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American Federation for Aging Research, New York, NY
AFAR administers eight grant programs for biomedical and clinical research related to various aspects of aging. Contact: AFAR, 141 Avenue of the America, NY, NY 10019.
The American Institute of Bisexuality, San Diego, CA
The Institute offers grants for projects related to bisexuality, including publications, and academic research. Applications accepted continously. Contact: AIB, 4545 Park Blvd. #207, San Diego, CA 92116.
American Psychological Foundation, Washington, DC
APF has three grant programs for research on lesbian, gay, and bisexual issues, on of which is the Wayne F. Placek Award for Scientific Research on Gay and Lesbian Issues. The Request for Proposals (PDF) may be downloaded online. Contact: APF, 750 1st St. NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242. Ph. 202/336-5824. Email:
American Sociological Association
ASA has a variety of funding opportunities for sociologists, from chapter to national level.ources.
Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers
ATSA sponsors Awards for Best Graduate Research on Sexual Abuse Victims and Abusers, and Research Grants for graduate students and independent investigators. Contact: ATSA, 10700 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy., Ste. 26, Beaverton, OR 97005-3035. Ph. 503/643-1023; Fax 503/643-5084. Email:
Center for AIDS Intervention Research (CAIR), Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
CAIR offers two-year postdoctoral research training opportunities in HIV behavioral research through its National Service Award (NRSA) program funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. Contact: CAIR, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53226. Ph. 414/456-7700; Fax 414/287-4209.
Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS), University of California - San Francisco
CAPS offers three fellowships:
The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies, City University of New York
The Center offers various fellowships and awards. Contact: Fellowship Committee, The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies, City University of New York, 33 West 42nd St., New York, NY 10036. Ph. 212/642-2924.
The Center for Marital and Sexual Health, Beachwood, Ohio
Individuals who have completed pre-doctoral psychology internships, psychiatric residencies, or have two years post master's social work experience are invited to apply for a one- or two-year full or part-time fellowship in clinical sexuality. Fellows are involved in supervised clinical work in sexual dysfunction, paraphilia, gender identity disorders, marital therapy and general psychiatric problems. Fellows may elect to be involved in teaching and/or research opportunities. To discuss educational opportunities for medical students, please contact Miriam Boraz, Ph.D. at 216.831.2900 ext. 20. To discuss other training opportunities, please contact Stephen B. Levine, MD ext. 13 or Candace Risen, LISW ext. 14 at 216.831.2900.
Charlotte Ellertson Social Science Postdoctoral Fellowship in Abortion and Reproductive Health
Note: As of October 2009, Ibis Reproductive Health had no plans to recruit a 2010 cohort of research fellows. Interested students are advised to visit the fellowship website for current details. Social scientists and public health researchers are invited to apply for a postdoctoral research and leadership fellowship in abortion and reproductive health. The fellowship's objectives are to support a multidisciplinary cohort of promising new social science researchers who study abortion and reproductive health, and produce and share research that informs policy and program design in abortion and reproductive health. The fellowship seeks applicants who are committed to abortion scholarship and careers that include a focus on abortion research and advocacy.
Community of Science Funding Opportunities
Related funding opportunities listed by this commercial service can be located by keywords, including "AIDS," "Gender Issues," "HIV Infection," "Homosexual," "Rape or Sexual Abuse," "Reproduction," "Sexual Behavior," and "Sexuality and Sex Roles."
Fellowship in Family Planning, various US universities
The Fellowship in Family Planning is a two-year program leading to a masters in Public Health or Science. The Fellowships are currently located at 20 universities in the United States. Fellows receive training in clinical and epidemiologic research, develop clinical and teaching skills, have opportunities to work internationally, and connect to a rapidly expanding network of family planning experts. Fellows receive a stipend, health insurance and loan repayment assistance. Applications online only.
Ford Foundation, New York, NY
The Foundation offers numerous grants in many areas, including "Sexuality and Reproductive Health and Rights." Most of the foundation's grant funds are given to organizations.
The Foundation Center, New York, NY
Provides links to more than 160 private and corporate foundations and public charities on the WWW. Each of these three grantmaker groups can be searched by keyword; each has its own list of keywords. Human sexuality is used as a keyword only for corporate grantmakers, and only retrieves one site, the Playboy Foundation, which mostly funds advocacy efforts for social change.
