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The NIH Fellowship Application

As a student or postdoc, you are likely to apply for fellowships to support your stipend, research or travel. These resources are designed to assist you with this process. 

This section focuses on the NIH F31, F31 Diversity, and F32 applications open to US citizens and permanent residents. 

  • NIH F31 (parent, predoctoral). The purpose of this program is to help predoctoral students to obtain mentored research training while conducting dissertation research.
  • NIH F31 (diversity, predoctoral: The purpose of this program is to support research of predoctoral students from underrepresented populations in biomedical, behavioral, or clinical research.  
  • NIH F32 (postdoctoral): The purpose of this program is to provide postdoctoral researchers with the opportunity to strengthen their scientific background and increase their potential for health-related research.

Note that many of the tips are also applicable to foundation fellowship applications that often have broad eligibility:

The BMSC 8219 Writing the Grant-Style Qualifier course covers many of these points as you prepare a draft application.

These tips are here to assist you, but should never substitute for checking the most recent funding announcements and instructions. 

GW students and postdocs can also contact Associate Dean for Research Workforce Development Dr. Alison Hall akhall@gwu.edu to address questions or for individual assistance.

Are you ready? Completion of an on-topic, grant-style qualifier sets a graduate student up for parts of the fellowship application. Depending on the particular fellowship, postdocs might apply after 6-12 months in the lab (note that some fellowships do not require preliminary data, or limit postdoctoral experience at application). There are three standard application due dates for the F31 or F32

Receipt Date Review Date Potential Start State

April 8

August 8

December 8

June/July

October/November

February/March

December

March

July

 
Document What is This? Resources Done?
Individual Development Plan (IDP)

Web-based career planning tool for STEM PhD students and postdocs

My IDP, AAAS Science Careers  
Clinician IDP Clinical career planning tool CTSI-CN Mentoring Toolkit   
eRA Commons account  NIH system to manage grant info  GW form
(Begin at least 6 weeks prior to deadline)
eRA Commons
 
 
ORCID ID A persistent identifier that connects you with your affiliations and contributions  Register for a ORCID iD  
My NCBI Creates database of publications

My NCBI overview (video)

Register for My NCBI

 
Administrative Support/Cayuse at least 5 business days before the grant deadline  GW System tool for sponsored project proposals GW Cayuse 424  
NIH program officer Your contact person within NIH to advise on grant application process

Tool for finding your PO

Questions for program officer (slide 8)
 

 

Example F31/F32 Timeline 

Preparation of the application while also pursuing research or classes is likely to take 3-6 months, so consider the timeline below: 

   
The When The What
3 months from due date Meet with your mentor and start discussions about submitting a fellowship application. Find co-sponsor(s) if your sponsor does not have a training track record
3 months from due date Read the funding announcement for the desired fellowship; identify the correct NIH Institute and program officer who manages fellowships in your area. Tool for finding your PO.
 
3 months from due date Review sample applications 
3 months from due date Complete and update your Individual Development Plan (IDP) [My IDP, AAAS Science Careers] or Clinician IDP [CTSI-CN Mentoring Toolkit].
3 months from due date Request an eRA Commons account [GW form]
3 months from due date Draft your Specific Aims and Biosketch, request comments to improve proposal. Expect to make numerous revisions as you address review criteria.
2 months from due date Get to know your NIH Program Officer. Send a draft of Specific Aims and Biosketch and be prepared with questions that you would like to ask.
2 months from due date Prepare all remaining sections of your application (some sections will be done by you, some by your sponsor/co-sponsor(s).
2 months from due date Ask your 3-5 references for letters of recommendation (note: these cannot be your sponsor/co-sponsor(s)). Plan to gently remind them as the due date approaches
5-7 days from due date Submit application through GW Cayuse to GW Sponsored Projects. This must be done about a week in advance to give time to process. You may substitute an updated, revised file before final submission to NIH.
Afterwards Follow your Application in eRA Commons.

