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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, search renders79 hits on “postdoctoral” and 91 hits on “postdoc.”  Link provides a starting point:
Department of Energy Carlsbad Field Office Fellowship Program Applications for 1-year CBFO appointment in environmental microbiology; will be located at  Los Alamos National Laboratory in the Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center
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 International Research Fellowship Program
National Science Foundation Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships ( 12-496 )
National Science Foundation Minority Postdoctoral Research Fellowships and Supporting Activities
National Science Foundation NSF Fellowships for Transformative Computational Science using CyberInfrastructure  (CI TraCS)  The overarching goal of the NSF Fellowships for Transformative Computational Science using Cyberinfrastructure (CI TRaCS) program is to support outstanding scientists and engineers who have recently completed doctoral studies and are interested in pursuing postdoctoral activities in computational science
National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships in Polar Regions Research  Supports training and research for recent doctoral degree recipients in any aspect of scientific study of the Antarctic and/or the Arctic
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
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Post-doc opportunities Q&A/FAQ Q&A FAQ page on Post-Doc research opportunities
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) R–NASA POST DOCTORAL PROGRAM
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.
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Provides support for postdoctoral researchers in laboratories engaged in research on the microbiology of the built environment in the U.S. or Canada
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