Ten Days Remaining for TRISH Postdoctoral Scientist Fellowship Applications

Status Report From: NASA HQ
Posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

There are approximately 10 days left in the response period for Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) Postdoctoral Fellowship Applications. TRISH is headquartered at Baylor College of Medicine and funds transformative research and technologies to enhance astronaut physical and mental wellness during deep space exploration missions.


TRISH is requesting proposals from the nation’s promising postdoctoral fellows performing research related to human spaceflight. Selected fellows will receive a stipend for salary support as well as an allowance for health insurance and travel for two years. An optional, competitive third year of funding may be available.


Applicants must submit research proposals together with an identified mentor and institution. Funds to support the research must be supplied by the mentor. All categories of United States institutions are eligible to submit proposals (universities, federal government laboratories, the private sector, and state and local government laboratories).


The solicitation can be found here ( Full proposals submitted through will be due on March 1, 2019. Technical questions should be directed to the NSPIRES help desk at or Programmatic or scientific questions may be directed to


The mission of the Translational Research Institute for Space Health is to lead a national effort in translating cutting-edge terrestrial research into applied risk mitigation strategies for the human exploration of deep space. TRISH was founded in 2016 and works in partnership with NASA’s Human Research Program through a cooperative agreement. The institute is a consortium led by Baylor College of Medicine and includes the California Institute of Technology and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Learn more about the Translational Research Institute for Space Health.


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