Funding

The Program on the Global Demography of Aging (PGDA) offers several funding opportunities for Harvard affiliated professors who are conducting research on themes related to aging and health. PGDA encourages research with a central focus on the developing world. Click on the Pilot Projects page to submit a Pilot Project.

Part of the PGDA grant supports the position of Visiting Scholar. PGDA reimburses travel expenses for scholars who are interested in collaborating with Harvard faculty on research related to aging.

The Yerby Post Doctorate Fellowship, sponsored by the Harvard School of Public Health, seeks minority scientists to be successful public health academics. The program engages fellows in exceptional professional development opportunities focusing primarily on advancing fellows’ research under the mentorship of experienced faculty members within the school. Students interested in undertaking study in aging and demography are encouraged to seek Professors David Bloom and David Canning as mentors. Please note, PGDA is not sponsoring this fellowship.

The Center for Demography of Health and Aging (CDHA) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in the demography of aging and the life course, funded by the National Institute on Aging. The NIA postdoctoral fellowship is open immediately.Please note, PGDA is not sponsoring this fellowship.

If you are interested in funding opportunies by the NIH, click here.