A searchable database of biomedical funding opportunities from non-profit organizations and federal agencies, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York, NY
The HIV Center is a large interdisciplinary research program on behavioral aspects of HIV (and other sexually transmitted infections) with a special emphasis on sexuality and gender. It offers a postdoctoral research training program that provides intensive training in human sexuality research as applied to HIV prevention and HIV-related health interventions.
Indiana University, Sponsored Research Services, Bloomington
Faculty and students of Indiana University may search the Sponsored Programs Information Network (SPIN) database, a service of InfoEd International, which provides up-to-the-minute information on federal and non-federal funding opportunities from more than 1200 organizations and agencies. The SPIN Keyword Thesaurus includes various terms related to human sexuality research, including: Adolescent Sexual Behavior, AIDS, Human Reproduction/Fertility, Men's Health, Rape/Sexual Abuse, Sex Differences, Sex Education, Sexual Behavior, Sexuality and Sex Roles, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Women's Health. See I.U. Sponsored Research Services to access SPIN and to view other information on funding opportunities, including Grantline.
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
NICHD conducts and supports laboratory, clinical and epidemiological research on the reproductive, neurobiologic, developmental, and behavioral processes that determine and maintain the health of children, adults, families and populations. Contact: Susan F. Newcomer, Ph.D., Demographic and Behavioral Sciences Branch, Center for Population Research, NICHD, 6100 Executive Boulevard, Rm. 8B13, Bethesda, Maryland 20892-7510. Email:
National Institutes of Health, Washington, DC
See the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. Grants related to sexuality and reproduction may be found through several of the institutes, including NIA, NIAID, NICHD, NIDA, and NIDA. Another resource is CRISP (Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects), a searchable database of federally funded biomedical research projects. NOTE: CRISP will be replaced on November 1, 2009 by RePORTER (Report Expenditures and Results).
The National Science Foundation, Washington, DC
Funding Opportunities can be searched.
North American Menopause Society
NAMS/A Friend Indeed Award of $5000 honors innovative studies about women in menopause. The NAMS/Wyeth-Ayerst Clinical Research Fellowship Grant awards $20000 in research funds to a resident, fellow, or junior faculty member in a medical school that is providing training in menopause-related medicine. Contact: NAMS, PO Box 94527, Cleveland, OH 44101. Email:
The Population Council, New York, NY
The Fred H. Bixby Fellowship Program offers opportunities for biomedical research in the areas of HIV/AIDS; Poverty, Gender, and Youth; and Reproductive Health.
The Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), Atlanta, GA
Program includes formal and informal instruction, shadowing, and learning experiences with government, business, health care, public health, and community partners, bimonthly journal club, and health policy leadership forums. In addition, fellows have practice, teaching, and/or research responsibilities with supporting academic departments. Postdoctoral fellows will receive a minimum $50,000 stipend, fringe benefits through MSM,and other program-related expenses.

All fellowships are for a 10 month period, beginning in September and ending in June of the following year. Based on qualifications and departmental needs, some fellows will have the opportunity to receive faculty appointments with MSM academic departments. The application deadline for the 2011-2012 fellowship program is January 14, 2011. Iinformation and application materials are available at: Please contact Harry J. Heiman, M.D., M.P.H. at with any questions.
The Social Science Research Council (SSRC), New York, NY
The SSRC sponsors a variety of dissertation and postdoctoral fellowship programs for social and behavioral research conducted in the United States, funded by the Ford Foundation. Possible areas include HIV/AIDS, Gender and Security, Sexual Violence, Gender and Crisis Prevention. For more information, visit the SSRC website or email
Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
The Society sponsors several annual awards, internships and a fellowship, with deadlines in November and April. See more information in theStudents & Early Careers section of the website.
The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality
FSSS Grants-in-Aid
Student Research Grants. SSSS annually awards three grants to graduate students doing sexuality research.
Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR) Student Research Award
SSTAR Student Research Award recognizes the scholarly work of students who are developing a career in the field of sexual disorders and fosters the professional development of individuals beginning their careers in this area. Submissions are invited from full-time students who, at the time of submission, are enrolled in an accredited graduate degree program, internship, residency, or fellowship sponsored by a recognized institution of higher education or an accredited teaching hospital or health facility. Visit the website for more information.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, an index to all federal grant programs in the United States, can be searched through DHHS'
The Wellcome Trust
Postdoctoral Research Training Fellowships in Population Studies; Research Grants in Population Studies. Areas include the improvement of reproductive health in adolescents and adults and sexual health. Not available to researchers in North America. Contact: The Grants Section (Population Studies), The Wellcome Trust, 183 Euston Rd., London NW1 2BE. Email:

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