Academic Research

Sloan Research Fellowships

The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their fields.

Stipend: $75,000 over a two-year fellowship

Where: A college, university, or other degree-granting institution in the United States or Canada. Other restrictions apply; please see website.

Applications Due: Nominations for the 2021 Sloan Research Fellowships will open July 15, 2020. All nomination materials, including nomination letters and all letters of support, must be submitted through the Foundation’s online application system no later than 11:59PM EDT, September 15, 2020.