Student Funding Resources & Awards

Agency Home Pages

NIH  (restricted to US Citizens)
- Main Home Page - Fellowship Type Home Page – Search F Kiosk; submission 3 times/year: April, August, December.

Dept. of Defense aka CDMRP (no citizenship restrictions) - Main funding page; search under your area of research for predoc fellowships; varied due dates; check back often for specific research areas and fellowship announcements.

American Heart  (no citizenship restrictions; submissions twice a year: Jan & June)

NSF - November due date for life sciences


See EPA Environmental Research Fellowships (bottom of the page)


Listserv notifications

Community of Science
Must establish profile using COS workbench to set up email notification
You can select to receive grant opportunity emails based on “Advanced Criteria”

Middle of the page, “Subscribe or Unsubscribe” to weekly update

Associations & Foundations with Travel and Fellowship Awards

American Association of Immunologist

American Society for Microbiology - Travel Grant Link - Fellowship Link

Pharma Fondation

Burroughs Wellcome Fund

American Diabetes Association – appears to only have postdoctoral fellowships listed currently; we’ll check back for predoc fellowships

American Cancer Society


IUSM internal funding

Graduate Division – Travel Fellowships

Education Enhancement Grants

CTSI (usually due in early February)



IUSM Scope

Research Enterprise  - current issue; subscribe at the bottom

Center for Scientific Review


Proposal Writing Resources

Research IU


NIH Review Cycle Calendar

NIH Submission and Review Cycle

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