External Diversity Awards and Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of diversity related awards that students and faculty within our department may be eligible for. Note that some listing represent multiple award calls and not all eligibility criteria are listed. Please click on the award name for more information. If you do not see any awards that match your needs and eligibility, take a look through the Graduate College's Fellowship Finder for a more comprehensive list of awards. We strive to keep this information current, if you find any information to be missing, inaccurate, or out-of-date please email the Librarian at psych-webmaster@ad.uillinois.edu

Award Name Type Career Stage Citizenship

Penn Predoctoral Fellowships for Excellence Through Diversity

Residential Fellowship PhD - post quals U.S citizen or permanent resident

Marilyn Yarbrough Dissertation/Teaching Fellowship

Research and Teaching Fellowship PhD - any stage U.S citizens, nationals or protected individuals under 8 USC 1324b(a)(3)(B)
Drug Abuse Dissertation Research (R36) Research Fellowship PhD - any stage unknown
Aging Research Dissertation Awards to Increase Diversity (R36) Research Fellowship PhD - any stage unknown
AAUW American Fellowships

Dissertation Fellowship

Research Leave

Publication Grant

PhD - post prelim

Postdoctoral

Non-tenured faculty

U.S. citizens or permanent resident

The Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies

Dissertation Fellowship PhD - post prelim No restriction
Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

Pre-doctoral Fellowship

Dissertation Fellowship

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Senior Fellowship

Intending PhD or PhD

PhD - post prelim

Postdoc

Previous Fellowship Recipients

U.S. citizens, nationals, permanent residents, and those with deferred action status
Mitchem Dissertation Fellowship Program Residential Fellowship PhD - post prelim unknown

George Bennett Fellowship

Residential Fellowship Any unknown

American Board of Professional Psychology Outstanding Dissertation Award

Dissertation Award PhD - less that 1yr post dissertation unknown
Mariam K. Chamberlain Dissertation Award Dissertation Fellowship PhD unknown
Paula Kantor Award Research Fellowship unknown unknown

UCSB Department of Black Studies Dissertation Fellowship

Dissertation Fellowship PhD - post prelim unknown

Frederick Douglass Institute Fellowship Program

Residential Fellowship Postdoc unknown

Congressional Fellowships on Women and Public Policy

Residential Fellowship PhD and less than 2 years post PhD eligible to work in the United States
Clayman Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Residential Fellowship Postdoc unknown

Henry Roe Cloud Dissertation Writing Fellowship

Residential Fellowship PhD No restriction

General Diversity Awards

Award Name Type Career Stage Citizenship

NIH Blueprint Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience

Research Fellowship PhD - any stage U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents

NINDS Advanced Postdoctoral Career Transition Award to Promote Diversity in Neuroscience Research (K22)

Research Fellowship Postdoc U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents

Vera S. Paster Award

Merit Scholarship PhD - any stage unknown

Diversity in Psychology and Law Research Award

Research Fellowship

Undergraduate

PhD - any stage

unknown

Malyon Smith Scholarship Research Award

Research Fellowship PhD - any stage unknown

 

 

Postdoctoral and Early Career Diversity Awards

 

Award Name Type Career Stage Citizenship

ABPP Early Career Diversity Award

Merit Scholarship Less than 10 years post PhD unknown
NINDS Faculty Development Award to Promote Diversity in Neuroscience Research (K01) Research Fellowship Less than 3 years of faculty appointment U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents
NCI Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K08) Research Fellowship Post PhD U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents
Harvard Chan Yerby Fellowship Program Research Fellowship Post PhD - entry level professional U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and those with deferred action status

University of Pennsylvania- Postdoctoral Fellowships For Academic Diversity

Residential Fellowship Less than 3 years post PhD U.S. citizens or permanent residents

The Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity

Residential Fellowship Less than 5 years post PhD no restriction; preference to U.S. citizens or permanent residents

UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship awards

Residential Fellowship unknown eligible to work in the United States

University of Michigan's
President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Residential Fellowship unknown eligible to work in the United States
University of Michigan NCID Postdoctoral Fellowship Residential Fellowship Less than 3 years post PhD unknown
University of Colorado Boulder's Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Residential Fellowship Post PhD U.S. citizens or permanent residents
Thurgood Marshall Dissertation Fellowship Residential Fellowship unknown unknown
Illinois Distinguished Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholar Program Residential Fellowship unknown unknown