Postdoctoral Scholars are eligible for funding from many extramural and internal sources. You should discuss internal sources of funding with the faculty principal investigator with whom you work or expect to work. For a listing of current positions available, please visit the website of the UCI school or department of your academic and research interest.
Listed below are links to current postdoctoral scholar funding opportunities from federal agencies, private foundations, UC programs, internal competitions, and others. UCIrvine provides a variety of resources to support postdoctoral scholars in their grant writing and external funding efforts:
- Community of Science Funding Opportunities (COS)
- UCLA External Funding Database (GRAPES)
- Grant Forward
- NIH Training
- SPIN Database
- Research Funding databases for exploring different funding opportunities.
- The University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellowship
- Minority Postdoc.org
- Fulbright Israel Post-Doctoral Fellowships for American Researchers in All Academic Disciplines
For assistance with planning and developing proposals, please see the Office of Research website.
To receive a nightly e-mail listing of funding opportunities that may be of interest to you, subscribe to the Fundopps listserve. In the website, you will need to click on "My ZotMail." Log in using your UCInetID and password. Scroll down the page and select "Fundopps (Funding Opportunities)", then, scroll down further and click "submit."
The Science Without Borders Program for Brazilian Citizens
If you are a Brazilian citizen, you may be eligible to receive funding for your postdoc experience at UC Irvine through the Brazilian Science Without Borders program. For more information, please see our Brazilian SWB page for postdocs.