Seeking nominations and applications for the Harvey L. Karp Discovery Postdoc Award

Karp Discovery Award 2019

This $47,000 award is presented to a postdoctoral fellow to provide seed funding in support of his/her innovative, cutting-edge research, that might be considered too risky by agencies such as NIH. The funds awarded may be used for any costs associated with the proposed project including salary, research supplies and access to equipment and instrumentation. Nomination and application deadline is May 1, 2019.

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2020 UC-National Laboratory In-Residence Graduate Fellowship

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UC-National Laboratory In-Residence Graduate Fellowships are 3-year training and dissertation awards to support unique training opportunities at the national laboratories for UC graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, preparing them for careers in science and national security at the national labs, in academia, and in industry. Deadline for submitting a Letter of Intent is May 30, 2019.

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Apply now for Fulbright Canada-American Postdoctoral Scholar Awards

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Various opportunities are available to teach and research in Canada through the Fulbright Canada-American Postdoctoral Scholars Award Program. While the application deadline is not until September 2019, it is advisable to begin inquiring and learning about the different programs and application process early. Read on for more information and guidelines.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation Fellowships and Grants

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The ASHFoundation offers various research grants, student scholarships, and clinical achievement awards each year to students, researchers, and postdocs for work related to supporting innovation in communication sciences. Next earliest deadline is May 8, 2019. See details for different opportunities and applicable deadlines.

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Spring 2019 Funding Forecast

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Spring quarter usually marks the end of the academic year, but finding funding is a continuous process! Check out this sample of upcoming deadlines of funding opportunities for postdoctoral, doctoral, graduate, research, and other short-term awards or travel grants. Various deadlines listed. Consult websites for current details and application information.

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21st Century Global Dynamics summer research fellowships

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The 21st Century Global Dynamics Research Fellowship is open to all UCSB students who have advanced to PhD candidacy. They are seeking THREE advanced PhD students with background and interests in such areas as media, globalization, institutional studies, and cultural geography. Application deadline is March 29, 2019.

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The Zuckerman STEM Postdoctoral Leadership Program

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The Zuckerman Postdoctoral Scholars Program attracts high-achieving postdoctoral scholars from premier universities in the United States to do research at one of seven Israeli universities. Five postdoctoral scholarships will be given out per participating university for the 2019-2020 academic year. The deadline to apply is March 30, 2019.

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Changes to Pivot Funding Database


Pivot (now formerly COS Pivot) is moving to On March 1, 2019, the current Pivot URL will be discontinued without redirecting to the new URL. Please begin using the new URL today. Read on for more info.

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Creative Writing Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts

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The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Literature Fellowships program offers $25,000 grants in prose (fiction and creative nonfiction) and poetry to published creative writers that enable the recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. The deadline to apply is March 6, 2019.

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The Royal Society Newton International Postdoctoral Fellowships

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The Royal Society awards up to 3 US postdoctoral scholars a fellowship for up to 2 years to carry out research in the United Kingdom. Funding consists of £24,000 per year for subsistence costs, and up to £8,000 per year research expenses, as well as a one-time allowance up to £3,000 for relocation expenses (£2,000 for EEA nationals). Deadline to apply is March 27, 2019.

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Nanyang Technological University Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship


This two-year Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship for early career scientists, engineers, and scholars from all over the world offers funding for salary, research, housing, and relocation. The opportunity includes professional development and mentorship with faculty as well as mentoring graduate and undergraduate students. The application deadline is March 31, 2019.

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Multidisciplinary $20,000 award from Thomas Jefferson Fund

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The Thomas Jefferson Fund, launched by the French Embassy and the FACE foundation, aims to encourage and support cooperation among the most promising young French and American researchers and foster forward-looking collaborative research that addresses the most pressing global challenges. Read on for more information and details on how to apply. The deadline is March 5, 2019.

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International and Foreign Language Education 2019 Opportunities


The US Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education has announced the International and Foreign Language Education (IFLE) for 2019. The upcoming deadline is March 25, 2019 for the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship Program and the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) Program. Review this article and visit their website for updates.

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