Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Funding Agency:
Oak Ridge Associated Universities

The Intelligence Community (IC) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program (IC Postdoc Program) was established in 2000 to support unclassified basic research in areas of interest to the IC. Funded primarily by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), the Program annually supports several Postdoctoral Fellows (Postdocs) from U.S. accredited colleges, universities, and U.S. Government laboratories across the country.

In collaboration with Research Advisors, Postdocs develop and submit technical research proposals that align with research opportunities proposed by the IC community. The research is conducted by the Postdocs while working in partnership with the Research Advisor, and collaborating with an advisor from the Intelligence Community (IC Advisor). 

Deadline: Feb. 28, 2024

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

  • U.S. citizenship required
  • PhD. received within 5 years of the application deadline

Amount Description

  • Annual stipends (which include funds for health insurance) depending on research location
  • Annual travel budget
  • Host institutions (College, University, or U.S. Government Laboratory) receive an annual laboratory budget
  • Research Advisors receive an annual stipend and an annual travel budget

Funding Type



Post Doctoral Fellows


Engineering and Physical Sciences
Environmental & Life Sciences
Medical - Basic Science
Social Sciences

External Deadline

February 28, 2024