As of July 2019, the fellowship instructions are in Fellowship Instructions for NIH and other PHS agencies (Dec 7, 2018). They can be found HERE.

Note that the page limits for NIH applications are listed HERE. This chart is advisory only. 
Examples of successful fellowships and other grants are posted on the University of Alabama Birmingham Grants Library website HERE

Document What is this? Length Who writes it? Resources Done?
Biographical Sketch  Highlight of your qualifications (includes personal statement, positions and honors, contribution to science etc.) 5 pages each Each key person (you, your sponsor(s)

NIH Biosketch

SciENcv

ChemToolman Blog: Fellowships Do’s and Don’t’s
 

 
Title of Project Brief descriptive title of project 1-2 lines (200 char. Including spaces) You Update the title from your Qualifier Exam.  
Cover Letter
(optional)
 
Letter to your program officer listing title, names of references, and IC and study section you want None Specified You/PI

BioScience Writers 
When is a CL required?

Chapter 7, Hollenbach
    
 

 
Project Summary/ Abstract Succinct project summary 30 lines You    
Introduction Introduction to Resubmission or Revision (when applicable) 1 page You Chasan-Taber, UMass Amherst: Information and Tips about your Introduction for your Resubmission  
Applicant Background and Goals

Goals – Personal Essay on long-term and short-term goals

 

 

 

6 pages Total
(Includes Research Experience, Goals, Activities planned
 

You

 

 

 

 

 

Hall, GW: Applicant’s Background and Goals Info about what to include in research experience (slide 14)

JEFworks Blog: Research Experience Example

GW SMHS: The Training and Career Development Plan (F31) updated

 
  Activities planned under this award. “Training plan”: conferences, courses, lab meeting, collaborations, seminars, etc.   You/PI

Hall, GW: Tips for Training Plan: Info about what to include in Training Plan (slide 21)

GW SMHS: The Training and Career Development Plan (F31) updated
 

 
Specific Aims  This will concisely state the goals of the research and summarize the expected outcomes, including impacts (2-3 aims) 1 page You

SMHS Specific Aims

UCLA Youtube Video 
(Sarkisian)

Chapter 5, Hollenbach

Hall, GW: Specific Aims (slide 16)

UCLA Hahn: Specific Aims (slide 19-22)

BioScience Writers: Anatomy of Specific Aims Page

 
Research Strategy  “The Grant”: For each Specific Aim or all together, explain significance, and describe overall approach (includes preliminary data) 6 pages You 

Chapter 5, Hollenbach

ChemToolman Blog: Fellowships Do’s and Don’t’s

JEFworks Blog
Research Strategy Example

University of Colorado F31 Sample - Specific Aims and Research Strategy

 
Bibliography  References cited in research strategy and aims No limit You NIH Formatting Guidelines  
Respective Contributions  Describe collaborative process between you and sponsor and respective roles 1/2 page You/PI

JEFworks Blog Respective Contributions Examples

 
Selection of Sponsors and Institution  Personal essay on why you selected the sponsor and the institution 1/2 page You Chapter 3, Hollenbach  
Facilities & Other Resources  Institutional resources available to support this research None Specified You/PI

GW SMHS Cores, Facilities, and Other Resources 2018

Example template from Emory University: Facilities and Other Resources Template

 
Training in the Responsible Conduct of Research Addresses the five required instructional components in NIH’s responsible conduct of research policy 1 page You/Dean of Graduate Studies/PI

OVPR Responsible Conduct of Research

GW SMHS Template
 

 
Sponsor and Co-Sponsor Statements Each sponsor will address  training environment (ex: funding, mentoring record, etc.) 6 pages PI

