Grass Foundation Fellowships

The Grass Foundation website offers two fellowship opportunities at the MBL:
Grass Foundation Fellowships and Grass Imaging Awards.

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The Grass Foundation makes available fellowships for summer research in neuro-physiology at the MBL to investigators at early stages in their careers. The Grass Foundation seeks to encourage independent research by investigators early in their career and to increase research opportunities for persons trained for careers in neurobiological investigation. The normal tenure is fourteen weeks. The number of fellowships awarded varies annually. DEADLINE: December 5th, annually.

Grass Fellowship details


Grass Imaging Awards (GIA) — On Hold

The Grass Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of a new fellowship program at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL): the Grass Imaging Awards. The MBL is an international center for application of advanced imaging technology to studies of brain function. The goal of the Grass Imaging Awards is to make this remarkable resource and rich intellectual environment available to the broader scientific community. The Program is intended to bring faculty-level individuals to the MBL for four weeks during the month of July.  DEADLINE: February 20, annually.

Grass Imaging Award details

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Application forms and instructions are available on The Grass Foundation website at or contact:

Grass Fellowship Coordinator
Marine Biological Laboratory
7 MBL Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1015
Tel: 508-289-7521