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Eligibility, Benefits, and Schedule

Stony Brook IRACDA Fellowship periods are funded for up to 3 years, and start on or after September 1.  Each Scholar Cohort is selected from applications submitted by the published Winter deadline.  Active recruitment and publication of the deadline take place in the Autumn.

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We welcome inquiries for the IRACDA Scholar Cohort entering September 2023 for the fellowship period of September 1, 2023, through August 31, 2026.  Please feel free to contact us now!

For details of the application process, see How to Apply.


  • PhD, MD, DDS or comparable doctoral degree
  • U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Resident Status
  • No more than 2 years since the date of doctoral degree

Women and individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, as well as individuals with disabilities, are always encouraged to apply.

Salary and Benefits

Stony Brook IRACDA Postdoctoral Scholars receive a salary and annual increases in accordance with NIH guidelines.  As Stony Brook University employees of the Research Foundation for SUNY, IRACDA Scholars are eligible for medical, retirement and other benefits.  For more details, please visit the SBU Human Resources website's Research Foundation Employees section.


Fellowship Schedule


  • Potential Scholar
  • Inquiries Welcomed


  • Active Recruiting of Scholar Candidates
  • Application Deadline Published


  • Application Deadline
  • Candidate Reviews
  • Candidate Interviews
  • Fellowship Offers

Starting September 1st

  • New Scholars begin IRACDA program    
  • Fellowship extends up to 3 years