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NIH-NRSA – (F31) – Predoctoral Awards NIH-NRSA – (F32) – Postdoctoral Awards NIH-NRSA – (F30) – Dual Degree (MD/PhD) Awards Ruth L. Kirschstein Individual National Research Service Award for US Citizens and Permanent Residents training in the biomedical sciences.
NIH-Pathway to Independence Award – (K99) The Pathway to Independence Award program provides a unique opportunity for highly promising candidates to obtain funding for an initial mentored research phase (K99 phase) followed by the scientist's first independent research support (R00 phase); apply in years 2-3 of postdoctoral training.
NSF-Predoctoral Funding Opportunities NSF-Postdoctoral Funding Opportunities NSF provides direct (fellowship) and indirect (through institutions) funding for predoctoral and postdoctoral science trainees.
Fellowships are available from a variety of sources searchable by eligibility or disciplinary requirements in the GRAPES or SPIN databases. Below is a selection of private funding sources most frequently awarded to UCLA trainees.
Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study – Predoctoral Awards Support exceptional graduate students who are committed to increasing diversity among scientific leaders.
Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program – Postdoctoral Awards Funds training for individuals from groups underrepresented in the life sciences.
Medical Research Fellows Program – Predoctoral Awards (MD/DDS/DVM) Supports the development of future medical-scientists by funding a year of mentored lab research training to medical, dental, and veterinary students.
A.P. Giannini Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program Ten annual fellowships for up to 3 years supporting postdoctoral researchers in the field of biomedical science.
Predoctoral Fellowships Dissertation Fellowships Postdoctoral Fellowships Seeking to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity.
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans – Predoctoral Awards Awards to graduate students who are New Americans (immigrants or the children of immigrants).