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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Training Programs (Deadline: Ongoing) 
Research and public health training programs and fellowships. CDC has many diverse fellowship, internship, training, and volunteer opportunities for students and professionals. 

Fulbright Programs for US Scholars (Deadline: September 15, 2023) 
Fulbright programs annually offer U.S. faculty, administrators and professionals grants to lecture, conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields, or to participate in seminars. 

Fulbright Programs for Non-US Scholars (Deadline: Ongoing) 
Annual programs support research and teaching, and outreach lecturing of visiting scholars to the U.S., alongside internationalization efforts of U.S. campuses. 

US Department of Veterans Affairs Career Development Program 
Provides mentoring for junior researchers, clinicians and non-clinicians, so they can learn from renowned, experienced VA researchers. Awards are provided in biomedical laboratory, clinical science, health services, and rehabilitation research. 

Biomedical Laboratory R&D (Deadline: May 1, November 1) 

Clinical Science R&D (Deadline: May 1, November 1) 

Health Services R&D (Deadline: April 15, October 15) 

Rehabilitation R&D (Deadline: May 1, November 1) 

Burroughs Welcome Fund Resident Faculty Scholar (Deadline: September 9) 

The Resident Faculty Scholar Grant Program will support a faculty member, or small groups of faculty members, at institutions in the United States or Canada, to utilize BWF Headquarters as a site for mini-sabbaticals/project incubation allowing the dedicated protected time to initiate or accelerate their work when aligned with BWF priorities and goals. 

International Society for Infectious Diseases Grants (Deadline: On Hold Due to COVID) 
ISID aims to enhance research, prevention, and treatment of infectious diseases, particularly in low resource countries.  Several fellowships and small grants for early investigators (younger than 40) are available. 

European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases Awards (Deadline: Ongoing) 
Training fellowships and other awards for ESPID members in good standing conducting basic or clinical pediatric research.   

National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (Deadline: Ongoing) 
Postdoctoral fellowships and young investigator awards in the natural sciences. NSF encourages submission of CAREER proposals from early-career faculty at all CAREER-eligible organizations and especially encourages women, members of underrepresented minority groups, and persons with disabilities to apply. 

Bay Area Lyme Foundation Emerging Scientific Leader in Lyme Research Award (Deadline: January 31, June 30, September 30)  
These grants support new and innovative projects and aim to attract aspiring new scientific talent to the field of Lyme. Candidate applications must include a viable proposal for a proof-of-concept project to be funded, in part or in sum, by the grant award. 

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society  (Deadline: Ongoing) 
Funding opportunities offered to members of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society to stimulate scholarly basic, translational, and clinical research in areas pertinent to Pediatric Infectious Diseases including innovative research to improve or develop new vaccines and immunotherapeutics for children. 

Thrasher Research Fund: E.W. “Al”  Thrasher Awards (Deadline: Ongoing) 

Offering awards in pediatric medical research. The E.W. "Al" Thrasher Awards seeks to improve children's health through medical research, with an emphasis on projects that have the potential to translate into clinically meaningful results within a few years. The Fund awards grants two times per year, with no fixed number of awards given in each funding cycle or in each year. 

Howard Hughes Medical Institute: Hannah H. Gray Fellows Program (Deadline: not yet announced) 

The goal of the Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program is to recruit and retain individuals from gender, racial, ethnic, and other groups underrepresented in the life sciences, including those individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. 

Howard Hughes Medical Institute: Investigator Program (Deadline: March 21, 2023) 

HHMI employs and supports more than 250 Investigators, who are based at over 60 universities, colleges, and other research institutions across the US. In addition to their research programs, HHMI Investigators participate in educational activities and hold leadership roles at these host institutions. (Deadline: Ongoing) 
Search and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all federal grant-making agencies  

American Society for Microbiology Student Fellowships (Deadline: Ongoing) 
Opportunities for students, postdoctoral fellows, and early and mid-career scientists interested in fellowships for conducting research and participating in activities that encourage professional growth. 

Kennedy Krieger Institute James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program (Deadline: not yet announced) 

CDC funded nine week summer program providing educational and professional development opportunities for students from under-represented populations defined by the federal government and those interested in addressing health disparities related to infectious diseases.  

Howard Hughes Medical Center Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study (Deadline: not yet announced) 
The program provides awards to pairs of dissertation advisers and their graduate students based on what HHMI values and considers essential components of the environment, particularly the institution and adviser’s commitment to creating a healthy academic ecosystem and the student’s potential for scientific leadership. Fellows are supported for up to three years of dissertation research, typically in years three, four, and five of PhD study. 

Gilead Medical Affairs Investigator Sponsored Research (Deadline: August) 
Gilead provides ISR grants primarily in our therapeutic areas of expertise and based on the scientific merit of the proposal. The research must be intended to contribute knowledge to the medical community, and will be reviewed by a Gilead cross functional committee.


Burroughs Welcome Fund: Career Awards at the Scientific Interface (Deadline: not yet announced) 

BWF's Career Awards at the Scientific Interface (CASI) provide $500,000 over five years to bridge advanced postdoctoral training and the first three years of faculty service. These awards are open to U.S. and Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and temporary residents. 

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