Chapter 3, Hollenbach

PPT: (Davani, NIH): info on Sponsors and collaborators 
 

 
Letters of Support 3-5 letters of recommendation (can’t be from PI or co-sponsors) 2 pages each Verify letters have been sent to NIH NIH Reference Letters  
Description of Institutional Environment and Commitment to Training  This describes the research program to show opportunities for training and intellectual interactions as well as resources that will support research 2 pages Dean of Graduate Studies/PI GW SMHS Template  
Resource Sharing Plan   Certain proposals need to describe how research will be shared 1 page PI JEFworks blog:
Resource Sharing Plan Example
 
Vertebrate Animals (if necessary – will need IACUC)   Describe the use of vertebrate animals to ensure humane treatment.  1 page You/PI

GW Office of Animal Research

NIH checklist regarding vertebrate animals section

NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare: Description for what is required for this section
 

 
Human subject use (if necessary – will need IRB)  Describe the use of human subjects 1 page You/PI

NIH FAQs about human subjects

GW SMHS IRB forms
 

 
Estimated Project Funding  The total amount requested for the period of support (includes stipend amount, tuition and fees, and standard institutional allowance) None Specified You/Dean of Graduate Studies/PI GW SMHS Sample Budget for Doctoral Candidate  
Document What is this? Resources Done?
Diversity supplement – Letter from institution

A letter from the institution explaining how your participation will further the goals of the predoctoral fellowship program to promote diversity in health-related research. 

The PDF of the letter must be on institutional letterhead, scanned so institutional official signature is visible, and the file named "Institutional_Ltr.pdf".
 

NIH Diversity Supplement

Fill out the Candidate Eligibility Statement Template

and send to Alison Hall, PhD, Associate Dean for Research Workforce Development (akhall@gwu.edu)

 

Examples of successful NIH F, K, T, and R applications can be found at the University of Alabama Grant Library. 
•    F31 Sample Application with Summary Statement (Fan 2015)
•    F31 Sample Application with Summary Statement (McCollum 2012) - resubmission
    F31 Sample Application (Wrights 2013) - resubmission
•    F31 Sample Application (Hauser 2012) - resubmission 
•    
•    F32 Sample Application (Allie 2015) - resubmission
•    F32 Sample Application (Arrant 2015)
•    American Heart Association Sample Application (Collins 2015)
•    American Heart Association Sample Application (Gohar 2015)

•    NIH Guide on How to Apply is HERE
•    NIH training Modules about rigor and reproducibility and transparency when designing your experiment
•    The University of Alabama includes samples of grants to emphasize the importance of Rigor, Reproducibility & Transparency
•    The Predoctoral Fellowship Toolbox Video and PDF describe the process for developing an NIH F31 or AHA pre-doctoral fellowship (Hall PowerPoint provided Jan 30, 2018).
•    The Postdoctoral Fellowships Video and PDF describe the process for developing an NIH F32 or AHA postdoctoral fellowship (Hall PowerPoint provided Mar 28, 2018).
•    For tips on creating additional sections of the F31 and F32, see the "What's in the Rest of Your Fellowship Application" Video and PDF (Hall)
•    Download A Practical Guide to Writing a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Grant (2014) by Andrew Hollenbach here, especially:

Chapter 3: Who Are You? The Fellowship Applicant. Prompts you to consider your 1) Biosketch, including personal statement, publications, scholastic performance; 2) Goals for Fellowship Training and Career; 3) Selection of Sponsor and Institute; 4) Previous Research Experience; 5) Letters of Recommendation 6) Respective Contributions, and 7) Activities under the award.

•    NIAID Fellowship Grants -tips
•    NIH Formatting guidelines can be found HERE
 

While GW SMHS provides funding for PhD students, we strongly encourage students to apply for external funding. Having a fellowship during your graduate study will make you more competitive when you apply for a job after graduation. You should consider applications to PhD fellowships as well as travel awards to professional meetings. This listing below, arranged by application deadline, highlights many of the fellowships available. Please note that some fellowships are available only to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents, while others are also available to international students. 

For international opportunities, please also see the NIH Fogarty International Center’s list of fellowships.

