The Postdoctoral Fellowships from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) support postdoctoral researchers in diabetes worldwide. This fellowship is intended for those at a relatively early stage of their career. Ordinarily, the most recent doctoral degree (PhD, MD, DMD, DVM, or equivalent) will have been received no more than five years before the application is submitted. The award is for 3 years with the potential for 2 additional years. Award amounts are based on years of relevant postdoctoral experience at the time of activation. There are no indirect costs allowed for fellowships and JDRF will make no deductions for income tax, Social Security, etc. A research allowance of USD 5,500 is aimed at providing the fellow with funds to enrich their training experience and can be used for travel to scientific meetings (up to USD 2,000/year), journal subscriptions, books, training courses etc. They are not to be used for laboratory supplies or equipment. The purchase of a personal computer is allowed (up to USD 2,000) only during Year 1 of the award. Health insurance costs are permissible.
Applications are due on July 6, 2023.