Below is a select list of resources with funding opportunities in Natural Sciences & Math

  • American Chemical Society
    ACS offers grants to support the advancement of the chemical sciences through research, education, and community projects.
  • Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation (HFG)
    HFG welcomes proposals from any of the natural and social sciences and the humanities that promise to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence, aggression, and dominance. HFG awards research grants to individuals for individual projects only.  In addition to its support for postdoctoral research, ten or more dissertation fellowships are awarded each year to individuals who will complete the writing of the dissertation within the award year.
  • National Academies
    The National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council offer several fellowships and early career opportunities in science, engineering, and medicine.  Information on eligibility guidelines and application deadlines is available on specific programs’ websites.
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    Search all NIH funding opportunities and notices including Requests for Applications (RFAs) and Program Announcements (PAs).
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
    Search all NSF funding opportunities or browse by program or program area.
  • Science Careers (from the journal Science)
    Provided by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to find funds for research and training in the sciences from government, non-profit, and private institutions.
  • Simons Foundation
    Grantmaking efforts focus on mathematical and physical sciences, life sciences and autism research.
  • Smithsonian Institution
    Fellowships at the Smithsonian Institution provide graduate students and postdoctoral scholars with opportunities to pursue independent research projects in association with members of the Smithsonian professional research staff.  Fellows are expected to spend most of their tenure in residence at the Smithsonian, except when arrangements are made for periods of field work or research travel.
  • Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
    Seeking to dignify the teaching profession, the Foundation offers Teaching Fellowships to encourage the most outstanding students to choose teaching as a career.  It also offers fellowships to support future leaders at a variety of career stages in the fields of foreign affairs, education, women & gender, ans religion & ethics.