Finding postdoc funding can be a time consuming process, you will have to devote some time and effort to the search for opportunity alignment. In addition, each funding source has different requirements and eligibility. Some opportunities have citizenship requirements and/or time since PhD/MD degree. Check with your department’s grants administrator early on to ensure that your application is appropriate and meets any internal WashU requirements.

Stipend Guide for Postdoctoral Research Scholars (PDF)

Internal Funding Resources

Internal Funding Opportunities

W. M. Keck Postdoctoral Program

The W. M. Keck Postdoctoral Program in Molecular Medicine at Washington University is administered by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. This fellowship provides stipend support for one year to postdocs who are U.S. citizens with less than 2 years of postdoctoral experience and whose faculty mentor is a member of DBBS. The Call for Nominations is open and sent to DBBS Faculty every spring.

Keck 2020 Awardees : Brian V. Lananna, PhD, Developmental Biology, Imai Lab; Dana Shaw,  PhD, Developmental Biology, Mokalled Lab, Vanessa Munoz, PhD, Molecular Microbiology, Hultgren Lab

Rita Levi-Montalcini Postdoctoral Fellowship in Regenerative Medicine
The Annual James L. O’Leary Prizes for Research in Neuroscience
Biodiversity Postdoctoral Fellowship

Travel Awards

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs does not currently have funds for travel awards.

Other Funding Resources and Information