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How to apply

Applications for the President’s and Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs must be submitted via the online application.

The online application for the next award cycle is available each year from September through October. The application deadline is November 1.   

Applicants may apply to the University of California, University of Michigan, University of Maryland, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Minnesota, Georgia Tech, Penn State and University of Arizona President's Postdoctoral Fellowship programs, the University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship program, and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Multicultural Postdoctoral Fellowship Program and with the same application provided they submit separate mentor letters and research proposals.

All applications submitted to the University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program will automatically be included in the competition for Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs on the UC campus where the proposed UC faculty mentor is located. Applicants may apply to only one University of California campus. For details on specific Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship awards, please consult the individual campus websites.

All UC campuses host President's Postdoctoral Fellowships. The following UC campuses also sponsor Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowships:

The UC-Affiliated National Laboratories

Applicants for President’s Postdoctoral Fellowships at one of the UC-Affiliated National Laboratories must submit an online application through the University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program application system. For more information, please contact: ppf_nationallabs@lanl.gov