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Postdoctoral Scholars

Fellowships for Postdoctoral Scholars


February 1, 2011
Guide to NIH K Awards
Funding Mechanisms, Peer Review and Strategies for Success.
By Sharon Milgram, PhD

Director of the Office of Intramural Training and Education, NIH
pdf graphic presentation available

Postdoctoral Internal Fellowships and Travel Grants available through the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs are:

These fellowships are widely advertised when the application is available.

   The Dean's Postdoctoral Fellowships are open for application in autumn and spring. The purpose of the Dean's fellowships is to encourage and support young investigators for the first one or two years of postdoctoral (PhD or MD) research training. Dean's postdoctoral fellowships are awarded to full-time scholars who are appointed in the School of Medicine and work in labs in the School of Medicine or PAVAMC.
Next Application Cycle Opens: August 3, 2010
   The Katherine McCormick Postdoctoral Travel and Fellowship Awards are available to men and women in the School of Medicine.There are two application types: Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards & Travel Grants for junior faculty (Instructors or Assistant Professors), postdoctoral scholars and MD, PhD, or MD/PhD and graduate students.
All awards begin on or after September 1 for the academic year.
Submission Deadline: June 22, 2010 by 12:00 PM

The Walter V. and Idun Berry Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards accept applications in mid July of each year. Applications are invited from postresidency or postdoctoral trainees in the clinical or basic medical sciences who wish to advance and expand understanding of children's health and disease as defined in the broadest sense. The Berrys had as their stated preference that the fellowships "be used to enhance research which utilizes the most advanced technologies and methodologies available to improve the health and wellness of children, including the latest opportunities in molecular and genetic medicine."
Submission Deadline: Closed


The Henzl-Gabor Postdoctoral Travel Fellowship is accepting applications to currently appointed Postdoctoral Research Scholars with research and science activities in the areas of Human Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacology or medicine and who have demonstrated a positive attitude through professional teamwork and collaborations of men and women.
Next Application Cycle Opens: September 2010

For further information about any of the above awards, please contact:

Teri Hankes
Phone: (650) 736-0129
Fax: (650) 725-6106

All outside Pre-Doctoral & Postdoctoral Fellowships must be routed through your Institutional Representative.

Postdoctoral Scholars Institutional Representative for the School of Medicine is the Research Managment Group and for all other schools please contact the Office of Sponsored Research.

Effective with the August 8, 2009 all grant applications for the Individual National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellowships (F-series) will require electronic submission through to eRA Commons. Check the Stanford page for information and to sign up for a Hands-on Lab session.

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