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Black In Neuro

celebrating Black excellence in neuroscience-related fields


Resources for postdocs

Funding Opportunities 

Note:This page will continuously be updated with further opportunities, so please bookmark it and check back in periodically.

United States

NIH-funded:

Other sources:

  • Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

    To increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students

  • Burroughs Wellcome Fund Postdoctoral Enrichment Program

    The Postdoctoral Enrichment Program (PDEP) provides a total of $60,000 over three years to support the career development activities for underrepresented minority postdoctoral fellows

  • L’OrĂ©al Fellowship for Women in Science

    Recognizes and rewards five U.S.-based women researchers at the beginning of their scientific careers. Recipients each receive up to $60,000 that must be put towards their postdoctoral research

  • HHMI Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program

    To increase diversity in the biomedical research community by providing funding for postdoctoral training and during early career years as independent faculty

  • Simons Foundation Bridge to Independence Award

    Engages talented early-career scientists in autism research by facilitating their transition to research independence and providing grant funding at the start of their professorships at a U.S. or Canadian research institution

  • American Epilepsy Society Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

    Supports postdoctoral trainees conducting research into the causes, treatment, and consequences of epilepsy under the guidance of a mentor with expertise in epilepsy research. Proposals are welcomed across the spectrum of basic, translational, and clinical epilepsy research.

  • Citizens United in Research for Epilepsy Taking Flight Award

    To promote the careers of young epilepsy investigators to allow them to develop a research focus independent of their mentor(s)

  • Society for Science Branco Weiss Fellowship

    Awards young researchers around the world with a generous personal research grant, giving them the freedom to work on whatever topic they choose anywhere in the world, for up to five years

  • National Ataxia Foundation (NAF) Awards

    NAF is committed to funding the best science relevant to hereditary and sporadic types of Ataxia in both basic and translational research. NAF invites research applications from domestic and International non-profit and for-profit institutions

  • GHBI Atlantic Fellow for Equity in Brain Health

    Provides innovative training in brain health, leadership, and dementia prevention to a broad array of promising leaders from various professions, including medicine, science, business, law, journalism, policy, social science, and the arts

Canada



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