May 9 – DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program
Funding for graduate students to complete dissertation research at DOE laboratories. Research projects may range from three to twelve months. Visit the Graduate Studies website for more information.
May 20 - 2019 Grad Innovator Fellowship – $70K Food/Ag/Tech Startup Experience
Learn directly from venture capital groups how to move research ideas into the marketplace. The Innovation Institute for Food & Health (IIFH)
partners with mission-aligned venture capital groups to offer UC Davis postdoctoral fellows, or PhD students in their last 1-2 years of study, unique opportunities for learning about the process of landscaping and vetting startups in food, agriculture and health. Up to $70K in funding available. Applications are due May 30, 2019, or until filled. Visit the IIFH website for more information
May 24 – NASA Fellowship Activity 2019 (Phase I due date)
The training grant provides three years of support. Applicants propose a research hypothesis or engineering design project concept in response to one of the graduate research opportunities listed in the funding opportunity announcement. A NASA technical advisor must be identified before application. Webinar on April 4 and 18. Visit the Graduate Studies website for more information.
May 28 – Livermore Graduate Scholar Program
The program is intended to recruit new scientific and engineering talent to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). Top Ph.D. students are granted appointments of up to four years to conduct research of interest to the Laboratory while completing their thesis. Visit the Graduate Studies website for more information.
May 30 – UC-National Lab In-Residence Graduate Fellowship (LOI due date; Full proposal due Sept. 5)
The UC-National Lab In-Residence Graduate Fellowships provide up to three years of support for Ph.D. candidates to conduct in-residence thesis research at Los Alamos or Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories. LOIs are submitted through proposalCENTRAL. Visit the Graduate Studies website for more information.
June 1 – National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP) Graduate Scholarship
The scholarship is for graduate and professional students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) programs who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer or who are an active ally of the LGBTQ community. The $5,000 scholarship offers support for one year. Visit the Graduate Studies website for more information.
- STEM Solutions in Public Policy Award
UC Center Sacramento is pleased to announce the STEM Solutions in Public Policy Award. This award will recognize one or more outstanding proposals for new California legislation
from UC STEM graduate students. The winner(s) will receive a $250 research stipend and – should their bill advance through the legislative process – will travel to Sacramento to convene with Legislators and/or legislative staff (expenses covered by UCCS). Submissions will be accepted until midnight Pacific time on June 14, 2019. Further information is available at UCCS STEM Solutions
or on the UCCS website
June 17 – NSF Political Science Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants
Proposals recommended for funding must demonstrate how the proposed research will contribute to the advancement of basic political-science scientific theory and knowledge. The most competitive proposals will also demonstrate how already significant research will be improved with additional funding. Visit the Graduate Studies website for more information.
July 1 – NASA Postdoctoral Program
The program offers research opportunities to highly talented US and non-US scientists. Projects in the areas of areas of astrophysics, earth science, aeronautics, biology and astrobiology, cosmo-chemistry, heliophysics, planetary science, and technology development are available. Visit the Graduate Studies website for more information.
The next deadline is Nov. 1.
July 15 – Leakey Foundation Research Grants
The Leakey Foundation funds research related to human origins. Priority is given to exploratory phases of promising new research projects that meet the stated purpose of the Foundation. ABD doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars are eligible to apply. Visit the Graduate Studies website for more information.
Aug. 1 – AHRQ Grants for Health Services Research Dissertation Program (R36)
Funding for dissertation projects which focus on health care delivery in the US and are encouraged to address health services research issues critical to AHRQ priority populations. Visit the Graduate Studies website for more information.
Aug. 14 – American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship
The grants support all basic, clinical, behavioral, translational and population research broadly related to cardiovascular function and disease and stroke, or to related problems for up to two years. Grants fund a stipend and research allowance. International students may apply. Visit the Graduate Studies website for more information.
AHA membership is required to apply.
Aug. 15 – American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship
The grants support the training of postdoctoral scholars who are not yet independent. The applicant must be embedded in a research group and receive the mentorship, support, and scientific guidance of a research sponsor. Grants fund a stipend and research allowance for up to two years. AHA membership is required to apply. International scholars may apply. Visit the Graduate Studies website for more information.
Aug. 22 – USDA NIFA AFRI Education and Workforce Development Fellowships
Predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships in the food, agricultural, natural resources, and human sciences. Projects must be aligned with one of the six focus areas: plant health, production, and products; animal health, production, and products; food safety, nutrition and health; bioenergy, natural resources, and environment; agriculture systems and technology; and agricultural economics and rural communities. Funding for up to two years. Visit the Graduate Studies website for more information.