Use PIVOT to do your own search! See how these searches were done below, and feel free to tailor your search. Please contact Research Workforce Development at gwsmhsresearch@gwu.edu to report any errors in these listings.

All Biomedical Research | Cancer & Hematology | Cardiology | Genetics | Infectious Disease & Immunology | Neuroscience | Pharmacology & Physiology | Pulmonology

All Biomedical Research

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
American Fellowships Dissertation Fellowships
American Association of University Women (AAUW)
$20,000 "American Fellows: Nov 1
International Fellows: Dec 1"
American Indian College Fund Scholarships
American Indian College Fund
  May 31
A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)
$2,000 Mar 31
Education and Research Fund - I. Dean Spradling Graduate Research Grant
American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
$3,000 May 1
Cosmos Scholars
Cosmos Club Foundation
$5,000 Nov 1
Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust
de Karman Fellowship Trust
$22,000 Jan 31
DoD National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship
Department of Defense
  Dec 31
Computational Science Graduate Fellowship Program (DOE CSGF)
Department of Energy
$37,000 Jan 9
Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund Fellowship
Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund
$18,000 Jan 1
Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs
Ford Foundation
$24,000 Dec 6
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
  Oct 9
Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  Jan 18
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  Dec 8, Apr 8, Aug 8
Research Dissertation Fellowship for Au.D. Audiologists (F32)
National Institutes of Health (NIH) NIDCD
  Dec 8, Apr 8, Aug 8
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)
National Science Foundation
$46,000 Oct 21
Predoctoral Fellowships: Health Outcomes
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation, Inc. (PhRMA Foundation)
$25,000 Feb 1
Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research
Sigma Xi
$1,000 Mar 15, Oct 15
Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowships
The Hertz Foundation
  Oct 24
The GEM Fellowship Program
The National GEM Consortium
$16,000 Nov 12

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Cancer & Hematology

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
ASH Scholar Award
American Society of Hematology
$50,000 Jan 15
Children's Tumor Foundation: Young Investigator Award
Children's Tumor Foundation
$32,000 Jan 4

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Cardiology

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
AHA Predoctoral Fellowship
American Heart Association
$26,844 - $53,688 Jul 11

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Genetics

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Student Traineeships
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  Dec 31

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Infectious Disease & Immunology

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
"Research Participation Programs at The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education"
CDC
  Continuous
Autism Science Foundation
Autism Science Foundation
$25,000 Dec 31
Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship Program
Lupus Foundation of America
$4,000 Apr 8

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Neuroscience

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Predoctoral Research Fellowships
American Epilepsy Society
$30,000 Dec 20
David H. and Beverly A. Barlow Grant
American Psychological Association
$7,500 Sep 15
Predoctoral Fellowship in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
American Psychological Association
  Jan 15
F. J. McGuigan Dissertation Award
American Psychological Foundation
$2,000 Jun 1
Sir Dennis Weatherstone- Predoctoral Fellowship Program
Autism Speaks
$35,000 Feb 27
Royal Arch Masons Research Fellowships in central processing disorder, autism and related conditions
Autism Speaks
$35,000 Feb 27
Drug Abuse Dissertation Research (R36)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  Dec 8, Apr 8, Aug 8
Neuroscience Scholars Program
Society for Neuroscience (SfN)
  May 1

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Pharmacology & Physiology

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Carl V. Gisolfi Memorial Fund
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
$5,000 Jan 18
Doctoral Student Research Grant
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
$5,000 Jan 18
Predoctoral Fellowships: Pharmacology/Toxicology
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation, Inc. (PhRMA Foundation)
$20,000 Sep 15

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Pulmonology

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Lung Health Dissertation Grant 
American Lung Association (ALA)
$50,000 Dec 21

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Updated July 2019

We strongly encourage postdoctoral fellows to apply for external funding. Having a fellowship will make you more competitive when you apply for your next job. You should consider applications to postdoctoral fellowships as well as travel awards to professional meetings. This listing below, arranged by application deadline, highlights many of the fellowships available. Please note that some fellowships are available only to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents, while others are also available to international students.

