The Quan Fellowship and the Neurobiology Graduate Fellowship Fund provides support for outstanding, articulate PhD students who have shown significant leadership qualifications. These funds enable the Department of Neurobiology to support fundamental research and training for predoctoral fellows. Funds may be used to support stipend and tuition/fees.

Proposals due: 03/02/20

RFA and more information can be found here 

Postdoctoral fellows doing basic science research relevant to neurological diseases in laboratories of HMS Department of Neurobiology Quad faculty members are eligible to apply for fellowship support through this program.

Note: only one application per lab for all of these fellowships combined.

Proposals due: 03/09/20

RFA and more information found here 

The Harvard/MIT Joint Research Grants Program in Basic Neuroscience provides funding for a team of two basic neuroscience tenure-track investigators to work collaboratively to advance our understanding of brain development and function. Grant applications covering the spectrum of basic neuroscience research - including model system studies, the development of new tools and technologies, and the study of neural circuits and behavior - will be considered.

Proposals due: 03/23/2020

RFA and more information can be found here

The Edward R. and Anne G. Lefler Center for the Study of Neurodegenerative Disorders was established at Harvard Medical School in May of 1995.  The Lefler Funds support faculty, postdoctoral fellows and predoctoral students doing innovative studies that shed light on neurogenesis, neurodegeneration and other neurological diseases.  

The Lefler Program will release RFAs for Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships as well as Faculty Small Grants in April, 2020


The Charles R. Broderick III Phytocannabinoid Research Initiative supports basic and translational research that will advance our understanding of how cannabinoids impinge on nervous system function and behavior.

RFAs for Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellowships as well as Faculty awards will be released in December 2020-January 2021