Non-Profit Agencies

These programs are intended for late postdoctoral investigators and new faculty, usually those at or below the rank of Assistant Professor. Consult each program’s web page for more detailed information and current deadlines.

Active Living Policy and Environmental Studies

Research that will identify environmental factors and policies that influence physical activity New Investigator Awards. Link to Opportunity

Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy

Basic and clinical research re: the development of gene therapy approaches to cancer Young Investigators Award. Link to Opportunity

American Association for Cancer Research

Basic, translational, clinical, and prevention research re: cancer Career   Development Awards.   Link to Opportunity

B. Elion Cancer Research Award. Link to Opportunity

American Chemical Society, Petroleum Research Fund

Fundamental research in the petroleum field ACS PRF Type G Grants. Link to Opportunity

American College of Sports Medicine

Support for basic, applied, clinical, and behavioral research re: diagnosis, treatment, and   prevention of sports-related injuries and the advancement of the science of   exercise – Paffenbarger-Blair Fund for Epidemiological Research on Physical Activity – Research Endowment Link to Opportunity

American Diabetes Foundation

Basic and clinical research to prevent, treat, and cure diabetes ADA-ASP Young Investigator Innovation Award in Geriatric Endocrinology Link to Opportunity Career Development Awards – Junior Faculty Awards Link to Opportunity

American Mathematical Society

Mathematics Centennial Research Fellowships Link to Opportunity

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers

Research and teaching plan in ASHRAE’s areas of interest ASHRAE New Investigator Award   xp20.ashrae.org/RESEARCH/newinvest.htm

Beckman (Arnold and Mabel) Foundation

Chemistry and the life sciences Beckman Young Investigator Program Link to Opportunity

Burroughs Welcome Fund

Research, including genetic and immunological approaches, the explores the interaction of   pathogens with human hostsShih-Chun Wang Young Investigator Award Link to OpportunityLazaro J. Mandel Young Investigator Award Link to Opportunity

CDS International

International practical training opportunities for young professionals, students, educators, as well as labor, business and government representatives Robert   Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program Link to Opportunity

Concern Foundation

Cancer research, especially cancer genetics, cell biology, and immunology Link to Opportunity

Dreyfus (Camille & Henry) Foundation

Chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry New Faculty Awards Program Link to Opportunity

Greenwall Foundation

Bioethics Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics Link to Opportunity

Knowles Science Teaching Foundation

Support for early career scholars engaged in critical research in education Young Scholars Fellowship Program Link to Opportunity

Materials Research Society

To recognize outstanding, interdisciplinary scientific work in materials research by a young scientist or engineer.  Link to Opportunity

Microsoft Research

Security, interdisciplinary research, scientific computing, bioinformatics, computational biology, software engineering, and other areas in which computing transforms the discipline and advances the state of the art   Microsoft New Faculty Fellowship Program Link to Opportunity

National Academy of Education

Improvement of education in all its forms Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowships Link   to Opportunity

Research Corporation

Cottrell Scholar Awards (September annually) Applicants should be tenure-track beginning faculty members whose primary appointment is in a Ph.D.-granting department   of astronomy, chemistry, or physics. Eligibility is limited to those in the third year of their first tenure-track position. Link to Opportunity

Sloan (Alfred P.) Foundation

Industry Studies Fellowships for junior faculty Link to OpportunitySloan Research Fellowships Link to Opportunity

Society in Science

Support for scientists, particularly from the life sciences, in their quest to identify, explore and build new avenues in the relationship between science and society.  Branco Weiss Fellowship Link to Opportunity