Fellowships, Funding, & Job openings

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Fellowships, Funding Resources, and Select Job Postings

Please note that listings on this page are updated periodically. Typical update frequency is twice per month.

Internal Fellowships and Funding Resources

::CALL FOR NOMINATIONS:: OGPS Annual Graduate Student Awards

Doctoral students in any of the departments/programs under the PIBS umbrella are eligible for the OGPS annual Graduate Student Awards.

ANYONE can nominate a student to their program’s graduate chair and grad coordinator, who will submit up to 2 nominations in each category to OGPS. Each Ph.D. program will have an internal deadline for nominations, contact your grad coordinator for more information.

If you know (or if you are) a student who has done something worth celebrating, don’t wait to be asked—get in touch with your mentor, grad chair, program director or grad coordinator (listed by program here).

Download nomination forms for each award:

 

  • Maas Professional Development Award – The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies supports our graduate trainees in professional development opportunities such as non-scientific conferences and workshops. Eligible applicants will be graduate students in good academic standing who are actively pursuing a degree in one of the 14 degree-granting programs within PIBS. Application deadlines are rolling and will be reviewed at the end of each month. Grants are up to $500.
  • Rackham Professional Development Grant – Looking for funding for professional development workshops, training, activities, etc? Apply for a Professional Development Grant. Application deadlines are rolling. Grants are up to $400.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow Travel Award – The Office of Postdoctoral Studies provides $500 travel support to Postdoctoral Fellows whose first author abstracts are selected for oral or poster sessions at a conference or meeting. Each year, 20 travel grants will be awarded. Applications are due January 31 for meetings March 1-June 30. Applications are due May 15 for meetings July 1-December 31.
External Fellowships and Funding Resources
  • Genetics Society of America Policy Fellowship Database
  • Small Business Postdoctoral Research Diversity Fellowship: An NSF funded fellowship program for postdocs of underrepresented minorities interested in conducting research in Phase II SBIR funding companies. $75,000 stipend + benefits.
  • American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship – To enhance the integrated research and clinical training of postdoctoral applicants who are not yet independent. All basic, clinical, translational, behavioral and population research broadly related to cardiovascular function, disease, and stroke, or to related clinical behavioral, basic science, bioengineering or biotechnology, and public health problems. Applications due July 12, 2018.
  • American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship – To enhance the integrated research and clinical training of postdoctoral applicants who are not yet independent. All basic, clinical, translational, behavioral and population research broadly related to cardiovascular function, disease, and stroke, or to related clinical behavioral, basic science, bioengineering or biotechnology, and public health problems. Applications due July 11, 2018.
  • National Biosafety and Biocontainment Training Program – The National Biosafety and Biocontainment Program (NBBTP) is a collaboration between the Division of Occupational Health and Safety and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease at the National Institutes of Health. The NBBTP offers a two-year postdoctoral fellowship for professional training in biosafety and biocontainment. Applications due August 1, 2018.
  • Judith Graham Pool Postdoctoral Research Fellowships – Permissible proposal topics include pre-clinical or basic science research on the biochemical, genetic or hematologic aspects of hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, or other inherited bleeding disorder.  Other topics might include a focus on hepatitis/liver disease, HIV/AIDS, joint disease/orthopedics, women’s health, or other therapeutic modalities pertaining to bleeding disorders. Letter of intent due August 1, 2018, applications due September 24, 2018.
  • Data Science Fellowship – The Data Incubator is an intensive 8-week fellowship that prepares masters student, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. Applications due August 10, 2018.
  • Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program, The National Academies of Sciences Engineering Medicine  –  The Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program, now in its 20th year, provides early career individuals with the opportunity to spend 12 weeks at the Academies in Washington, DC learning about science and technology policy and the role that scientists and engineers play in advising the nation. Applications will become available June 15, 2018.
  • Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans – The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is a $90,000 merit-based fellowship exclusively for immigrants and children of immigrants who are pursuing graduate school in the United States. The Fellows can study in any degree-granting program in any field at any university in the United States. The specific selection criteria emphasize creativity, originality, initiative and sustained accomplishment. Applications due November 1, 2018.
  • American Association of Immunologists Public Policy Fellows Program – The PPFP provides postdoctoral fellows and other junior scientists, including assistant professors, who are committed to a career in biomedical research with the opportunity to learn about and participate in the public policy and legislative activities of AAI. Applications will become available later this year and due in January 2019 for May 2019 start.
  • PhRMA Foundation Translational Medicine and Therapeutics Post-Doctoral Fellowships – This award supports individuals engaged in multidisciplinary/collaborative research training programs that will extend their credentials in Translational Medicine and Therapeutics. Applications due February 1, 2019.
  • PhRMA Foundation Health Outcomes Post-Doctoral Fellowships – This award supports individuals engaged in a research training program that will extend their credentials in health outcomes. Applications due February 1, 2019.
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Last edited on July 2, 2018.