The project I proposed during GradFund’s Summer Mentoring Program in 2009 is not exactly the dissertation I’ll be defending this summer, but it— and the work I continued to do with GradFund over the next six years— shaped that dissertation and the course of my graduate career. Even as one of the few incoming grad […]
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The KUH/NIDDK Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Modest short-term awards for research in ornithology are available to advanced graduate students (and occasionally to post-graduate researchers) for expenses associated with their research. Priority is given to research investigating evolutionary ornithological science.
Educational Grants for Women from Developing Countries: US/Canada Program
These awards support women students from developing or middle-income countries currently studying in the United States or Canada. Candidates must have a record of service to women and children, commitment to returning to their home country, and be 25 years old at the time of application.
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Short-Term Fellowships
The STRI Short-Term Fellowship Program provides support for short-term research projects at STRI for 3 months. Awards are primarily for graduate students, but are occasionally given to undergraduate and postdoctoral candidates. Proposals without the support of named STRI advisors are not funded.
Graduate Student Grants-In-Aid
Awards of up to $5000 for research that is not supported by other grant funds, or to carry out preliminary research to develop fundable thesis projects. The funds can be used for research assistant support, travel, supplies, or other direct research expenses.
Ruth L. Kirschstein Individual Predoctoral NRSA for MD/PhD and other Dual Degree Fellowships (Parent F30)
The purpose of this fellowship is to provide support for promising dual degree doctoral candidates who will be performing dissertation research and training in scientific health-related fields relevant to the missions of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs).
Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship
Phi Kappa Phi awards fifty-one Fellowships of $5,000 each and six at $15,000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. Applicants must be members of the honor society, and nominated through their local chapter.
Garden Club of America Fellowship in Ecological Restoration
This grant supports the study of and research in ecological restoration, and aims to advance knowledge and increase the numbers of scientists in this field. Preference will be given to projects that include field research conducted in the United States.
GCA Summer Scholarship in Field Botany
The GCA Summer Scholarship in Field Botany provides $2,000 for undergraduates and master’s students to gain additional knowledge and experience through summer field study in botany. The field program may be in North, Central, or South America, with preference given to programs located in the U.S.
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (Parent F32)
The postdoctoral fellowship supports promising applicants with potential to become independent investigators in scientific health-related research fields. The postdoctoral training must offer an opportunity to enhance the applicant’s understanding of the health-related sciences.