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Science and Engineering Post-doc Funding Opportunities

 

Funding Agency Title Description or Notes
Department of Energy All programs Too many to list. Link provides a starting point.
National Science Foundation EAR Postdoctoral Fellowships NSF Earth Sciences  The Division of Earth Sciences (EAR) awards Postdoctoral Fellowships to recent recipients of doctoral degrees for research and training in topics relevant to Earth sciences; 2015 application closes May 21, 2014
National Science Foundation Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships ( 12-496 )
National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology  (PRFB)  To recent recipients of doctoral degrees for research and training in selected areas supported by BIO and with special goals for human resource development in biology
Army Research Laboratory Research Associate Program (RAP) Applications are accepted throughout the year for Postdoctoral Fellows.
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) ORISE Research Participation Program at the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Link to several opportunities
Office of Naval Research (ORN) Multiple programs Link provides a starting point for multiple “hits” on Post-Doc, Postdoc, etc.
Fulbright Scholar Program Engaging Early Career Academics: New Fulbright Postdoc Opportunities Postdoctoral/early career grants target U.S. scholars who have recently completed their doctoral degrees – typically within the five previous years.
Fulbright Scholar Program Engaging Early Career Academics: New Fulbright Postdoc Opportunities Postdoctoral/early career grants target U.S. scholars who have recently completed their doctoral degrees – typically within the five previous years.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) New and Early Stage Investigator Policies A PD/PI is identified as a New Investigator if he/she has not previously competed successfully for an NIH-supported research project
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Pathway to Independence Award (K99-R00)    Designed to facilitate a timely transition from a mentored postdoctoral research position to a stable independent research position with independent NIH or other independent research support
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Early Independence Award Mechanism for exceptional early career scientists to move rapidly into independent research positions at U.S. institutions by essentially omitting the traditional post-doctoral training period.
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Starting Point Multiple hits on Post-Doc, Postdoc, etc.  The link provides a starting point only.
L’OREAL USA Women in Science Fellowships Multiple eligibility requirements: See website