Fellowships

Here are some links to sites where you can find information on predoctoral fellowships.

Grant-Writing Advice

NIH Grants

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Research Training Grants and Fellowships: List of all NRSA fellowships.

Individual National Research Award Application: Application for NRSA. See below for program specific information.

Individual Fellowships for Graduate Students in Neuro-, Behavioral, Addiction, and Communication Sciences (F31): NRSA Fellowships for advanced graduate students (i.e., doctoral candidates). Period of support under the NRSA population, including individual and institutional grants, cannot exceed five years. There are 3 times for submission each year.

Individual Predoctoral Fellowships for Minority Students (F31): Individual NRSA Fellowships for Minority Students. These have two application dates per year.

NRSA for Individual Predoctoral Fellowships in Mental Health, Drug Use, and Alcohol Abuse

Program Announcements: A listing of all program announcements can be found here. You should always check this site to see if the above announcements have been replaced.

Department of Homeland Security Fellowships

Graduate Fellowships: Appointments are for up to three years, given satisfactory progress. Graduate Fellows receive tuition and fees, plus a $2,300 stipend per month.

NSF Fellowships

Graduate Research Fellowships: Three-year fellowships available to college seniors and first-year graduate students. Application deadlines are in November and awards are announced the following April.

DOD Fellowships

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships: Fellowships for college seniors and first-year graduate students. Application deadlines are in early January, with announcements in late March.

Epilepsy Foundation Fellowships

Predoctoral Research Training Fellowship: Supports pre-doctoral students with dissertation research related to epilepsy. Graduate students pursuing a Ph.D. degree in neuroscience, physiology, pharmacology, psychology, biochemistry, genetics, nursing, or pharmacy may apply.

GEM Fellowships

Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science: Fellowships for minority students pursuing a MS in Engineering or a PhD in Engineering or the Natural or Physical Sciences. These fellowships can be granted as early as junior year of college.

APA Minority Fellowships

APA Minority Fellowship Program: The APA awards these fellowships that are funded by NIMH. Fellows must either be enrolled in a PhD program or enter one in the fall following the award. Support is provided for up to three years and includes travel funds for attending the SFN meeting and the SPINES program at the MBL in Woods Hole. Awards are announced in April.

Ford Foundation

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships for Minorities: Fellowships for minorities who are US citizens or nationals. Fellowships are open to college seniors as well as PhD students who have at least three years remaining in their course of study.

Hertz Foundation Fellowships

Graduate Fellowships: Fellowships for college seniors and graduate students pursuing a PhD in the physical sciences. Fellowships may be continued for up to five years total. Biological fields supported include bioengineering, biophysics/bio-imaging, computational neuroscience, structure analysis and synthesis, advanced instrumentation, biostatistics, and biotechnology.

PhRMA Foundation

Predoctoral Fellowship in Pharmacology/Toxicology: One to two year fellowship for Ph.D. candidates in pharmacology or toxicology.