Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students and Postdocs

Flowchart: Pursuing Funding Opportunities for NMSU Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars

Applicants interested in these opportunities should contact Ms. Chong-Hwey Fee, Office of Research Administration Services.

 

Title Pre-proposal Proposal Special Restrictions
Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (AGS-PRF) NSF 19-574 Proposals accepted anytime Geospace Track: Science that aligns with the Aeronomy, Magnetospheric Physics or Solar Terrestrial Physics program; * Atmospheric Track: Science that aligns with the Atmospheric Chemistry, Physical and Dynamic Meteorology, Climate and Large-Scale Dynamics or Paleoclimate program.
Postdoctoral Research Opportunity in High Performance Computing & Prediction of Geospatial Dynamics (USDA-ARS-2020-0007) Rolling This opportunity is available to U.S. citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents (LPR), and foreign nationals. Non-U.S. citizen applicants should refer to the Guidelines for Non-U.S. Citizens Details page of the program website for information about the valid immigration status. Click HERE to see Guidelines for Non-U.S. Citizens Details:Click HERE to see all current at Agricultural Research Services
New Mexico Geological Society Grants-in-Aid Grants-in-Aid deadline is typically the 3rd Friday in February Multiple scholarships and awards. Undergraduate students are eligible for some scholarships and awards. Visit NMGS website for details. Click HERE to go to Application Portal.
USDA NIFA Predoctoral Fellowship program - 08/13/20 Eligible Postdoctoral Fellows – all doctoral degree requirements must be no earlier than January 1, 2017 and no later than May 13, 2021. Documentation from the graduate advisor, graduate committee, or the institution must be provided by the application deadline. The postdoctoral project director must be a citizen, national, or permanent resident of the United States. Please review the RFA carefully to determine eligibility. Program Area Contact: Dr. Ray Ali at (816) 926-1453 or nifafellows@usda.gov
USDA NIFA Predoctoral Fellowship program - 08/13/20 The Predoctoral Fellowships program areas help to develop new scientists and professionals to enter research, education, and/or extension fields within the food and agricultural sciences within the private sector, government, or academia. (The support may be requested for project periods of up to three years.) The applicant must be a citizen, national, or permanent resident of the United States and at the stage of conducting dissertation research, ultimately leading to completion of the dissertation and respective terminal degree. Predoctoral students, inclusive of those with baccalaureate and/or masters degrees, who meet the above criteria, may apply.
Microsoft Research PhD Fellowshiop - 8/14/20 This is a two-year fellowship for PhD students at North American universities pursuing research aligned to the research areas carried out by Microsoft Research. A maximum of three nominations per department will be accepted.
Ada Lovelace Fellowships 08/14/20 Ada Lovelace is a three-year fellowship for PhD students at North American universities pursuing research aligned to the research areas* carried out by Microsoft Research. Tuition and fees are covered for three academic years (2021–22, 2022–23, 2023–24). A maximum of three nominations per department will be accepted.
NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowships (AAPF) NSF 18-574 August 15-October 15, Annually The applicant has earned the doctoral degree in an appropriate scientific field within five (5) years prior to the proposal submission deadline or will complete the doctoral degree by 1 October following the proposal deadline. Click HERE to go to Application Portal
NSF Earth Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowships (EAR-PF) NSF 18-565 9/9/2020 (Second Wednesday in September, annually thereafter) The Division of Earth Sciences (EAR) offers two-year postdoctoral fellowships to provide opportunities for scientists early in their careers to obtain training beyond their graduate education. …… Projects may employ any combination of field, laboratory, and computational studies with observational, theoretical, or experimental approaches.
Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (MSPRF) NSF 16-558 10/21/2020 (Third Wednesday in Oct annually) May not have held the doctoral degree more than 2 years as of January 1 of the year of the award; Must propose research in an area of mathematics or statistics; May not have previously been a principal investigator or co-principal investigator of an NSF award (other than a graduate research fellowship or an award in support of a conference or workshop); May not submit a research plan duplicated in another NSF proposal; Must not have previously been offered an award by the MSPRF program; and Must have a doctoral degree conferred before the postdoctoral appointment start date. Click HERE to go to Application Portal
Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) NSF 19-590 10/19 -10/23/20, depending on the program The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing full-time research-based master's and doctoral degrees in STEM or in STEM education. The GRFP provides three years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements in STEM or STEM education. NSF especially encourages women, members of underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, veterans, and undergraduate seniors to apply.
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships 10/29/20 The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans program honors the contributions of immigrants and children of immigrants to the United States. The Fellowship is open to all fields of study and fully accredited full-time graduate degree programs. Selection criteria emphasize creativity, originality, initiative, and sustained accomplishment and we value a commitment to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The program does not have any quotas for types of degrees, universities or programs, countries of origin, or gender, etc.
SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (SPRF) 11/1/2020 (annually thereafter) Areas of Research: The Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) supports research in a broad range of disciplines and in interdisciplinary areas through its Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (BCS) Division, Social and Economic Sciences (SES) Division, and SBE Office of Multidisciplinary Activities (SMA). Track 1: Fundamental Research in the SBE Sciences (SPRF-FR). Track 2: Broadening Participation in the SBE Sciences (SPRF-BP).
Sandia National Laboratories Truman Fellowship - 11/1/20 The Truman Fellowship is a 3-year appointment established by Sandia National Laboratories to provide the opportunity for new Ph.D. scientists and engineers to pursue independent research of their own choosing that supports Sandia’s national security mission. Research focus areas are: bioscience, computing and information science, engineering science, materials science, nanodevices and microsystems, radiation effects and high energy density physics, and geosciences. Requirements: *PhD conferred within the past three years at the time of application or completion of PhD requirements by commencement of appointment. *No previous postdoc appointments a national lab - pre-postdoc internships excluded. *US citizen and able to maintain a DOE security clearance and more....
Sandia National Laboratories Jill Hruy Fellowship 11/1/20 The Hruby Fellowship is one of Sandia National Laboratories’ most prestigious postdoctoral fellowships which aims to develop women in the engineering and science fields who are interested in technical leadership careers in national security. Fellows may work at either of Sandia’s principal locations in New Mexico and California. Requirement: *PhD conferred within the past three years at the time of application or completion of PhD requirements by commencement of appointment. *Evidence of strong academic achievement, excellent technical accomplishment, leadership and ability to team effectively. *No previous postdoc appointments a national lab (internships excluded). *US citizen and able to maintain a DOE security clearance and more...