Graduate Funding Opportunities

The Intersections Science Fellows

Applications due Tuesday, August 31, 2021 (11:59 pm EST)

The November 1-3, 2021 symposium will accept applications from post-doctoral scientists who: are preparing to enter the U.S. academic faculty job-market this year or the next, are currently in a U.S. lab (no citizenship requirement), whose published (peer-reviewed) or near-published (e.g., preprint) work is in the basic or translational biological or biomedical fields including, but not limited to, biochemistry, biophysics, cancer biology, cell/developmental biology, cognitive sciences or psychology, computational/quantitative biology or bioinformatics, genetics/genomics, immunobiology, microbiology, molecular biology, neuroscience, physiology, virology, etc., and/or who have contributed significant advances to scientific discovery.

Postdocs from historically underrepresented and/or disadvantaged backgrounds in academia are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants to the Intersections Science Fellows Symposium should bring a genuine commitment to diversity and inclusion in academic science and will represent diverse backgrounds in the life sciences. All Fellows will be offered an honorarium. Learn more on the ISFS website.

CRCHD Funding opportunities

Learn more about NCI’s Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research:

CRCHD Diversity Supplement 

CRCHD F31 Diversity Predoctoral

CRCHD K01 Award

CRCHD K08 Award

Learn more about iCURE, program that attracts students and scientists into the multidisciplinary environment of the NCI Intramural Research Program (IRP) and supports their mentored experiences: CRCHD iCURE

USDA National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship Funding Opportunity (NNF):  https://nifa.usda.gov/program/national-needs-graduate-and-postgraduate-fellowship-grants-program-funding-opportunity-nnf