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New Student Funding

Helen Hay Whitney Foundation - Early postdoctoral research training in all basic biomedical sciences - apps due July 1

L'Oreal USA - Postdoctoral Fellowships for Women in Science - apps due May 18, 2014 - includes areas of life sciences, immunology and medical research

Lalor Foundation - Anna Lalor Burdick Postdoctoral Fellowships in Reproductive Health - apps due Jan 15, 2015

National Institute of Justice (NIJ) - Graduate Research Fellowship Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences - apps due May 12, 2014

National Research Center on HIspanic Children & Families - Summer Research Fellowship Program - apps due March 7, 2014

American Federation for Aging Researc - Glenn/AFAR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Translational Research on Aging - applications due March 3, 2014 (Contact ONR for more information about submitting research proposals)

Virginia Commonwealth University - Postdoctoral Fellowships in Biobehavioral Research - available January 2014, contact Debra Lyon for details (, 804-828-5635)

Veterans Affairs - The Office of Academic Affiliations is pleased to release the attached Request for Applications (RFA) for applications for the Nursing Post-doctoral Fellowship program. This announcement provides information and procedures for those applications. Since this is an ongoing recruitment process, facilities responding to this solicitation should submit applications directly to the point of contact, Dr. Dougherty no later than COB the first Monday in October or June. Questions regarding this program announcement should be directed to Mary Dougherty by email ( <>) or phone (202-461-9498), Johnnie Guttery by email ( <>) or phone (202-461-1482). Distributed on behalf of Dr. Mary Dougherty.

Oncology Nursing Society Foundation - APN and DNP Student Fellowship: applications due Nov 15, 2014

National Science Foundation East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students (NSF-13-593): applications due Nov 13, 2014

Contact ONR for more information about submitting research proposals.

Student Funding

  • Please see Resources for New Investigators for a detailed introduction to grants and for information about how to apply for one through the UW system.  
    • Remember that grants are not the same as scholarships and that there is a formal process for submitting a grant that involves you, your mentor, their department, the School of Nursing and the University of Washington.
    • The organizations and grant opportunities listed below are merely a starting point - please talk to your advisor or mentor about other funding opportunities or send an email to to make an appointment to talk with one of our grant managers.
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