|Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research||Call for Proposals||Post-doctoral, Faculty|
The Alliance issues calls for proposals on a regular basis. Institutions from low- and middle-income countries are targetted.
|American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)||AACR Research Funding||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional|
The AACR offers an outstanding array of support mechanisms for cancer researchers at various stages in their careers, from fellowships to career development awards to grants for independent investigators.
|American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)||Scientific Achievement Awards||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional|
AACR has presented many prizes, awards and lectureships to recognize the scientific achievements of scientists and physicians who collectively have made significant contributions to the understanding, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of cancer. Many awards include honorariums or grants.
|American Society for Microbiology||ASM Awards and Grants||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Travel|
ASM Awards are dedicated to acknowledging the best in microbiology. They encompass the many subspecialties of microbiology, including biotechnology, clinical microbiology, environmental microbiology, antimicrobial chemotherapy, immunology, and virology, as well as education and service to the profession. Includes Travel Grants, fellowships and international professorships.
|Australian Research Council||National Competitive Grants Program (NCGP)||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Institutional|
The ARC funds research and researchers under the National Competitive Grants Program (NCGP). The program comprises two main elements - Discovery and Linkage - under which the ARC funds a range of complementary schemes to support researchers at different stages of their careers, build Australia’s research capability, expand and enhance research networks and collaborations, and develop centres of research excellence.
|Brocher Foundation||Brocher Foundation Residencies||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty|
Brocher Foundation Residencies give researchers (PhD students to Professors) the opportunity to work at the Brocher Centre in Switzerland on projects on the ethical, legal and social implications for humankind of recent medical research and new technologies. A researcher can apply with one or two other researchers to work on a collaborative project together.
|Burroughs Wellcome Fund||Grant Programs||Post-doctoral, Faculty, Institutional, Travel|
The Burroughs Wellcome Fund's grantmaking strategies are to support biomedical scientists at the beginning of their careers and to make grants in areas of science that are poised for significant advancement but currently undervalued and underfunded. Within this overall strategy, BWF makes grants within six focus areas: Biomedical Sciences; Infectious Disease; Interfaces in Science; Population and Laboratory Based Sciences; Reproductive Sciences; and Science Education.
|Cancer Research Institute||Cancer Research Programs||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Institutional|
The Cancer Research Institute funds research aimed at furthering the development of immunological approaches to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer. As of 2011, some programs may be restricted or on hold. Please check information about the various programs.
|Cancer Research UK||Fellowships and Training Grants||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional, Travel|
Fellowships and Training Grants provide support for investigators early in their careers, particularly for those establishing a research group for the first time. Fellowships will provide the salary of the Principal Investigator.
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)||Public Health Training Fellowships||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional|
CDC is looking for motivated students, graduates, and health professionals for a variety of exciting public health training programs, including Student Internships and Fellowships; Career Training Fellowships; and Post-doctoral Research Fellowships.
|Cochrane Collaboration||Awards, Scholarships and Funding Initiatives||Faculty, Health Professional|
The Cochrane Collaboration is an international network of dedicated people from over 100 countries that work together to help health care providers, policy makers, patients, their advocates and caregivers, make well-informed decisions about health care, based on the best available research evidence, by preparing, updating and promoting the accessibility of Cochrane Reviews. A number of awards, prizes, fellowships and scholarships are available to contributors.
|Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC)||Commonwealth Scholarships||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional|
The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC) is responsible for managing Britain’s contribution to the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP), established in 1959, and supports around 700 awards annually.
|Council for International Exchange of Scholars||Fulbright Programs||Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional, Institutional|
The Fulbright Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program and is supported by the people of the United States and partner countries around the world.
|Earthwatch Institute||Supporting Science for a Sustainable Future: Grants for Scientists||Faculty|
Earthwatch Institute supports scholarly research worldwide in the biological, physical, social, and cultural sciences through a variety of grants.
|Fight for Sight||Fight for Sight Grants||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty|
Fight for Sight was founded in 1946 by Mildred Weisenfeld, a young woman with retinitis pigmentosa, to encourage and fund research in ophthalmology, vision and related sciences. The goal of the Fight for Sight research program is to provide initial funding and support for beginning investigators interested in detection, understanding, prevention, treatment and cures of visual disorders especially those diseases leading to impaired sight or blindness.
|German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)||Funding Opportunities||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty|
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is a publicly-funded independent organization of higher education institutions in Germany. Our 14 international offices provide information as well as financial support to over 67,000 highly-qualified students and faculty per year for international research and study.
