Fellowship and Training Opportunities

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TitleOrganizationKeywordsLOI Due DateApplication Due Date
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Short - Term Institutional Research Training Grant (Parent T35)National Institutes of HealthHealth Careers Opportunity Program, Cancer Symptom Management, Gene Editing, Cancer Survivorship, Training9/25/2024
NCMRR Early Career Research Award (R03 Clinical Trial Optional)National Institutes of HealthBiomedical Informatics, Cancer Informatics, Health Data Management, Cancer Research3/28/2025
NLM Research Grants in Biomedical Informatics and Data Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)National Institutes of HealthEarly Career Investigator, Cancer Disparities, Gene Editing, Cancer Health Disparities10/5/2024
NIAID Physician - Scientist Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00 Clinical Trial Required)National Institutes of HealthEarly Career Investigator, Cancer Disparities, Gene Editing, Cancer Health Disparities10/12/2024
NIAID Physician - Scientist Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of HealthEarly Career Investigator, Cancer Disparities, Gene Editing, Cancer Health Disparities10/12/2024
Mentored Career Development Program for Early Stage Investigators Using Nonhuman Primate Research Models (K01 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of HealthEarly Career Investigator, Cancer Disparities, Gene Editing, Cancer Health Disparities10/12/2024
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Fellowship for Students at Institutions with NIH - Funded Institutional Predoctoral Dual - Degree Training Programs (Parent F30)National Institutes of HealthEarly-stage, predoctoral, training, clinical, fellowship, physician 8/8/2024
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31)National Institutes of HealthEarly-stage, predoctoral, training, clinical, fellowship, physician 8/8/2024
NCI Transition Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K22 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of HealthDiversity, Early-stage, training, career transition, postdoctoral, biomedical, ESI10/12/2024
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (Parent F32)National Institutes of HealthFellowship, Postdoctoral, early-stage, mentor, 8/8/2024
Cancer Research Education Grants Program - Curriculum or Methods Development (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of HealthTraining, clinical, biomedical, innovation, 9/25/2024
Cancer Research Education Grants Program - Research Experiences (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of HealthTraining, clinical, biomedical, innovation, 9/25/2024
Cancer Research Education Grants Program - Courses for Skills Development (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of HealthTraining, clinical, biomedical, innovation, 9/25/2024
Enhancing Biomedical Engineering, Imaging, and Technology Acceleration (BEITA) at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of HealthDiversity, training, bioengineering, imaging, innovation, education, 8/31/20249/30/2024
NIDDK Education Program Grants (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Healthdiabetes, kidney diseases, digestive and blood diseases, education programs, training, curriculum development1/30/2025
Research Scholar GrantsAmerican Cancer Society (ACS)OAFS, Postdoctoral cancer researchers, mentored research training10/15/2024
Postdoctoral FellowshipsAmerican Cancer Society (ACS)OAFS, Cancer research training, career development10/15/2024
Postdoctoral Fellowship to Promote Racial DiversityCancer Research Institute (CRI)OAFS, Cancer research diversity, postdoctoral training, early-stage3/1/20249/1/2024
Immuno - Informatics Postdoctoral Fellowship ProgramCancer Research Institute (CRI)OAFS, Immuno-informatics research, cancer immunotherapy3/1/20249/1/2024
CRI Irvington Postdoctoral FellowshipCancer Research Institute (CRI)OAFS, Cancer research training, career development3/1/20249/1/2024
Damon Runyon Fellowship AwardDamon Runyon Cancer Research FoundationOAFS, postdoctoral fellowship, support8/15/2024
Early Career Investigator Award (Breast Cancer)METAvivorOAFS, Breast cancer, early-career researchers, independent research, clinical research optional3/12/20248/18/2024
Exploratory Grant Award to Promote Workforce Diversity in Basic Cancer Research (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Healthearly- career, training, basic 11/19/2024
NCI Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01)National Cancer Instituteearly career development, independent research
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health - Related Research (Parent F31 - Diversity)National Institutes of HealthEarly-stage, predoctoral, training, clinical, fellowship, physician, Diversity, 8/8/2024
