Postdoc Funding Opportunities

The following are resources for locating funding opportunities at the George Washington University (GW) and from external sources:

GW Resources for Identifying Funding Opportunities

  • GW Office of Sponsored Projects: The Office of Sponsored Projects serves as a central resource to support the research community at GW by providing guidance and stewardship for researchers and administrators
  • GW Office of Graduate Student Assistantships and Fellowships (OGSAF): The OGSAF website is designed to educate graduate students at the George Washington University about funding opportunities at the Master's and PhD levels

Searching Pivot for Postdoc Funding Opportunities

GW has an institutional subscription to Pivot, a searchable database of funding opportunities, including postdoctoral fellowships.

  • Set up a Pivot account by visiting and clicking on the “Sign Up” link. Complete the required fields and make sure “George Washington University” is selected in the “Affiliated Member Institution” dropdown list.
  • Conduct funding searches by visiting If searching for Postdoctoral opportunities, select “Postdoctoral Award” under the “Funding Type” options. You can also refine your search by keyword and other specifications.

Pivot also gives you the option of saving searches and creating alerts. Learn how to utilize these features by visiting GW’s Pivot FAQ.

External Resources for Identifying Funding Opportunities