Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral
Submit an application if you are a researcher from abroad
with above-average qualifications, at the beginning of your academic career, and only completed your doctorate in the last
four years. A Humboldt Research Fellowship for postdoctoral
researchers allows you to carry out long-term research ( 6–24
months) in Germany. Applicants choose their own topic of
research and their academic host.
Award: Please see Web page for details
When: Carry out long-term research ( 6–24 months) in Germany
Deadline: Please see Web page for details
AAUW American Fellowships
AAUW American Fellowships support women scholars who
are completing dissertations, planning research leave from
accredited institutions, or preparing research for publication.
AAUW evaluates candidates on the basis of scholarly excellence; the quality and originality of the project design; and active commitment to helping women and girls through service
in their community, professions, or fields of research.
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent
Deadline: November 1
ACS Award for Creative Invention
To recognize a single inventor for the successful application of
research in chemistry and/or chemical engineering that contributes to the material prosperity and happiness of people.
Award: $5,000 and a certificate. Up to $1,000 for travel expenses to the meeting at which the award will be presented
will be reimbursed.
Who: A patent must have been granted for the work to be
recognized, with the nominee listed as an inventor, and it will
have been developed during the 17 years ending January 1,
Sponsor: ACS Corporation Associates
Deadline: November 1 (annual review)
National Science Foundation: Division of Molec-
ular and Cellular Biosciences: Investigator-Initi-
ated Research Projects (MCB)
The Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (MCB)
supports quantitative, mechanistic, predictive, and theory-driven fundamental research designed to promote understanding of complex living systems at the molecular, sub-cellular, and cellular levels. While recognizing the need for
thorough and accurate descriptions of biological complexes
and pathways, the priority of the Division is to support work
that advances the field by capturing the predictive power of
mechanistic, quantitative, and evolutionary approaches.
Who: Highest funding priority is given to applications that
have outstanding intellectual merit and strong broader impacts, Please see Web site for information about preferred
types of projects.
Deadline: Full proposal accepted any time.
Environmental Chemistry Graduate Student
National Science Foundation: Division of Materi-
als Research—Topical Materials Research Pro-
Research supported by the DMR focuses on advancing fundamental understanding of materials, materials discovery,
design, synthesis, characterization, properties, and materials-related phenomena.
Who: Educators and small groups; please see Web site for
Eligibility: Eligibility rules apply. Please see Web site for further information.
Deadline: November 1, 2019
National Science Foundation: Division of Chemistry: Disciplinary Research Programs (CHE-DRP)
This solicitation applies to nine CHE Disciplinary Chemistry Research Programs: Chemical Catalysis (CAT); Chemical
Measurement and Imaging (CMI); Chemical Structure, Dynamics and Mechanisms-A (CSDM-A); Chemical Structure
Dynamics and Mechanisms-B (CSDM-B); Chemical Synthesis (SYN); Chemical Theory, Models and Computational
Methods (CTMC); Chemistry of Life Processes (CLP); Environmental Chemical Sciences (ECS); and Macromolecular,
Supramolecular and Nano chemistry (MSN)
Who: Please see Web site for details.
Deadline: September 30, 2019