AHEAD (Advancing Health Equity and Addressing Cancer Disparities) AwardsAmerican Cancer SocietyOAFS, early career, translational cancer research, high-risk, high-reward10/15/2024
The NCI Transition Career Development Award (K22 Independent Clinical Trial Optional)National Institutes of Health cancer research, tenure-track faculty position, mentored research training, career development, clinical trials10/12/2024
(NOSI): Research Supplements to Promote Re - Entry, Re - integration into, and Re - training in Health - Related Research Careers (Admin Supp - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Health Research Supplements, Re-entry, Re-integration, Re-training, Health-Related Research Careers, Clinical Trial Not Allowed10/8/2026
Predoctoral Training in Advanced Data Analytics for Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (BSSR) - Institutional Research Training Program [T32]National Institutes of Health Predoctoral Training, Advanced Data Analytics, Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (BSSR), Institutional Research Training Program, T325/24/2025
Triple Negative Breast Cancer Research Foundation - AACR NextGen Grant for Transformative Cancer ResearchAmerican Association for Cancer Research (AACR)OAFS, breast cancer, early career, innovation, translational, clinical, 5/16/20248/13/2024
Project Cure CRC: 2024 Request for ProposalsColorectal Cancer AllianceOAFS, Colorectal, clinical, translational, survirorship, early career, early stage12/31/2024
Support for Research Excellence (SuRE) Award (R16 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Health support, early career, 9/27/2024
Support for Research Excellence – First Independent Research (SuRE - First) Award (R16 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Health support, early career, 9/27/2024
Clinical Trial GrantsFRAXA Research FoundationOAFS, clinical, early career, fragile X 12/31/2024
(NOSI): Administrative Supplements to Promote Research Continuity and Retention of NIH Mentored Career Development (K) Award Recipients and ScholarsNational Institutes of Health supplement, early career, development, scholar, 10/1/2025
NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5 Clinical Trial Optional)National Institutes of Health early career, Limited8/6/20249/6/2024
NIH Director’s New Innovator Award Program (DP2 Clinical Trial Optional)National Institutes of Health early career, innovation 8/19/2024
Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) (T34)National Institutes of Healthearly career, health disparities, workforce development, 5/28/2025
Undergraduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement (U - RISE) (T34)National Institutes of Healthearly career, health disparities, workforce development, 5/28/2025
(NOSI): Competitive Revision Supplements to Existing T32 Programs to Include Institutional Research Training in Data Science for Infectious and Immune Mediated DiseasesNational Institutes of HealthTraining, clinical, biomedical, innovation, 1/8/2025
NINDS Program Project Grant (P01 Clinical Trial Optional)National Institutes of Healthearly career8/26/20249/25/2024
The NCI Worta McCaskill - Stevens Career Development Award for Community Oncology and Prevention Research (K12 Clinical Trial Optional)National Cancer InstituteCommunity oncology, Cancer prevention research, Career development, Clinical trials, early career 6/18/2025
Postdoctoral FellowshipHope Funds for Cancer ResearchOAFS, Postdoctoral research, Early career fellowship, Cancer research, Professional development, 9/24/20241/25/2025
Macy Faculty Scholars Program in Medicine and NursingJosiah Macy, Jr. FoundationOAFS, Faculty scholars, Medical education, Nursing research, Career advancement, early career9/15/2024
Career Development AwardThe Lam FoundationOAFS, Career advancement, early career, Professional growth, Investigator development6/15/20249/15/2024
Established Investigator Research GrantThe Lam FoundationOAFS, Established investigators, Early career, Investigator-initiated projects, Advancing scientific knowledge6/15/20249/15/2024
Clinical Research AwardThe Lam FoundationOAFS, Clinical research, Early career, Investigator-initiated projects, Advancing scientific knowledge6/15/20249/15/2024
Small Business Transition Grant For Early Career Scientists (R41/R42 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Cancer Institutesmall business, transition grant, early career scientists, R41, R42, clinical trial not allowed, 7/21/20248/21/2024
NHLBI Emerging Investigator Award (EIA) (R35 Clinical Trial Optional)National Institutes of HealthEmerging Investigator Award, EIA, R35, clinical trial optional, early career1/20/20252/19/2025
