Note: Must be a U.S. citizen or resident alien
- National Institutes of Health Pre- and Post-doctoral Fellowships
A complete guide to NIH grants can be found here.
- Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral Fellows (F31)
This program is supported by the following NIH institutes: NIA, NIAAA, NIDA, NIDCD, NIMH, NINDS, and ODS. The objective is to provide support for doctoral candidates (PhD., MD./PhD) who will be performing dissertation research in scientific health-related fields relevant to the missions of the participating NIH entities. Applicants must be dissertators. For further informtion click here.
- Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral Fellowships (F31) to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research
This program is intended to promote diversity in health-related research by supporting research training leading to the Ph.D. or equivalent research degree, the combined M.D./Ph.D. degree; or another formally combined professional degree and research doctoral degree in biomedical, behavioral, health services, or clinical sciences. Applicants to this program include individuals from (1) racial and ethnic groups that are underrepresented in health-related sciences, (2) individuals with either physical or hidden disabilities, and (3) individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds (see here for further details).
- Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA) for Individual Postdoctoral Fellows (F32)
This program provides support to postdoctoral applicants who have the potential to become productive and successful independent research investigators in scientific health-related fields relevant to the missions of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers.For further informtion click here.
- National Science Foundation Pre- and Post-doctoral Fellowships
The National Science Foundation aims to ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in the United States and to reinforce its diversity by offering approximately 1,100 graduate fellowships in this competition. The Graduate Research Fellowship provides three years of support for graduate study leading to research-based master’s or doctoral degrees and is intended for students who are in the early stages of their graduate study.
- United States Department of Agriculture/NCR-SARE
SARE (the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program) is a competitive USDA CSREES grants program. The Graduate Student Grant Program provides funds to students enrolled in graduate programs or in veterinary medicine residence programs in the North Central region who are exploring some aspect of sustainable agriculture as part of their educational program.
- United States Department of Defense
The United States Department of Defense manages several disease-specific grant programs. They offer both pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships. Many have no requirement for citizenship. For more information go to http://cdmrp.army.mil/.
- United States Department of Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE SCGF) provides outstanding benefits and opportunities to students pursing graduate studies and research in scientific and engineering fields supported by the Office of Science. This includes physics, chemistry, biology (non-medical), mathematics, engineering, computational sciences, and areas of environmental sciences. The program is funded and managed by the Office of Science’s Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) and administered for DOE by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). For more information go to http://www.scied.science.doe.gov/SCGF/information.html.