Helpful Websites for Women Scientists Interested in Fellowships, Scholarships and Funding Opportunities
The CSWM has compiled a list of resources for women in science regarding fellowships, scholarships and funding opportunities. If you know of any other funding opportunities that are not listed here, please e-mail the link to Publicaffairs@asmusa.org.
Funding is also available from private sources. If a woman is interested in the type of work or research done by a certain type of company for example a. Pharmaceutical or, Chemical, etc. check with the company to see if they have any support for graduate studies with or without a “Payback consequence”.
Awards, Fellowships and Travel Grants
Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
AAAS/Science GrantsNet - an excellent resource as it pulls together all federal programs and most of the private programs offering research and student support.The search enginepermits career stages and field specificsearchs.http://www.grantsnet.org/
Science Careers has a rich collection of "How to Get Funded" resources http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_development/tools_resources/how_to_guides/how_to_get_funding
The Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) and co-sponsoring NIH institutes and centers announce two (2) program announcements (for an R21 and an R03)to advance new concepts in women’s health research and the study of sex/gender differences. ORWH is particularly interested in encouraging extramural investigators to undertake new interdisciplinary research to advance studies on how sex and gender factors affect women's health. Applications in all areas of women’s health and/or sex/gender research are invited. Detailed information, including deadlines, can be found through the urls below:
R03 version of ANSWHR: http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAS-07-382.html
For further information, please contact Dr. Lisa Begg, at email@example.com, or 301-496-7853.
Research supplements for postdoctoral research scientists who are taking care of a child or sick family member. Provides PIs who are NIAID grantees with additional funds to hire a mid-to-senior level technician to fill in when the caregiver needs to be away from the lab. NIAID will provide $500,000 a year to support this pilot program.
L’Oreal USA Fellowships for women in science is a national awards program that annually recognizes and rewards five US-based women researchers at the beginning of their scientific careers. Recipients receive $40,000 each that they must apply toward their post-doctoral research. For more information, visit the website at http://www.loreal.co.nz/ Select the "US Corporate" site and then look for the "For Women in Science" tab at the top of the screen.
For more career development information for women scientists, peruse the National Institutes of Health: http://orwh.od.nih.gov/
http://womeninscience.nih.gov/ - describes a NIH mentoring workshop for women scientists and has a link to the Beyond Bias and Barriers Report by the National Academies of Science.