Stipend and Benefits

NIH/NIA Postdoctoral Stipend Levels for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021

Career Level

Years of Experience

Stipend for FY 2021

Monthly Stipend

Postdoctoral

0

$53,760

$4,480

1

$54,144

$4,512

2

$54,540

$4,545

3

$56,712

$4,726

4

$58,608

$4,884

5

$60,780

$5,065

6

$63,036

$5,253

7 or More

$65,292

$5,441

The program also provides health insurance for the fellow (using the University’s insurance plan), and partial travel support when you are presenting your research at a professional meeting. If the proposed research will require additional funding, this should be discussed with your mentor.