Funding Opportunities for Postdocs

Need some guidance on applying for grants and fellowships?  Learn more from a recent compendium of tips from Yale’s grants office.   

http://grants.yale.edu/funding-opportunities/funding-databases-sponsor-websites/funding-opportunity-databases-email-alerts#postdoc

Here are two national databases of funding opportunities. Access them from the Yale network.

SPIN

https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Home/SOLRSearch

GrantForward

https://www.grantforward.com/search


*Non-NIH Funding Opportunities (List maintained by the NIH)


American Cancer Society

http://www.cancer.org/research/applyforaresearchgrant/granttypes/index


American Federation for Aging Research

http://www.afar.org/research/funding/


American Heart Association

http://my.americanheart.org/professional/Research/FundingOpportunities/Funding-Opportunities_UCM_316909_SubHomePage.jsp


American Society for Engineering Education

http://www.asee.org/fellowship-programs/post-doctoral


Branco Weiss Fellowship (science, engineering, social sciences)

http://www.society-in-science.org/


Brown Coxe Fellowship (internal Yale competition for bioscientists)

http://grants.yale.edu/funding-opportunities/scholar-awards/brown-coxe-fellowships


Burroughs Wellcome Fund

http://www.bwfund.org


Cancer Research Institute

http://www.cancerresearch.org/grants-programs


Cancer Society

http://www.cancer.org/research/applyforaresearchgrant/granttypes/postdoctoral-fellowships


Center for Genomic Regulation

http://www.crg.eu/content/training/postdoctoral-researchers


Damon Runyon Cancer Foundation

http://www.damonrunyon.org


EMBO (US not eligible)

http://www.embo.org/about-embo/member-states


Energry Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

https://www.energy.gov/eere/education/eere-postdoctoral-research-awards


Fogarty Funding Opportunities

http://www.fic.nih.gov/Funding/Pages/Fogarty-Funding-Opps.aspx


Ford Foundation (Science, Engineering, Medicine)

http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_171940


Fraxa Research Foundation

http://www.fraxa.org/research/apply/


Helen Hay Whitney Foundation

http://www.hhwf.org


The Hertz Foundation

http://www.hertzfoundation.org/dx/awards/award.aspx?d=2


HHMI Hanna Gray Fellows Program (underrepresented minorities)

http://www.hhmi.org/programs/hanna-h-gray-fellows-program


Howard Hughes Medical Institute

http://www.hhmi.org/programs/science-education-research-training


Human Frontier Science Program

http://www.hfsp.org/funding


James McDonnell Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Complex Systems

https://www.jsmf.org/apply/fellowship/


Jane Coffin Childs Foundation

http://www.jccfund.org/


JDRF (Diabetes research)

http://grantcenter.jdrf.org/


Leukemia Foundation 

http://www.leukaemia.org.au/research/current-funding-opportunities/applications


Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

http://www.lls.org/researchershealthcareprofessionals/academicgrants/careerdevelopment/


Life Sciences Research Foundation

http://www.lsrf.org/home


L’Oréal USA Fellowships for Women in Science Program

http://www.aaas.org/page/l%E2%80%99or%C3%A9al-usa-fellowships-women-science

Mathematical Sciences Research Institute

https://www.msri.org/web/msri/scientific/member-application/postdoctoral-fellow


Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

http://www.themmrf.org/research-partners/mmrf-learning-network/research-grants/


Multiple Sclerosis Society

http://www.nationalmssociety.org/For-Professionals/Researchers/Society-Funding/Training-Grants-and-Fellowships/Postdoctoral-Fellowships


National Hemophilia Foundation

http://www.hemophilia.org/Researchers-Healthcare-Providers/Research-Grant-Programs


NIH Funding Announcements

http://grants.nih.gov/searchguide/Search_Guide_Results.cfm?noticestoo=0&rfastoo=0


NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in:

Astronomy https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5291&org=NSF

Biology  http://www.nsf.gov/funding/education.jsp?fund_type=3

Earth Science https://nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503144&org=OMA

Geosciences https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=12779&org=NSF&sel_org=NSF&from=fund

Math https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5301&org=NSF&sel_org=NSF&from=fund


PEW

http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/projects/biomedical-research


PhRMA Foundation

http://www.phrmafoundation.org/


St. Baldrick’s Foundation (childhood cancer research)

http://www.stbaldricks.org/for-researchers


Science/AAAS – Grants & Funding Resource Page

http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/funding


Sydney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research

http://kimmel.org/


UNCF●Merck Postdoctoral Science Research Fellowship

http://umsi.uncf.org/applyonline/postdoctoralinstructions


Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science

http://www.vilcek.org/prizes/creative-promise/biomedical-science.html


Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program (biomedical research in Israel)

http://www.zuckerman-scholars.org