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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.
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).