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Fellowship Opportunities

Grant Award Type
& Deadline
Eligibility Criteria

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

     Fellows in Training Program

Postdoctoral
Opens Jul 15, 2017
Requires AAAAI membership

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

     Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships

Postdoctoral
Aug 1-Nov 15, 2017 
U.S. Citizen or Perm. Resident
Women only

     Predoctoral Dissertation Fellowships

Predoctoral
Aug 1-Nov 15, 2017 
U.S. Citizen or Perm. Resident
Women only

American Brain Tumor Association

     Basic Research Fellowship Program

Postdoctoral
Late Aug or early Sept, 2017
None

American Cancer Society

     Postdoctoral Fellowships

Postdoctoral
Apr 1 & Oct 15, yearly
U.S. Citizen or Perm. Resident

American Diabetes Association

     Core Program

Postdoctoral
Apr 17, 2017
None

American Heart Association

     Predoctoral Fellowship

Predoctoral
Feb 9, 2017
None

     Postdoctoral Fellowship

Postdoctoral
Feb 10, 2017
None

American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene

     Robert E. Shope International Fellowship in Infectious Disease

Postdoctoral
Mar 15 - Apr 19, 2017
None

     Burroughs Wellcome Fund/ASTMH Postdoctoral Fellowship in Tropical Infectious Diseases

Postdoctoral
Jun 14 - Jul 19, 2017
U.S. Citizen or Perm. Resident

Autism Speaks

     Dennis Weatherstone Fellowship

Predoctoral
Jan 18, 2017
None

     Meixner Fellowship in Translational Research

Postdoctoral
Not active in 2017
<5yr postdoc

Beckman Foundation

     Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards

Postdoctoral
Yearly in Sept
U.S. citizen or perm. resident. Cannot have more than 36 months of postdoc experience, and no more than 5 years after Ph.D.

Brain and Behavior  Research Foundation

     NARSAD Young Investigator Grant

Postdoctoral
Feb 24, 2017
Sr. Postdoc or Junior Faculty

Burroughs Wellcome Fund

     Career Awards at the Scientific Interface

Postdoctoral
Prepoposal due Sept 6, 2017
1-2yr postdoc, requires pre-proposal

Cancer Research Institute

     Irvington Institute Fellowship Program

Postdoctoral
Apr 1 & Oct 1
U.S. non-profits only
<5yr postdoc

The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.

     Postdoctoral Program in Environmental Chemistry

Postdoctoral
Aug 1, 2017
Application from PI for new postdoc

Crohn's and Collitis Foundation of America

     Research Fellowship Awards

Postdoctoral
LOI due Nov 1st & May 1st, 2017
Requires letter of intent

     Career Development Awards

Postdoctoral
LOI due Nov 1st & May 1st, 2017
Requires letter of intent

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

     Student Traineeships

Predoctoral
Jan 1 - Dec 31 of every year
None

     Postdctoral Research Fellowships

Postdoctoral
2nd Wed of Sept
U.S. Citizen or Perm. Resident

     Postdoc-to-Faculty Transition Awards

Postdoctoral
2nd Wed of Sept
U.S. Citizen or Perm. Resident

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation

     The Damon Runyon Fellowship Award

Postdoctoral
Mar 15 & Aug15, 2017
<1yr postdoc

     Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award

Postdoctoral
May 4, 2017
<1yr postdoc 

     Damon Runyon-Dale F. Frey Award for Breakthrough Scientists

Postdoctoral
Jul 17, 2017
Damon Runyon Fellows in the fourth year of their fellowship 

