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Provost’s Postdoctoral Scholar Research Grants and Training and Travel Awards


Provost’s Postdoctoral Scholar Research Grants

The primary purpose of the Postdoctoral Scholar Research Grant program is to facilitate the independence of our postdoctoral scholars and help launch their research careers. It does so by providing grants that assist postdoctoral scholars in developing independent research projects and serves as a stepping stone to external funding such as the NIH K99/R00 and F32 grant programs. To achieve these goals, a Postdoctoral Scholar Research Grant provides up to $25,000 in research support.

To view the proposal guideline for 2015, please visit our application site.


Postdoctoral Scholar Training & Travel Awards

The Postdoctoral Scholar Travel and Training Awards (up to $3,000) are designed to enable postdocs to attend workshops and conferences or to learn new techniques or perform research at off-site locations or in other labs, experiences which would enhance their training but which cannot be funded through their mentor’s grant.

We are now accepting applications for travel December 2015 to May 2016. Apply now.

The deadline to submit an application is Friday, December 11, 2015 at 5:00 pm PST.

Eligibility: The Postdoctoral Scholar Training and Travel Award is only open to current postdocs in the following job titles: Postdoctoral Scholar – Research Associate (Job Code 98227), Postdoctoral Scholar – Teaching Fellow (98223), Postdoctoral Scholar – Fellowship Trainee (Job Code 98219), and Postdoctoral Research Associate (Job Code 98067).