ALFRED P. SLOAN FOUNDATION: Sloan Research Fellowships

Deadline: 
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 23:59
Discipline: 
Sciences
Region: 
Global

 

The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field. The 2019 fellowship amount will be $70,000. Fellowship funds may be used by the fellow for any expense judged supportive of the fellow’s research including staffing, professional travel, lab expenses, equipment, or summer salary support. 

Eligibility requirements: 

  • Candidates must hold a tenure track (or equivalent) position at a college, university, or other degree-granting institution in the United States or Canada.  Tenure track faculty positions at the candidate's institution must include a yearly teaching requirement.
  • Candidates must hold a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in chemistry, computational or evolutionary molecular biology, computer science, economics, mathematics, neuroscience, ocean sciences, physics, or a related field;
  • Candidates' most recent Ph.D. (or equivalent) must have been awarded on or after September 1, 2012.  Exceptions may apply.  

Nominations for the 2020 Sloan Research Fellowships will open July 15, 2019.

For further questions,  see FAQ page or email at researchfellows@sloan.org