Postdoc Funding


National Academy of Education Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports early career scholars working in critical areas of education research. This nonresidential postdoctoral fellowship funds proposals that make significant scholarly contributions to the field of education. The program also develops the careers of its recipients through professional development activities involving National Academy of Education members.

NSF Specialized Information for Postdoctoral Fellows

The NSF Postdoctoral funding programs provide either direct (i.e., from NSF) or indirect (i.e., from an awardee institution) funding for students at this level or identify programs that focus on educational developments for this group such as curricula development, training or retention.


American Psychological Association Scholarships, Grants, and Awards

APA and its affiliate organizations provide a wide range of grants, scholarships and awards with the aim of advancing the science and practice of psychology as a means of understanding behavior and promoting health, education, and human welfare.

Cornell Fellowships Database

The Cornell fellowship website offers a database of funding opportunities in various fields of study.

GRAPES (Graduate & Postdoctoral Extramural Support) Database

The GRAPES database catalogs extramural funding opportunities of interest to prospective and current graduate students, students working on a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation, and postdoctoral scholars. It contains information on over 500 private and publicly funded awards, fellowships, and internships. Advanced search options allow users to refine their search by field, academic level, award type, award amount, and other criteria. GRAPES is maintained by the UCLA Graduate Outreach, Diversity and Fellowships Office.

Michigan State University Graduate Scholarships, Fellowships, and Loans

The Michigan State University Scholarships website offers information on additional sources of funding.