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Financial Assistance Programs for Postdoctoral Scholars

In recognition of the unique financial challenges facing postdocs and their families, the following programs are available to support you during your time at Stanford.

Child Care Assistance Grant

Family Grant

Backup Child and Elder Care Program


Emergency Grant-in-Aid helps postdocs with a financial emergency or unanticipated expenses cause a financial hardship for themselves or their dependents. This program assists those who cannot resolve their financial difficulty through fellowships or loans