Human Frontier Science Program Postdoctoral Fellowships 2023 / 2024 |

If you want to do postdoctoral research abroad then read this article through. Because in this article, we will explain in detail about Human Frontier Science Program Postdoctoral Fellowships, its benefits and step by step application process.

Human Frontier Science Program Postdoctoral Fellowships supports proposals for frontier, potentially transformative research in the life sciences. Applications for high-risk projects are particularly encouraged. The projects should be interdisciplinary in nature and should dare existing paradigms by using novel methods and techniques. Scientifically, they should address a vital problem or obstruction to progress in the field. Human Frontier Science Program Postdoctoral Fellowships inspire young-career scientists to widen their research skills by moving into new fields of study while working in a new country.

Scholarship Summary

  • Host Country: List of Host Countries is given below
  • Host University: Human Frontier Science Program
  • Level Of Study: Postdoctoral
  • Opportunity Focus Areas: Life sciences, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Engineering or Computer sciences
  • Deadline:
  • Initiation of a Letter of Intent by 1 PM (Eastern Time US) by March 15, 2023
    The registration portal will open in April.
  • Submission of a Letter of Intent by 1 PM (Eastern Time US) by May 11, 2023
  • The fellowship applicant will be notified between mid-August and end of August as to whether his/her Letter of Intent was selected or not for submitting a Full Proposal.
  • Submission of Full Proposals for invited applicants by 1 PM (Eastern Time US) by September 28, 2023 via ProposalCentral.

Host Countries

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus (EU part), the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, the Republic of Korea, the Republic of Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Malta, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America.

Eligibility Criteria for HFSP Fellowships

To qualify for Human Frontier Science Program Postdoctoral Fellowships, candidate must fulfill all of the following requirements below:

  • Required Language: English
  • Eligible Countries: All world countries
  • Applicants must propose to work in a country different from the one where they did their previous Ph.D. work or first post-doctoral studies. For those institutions that are not classified as national, i.e. international or extraterritorial institutions such as EMBL, ICPT or ICGEB, the country in which the laboratory is located will be considered the host country.
  • A research doctorate (Ph.D.) or a doctoral-level degree comparable to a Ph.D. with equivalent experience in basic research (e.g. a research-based MD or medical Ph.D.) must be conferred by the start of the fellowship but is not required at the time of submission.
  • Applicants must have at least one lead author, full-length research paper – either accepted for publication, in the press or published – in an international peer-reviewed journal or published on a preprint server.
  • Only papers written in English are taken into account. Review articles and patents are not taken into account.
  • Electronic copies of lead author publications must be uploaded while preparing the application. They cannot be uploaded after the applicant has submitted.

Financial Benefits For HFSP Fellowships

Human Frontier Science Program Postdoctoral Fellowships will offer a housing stipend and a research and travel stipend. Liable on their precise position fellows may also qualify to receive a child allowance, a parental leave stipend, and a relocation allowance.

How To Apply For HFSP Postdoctoral Fellowships??

Please follow the following application instructions to apply for Human Frontier Science Program Postdoctoral Fellowships:

  1. Before submitting an application, please check with your proposed host institution whether it is willing to accept an HFSP award.
  2. Applications must be submitted via the HFSPO website, which will open in 1st July 2023 at
  3. Applicants may update their publication list via the HFSPO website until August 27, 2023.


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