Postdoc Funding Programs

There are hundreds of funding sources for postdocs out there - it’s all about finding them. We encourage postdocs to research and apply for funding opportunities during their training. We have compiled a short list below as a starting point.

Diversity Focused Fellowships

Berkeley Postdoctoral Association Professional Development Award

Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Office of the President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

UC Global Health Initiative

UCLA Graduate and Postdoctoral Extramural Support (GRAPES) Database

National Institutes of Health

National Science Foundation

Fulbright Postdoctoral and Early Career Awards

International Fellowships and Grants from the National Postdoctoral Scholars Association

Postdoctoral Funding Opportunities: a regularly updated repository from Johns Hopkins University Federation of American Societies of Experimental Biology

(FASEB): Travel Awards to FASEB Conferences

Minority Postdoc: Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowships and Opportunities

UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

American Association of University Women Educational Foundation Fellowships and Grants

UCSF Research Development Office Funding Opportunities

A.P. Giannini Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship 

AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship

Ciriacy-Wantrup Postdoctoral Fellowships in Natural Resource Studies

L'Oréal USA Fellowships For Women In Science Fellowship Program

Other Funding for Education Research, Programs and Training

Insight Data Science Fellows Program

Canadian Institutes of Health Research-Postdoc Fellowship & Banting Fellowship

EMBO Postdoc Fellowship

Human Frontiers Science Program-Long-Term Fellowship & Cross-Disciplinary Fellowship

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Lundbeckfonden Postdoc Fellowship

Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) Rubicon

Novo Nordisk Foundation Postdoc Fellowship

FWO - Junior and Senior Postdoc Fellowships

A*Star (Singapore)

Branco Weiss

Swedish Research Council (VR) - International Postdoc Grant

Swiss National Science Foundation