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Applications are open for the 2024 Spring Career Development Awards!

The University of Minnesota Postdoctoral Association provides annual career development awards to encourage and support attendance to events and programs furthering professional development such as conferences, workshops, and seminars.  Please note that only postdoctoral fellows (9560) and postdoctoral associates (9546) are eligible for the awards. 

Each successful recipient will receive up to $1000 to be used to supplement costs of such opportunities. At least 5 awards will be offered, and another round will be available in Fall 2024.

Applicants seeking reimbursement before the end of June 2024 may apply for this round of awards by filling out this form. Applications are due by March 1, 2024. 

2024 Town Hall Scheduled for end of April

Stay tuned  to the website/email/Slack for more information

To see the discussion and updates from last year use this link.



Interested in writing grants, fellowships, and manuscripts with fellow postdocs?

You can learn more about federally funded fellowships here (including ones available through NOAA, USDA, USGS, and more in addition to NIH and NSF):  https://www.unh.edu/research/resources-grad-students-post-docs