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Funding opportunities which may be relevant for New Investigators
 
National Institute of Health funding lists**
**Wonderful resource for searching for travel grants, fellowships, scholarships and research grant opportunities available for European and American-based projects:
http://www.rdfunding.org.uk/

 
Australia and New Zealand:

NHMRC postgraduate scholarships, postdoctoral fellowships, career awards and research grants
http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/grants/apply/index.htm

ARC postdoctoral fellowships and research grants.
http://www.arc.gov.au/ncgp/default.htm

The Royal Society of New Zealand
http://www.royalsociety.org.nz/site/funding/other/default.aspx

Health Research Council New Zealand career development awards, studentships
http://www.hrc.govt.nz/
http://www.hrc.govt.nz/root/Research%20Funding/Funding%20Opportunities/Career_Development_Opportunities.html

NZ Foundation for Research Science and Technology postdoctoral fellowships
http://www.frst.govt.nz/funding/students/postdoc

 

University of Melbourne:
Domestic funding

http://cms.research.unimelb.edu.au/rgc/grants/find/international/domestic

International funding
http://cms.research.unimelb.edu.au/rgc/grants/find/international/internationalfunding

University funding
http://cms.research.unimelb.edu.au/rgc/grants/find/international/uom

This is a great webpage containing various funding opportunity databases:
http://cms.research.unimelb.edu.au/rgc/grants/find/database


Monash University:
Margaret Clayton Women in Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
http://www.sci.monash.edu.au/research/clayton-fellowship.html

Faculty of Science Research Bulletin 2009
http://www.sci.monash.edu.au/research/bulletin/2009/srb0904/index.html

 

 

United Kingdom:


Academy of Medical Sciences
http://www.acmedsci.ac.uk/p25.html

BBSRC
http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/funding/fellowships/david_phillips.html
http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/funding/grants/new_investigator.html

Cancer Research UK
http://science.cancerresearchuk.org/gapp/personalfund/fellowships/tcd_cdf?version=1

Centre for Trophoblast Research travel grants, scholarships, summer studentships and fellowships
http://www.trophoblast.cam.ac.uk/info/fellowships.shtml
http://www.trophoblast.cam.ac.uk/info/studentships.shtml
http://www.trophoblast.cam.ac.uk/info/awards.shtml

European Union
http://ec.europa.eu/grants/index_en.htm

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships
http://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/grants_awards/grants/early_career_fellowships/

L’Oreal Women in Science Fellowships, UK
http://www.womeninscience.co.uk/

MRC Grant and fellowship opportunites
http://www.mrc.ac.uk/Fundingopportunities/Grants/NIRG/index.htm

Royal Society grant and fellowship opportunities
http://royalsociety.org/page.asp?id=1734

Sir Isaac Newton Trust grant and fellowship opportunities
http://www.newtontrust.cam.ac.uk/

Society for Endocrinology (UK):
http://www.endocrinology.org/grants/

The Biochemical Society: http://www.biochemistry.org/
http://www.biochemistry.org/Awards/tabid/366/Default.aspx
http://www.biochemistry.org/Grants/tabid/309/Default.aspx

The British Society for Developmental biology:
http://www.bms.ed.ac.uk/services/webspace/bsdb/Bsdbawards.htm

Wellcome Trust grant and fellowship opportunities
http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Biomedical-science/Grants/Fellowships-and-personal-awards/Basic-biomedical-fellowships/WTX033549.htm
http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Biomedical-science/Grants/Fellowships-and-personal-awards/Basic-biomedical-fellowships/WTD004431.htm

 

Japan:

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) fellowship and grant programs
http://www.jsps.go.jp/english/e-fellow/fellow.html
http://www.mext.go.jp/english/abroad/foreigners/04061802.htm
http://www.jsps.go.jp/english/e-grants/grants.html

 

 

Canada:


The two agencies funding medical research in Canada are CIHR (Canadian Institute of Health Research) and NSERC (National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada). Both have funding competitions at the Masters, Doctoral, and Post Doctoral level. Smaller funding agencies, such as the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada provide funding to specific research topics.

Masters and Doctoral Research Students:
Heart and Stroke Foundation Masters and Doctoral Research Award

http://www.hsf.ca/research/en/open-competitions/personnel-support-program.html#dra

CIHR (Canadian Institute of Health Research) Doctoral Research Award
http://www.researchnet-recherchenet.ca/rnr16/viewOpportunityDetails.do?prog=219&view=browseArchive&browseArc=true&language=E

NSERC
http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/PG-CS/index_eng.asp

Postdoctoral Research Funding:
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Research Fellowship
http://www.hsf.ca/research/en/open-competitions/personnel-support-program.html#dra

CIHR (Canadian Institute of Health Research) Postdoctoral Fellowship
http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/34796.html

NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship
http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/PD-NP/PDF-BP_eng.asp


Some additional province-specific funding links:
Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
http://www.ahfmr.ab.ca/

Ontario Graduate Scholarships
http://osap.gov.on.ca/eng/Not_Secure/Plan_Grants_full_sepapp_OGS_12345.htm

