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UNCF/Merck Postdoctoral Science Research Fellowship

U.S. African American Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree recipients in a life or physical science are eligible for this award. Students must be appointed as a new or continuing postdoctoral fellow by the end of the current calendar year at an academic or non-academic research institution in the U.S. (private industrial laboratories are excluded). This postdoctoral appointment must be for 12 or more months.

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Awarded by:
United Negro College Fund
Award Amount:

Up to $92,000, which includes a stipend of up to $77,000 and a research grant of up to $15,000 to the hosting department. The stipend is intended to provide 12-24 months of fellowship tenure. A maximum of $55,000 of stipend may be received in any 12-month period. The research grant is intended to support the research needs of the fellow.

10 or more postdoctoral fellowships offered annually.
Deadline Info:

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Award Amount:$92,000
Application Deadline: December 11, 2014