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Steps to apply for External Fellowships and Awards


Keep an eye on regular Postdoc Opportunities emails, the Graduate School’s website, the office of Research, Innovation & Impact, and the Connector for grant workshops and funding opportunities


Join the MU Postdoctoral Association (MUPA) to explore additional resources for fellowship and grant writing


Search for interesting funding opportunities on your own


Discuss your research interests and career plans with your faculty mentor or Dr. Elizabeth “Liz” Bent Research and Grant Development Specialist in the Graduate School to assess the fit between your research and plans and any funding opportunities of interest to you


Plan your submission with your faculty mentor, division research administrator, or Dr. Bent.