Postdoctoral Fellowship Funding Sources

Many of these selected opportunities are especially relevant to early stage postdoctoral fellows.  Sponsors with specific programs for senior postdoctoral fellows are noted with an asterisk (*).

US Citizens/Permanent Residents
American Cancer Society
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowship
Intelligence Community (IC) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program
Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA) NIH F32 Fellowships
L'Oréal USA Fellowships For Women in Science
*Mentored Research Scientist Development Awards (NIH K01)
Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (NSF)

Non-US Citizenship/Nationalities

The following opportunities are for Non-US citizens and some may only be available in the native language. While most are personal fellowships that are not administered by the University, in all cases  applicable compliance requirements - sponsor's, institutional, govt. -  must be met. Therefore, applicants must discuss such requirements with their HOL and SR-PD before submission.
AAUW International Fellowship
American Italian Cancer Foundation
Austrian Programme for Advanced Research and Technology (APART)
AXA Research Fund  (Note: US institutions not eligible to submit applications in 2014)
Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship (Canada)
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
DFG, German Research Foundation
European Commission
European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) 
European Society for Immunodeficiencies (ESID)
Gruss Lipper Foundation Fellowship for Israeli Scientists - contact Emily Conrad  (Development Office)
Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP)
International Agency for Research on Cancer 
International Federation of University Women
Japanese Science and Technology Program
Jose Carreras Leukaemia Foundation
Martin Escudero Fellowship
National Research Foundation (South Africa)
Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research - Rubicon Program 
Pew Latin American Fellows Program in the Biomedical Sciences
Ramon Areces Foundation
Sweden-America Foundation
Swedish Research Council
Swedish Society for Medical Research

Unrestricted
American Association for Cancer Research
American Institute for Cancer Research
American Diabetes Association
American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR)
American Health Assistance Foundation 
American Heart Association
American Liver Foundation
American Lung Association
American Mathematical Society 
American Philosophical Society
American Physiological Society
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association
Arthritis Foundation
Association for International Cancer Research
Brain and Behavior Research Foundation (formerly NARSAD)
*Brookdale Foundation
Cancer Research Institute
Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation
Children's Cancer Research Fund
Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Davis Foundation Program in Eating Disorders Research  
Dermatology Foundation
 
Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
Epilepsy Foundation
*Foundatiion for Digestive Health and Nutrition
FRAXA Research Foundation 
Infectious Diseases Society of America
International Rett Syndrome Foundation 
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Lalor Foundation
*Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Leukemia Research Foundation
Life Sciences Research Foundation
Lymphoma Research Foundation
*Muscular Dystrophy Association
Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America  
National Ataxia Foundation 
National Kidney Foundation 
National Multiple Sclerosis Society 
Nicholson Fellowship at the Karolinska Institutet - contact Cathy Vanchieri
Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation
Parkinson's Disease Foundation
*Pathway to Independence (PI) Award (NIH K99/R00)
Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Thrasher Research Fund
Tourette Syndrome Association
Helen Hay Whitney Foundation 

Contact the Development Office for additional programs.

Other Resources
Grant Writing Tools
Grant Seeking Resources
Community of Science
SR-PD Funding Database
National Postdoctoral Association
SR-PD Training Area
UCLA GRAPES (grad student/postdoc funding database)
University of Rochester Fellowships/Awards Database


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