5.1. Graduate fellowships¶
Below is a list of the largest graduate fellowships, their application deadlines.
- DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (CSGF): Mid January
- DOD National Defense Science and Engineering (NDSEG) Fellowship: Early December
- NIH National Research Service Award (NRSA, F31): Early April, August, and December
- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP): Early November
See http://www.karrlab.org/resources/grad-fellowships for advice on how to write successful applications and examples of successful applications.
5.2. Postdoctoral fellowships¶
Below is a list of the largest postdoctoral fellowships are their application deadlines.
- Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation: Mid August
- EMBO: Early August
- Helen Hay Whitney Foundation: June 30
- Human Frontiers Science Program: August
- Life Science Research Foundation: October 1
- Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research: February 1
- NIH National Research Service Award (NRSA, F32): Early April, August, and December
Below are several lists of additional smaller fellowships
5.3. Postdoc/faculty transition awards¶
Postdoc/faculty transition awards are designed to provide senior postdocs with 2 years of additional funding to complete their postdoctoral training and three years of funding to start their own independent laboratory at another institution. Below are the largest transition award programs, their application deadlines, and links to advice on how to write successful applications.
Burroughs Welcome Fund (BWF) Career Award at the Scientific Interface (CASI)
NIH Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00)
- 10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Wrote My K99
- Guide to the NIH Pathway to Independence Program (K99/R00)
- How to write a K99
- How to Write a Successful K99
- How to write a K99/R00
- Duke: NIH Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00): Perspectives from Awardees
- Stanford: How to Write a Successful NIH Career Development Award (K Award)
- UCLA: K99 / R00 Award – Pathway to Independence