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

SciVal Funding Database

Research funding opportunities in SciVal Funding Database through the UT Southwestern Health Sciences Digital Library and Learning Center

You can learn about SciVal through:

  • Classes offered by the library
  • One-on-one assistance from a librarian

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-NRSA stipend levels FY2014

NIH Career Development Awards

NIH K Kiosk Information about NIH Career Development Awards offers information about the NIH career development and transition awards.

NIH Postdoctoral Research & Training Opportunities

NIH Postdoctoral Research & Training Opportunities provides NIH grant opportunities available to postdoctoral trainees.

International Postdoc Resources

Fellowships or awards listed on the NPA’s list of Fellowships for International Postdocs, 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.

Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA)

The Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) helps researchers find, obtain, and manage awards that fund scholarly research and other activities. SPA assists researchers with locating funding opportunities from federal and private grant sources, as well as guidance for investigators new to the field of research. SPA also provides training sessions to help researchers navigate an often complex system.

Science Careers from the Journal Science

Science Careers - Funding (formerly GrantsNet) provides a comprehensive source for graduate and postgraduate 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

University of California at Berkeley list of postdoctoral fellowships in the biological sciences

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.