoral Program in Environmental Chemistry August     Chemistry
Entomological Society of America (ESA) Henry and Sylvia Richardson Research Grant June     Entomology
European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Long-term Fellowships February   >2 years International exchange is required

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Postdoctoral Research Awards

April

No

≤5 years

Energy efficiency and renewable energy

Epilepsy Foundation of America Postdoctoral Research Training Fellowship

August

Yes; work must be done in United States

Have Ph.D. by time fellowship starts

Biomedical

Ford Foundation Fellowships

November No   Sciences, social science, and humanities
 

Fragile X Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships 

February Yes   Biomedical

Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholar Awards

August Yes   Various

Giovanni Armenise-Harvard Career Development Awards

July

Yes

3-10 years

Biological sciences

Glenn/AFAR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Translational Research on Aging

March (letter of intent)/June (full application if invited)   ≤5 years Biomedical

Helen Hay Whitney Foundation Research Fellowship Program

July

Yes

≤5 years

Biomedical

Hope Funds for Cancer Research Postdoctoral Fellowship September   <2 years in sponsor's lab

Biomedical

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Hanna H. Gray Fellow Program for Early Career Scientists February Yes <12 months Biomedical

IEEE Life Members' Fellowship in Electrical History

February

 

≤4 years

Electrical science and technology

Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program April No <5 years Various

Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowship

February

Yes; for foreign nationals awards will be made only for study in the United States

≤1 year

Biomedical

Judith Graham Pool Postdoctoral Research Fellowships from the National Hemophilia Foundation

February letter of intent for April application Yes ≤6 years Biomedical
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF) Postdoctoral and Advanced Postdoctoral Fellowships June Yes varies Biomedical

JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Short-term Research in Japan

January, April

No

 

All fields of the humanities, social sciences, and natural Sciences

Keystone Symposia Scholarships Varies   <6 years Biology
Leakey Foundation Research Grants January Yes   Human Origins

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Career Development Awards

September Yes Various Biomedical

The Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research in Astrobiology

February Yes <5 years Philosophy and astrobiology
L'Oreal USA For Women in Science Fellowship February No   STEM

Lung Cancer Research Foundation

July

 

 

Biomedical

Lymphatic Education and Research Network Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards Program

January Yes >3 years Biomedical
Mathilde Krim Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research (HIV/AIDS) July   3-6 years Biomedical
Milton Safenowitz Postdoctoral Fellowship for ALS Research Awards January (abstract)/March (final) Yes >18 months Biomedical
Morris Animal Foundation Fellowship Training Grant July     Welfare of large animals
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Postdoctoral Fellowships December varies by program   Economics
National Endowment for the Arts's Literature Fellowships March     Prose & Poetry

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Postdoctoral Fellowship in Rehabilitation Research 

August Yes <3 years Biomedical
New Horizons in Physics or Math Prize for Junior Researchers May     Physics and math

NIH Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award (K25)

Feb. 12, June 12, Oct. 12 annually

No

No requirement

Quantitative fields transitioning to biomedical

NIH Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00)

 

Feb. 12, June 12, Oct. 12 annually

Yes

<4 years

Biomedical

NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (Parent F32)

April, August, December (annually)

No

≤3 years

Biomedical

NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowships

October

No

≤5 years since Ph.D. and <3 years postdoctoral training

 

Astronomy and astrophysics

NSF Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

January

No

≤3 years

Atmospheric and geospace sciences

NSF Documenting Endangered Languages  September     Social, behavioral, and economic sciences

NSF Earth Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowships

January

No

≤18 full-time-equivalent months

Earth sciences

NSF GeoPRISMS Postdoctoral Fellowships July Yes   Geology

NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

October

No

≤2 years

Mathematical sciences

NSF Postdoctoral Fellowships in Polar Regions Research

Full proposal accepted anytime

No

≤4 years since Ph.D. and <3 years postdoctoral training

Polar regions research

NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology

November

No

≤12 full-time months

Biology  

NSF Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

October

No

≤36 months

Social, behavioral, and economic sciences

NSF Science, Technology, and Society Postdoctoral Fellowships

August

No

≤5 years

Interface between STEM disciplines and society

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Pathway to Leadership Grant

October Yes <5 years Biomedical
Paralyzed Veterans of America Research Foundation September Yes <4 years  Biomedical
Parkinson's Disease Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships for Basic Scientists  November (lol); full application: (February) Yes <5 years Biomedical
Pathway to Stop Diabetes: Initiator (Postdoc-to-Faculty Transition) Award April   <7 years Biomedical
PhRMA Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships and Research Starter Grants September No   Biomedical
PLOS Early Career Travel Award Program Multiple   <5 years Authors of PLOS articles
Psychosocial Research Postdoctoral Fellowship Grants March Yes <5 years  
Prostate Cancer Research Program Postdoctoral Training Award August Yes ≤3 years Biomedical
Sam NunnSecurity
Program Fellowship at Georgia Tech
March     Various
Simons Autism Research Initiative Bridge to Independence Award August Yes ≤8 years Biomedical
Simons Collaboration on the Origins of Life Postdoctoral Fellowships September Yes <5 years Astroscience
Smith Postdoctoral Fellowship in Conservation Biology September   <5 years Conservation biology
Simons Postdoctoral Fellowships in Marine Microbial Ecology June Yes <2 yeards Marine Microbial Ecology

Spencer Foundation Small Research Grants

      Various

Susan G. Komen Postdoctoral Fellowship Grants

July

Yes

≤5 years

Biomedical

Thrasher Research Foundation Early Career Award

March and September 

Yes

≤3 years

Biomedical

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Program Postdoctoral Development Award  July Yes <3 years Biomedical
Understanding Dynamic and Multi-scale Systems - 21st Century Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards  (James S. McDonnell Foundation) June     Systems
Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation September     Biomedical