External Postdoctoral Fellowship Funding Sources

Many of these selected opportunities are especially relevant to early stage postdoctoral fellows.  Sponsors with specific programs for senior postdoctoral fellows are noted with an asterisk (*).

US Citizens/Permanent Residents

American Cancer Society
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowship
Intelligence Community (IC) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program
*Mentored Research Scientist Development Awards (NIH K01)
Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (NSF)


Non-US Citizenship/Nationalities

Austrian Programme for Advanced Research and Technology (APART)
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
European Commission
European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)
Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO)
International Agency for Research on Cancer 
Japanese Science and Technology Program
Jose Carreras Leukaemia Foundation
Martin Escudero Fellowship
Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research - Rubicon Program 
Ramon Areces Foundation
Swedish Research Council
Swedish Society for Medical Research


American Institute for Cancer Research
American Diabetes Association
American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR)
American Health Assistance Foundation 
American Heart Association
American Liver Foundation
American Lung Association
American Mathematical Society 
American Philosophical Society
American Physiological Society
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association
Arthritis Foundation
Association for International Cancer Research
*Brookdale Foundation
Cancer Research Institute
Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation
Children's Cancer Research Fund
Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Davis Foundation Program in Eating Disorders Research  
Dermatology Foundation 
Epilepsy Foundation
*Foundatiion for Digestive Health and Nutrition
FRAXA Research Foundation 
Infectious Diseases Society of America
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Lalor Foundation
Leukemia Research Foundation
Lymphoma Research Foundation
*Muscular Dystrophy Association
Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America  
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression
National Ataxia Foundation 
National Kidney Foundation 
Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation
Parkinson's Disease Foundation
*Pathway to Independence (PI) Award (NIH K99/R00)
Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Thrasher Research Fund
Tourette Syndrome Association
Helen Hay Whitney Foundation