Funding for Postdoctoral Scholars

In addition to NIH and NSF, a number of organizations offer grant support for postdoctoral trainees who focus on neuroscience research. The list below includes many of these.

Note that some organizations fund research in particular areas. For example, the American Health Assistance Foundation focuses on Alzheimer's disease research.  

Use the links to learn about the deadlines and particular requirements of each opportunity.  

American Cancer Society info

American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) info

American Foundation for Addiction Research info

American Health Assistance Foundation info

American Heart Association info

Autism Speaks  info

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation  info

Craig H Neilsen Foundation  info

Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE)  info

Grass Foundation  info

Hereditary Disease Foundation  info

Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research  info

NARSAD  info

National Multiple Sclerosis Society  info

Parkinson's Disease Foundation  info

Pharma Foundation  info 

Center for Neuroscience Research

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The CNR provides state-of-the-art approaches to contemporary problems in neuroscience.

Vice Provost for Research

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The Office of the Vice Provost for Research provides support to faculty and trainees related to grant applications and submissions.