For international opportunities, please also see the NIH Fogarty International Center’s list of fellowships.

Use PIVOT to do your own search! See how these searches were done below, and feel free to tailor your search. Please contact Research Workforce Development at gwsmhsresearch@gwu.edu to report any updates or errors in these listings.

All Biomedical Research | Anatomy | Cancer | Cardiology | Endocrinology | Genetics, Genomics, & Bioinformatics | Geriatrics | Infectious Disease & Immunology | Kidney | Neuroscience | Obstetrics & Gynecology | Ophthalmology | Pediatrics | Pharmacology & Physiology | Psychiatry & Behavioral Science | Radiology | Surgery & Rheumatology | Urology

All Biomedical Research

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Science and Technology Policy Fellowships
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
$80,000-105,000 November 1
American Fellowships Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships
American Association of University Women (AAUW)
$30,000 November 1
Postdoctoral Enrichment Program
Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF)
$20,000 Jan 16
Biomedical Research Fellowships
Hartwell Foundation
$50,000 May 1
Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
Helen Hay Whitney Foundation
$54,000 Jul 2
Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
$80,000 Jan 9
Postdoctoral Fellowship
Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research
$52,000 Feb 1
For Women in Science Fellowship Program
L'Oreal Group
$60,000 Feb 1
NRC Research Associateship Programs
National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine
  Feb 1, May 1, Aug 1, Nov 1
Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
$45,000 Dec 6
NIH NIDCD Research Dissertation Fellowship for Au.D. Audiologists (F32)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
$50,004 April 8; Aug 8; Dec 8
NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
$50,004 Mar 12, Jul 12, Nov 12
Postdoctoral Fellowships in Bioethics
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
$50,004 Dec 31
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (Parent F32)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
$50,004 April 8; Aug 8; Dec 8
The George Burch Fellowship in Theoretical Medicine and Affiliated Theoretical Science
Smithsonian Institution (SI)
$60,000 Nov 1
Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program
$60,000 Jan 7
National Marfan Foundation (NMF)
Victor A. McKusick Fellowship Program
$50,000 Feb 1
LSRF Postdoctoral Fellow
Life Sciences Research Foundation
$62,000 Oct 1
Postdoctoral Training in the NIH Intramural Research Program: Postdoctoral Research Training Awards (IRTAs)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
$50,004 Continuous
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Biology (PRFB)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
$54,000 Nov 6
Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program
Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)
$75,000 Mar 1
Schmidt Science Fellows
Schmidt Futures, Rhodes Trust
$100,000 Aug 31
Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows Program
The Beckman Institute
$54,000 Mar 25

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Anatomy

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
American Association of Anatomists (AAA)
$20,000 October 1

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Cancer

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Psychosocial Grant Program
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer (ALSF)
$50,000 Jun 11
Basic Cancer Research Fellowships
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
$50,000 Sep 27
Basic Research Fellowships
American Brain Tumor Association
$50,000 Nov 14
Postdoctoral Fellowship
American Cancer Society
$50,000 Apr 1, Oct 16
Senior Research Training Fellowship (RT)
American Lung Association (ALA)
$32,500 Dec 15
Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Cancer Research Institute (CRI)
$55,000 Apr 1, Oct 1
Damon Runyon Fellowship
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
$52,000 Mar 15, Aug 15
Career Development Program: Special Fellow
Leukemia Society of America
$67,000 Sep 1
NIH Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program (CPFP)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
$50,004 Aug 25
Grant and Fellowship Program
Prevent Cancer Foundation
$50,000 June 29
Young Investigator Award
Prostate Cancer Foundation
$75,000 Apr 22
Postdoctoral Fellowships
Susan G. Komen
$60,000  
Hope Funds for Cancer Research- Postdoctoral Fellowship
The Hope Funds for Cancer Research
$50,000 Jan 25
Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) - Breakthrough Fellowship Award
United States Department of Defense (DOD)
$100,000 Mar 28

