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Fellowships with Approaching Deadlines

Graduate Student Fellowships with Approaching Deadlines
May 7 - AIDS and AIDS-Related Deadline for Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA (F30, F31, F31 Diversity, F32)

NIH NRSA awards support the training of biomedical, behavioral, and clinical researchers through individual pre- and postdoctoral fellowships. Click here for more information.

May 8 - Livermore Graduate Scholar Program

The program is intended to recruit new scientific and engineering talent to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). Top Ph.D. students are granted appointments of up to four years to conduct research of interest to the Laboratory while completing their thesis. Click here for more information.

May 15 - Dept. of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program

The SCGSR program provides funding for graduate students to complete thesis research at DOE laboratories. Research projects may range from three to twelve months. The research opportunity is expected to advance the doctoral thesis while providing access to the expertise, resources, and capabilities available at the DOE laboratories/facilities. Click here for more information.

May 15 - American Psychological Foundation Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship

This scholarship supports graduate-level scholarly projects that use a psychological perspective to help understand and reduce stigma associated with mental illness. Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to addressing stigma issues. Click here for more information.

May 16 - CDRMP Breast Cancer Research Program Breakthrough Fellowship Award (LOI due date;  Full proposal due May 30)

The fellowship supports recent doctoral or medical graduates in pursuit of innovative, high-impact breast cancer research during their postdoctoral fellowship and allows them to obtain the necessary experience for an independent career at the forefront of breast cancer research. Applicants must have a mentor and must have been in the research setting where the project will be performed for less than two years. International scholars are eligible to apply. Click here for more information. 

May 16 - CDRMP Breast Cancer Research Program Breakthrough Award Levels 1 and 2 (LOI due date; Full proposal due May 30)

Research supported by the award will have the potential for a major impact and accelerate progress toward ending breast cancer. The impact may be near-term or long-term, but must move beyond a minor advancement and have the potential to lead to a new approach that is fundamentally better than interventions already approved or in clinical development. Investigators at all academic levels may apply. Applicants must identify a mentor. International students and scholars are eligible to apply. Click here for more information.      

May 17 - NIDA Drug Abuse Dissertation Research (LOI due date; Full proposal due June 16)

Applications are encouraged from doctoral candidates in a variety of academic disciplines and programs. Funding will support research related to the study of basic and clinical neuroscience, development, epidemiology, prevention, treatment, services, or women and sex/gender differences as they relate to drug abuse. Click here for more information.  

May 31 - UC-National Lab In-Residence Graduate Fellowships (LOI due date; Full proposal due Sept. 6)

The UC-National Lab In-Residence Graduate Fellowships provide up to three years of support for PhD candidates to conduct in-residence thesis research at Los Alamos or Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories. Applicants are encouraged to register for a webinar and the applicant teleconference. Click here for more information. 

May 31 - Congressional Fellowships on Women and Public Policy

Fellows gain practical policymaking experience through work placements from January-August. Applicants must be current graduate students or have completed a graduate or professional degree within two years. Click here for more information.  

May 31 - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Postdoctoral Research Awards

The objective of the program is to support scientific research in energy efficiency and renewable energy by attracting the best scientists and engineers to pursue breakthrough technologies by offering recent Ph.D. recipients the opportunity to conduct applied research at universities, national laboratories, and other research facilities. Click here for more information.

May 31 - Computers and Geosciences Research Scholarships

Sponsored by the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences. Graduate and postdoctoral scholars working in the field of computational geosciences or geoinformatics are eligible to apply. Click here for more information.


June 1 - Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

The program provides STEM graduate students research opportunities ay ORNL. Applications accepted through the year but June 1 is the recommended deadline for fall appointments. Appointment duration is flexible. Click her for more information.

Jun. 15 - NSF Political Science Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants  

Proposals recommended for funding must demonstrate how the proposed research will contribute to the advancement of basic political-science scientific theory and knowledge. The most competitive proposals will also demonstrate how already significant research will be improved with additional funding. Click here for more information. 

June 15 - Simons Postdoctoral Fellowships in Marine Microbial Ecology

The Simons Foundation invites applications for postdoctoral fellowships to support research on fundamental problems in marine microbial ecology. The PhD must have been received within three years of the Oct. 1 fellowship start date. Click here for more information.


July 1 - NASA Postdoctoral Program

The program offers research opportunities to highly talented US and non-US scientists. Projects in the areas of areas of astrophysics, earth science, aeronautics, biology and astrobiology, cosmo-chemistry, heliophysics, planetary science, and technology development are available. Click here for more information.

July 11 - American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship

The grants support all basic, clinical, behavioral, translational and population research broadly related to cardiovascular function and disease and stroke, or to related problems for up to two years. Grants provide a stipend and research allowance. International students may apply. Click here for more information.

July 12 - American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship

The grants support the training of postdoctoral scholars who are not yet independent.  The applicant must be embedded in a research group and receive the mentorship, support, and scientific guidance of a research sponsor. Grants provide a stipend and research allowance for up to two years. International scholars may apply. Click here for more information.

July 15 - Leakey Foundation Research Grants

The Leakey Foundation exclusively funds research related specifically to human origins. Priority of funding is commonly given to exploratory phases of promising new research projects that meet the stated purpose of the Foundation. ABD doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars are eligible to apply. Click here for more information.