Diversity Programs for Postdoctoral Scholars (Postdocs)


  • Academy Innovation Grants Program

    The Stanford Medicine Teaching and Mentoring Academy (TMA) promotes excellence in teaching and mentoring, including in diversity and inclusion, by developing, supporting, and recognizing dedicated educators to ensure world-class training for the next generation of physicians, researchers, and educators.

  • Financial Assistance Program for Postdoctoral Scholars

    Emergency Grant-in-Aid Funds assist postdoctoral scholars who experience a financial emergency or unanticipated expenses causing financial hardship for themselves or their dependents.

  • Hardship Fund

    The fund offers grants of up to $5,000 per household per academic year to postdoctoral scholars who meet the eligibility criteria.

  • Jump Start Awards

    This year the Jump Start Award is designed to facilitate successful K Award applications from promising postdoctoral researchers from diverse backgrounds, for example postdocs from groups underrepresented in the biomedical research workforce at the faculty level.