|Grand Challenges||Grand Challenges Explorations||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional, Institutional|
Grand Challenges Explorations, open to anyone from any discipline, fosters innovation in global health research. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed $100 million to encourage scientists worldwide to expand the pipeline of ideas to fight our greatest health challenges.
|Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)||Grants for Science Education||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Institutional|
Grants awarded by HHMI fit within two general categories: research grants for individuals and science education grants for institutions. Most HHMI grants are awarded through competitions that have specific objectives and eligibility criteria; thus, HHMI does not encourage and rarely funds unsolicited grant proposals. HHMI no longer offers postdoctoral fellowships for research training.
|International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)||Research Grants||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional, Institutional|
Established in 1988, the programme aims to stimulate collaborative research in Member States facilitating the creation of appropriate research facilities in promising institutes, to promote training of young scientists and develop new research programmes of specific interest in participating countries.
|Open Society Foundations||Grants, Scholarships & Fellowships||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Institutional|
The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. Grants, scholarships, and fellowships are awarded throughout the year. Applicants can determine their eligibility and view relevant initiatives and application guidelines.
|Pasteur Foundation||Pasteur Foundation Programs||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional|
The mission of the Pasteur Foundation is to help the Institut Pasteur in its work by funding specific projects, promoting scientific exchanges with researchers and by raising funds for the advancement of science. Opportunities include Postdoctoral Fellowships, Undergraduate Internships and Visiting Scholars.
|Pfizer Medical & Academic Partnerships||Pfizer Fellowships||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty|
Through Medical & Academic Partnerships, Pfizer is pleased to support the career development and promotion of talented junior physician-scientists or researchers through their Fellowship programs. These nationally competitive awards support talented postdoctoral researchers early in their careers.
|Poverty and Economic Policy (PEP) Research Network||Funding Programs||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty|
The Poverty and Economic Policy (PEP) Research Network is an international network of researchers in developing countries who have the expertise, resources and reputation to participate in and contribute to national and international debates on economic policies related to poverty. Call for proposals remain postponed, please register on the PEP site for automatic notification for when the call is launched.
|Prevent Cancer Foundation||Grants and Fellowships||Post-doctoral, Faculty|
The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s peer-reviewed grants have been awarded to nearly 400 early-career scientists from more than 150 of the leading academic medical centers nationwide. The Foundation supports research that demonstrates potential for impact on cancer prevention. The Foundation defines cancer prevention as the “reduction of cancer incidence through research, education and early detection.”
|Royal Society||Grant Programs||Post-doctoral, Faculty, Travel|
The Royal Society runs a number of funding schemes which are designed to enhance the UK science base and foster collaboration between UK-based and overseas scientists. Please note that the Royal Society is unable to provide funding for Masters or PhD students.
|Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene||Grant Programs||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Travel|
The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene promotes and advances the study, control and prevention of disease in humans and other animals in the tropics. It currently runs five grants programmes.
|Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development||Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional, Institutional|
USAID, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada, the Government of Norway, and the World Bank have joined together to launch Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development, to find the tools and approaches to help the mothers and newborns during their most vulnerable hours. The partnership seeks groundbreaking prevention and treatment approaches for pregnant women and newborns in rural, low-resource settings around the time of delivery.
|Social Science Research Council (SSRC)||SSRC Fellowships and Grants||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty|
The Council has a mission to lead innovation in the social sciences, build interdisciplinary and international networks, mobilize knowledge on important public issues, and educate and train the next generation of social science researchers
|TDR- World Health Organization||Grants and other funding||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional|
TDR funds specific research projects in diseases of poverty, which cover infectious diseases and the culture and environment that contribute to these problems. We fund research designed to find innovative ways to develop new drugs, barriers to the insects and worms that carry the parasites, diagnostics and other tools against infectious diseases in developing countries.
|The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation||Awards Programs||Post-doctoral, Faculty|
The Foundation offers four programs aimed at encouraging and advancing the work of early career cancer researchers with high promise. Each program is designed to address a need or fill a gap in cancer research funding.
|Third World Academy of the Sciences||TWAS Grants||Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional, Institutional|
The programmes aim at encouraging the pursuit of scientific excellence in OIC countries by identifying and supporting the best young scientists in these countries; reinforcing and promoting scientific research and strengthening the endogenous capacity in science and technology; and counteracting the brain drain and reducing the exodus of scientific talent from the OIC countries
|U.S. State Department, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs||Open Funding Opportunities||Pre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional, Institutional|
The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State fosters mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries to promote friendly, and peaceful relations, as mandated by the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961. ECA accomplishes its mission through a range of programs based on the benefits of mutual understanding, international educational and cultural exchange, and leadership development.