CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowships
The Cancer Research Institute Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program provides support to fund and train young
immunologists and cancer immunologists at top universities
and research centers around the world. Applicants must be
working in areas directly related to cancer immunology. Fellows work and continue their training under the guidance of a
world-renowned immunologist, who mentors the fellow and
prepares him or her for a productive and successful career in
Fellowships include: Stipend of $55,000 for first year; $57,000
for second year; and $59,000 for third year. In addition, an
allowance of $1,500 per year is allotted to the host institution
for use at the sponsor’s discretion to help pay for the fellow’s
research supplies, travel to scientific meetings, and/or health
Where: Leading universities and research centers around the
When: Fellowships can be activated three months after the
application deadline but no later than one year following the
deadline. Awards activate on the first of the month.
Applications due: April 1 and October 1 at 5:00 p.m. EST
Graduate Student Award in Computational
The National Center for Supercomputing Applications sponsors two graduate student awards to encourage graduate work
in computational chemistry, recognize research accomplishments, and stimulate interest in the Subdivision of Theoretical
Chemistry and the PHYS division of the ACS. It is open to
any graduate student, regardless of citizenship, who is an ACS
member or whose adviser is an ACS member.
What: Two awards will be made annually. The first is for up
to 60,000 service units on NCSA’s Teragrid resources and the
second is for up to 30,000 service units.
Applications due: October 1 (annual review).
Establishment & Support: Since 2009, these awards are currently supported by NCSA. They were initially established
with support from CRAY, and from 1995 until 2005 IBM
provided support for these awards. No awards were made in
The Hertz Foundation: Graduate Fellowship
Awards are based on merit, and also include a personal-sup-port stipend. The cost-of-education allowance is accepted by
all of the participating schools in lieu of all fees and tuition.
In addition to providing the necessary funding along with the
research freedom for awardees to pursue their Ph.D.s., the
foundation also provides mentorship and counsel through
the lifelong community of peers to which the award recipients now belong—the Hertz Community. This Community
comprises current in-school Fellows who are pursuing their
graduate degrees as well as the entire group of alumni Fellows
(now totaling over 1,200).
Fellowships include: Option 1, Hertz Foundation Only,
renewed annually with satisfactory progress toward Ph.D.,
for a total fellowship of no more than five years; $32,000 /
9-month personal stipend plus full tuition equivalent. Fellows
with dependent children receive an additional $5,000 per year
stipend. Option 2, Coordinated Fellowship, Hertz supports
acceptance of multiple awards and works with each awardee
on an individual basis to ensure compliance with all funding
agencies. Please see Web site for details.
Where: Fellows must attend one of the Foundation’s currently
participating schools, or must petition the Foundation to
include a school in the United States that he or she desires to
Who: College seniors wishing to pursue a Ph.D. in any of the
fields of particular interest to the Foundation and graduate
students in their first year of doing so. Please see the Web site
for additional eligibility requirements.
Applications due: For the academic year 2019–2020, the application will open August 15, 2018. The deadline for submission will be Fall 2018.
ACS Postdoc to Faculty Workshop
Postdoctoral scholars seeking academic positions are encouraged to apply for this competitive two-day workshop. The
Postdoc to Faculty (P2F) Workshop compares and contrasts
positions and expectations in undergraduate and graduate
chemistry departments; provides assistance with and feedback
on teaching philosophies and research statements; presents
strategies for balancing scholarship, teaching, and service
expectations with life outside academia; creates a network of
early-career faculty along with mentors who can guide newly-minted faculty members; and introduces interactive teaching
models and provides resources to facilitate their incorporation. FREE housing, meals, and registration for the workshop
are provided to the selected applicants.
Where: Held just prior to the fall ACS National Meeting in
When: August 17–18, 2018
Workshop includes: In addition to free housing and meals,
participants receive information about institutional culture,
teaching philosophies and pedagogies, and academia’s expectations, and they also network with faculty mentors.
Applications due: April 30, 2018