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Early Career Funding Opportunities
The following early career development opportunities are accepting applications on a rolling basis. To learn more about early career development, contact the UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations at cfr@unc.edu or 919-962-3428.

Some opportunities are limited submission grants or awards, meaning the University may forward a limited number of candidates for competitive selection. Limited submissions are handled by the UNC Office of Research Development.
Learn more about limited submission grants and awards.

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund’s Career Awards at the Scientific Interface (CASI) bridges advanced postdoctoral training and the first three years of faculty…

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The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation’s Beckman Young Investigator Program provides research support to the most promising young faculty members in the e…

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The Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program provides support for high-caliber scholarship that applies fresh perspectives from t…

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The Pew Charitable Trusts’ Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences provides funding to young investigators of outstanding promise in science releva…

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The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation’s Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding p…

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The Searle Scholars Program makes grants to selected universities and research centers to support the independent research of exceptional young faculty in…

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