Underrepresented Minorities (URM) Research Funding Opportunities
Internal Research Funding
Stanford's Jump Start Awards for Excellence in Research for Postdoctoral Scholars/Fellows: Postdoctoral Affairs has pledged support for up to 8 Jump Start Awards (up to $3,000 each). The Jump Start Award is designed to facilitate successful K Award applications from promising post-doctoral researchers from diverse backgrounds, for example postdocs from underrepresented groups in the biomedical workforce at the faculty level.
External Research Funding
- National Institutes of Health's Diversity K Awards
- NIH Research Supplements to Promote Diversity
- Burroughs Wellcome Fund
- Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program
- Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program
- The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) Diversity Grant
- DIF: Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Funds
Stanford HEAL Network
The Stanford HEAL Network is a group of Stanford faculty working in partnership to achieve health equity from the Office of Faculty Development and Diversity. Based in research and scholarship, the HEAL Network brings faculty together to determine how we can better address health inequities. Through the network, members will be able to receive or provide mentorship, participate in education and training, identify collaborative funding opportunitites, and develop local and national policies to address health disparities.
Maternal & Child Health Research Institute (MCHRI)
The Maternal and Child Health Research Institute mobilizes Stanford discoveries and expertise to improve healthier lives for expectant mothers and children. Explore their research funding opportunities here.