Predoctoral Funding - Government

NIH - F Series Fellowships Standard Dates: April 8, August 8, December 8

NIH - F Series Diversity Fellowships Standard Dates: April 13, August 13, December 13

NIH - R36 Standard Dates: February 16, June 16, October 16

Title of OpportunityDue DateDescription
F32 - NINDS Postdoctoral TrainingF Series Standard DatesEligible to apply from ~12 months prior to the start of the proposed postdoctoral position to within 12 months after starting in postdoctoral position. Training in quantitative reasoning and quantitative principles of experimental design and analysis. No preliminary data. Goal-directed planning
Drug Abuse Dissertation Research (R36)

R36 Standard Dates

Drug abuse  - Two years of support for doctoral dissertation research.
Aging Research Dissertation Awards to Increase Diversity (R36)R36 Standard DatesBasic biology of aging, on chronic, disabling, and degenerative diseases of aging - Alzheimer’s disease - Consequences for society of an aging population
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program  (GRFP)Several deadlines by field of studies

Three years of support  - Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents - Limited to two total submissions, one before joining a graduate school and ONLY one after joining a graduate school.

R36: AHRQ Grants for Health Services Research Dissertation ProgramFebruary 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1, annuallyDissertation research grants - Make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable and affordable, and to work within HHS and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used
Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics - National Institute of JusticeNovember AnnuallyDissertation research in the forensic sciences and other topics of relevance to criminal justice - Biomarkers, drug metabolites or isomers, postmortem toxicology, statistcal models for use in identification of individuals etc.
Graduate Research Fellowship Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences - National Institute of JusticeNovember AnnuallyDoctoral students in the final stages of graduate study. reserach - Advance basic criminal justice knowledge, practice or policy in the U.S., quantitative, qualitative, and primary and secondary data analysis studies are encouraged. All nationalities eligible
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral Fellows (Parent F31)F Series Standard DatesApplicants must be a citizen or a permanent resident, and be at the dissertation research stage of training
National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship AwardsDecember AnnuallyNDSEG Fellowships are intended for students within the first 2 years of their doctoral studies in science or engineering. Among disciplines: Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences, Biosciences etc.
F31 - Diversity: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related ResearchF Series Diversity Standard DatesDiversity population - Research training of predoctoral students from population groups that have been shown to be underrepresented in the biomedical, behavioral, or clinical research workforce.
Linguistics Program - Doctoral January 2018The Linguistics Program supports basic science in the domain of human language, encompassing investigations of the grammatical properties of individual human languages, and of natural language in general. Research areas include syntax, linguistic semantics and pragmatics, morphology, phonetics, and phonology.