ALFRED P. SLOAN FOUNDATION: Sloan Research Fellowships

Deadline: 
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 23:59
Discipline: 
Open
Region: 
Global

THIS IS AN INTERNAL DEADLINE ONLY. THE 2019 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS PASSED. THE LAST DEADLINE WAS ON 09/17/2018. PLEASE CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR UPDATES.

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.  

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