Postdoc Fellowships

The following is a non-comprehensive listing of post-doctoral fellowship opportunities. Please check the eligibility requirements carefully (regarding both citizenship requirements and amount of postdoctoral experience). For a more comprehensive listing, check out the Funding Opportunities section of the Research Funding homepage

Open to everyone (U.S. and non-U.S. citizens)

American Association for Cancer Research http://www.aacr.org/home/scientists/aacr-research-funding.aspx

Cancer Research Institute http://www.cancerresearch.org/programs/research/fellowship.html

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation http://www.damonrunyon.org/for_scientists/more/fellowship_award_overview

Department of Defense (U.S. Army) Congressional Directed Medical Research Programs

There are several Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities in diverse areas  https://cdmrp.org/Program_Announcements_and_Forms/index.cfm?
(e.g., Bone Marrow Failure, Breast Cancer, Neurofibromatosis)

Helen Hay Whitney Foundation http://www.hhwf.org/HTMLSrc/ResearchFellowships.html

Human Frontier Science Program http://www.hfsp.org/funding/postdoctoral-fellowships

Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research http://www.jccfund.org/

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society http://www.lls.org/#/researchershealthcareprofessionals/academicgrants/careerdevelopment/

Life Sciences Research Foundation http://www.lsrf.org/

The Medical Foundation/Charles A. King Trust http://www.hria.org/tmfservices/tmfgrants/king.html

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation http://ww5.komen.org/ResearchGrants/FundingOpportunities.html

Prevent Cancer Foundation http://preventcancer.org/what-we-do/research/grants-fellowships/


Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents only:

Aid for Cancer Research http://www.aidforcancerresearch.org/grants1.html

American Cancer Society http://www.cancer.org/Research/ResearchProgramsFunding/FundingOpportunities/IndexofGrants/MentoredTrainingandCareerDevelopmentGrants/postdoctoral-fellowships

National Science Foundation – Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503622&org=NSF

NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (F32) http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-11-113.html

NIH Pathway-to-Independence Award (K99/R00) http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/pa-06-133.html

 

Open to Canadian citizens only:

Canadian Institutes of Health  http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/37788.html

Natural Science and Engineering Research Council  http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/PD-NP/index_eng.asp