Basic Sciences Division

Funding Opportunities

Predoctoral Funding Sources

Name Useful Info

Length

American Heart Association

Eligibility: Proposals are encouraged from all disciplines, as well as epidemiological, behavioral, community and clinical investigations that bear on cardiovascular and stroke problems.

Restrictions: Applications will not be accepted for work with funding to be administered through any federal institution or work to be performed by a federal employee, except for Veterans Administrations employees.

1-2 years

DoD Breast Cancer Award

 

Eligibility: Unrestricted, subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" on website.

See website.

NSF GRFP Eligibility: see website

Restrictions: see website

3 years

UW CMB Eligibility: The applicant's thesis research must be in molecular/cellular biology. Students apply to the CMB TG during years 2 & 3 of their graduate careers.

Restrictions: MSTP and international students are not eligible to apply.

See website.

UW BCPT

 

 

Eligibility: Applicants should hold a post-baccalaureate degree and have substantial health-related experience for consideration into the program.

See website.

 

Postdoctoral Funding Sources

Name

Useful Info

Length

American Cancer Society

 

Eligibility: Must be US citizen or permanent resident.

Restrictions: Beginning investigator only.

 

1-3 years

American Heart Association

Eligibility: Proposals are encouraged from all basic disciplines as well as epidemiological, behavioral, community and clinical investigations that bear on cardiovascular and stroke problems.

Restrictions: At the time of award activation, the applicant must a) have a post-baccalaureate doctoral degree, including M.D., Ph.D., D.O., D.V.M., Pharm.D., or equivalent., and b) have no more than five years postdoctoral research training or experience.  Time spent in clinical training is excluded.

2 years

CIHR Eligibility: May be citizen of any country (priority for Canadian citizens).

Restrictions: No more than three years of postdoc experience.

Varies. See website.

Chromosome Metabolism TG Eligibility: The trainee must be a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or have permanent resident status. Study in area of chromosome activities and their links to cancer.

Restrictions: No trainee may receive more than 5 years of aggregate Kirschstein-NRSA support at the predoctoral level and 3 years of aggregate Kirschstein-NRSA support at the postdoctoral level, including any combination of support from Kirschstein-NRSA institutional research training grants and individual fellowships.

2-3 years

Damon Runyon Eligibility: Foreign candidates must do their research in the US.

Restrictions: No more than one year of postdoc experience.

3 years

DoD Breast Cancer Award
Eligibility: Unrestricted, subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" on website.

See website.

EMBO Eligibility: Must be from one of the member states of EMBO.

Restrictions: Must have at least one first-author publication and a maximum of four years of postdoc experience.

1-2 years

Helen Hay Whitney Eligibility: Must be residents of North America.

Restrictions: No more than one year of postdoc experience.

3 years

Human Frontiers Eligibility: Citizens of any country.

Restrictions: No more than three years of postdoc experience.

See website.

Interdisciplinary Training Grant Eligibility: The trainee must be a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national (persons born in possessions of the United States, i.e., American Samoa), or have permanent resident status.

Restrictions: No trainee may receive more than 5 years of aggregate Kirschstein-NRSA support at the predoctoral level and 3 years of aggregate Kirschstein-NRSA support at the postdoctoral level, including any combination of support from Kirschstein-NRSA institutional research training grants and individual fellowships.

3 years

Jane Coffin Childs Eligibility: Citizens of any country.

Restrictions: No more than one year of postdoc experience.

3 years

Lady Tata Eligibility: Citizens of any country.

Restrictions:
Leukemia studies only.

2 years

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Eligibility: Citizens of any country.

Restrictions: Less than two years of postdoc experience or special fellow more than two years.

3 years

Life Sciences  (LSRF) Eligibility: Foreign candidates must do their research in the US.

Restrictions: Beginning investigators only.

3 years

NIH/NRSA Eligibility: Must be US citizen or permanent resident.

Restrictions: PhD's only.

3 years

Prevent Cancer Foundation

Eligibility: Citizens of any country.

Restrictions: PhD's only.


3 years

Susan Koman Breast Cancer Eligibility: Citizens of any country.

Restrictions: No more than three years of postdoc experience.

2-3 years

UW BCPT

 

 

Eligibility: Applicants should hold a post-baccalaureate degree and have substantial health-related experience for consideration into the program.

 

See website.

 

Further Funding Listings: Grantsnet.org  
  UCSF Fellowships  
  FHCRC Office of Scientific Career Development  
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