Department of Defense

     Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program

Pre- & Postdoctoral
Various deadlines
Require pre-applications

     Nat'l Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship

Predoctoral
Yearly in Dec
U.S. Citizen or Perm. Resident

     Science, Mathematics, & Research for Tranformation

Predoctoral
Yearly in Dec
U.S. Citizen or Perm. Resident

Ford Foundation

     Pre-doctoral Program

Predoctoral
Dec 14, 2017
U.S. citizen or Perm. Resident

     Dissertation Program

Predoctoral
Dec 7, 2017
U.S. citizen or Perm. Resident

     Postdoctoral Program

Postdoctoral
Dec 7, 2017
U.S. citizen or Perm. Resident

Helen Hay Whitney Foundation

     Research Fellowship Program

Postdoctoral
Jun 30, 2017
last year of PhD or <2 years of Postdoc

Hertz Foundation

     Graduate Fellowship Award

Predoctoral
Summer - Fall, 2017
Discipline specific

Human Frontier Science Program

     Long-Term Fellowships (LTF)

Postdoctoral
Yearly in Aug
Member country only
<1yr postdoc

     Cross-Disciplinary Fellowships (CDF)

Postdoctoral
Yearly in Aug
Member country only
<1yr postdoc

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

     International Student Research Fellowship

Predoctoral
Yearly in Feb
International students
Insitution nomination by Nov previous year

     Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program

Postdoctoral
Sep 19, 2016 - Feb 15, 2017
<1yr postdoc

Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research

     Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Postdoctoral
Feb 1, 2017
<1yr postdoc

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International

     Postdoctoral Fellowship

Postdoctoral
Yearly in Jun/Jul
<5yr postdoc

     Advanced Postdoctoral Fellowship

Postdoctoral
Yearly in Jun/Jul
<6yr postdoc

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

     Special Fellow in Clincal Research Program

Postdoctoral
Not active in 2017
None

     Special Fellow Program

Postdoctoral
Jul
None

     Fellow Program

Postdoctoral
Jul
None

Life Sciences Research Foundation

     Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Postdoctoral 
Sept 6 - Oct 1, 2017
Foreigners at U.S. Institution

Lupus Foundation of America

     Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship

Predoctoral                                           Apr 10, 2017

None

National Academies

     Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Fellowship

Pre- & Postdoctoral
Opens May 1, 2017
Internship

     National Research Council Research Associateship

Pre- & Postdoctoral
On-going
Varies by agency
Refer to specific agency

National Institutes of Health

     NRSA  for Individual Predoctoral Fellows (F31) 

Predoctoral
Apr, Aug, Dec
U.S. Citizen or Perm. Resident

     NRSA for Individual Predoctoral Fellows (F31, Diversity)

Predoctoral
Apr, Aug, Dec
U.S. Citizen or Perm. Resident

     NRSA for Individual Postdoctoral Fellows (F32)

Postdoctoral
Apr, Aug, Dec
U.S. Citizen or Perm. Resident

     NCI F99/K00 Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Transition Award

Predoctoral/Postdoctoral
Feb
U.S. Citizen or Perm. Resident

     Career Development Awards (K awards)

Postdoctoral
Feb, Jun, Oct
U.S. Citizen or Perm. Resident

National Kidney Foundation

     NKF Young Investigator Grant Program 

Junior Faculty 
Feb, 2017
Faculty member at a U.S. Institution 

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

     Postdoctoral Fellowships

Postdoctoral
Aug 9, 2017
<3yr postdoc

     Career Transition Fellowships

Postdoctoral
May 10, 2017
2-5yr postdoc; Prelim app required April

National Science Foundation 

     Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants

Predoctoral
Oct 12, 2017 
U.S. Institutions

     Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Predoctoral
Oct 23 (life sciences)                

Oct 27 (chemistry),2017

U.S. Citizen or Perm. Resident

     Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology

Postdoctoral
Nov 7, 2017
U.S. Citizen or Perm. Resident

The Schlumberger Foundation

     Faculty for the Future Fellowship

Postdoctoral
Sept - Nov, 2017
women scientists from emerging and developing countries

Society for Neuroscience

     Neuroscience Scholars Program

Pre- & Postdoctoral
May 24, 2017
U.S. Citizen or Perm. Resident
Under-represented minority

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Research Foundation

     Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Postdoctoral
Dates announced yearly in May
<5yr postdoc

University of California - Office of the President

     TRDRP Fellowship Program

Pre- & Postdoctoral
Sept, 2017

     CHRP Fellowship Program

Pre- & Postdoctoral
Mar 15, 2017