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The Graduate School is committed to advancing academic excellence in graduate and postdoctoral education and training. We have several departments that can assist you with questions regarding professional development activities, administrative processes, and graduate student success initiatives. 


Office Hours: 8 A.M. to 5 P.M., Monday through Friday 
Campus Location: GSR 2.116


Questions regarding admissions and recruiting.

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Open for Applications


Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), RFA R-23.2-TREC: PDTA (

The TREC: Institutional Postdoctoral Training Award (TREC: PDTA) is designed to support training and the conduct of research and, ultimately, the retention as faculty of outstanding postdoctoral trainees recognized by their institutions for their high potential and strong interest in pursuing careers as independent cancer researchers

Application Receipt Closing Date: April 18, 2023


 Other Fellowships Opportunities

ORISE STEM internships and fellowships prepare the next generation of researchers, scientists and engineers (STEM Internships and Fellowships - ORISE (

ORISE connects the most talented and diverse college students, recent graduates, postdocs, and faculty to STEM internship and fellowship programs closely aligned with the interests of a variety of research facilities, and federal agencies. 

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is accepting applications for paid internship and fellowship opportunities at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


Fellowships for Women in Science

  • American Association of University Women (AAUW)-Research Publication Grants in Engineering, Medicine, and Science – AAUW: Empowering Women Since 1881.The grant is open to women scholars conducting basic research in engineering, medicine, or the physical or biological sciences and who have a doctorate degree in one of those fields. 
  • L'Oréal USA (L'Oréal USA For Women in Science ( )partners with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and created the program with the belief that women in science have the power to change the world. L'Oréal USA women in science awards five postdoctoral scientists with annual grants of $60,000 each.
  • The Leona Woods distinguished postdoctoral lectureship award is sponsored by the BNL physics department to celebrate the scientific accomplishments of outstanding female physicists, physicists from under-represented minority groups, Leona Woods Lectureship Award (


Links for other External Funding Sources for postdoctoral scholars.

 Fundings for US Citizens and Permanent Residents

  •  American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  1. Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowships. AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship
  2. Science and Technology Policy Fellowships. Science and Technology Policy Fellowships
  1. The AFRI Education and Workforce Development Program. USDA_NIFA Advancing Science Postdoctoral Fellowship
  2. The Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship Grants (NNF) NNF Grants Program
  1. Division of Earth Sciences (EAR) awards Postdoctoral Fellowships. EAR Postdoctoral Fellowships (EAR-PF)NSF
  2.  Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology (PRFB). PRFB-NSF
  3.  SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (SPRF) SPRF


Fundings for No Citizepship requirements

  • American Association Anatomy (AAA)
  1. Education Research Scholarship Education Research Scholarship (
  2. Postdoc Fellowship provides salary support  Postdoctoral Fellowship (
  1. Bruce and Jane Walsh Grant in Memory of John Holland APF Bruce and Jane Walsh Grant (
  2. Steven O. Walfish Grants APF Steven O. Walfish Grants (
  1.    The CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship
  2.    CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship to Promote Racial Diversity
  3.    CRI Immuno-Informatics Postdoctoral Fellowship 

  • Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) Multi-Country Research Fellowship CAORC | FELLOWSHIPS 
  •  Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Inc.
  1. Career Development Awards: CCF Career Development Awards
  2. Research Fellowship Awards: CCF Research Fellowship Awards
  • Department of Defense (DOD)
  1. Air Force Science & Technology Fellowship Program AFRL Science & Technology Fellowship Program (
  2. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowships Army Research Laboratory (ARL)
  3. Leona Woods distinguished postdoctoral lectureship award Leona Woods Lectureship Award
  1. Early Independence Award NIH-EIA-Research Training (
  2. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research NIAAA Research Supplements  (

  3.  NIH's Pathway to Independence Awards (K99/R00) program Research Training Awards (
  4.  The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Neuroscience Research Support at  NICHD