NHLBI Outstanding Investigator Award (OIA) (R35 Clinical Trial Optional)National Institutes of HealthEmerging Investigator Award, clinical trial optional, early career1/20/20252/19/2025
Small Business Transition Grant for New Entrepreneurs (R41/R42 Clinical Trial Required)National Institutes of Healthsmall business, transition grant, new entrepreneurs, early career, translational8/6/20249/5/2024
Small Business Transition Grant for New Entrepreneurs (R41/R42 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Healthsmall business, transition grant, new entrepreneurs, early career, translational8/6/20249/5/2024
Small Business Transition Grant for New Entrepreneurs (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Required)National Institutes of Healthsmall business, transition grant, new entrepreneurs, early career, translational8/6/20249/5/2024
Small Business Transition Grant for New Entrepreneurs (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Healthsmall business, transition grant, new entrepreneurs, early career, translational8/6/20249/5/2024
NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00 Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required)National Institutes of Healthindependent, basic experimental, early career, early stage, transition, translational10/12/2024
NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00 – Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Healthindependent, basic experimental, early career, early stage, transition, translational10/12/2024
NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00 – Independent Clinical Trial Required)National Institutes of Healthindependent, basic experimental, early career, early stage, transition, translational10/12/2024
Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award (Parent K25 Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required)National Institutes of Healthmentored, quantitative research development, clinical, early career10/12/2024
Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award (Parent K25 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Healthmentored, quantitative research development, clinical, early career10/12/2024
Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award (Parent K25 Independent Clinical Trial Required)National Institutes of Healthmentored, quantitative research development, clinical, early career10/12/2024
Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (Parent K08 Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required)National Institutes of Healthmentored, research development, clinical, early career10/12/2024
Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (Parent K08 – Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Healthmentored, research development, clinical, early career10/12/2024
Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (Parent K08 – Independent Clinical Trial Required)National Institutes of Healthmentored, research development, clinical, early career10/12/2024
Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (Parent K01 Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required)National Institutes of Healthmentored, research development, clinical, early career10/12/2024
Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (Parent K01 - Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Healthmentored, research development, clinical, early career10/12/2024
Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (Parent K01 - Independent Clinical Trial RequiredNational Institutes of Healthmentored, research development, clinical, early career10/12/2024
Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient - Oriented Research (Parent K24 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Healthmid-career health professionals, patient-oriented research, mentor junior investigators, Early career10/12/2024
Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient - Oriented Research (Parent K24 Independent Clinical Trial Required)National Institutes of Healthmid-career researchers, clinician-scientists, independent research careers, early career10/12/2024
Lasker Clinical Research Scholars Program (Si2/R00 Clinical Trial Optional)National Institutes of Healthearly stage, independent clinical investigators, National Institutes of Health, intramural program, extramural institution, early career8/30/2024
Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP): Early Investigator Research AwardDepartment of DefenseOAFS, Prostate, early career,8/9/20248/30/2024
AACR - ASTRAZENECA ENDOMETRIAL CANCER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPAmerican Association for Cancer Research (AACR)OAFS, Endometrial cancer, fellowship, cancer research7/18/2024