Additional links from the University of Toronto
http://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/informationfor/postdoctoral/awards.htm

British Columbia Graduate Scholarships
http://www.tted.gov.bc.ca/TRI/research/funding/students/Pages/default.aspx

 

 

Europe:

L’Oreal for Women in Science; Fellowship and grant opportunities
http://www.loreal.com/_en/_ww/index.aspx?direct1=00008&direct2=00008/00004

EMBO
http://www.embo.org/

FWO
www.FWO.be

IWT
www.IWT.be

VIB Research Institute
http://www.vib.be/VIB/EN/

Vlaamse Overheid
o Departement Economie, Wetenschap en Innovatie
o IWETO-databank Vlaanderen

Europese Gemeenschap
o Europa (Algemeen)
o Zevende Kaderprogramma
o Cordis (Community Research and Development Information Service)
o ERGO - European Research Gateways On-line (European research and development project information)
o The Research Information Centre

Federaal Wetenschapsbeleid (vroegere DWTC)

Research Belgium, Belgische portaalsite voor Onderzoek en Innovatie
http://www.research.be/
http://www.research.be/ListURL/list.asp?KeyId=645&up=619

Ethics.be: portaalsite van de centra voor ethiek
http://www.ethics.be/ethics/index.php?LAN=N


North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)
http://www.nato.int/science/index.html

European Science Foundation (ESF)
http://www.esf.org/

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/oer.htm


Academici - The Virtual Academy
http://www.academici.com/


UNESCO - E-MAP: E-network on Educational Planning & Management
http://emap.lunebleue.net/public_index.php?&lang=en

MIUR Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica (Italy):
http://www.miur.it/0003Ricerc/index_cf3.htm :

PRIN (Italy)
http://prin.miur.it/index.php?pag=2008

FIRB (Italy)
http://futuroinricerca.miur.it/

Telethon (EU) :
http://www.telethon.it/sites/researchers/Pagine/Default.aspx
http://www.telethon.it/sites/researchers/callsapplications/default.aspx

Marie Curie Fellowships (EU):
http://ec.europa.eu/research/fp6/mariecurie-actions/action/fellow_en.html
http://ec.europa.eu/research/fp6/mariecurie-actions/information/publications_en.html

Fyssen Fondation Research Grants (France):
http://www.fondation-fyssen.org/subventionsUS.html

 

 

United States:


Burrough’s Wellcome Fund: http://www.bwfund.org/
Biomedical Sciences Career Awards: http://www.bwfund.org/page.php?mode=privateview&pageID=188
Pre-term birth initiative: http://www.bwfund.org/pages/363/PTBI-/

National Institute of Health
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at NIH: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development: http://www.nichd.nih.gov/
Research training and career development awards: http://grants.nih.gov/training/nrsa.htm


American Society for Reproductive Medicine: http://www.asrm.org/Professionals/Research_Grants/grants.html

Lalor Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
http://www.lalorfound.org/

Life Sciences Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
http://www.lsrf.org/pages/geninfo.htm

National Academy of Sciences Early Career Fellowships and grant opportunities
http://www.nas.edu/opportunities/

National Science Foundation research fellowships
https://www.fastlane-beta.nsf.gov/grfp/Login.do
https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/jsp/homepage/postdoc_fel.jsp;jsessionid=a830b140114f2e737b64

The PEW Trust scholarships, fellowships research grants
http://www.pewtrusts.org/our_work_category.aspx?id=340

 

 

South America:

Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET)
www.conicet.gov.ar

Agencia Nacional de Promoción Científica
www.agencia.secyt.gov.ar


Secretaría de Ciencia y Técnica de la Universidad de Buenos Aires (SECYT)
www.rec.uba.ar

Secretaría de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación Productiva
www.secyt.gov.ar

Fundación Florencio Fiorini
www.fff.org.ar

Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores
http://www.mrecic.gov.ar/portal/seree/dgcin/becas.html#descuentos

Fundación AJ Roemmers
http://www.roemmers.com.ar/acerca/funda/funda.asp

Ministerio de Salud- Secretaria de Salud, Ciencia y Tecnología-Becas Ramón Carrillo-Arturo Oñativia
www.sacyt.msal.gov.ar.

Funding for local PhD and Master students, who are interested in performing their studies in high standard universities abroad.

(For Doctoral Degree) http://www.conicyt.cl/573/article-32186.html
(For Master Degree) http://www.conicyt.cl/573/article-32188.html

Funding for co-tutorial thesis: this program is for local students who are interested in developing their thesis with one Chilean and one international tutor. The aim of this program is to stimulate the collaboration between two laboratories.

http://www.conicyt.cl/573/article-31522.html

With this same idea, there are specific programs for cooperation in New Zeeland and Australia
http://www.conicyt.cl/573/article-30635.html

Or for cooperation in France
http://www.conicyt.cl/573/article-31574.html


Funding for foreign students to undertake a PhD in Chile. This program covers all the expenses in the local university, travel, some money for accommodation and some money for salary.

http://www.conicyt.cl/573/article-31187.html

There is also a version of this programme only for Latin-Americans students, please visit the web page of
www.conicyt.cl