Propel Postdoctoral Scholars Program: Inclusive training for outstanding postdoctoral scholars focused on academic careers

Application now open; deadline to apply is May 1, 2022 (Sunday).

Launched in 2021 at the Stanford School of Medicine, the Propel Postdoctoral Scholars Program seeks to attract and train talented postdocs who would bring diversity (broadly defined) to the future professoriate in the biological, biomedical, and population-based sciences.

Propel is a 2-year cohort-based program that provides a $75,000 annual salary with benefits, as well as access to $5,000 supplemental research funds. Propel’s programming includes community-building activities, academic career preparation courses, workshops, and seminars to foster career development and leadership skills, as well as opportunities to enhance key skills in grant writing, science communication, networking and mentoring.

To learn more about Propel and our application process, please visit:

We also invite prospective applicants who have questions about the program or application experience to register for our next office hours on Friday, March 4 at 11:00 AM-12:00 PM PST.

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