Pancreatic Cancer Research Program: 2024 Focused Pilot AwardDepartment of DefenseOAFS, Pancreatic cancer, pilot award, Early career, early stage9/18/202410/3/2024
Pancreatic Cancer Research Program: Idea Development AwardDepartment of DefenseOAFS, Pancreatic cancer, pilot award, Early career, early stage6/28/202410/3/2024
Melanoma Research Program: Idea AwardDepartment of DefenseOAFS, early stage, early career, Melanoma, concept development 7/29/20248/26/2024
Melanoma Research Program: Melanoma Academy Scholar AwardDepartment of DefenseOAFS, Melanoma, training, early career, early stage7/29/20248/26/2024
Damon Runyon–St. Jude Pediatric Cancer Research FellowshipDamon Runyon Cancer Research FoundationOAFS, pediatric cancer research, fellowship award, early career8/15/2024
AGA - Bern Schwartz Family Fund Research Scholar Award in Pancreatic CancerAmerican Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Research FoundationOAFS, early career, digestive disease 12/4/2024
Seed Grants for research in childhood cancerPablove FoundationOAFS, childhood cancer research, innovative research, less common cancers, Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome, late stages of training7/1/202410/8/2024
AACR - MPM Oncology Charitable Foundation Transformative Cancer Research GrantsAmerican Association for Cancer Research (AACR)OAFS, transformative cancer research, early career investigators, early stage6/11/202410/1/2024
T32 Training Program for Institutions That Promote Diversity (T32 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Healthbiomedical, diversity, training, heart, lung, blood8/14/20249/13/2024
AACR - AstraZeneca Breast Cancer Fellowship for Endocrine Therapy ResearchAmerican Association for Cancer Research (AACR)OAFS, breast, fellowship, endocrine therapy, postdoctoral, clinical 8/15/2024
(NOSI) for Administrative Supplements to Fogarty International Center's Research Training and Educational Development Grants: Opportunity Pathways in Global Health Research and TrainingNational Institutes of HealthGlobal health, training7/27/2024
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Senior Fellowship (Parent F33) National Institutes of HealthIndependent, fellowship8/8/2024
Breast Cancer, Era of Hope Scholar AwardDepartment of Defense OAFS, Breast, Early Career8/6/2024
Career Catalyst Research Grant (CCR)Susan G. KomenLimited, OAFS, Early Career7/29/2024
Peg’s Fight for Life Early Career Research AwardA Breath of Hope Lung Foundation OAFS, Lung, Early Career7/13/20249/13/2024
2024 DIPG Research Fellowship GrantChadTough Defeat DIPG FoundationOAFS, Pediatric, Sarcoma9/13/2024
Pancreatic Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship AwardRobert L. Fine Cancer Research FoundationOAFS, Pancreatic, Postdoctoral3/15/2025
The NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Cancer InstituteLimited, Predoctoral, Postdoctoral, Training, Fellow, Transition, Early Stage8/29/2024
NIH HEAL Initiative PainCare Clinician Training Program (PCTP): Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Awards (K08 - Clinical Trials Required)National Institutes of HealthPain management, clinical trials, mentored research, career development10/12/2024
NIH HEAL Initiative PainCare Clinician Training Program (PCTP): Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Awards (K08 - Basic Experimental Studies with Humans (BESH) Required)National Institutes of HealthPain management, clinical trials, mentored research, career development10/12/2024
NIH HEAL Initiative PainCare Clinician Training Program (PCTP): Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Awards (K08 - Clinical Trials Not Allowed)National Institutes of HealthPain management, clinical trials, mentored research, career development10/12/2024
NIH HEAL Initiative PainCare Clinician Training Program (PCTP): Mentored Patient - Oriented Research Career Development award (K23 - Clinical Trial Required)National Institutes of HealthPain management, patient-oriented research, career development, clinical trial10/12/2024
Kidney Cancer, Postdoctoral and Clinical Fellowship AwardDepartment of DefenseOAFS, Kidney, postdoctoral, clinical, fellowship9/5/2024
2024 Immuno - Informatics Postdoctoral FellowshipCancer Research Institute OAFS, Early-stage, Postdoctoral, Immuno-informatics, fellowship9/1/2024
2025 Fellow AwardLeukemia & Lymphoma SocietyOAFS, Fellowship, Blood, early-career, translational, clinical10/18/2024
2025 Special Fellow AwardLeukemia & Lymphoma SocietyOAFS, Fellowship, Blood, early-career, specialized, health disparities, data science10/18/2024
Long-term International Fellowship (LIFe)American Society of Clinical OncologyOAFS, collaboration, career development1/31/2025
2025 Postdoctoral Fellowship GrantsLymphoma Research FoundationOAFS, career development9/5/2024

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