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Cardiology

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Postdoctoral Fellowship
American Heart Association (AHA)
$50,004 Jul 12
HRS Research Fellowship Scholarship
Heart Rhythm Society
$50,000 Feb 3

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Endocrinology

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Core Program - Training Awards - Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship (PMF)
American Diabetes Association (ADA)
$55,581 Jul 15
Postdoctoral Fellowships
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International
$69,060 June 26

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Genetics, Genomics, & Bioinformatics

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Postdoc-to-Faculty Transition Awards
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
$58,850 Sep 13
Informatics Post Doctoral Fellowships
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation, Inc. (PhRMA Foundation)
$40,000 Sep 1

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Geriatrics

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowships in Aging Research
American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)
$60,000 Jan 22

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Infectious Disease & Immunology

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Career Development Grants for Postdoctoral Women (CDGPW)
American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
$1,500 Jan 15
Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
$86,984 May 22
NINDS Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) for Training of Postdoctoral Fellows (F32)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
$50,004 April 8; Aug 8; Dec 8

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Kidney

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship Program
American Society of Nephrology (ASN)
$50,000 Dec 5
Fellowship Grants
Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation (PKD Foundation)
$60,000 Jan 7

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Neuroscience

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Research Fellowships for Clinicians
American Epilepsy Society (AES)
$50,000 Dec 20
Postdoctoral Training Awards
Autism Science Foundation
$35,000 Dec 3
Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards
BrightFocus Foundation: Alzheimer's Disease Research (ADR)
$100,000 Oct 2
Psychosocial Research Grants- Postdoctoral Fellowships
Craig H. Neilsen Foundation
$75,000 Mar 25
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Grants
Dravet Syndrome Foundation (DSF)
$50,000 Sep 6
Training Grants and Fellowships: Postdoctoral Fellowships
National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS)
  Aug 14
Neuroscience Scholars Program
Society for Neuroscience (SfN)
$1,500 May 24
Brain & Behavior Foundation NARSAD Young Investigator Grants
The Brain & Behavior Foundation
$35,000 Mar 19
Research Grants Program: Postdoctoral Fellowships
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (TS Alliance)
$75,000 Aug 21

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Obstetrics & Gynecology

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
PFD Research Foundation and ICA IC/PBS Research Grant
American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS)
$25,000 Mar 1

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Ophthalmology

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards
BrightFocus Foundation: Alzheimer's Disease Research (ADR)
$100,000 Oct 2
Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount Deadlines
Fight for Sight Postdoctoral Awards
Fight for Sight
$22,500 Nov 15

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Pediatrics

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Early Career Awards
Thrasher Research Fund
$25,000 Feb 28, Sep 17

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Pharmacology & Physiology

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Pharmacology/Toxicology - Post Doctoral Fellowship
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation, Inc. (PhRMA Foundation)
$80,000 Sep 1
Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Health Outcomes Post Doctoral Fellowships
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation, Inc. (PhRMA Foundation)
$55,000 Feb 15

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Psychiatry & Behavioral Science

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Innovation Grants
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
$48,000 Nov 15
Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
APsaA Fellowship
American Psychoanalytic Association
  Jan 28
Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
American Psychological Association (APA)
$50,004 Jan 15
Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (SPRF)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
$54,000 Nov 1
Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
TAA Fellowships
Tourette Association of America
$80,000 Nov 1

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Radiology

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Postdoctoral Molecular Imaging Scholar Program
Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI)
$65,000 Jan 9

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Surgery & Rheumatology

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
ORS/OREF Post-Doctoral Fellowship Grant
Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF)
$50,000 Sep 15
Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Postdoctoral Fellowship
Scleroderma Research Foundation (SRF)
  Dec 15

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Urology

Fellowship & Sponsor Funding Amount / Year Deadlines
Research Scholar Awards
American Urological Association (AUA)
$40,000 Sep 13

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Updated July 2019