Sloan Research Fellowships


Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Sponsor deadline:

Award Details

The Sloan Research Fellowship Program provides two-year, $75,000 fellowships to early career researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ph.D. or equivalent degree in chemistry, computer science, Earth system science, economics, mathematics, neuroscience, physics, or a related field.
  • Tenure-track, though untenured, as of September 15 of the nomination year.
  • Faculty position must carry a regular teaching obligation.

Candidates must be nominated by a department head or other senior researcher.

Departments can nominate more than one candidate, but no more than three.

Previous Award Winners


  • Allanah Hallas (Physics & Astronomy)


  • Ben Matthews (Zoology)


  • Russ Algar (Chemistry)


    Mark Schmidt (Computer Science)

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