Postdoctoral Funding Opportunities
Funding opportunities for postdoctoral scholars of all levels, from those just defending their Ph.D. to those transitioning to their first faculty position, are available on this page. Video recordings provided by UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences related to grant writing are available on a campus networked computer or by VPN.
Copies of several funded grant/fellowship applications and boilerplate text for applications are available upon request from the Postdoctoral Affairs Office.
Funding Search Engines and Lists
COS Funding Database
Research funding opportunities in Community of Science (COS) Funding Database through the UT Southwestern Library website. Using "postdoctoral fellowship" as the search term brought 8,887 citations.
There are numerous ways to learn about COS:
- Classes offered by the library
- One-on-one assistance from a librarian
- 51-minute video recording, “COS: Grants and More,” available on a campus networked computer or by VPN
Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Individual Fellowship Funding Opportunities
NIH F Kiosk Information about Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Individual Fellowship Funding Opportunities lists information about the NIH NRSA funding opportunities.
NIH Career Development Awards
NIH K Kiosk Information about NIH Career Development Awards lists information about the NIH career development and transition awards.
NIH Postdoctoral Research & Training Opportunities
NIH Postdoctoral Research & Training Opportunities lists NIH grant opportunities available to postdoctoral trainees.
International Postdoc Resources
The fellowships or awards listed on the NPA’s list of Fellowships for International Postdocs have been put together by members of the International Postdoctoral Fellows Grants/Fellowships project. The goal of the list is to inform international postdocs interested in applying for funding about the available opportunities.
Office of Research Grants and Contracts (RGC)
The Office of Research Grants and Contracts (RGC) helps researchers to find, obtain, and manage awards that fund scholarly research and other activities. RGC assists researchers with locating funding opportunities from federal and private grant sources, as well as guidance for investigators new to the field of research. To support researchers in navigating an often complex system, the RGC provides training sessions.
Science Careers from the Journal Science
Science Careers - Funding (formerly GrantsNet) provides a comprehensive source for graduate and post-graduate funding, grant writing tips and tools, and advice for grant seekers; membership is free.
The Art of Grantsmanship
“The Art of Grantsmanship” by Jacob Kraicer
UC Berkeley list of Postdoctoral Fellowships
Center for Scientific Review
The Center for Scientific Review (CSR) is the portal for NIH grant applications and their review for scientific merit. CSR provides videos about the grant review process and applicant resources.