Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: February 28 – March 6, 2021

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You’ve got 8 weeks to apply! On this week’s list, there are many programs for postdoctoral research and professional development. There are fellowships for journalists, public health practitioners, scientists, engineers, and recent graduates. Apply now!

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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: February 28 – March 6, 2021

 

  • Infectious Diseases Laboratory Fellowship: The Infectious Diseases Laboratory Fellowship Program, sponsored by APHL and CDC, trains and prepares scientists for careers in public health laboratories and supports public health initiatives related to infectious disease research. The program is a one-year full-time working fellowship for those holding a recent master’s-level degree (for example, MS, MPH, or MSPH) in biology, microbiology, virology, chemistry, public health or a related discipline. Fellows are placed in local, state or federal (CDC) public health laboratories throughout the US. Fellows are provided with a stipend, medical insurance, travel to the host laboratory and a professional development allowance. / Due February 28, 2021

 

  • Creative Capital Awards: Creative Capital is the only national grantmaking organization with an open application process that supports individual artists across all disciplines. Creative Capital makes a multi-year commitment to its grantees, providing them with tailored financial and advisory support to enable their project’s success while building their capacity to sustain their careers. Our grants are valued at up to $90,000. For each project, we offer up to $50,000 in award monies (direct funding) and an additional suite of career development services valued at $40,000. Applicants must be over 25 and have at least 5 years work experience. / Due February 28, 2021

 

  • Multicultural Fellowship: The Multicultural Fellowship Program is a two-year, full-time program that aims to increase diversity in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors. Successful candidates represent diverse backgrounds and come with the promise and passion to create significant social change. The Fellowship provides on-the-job training at our office in San Francisco. Applicants must have a Master’s degree or relevant experience, and a minimum of 5 years related work experience. There are additional skills requirements for each offered fellowship (Arts & Culture, Community Health, Public Policy & Civic Engagement). Compensation is $50-54K/year plus benefits. / Due February 28, 2021

 

  • Summer Institutes for US Undergraduates: The US-UK Fulbright Commission offers special Summer Institutes for US citizens to come to the UK. These summer programs provide the opportunity for US undergraduates with at least 2 years of undergraduate study left to complete, to come to the UK on a 3-6 week academic and cultural summer program. Participants will get the opportunity to experience an exciting academic program at a highly regarded UK University and explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK. The fellowship covers RT airfare from the US to the UK, tuition and fees at the host university/institution, accommodation and meals and in some cases a small daily allowance. / Due February 28, 2021

 

  • Lime Connect Fellowship Program: The Lime Connect Fellowship Program is designed for accomplished current sophomores/rising juniors who happen to have a disability and are attending a 4-year university in the U.S. The program kicks off with an all-expense paid Leadership & Development Symposium in New York City this summer, where Lime Fellows will receive professional development training, access to our U.S. corporate partners and potential summer internships. Upon completion of the program, Fellows will join the lifelong experience of the Lime Connect Fellows Community, where they will receive ongoing support such as individual coaching, webinars, and mentoring, as well as continued professional development, community, and networking opportunities throughout their careers. / Due February 28, 2021

 

  • Antimicrobial Resistance Fellowship: Administered by APHL, the APHL-CDC Antimicrobial Resistance (AR) Fellowship Program provides Masters and postdoctoral graduates with the opportunity to collaborate on a range of antimicrobial resistance issues. Qualified applicants will apply to be placed in one of eight state public health laboratories they are interested in working for a 12-month term and will have the opportunity to extend for an additional 12 months, provided funding is available. There are currently two fellowship tracks being offered: Antimicrobial Resistance and Drug Resistant Tuberculosis. / Due February 28, 2021

 

  • APHL-CDC Bioinformatics Fellowship: The APHL-CDC Bioinformatics Fellowships provide post-masters and post-doctoral level professionals the opportunity to apply their skills to a range of important and emerging public health problems, while gaining experience in their fields. Fellows are placed at an infectious disease laboratory in The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or at a state or local public health laboratory. These 12-month fellowships include a stipend, opportunities to participate in training and attend conferences, as well as other benefits. Post-doctoral fellows may extend for an additional 12 months, provided funding is available. / Due February 28, 2021

 

  • Tillman Scholars Program: The Tillman Scholars Program unites and empowers remarkable military veterans and spouses as the next generation of private and public sector leaders committed to service beyond self. The premier fellowship supports Tillman Scholars with academic scholarships, a national network, and professional development opportunities, so they are empowered to make an impact in the fields of medicine, law, business, policy, technology, education and the arts. Active duty service members, veterans, and military spouses are eligible for the fellowship which covers academic expenses, including tuition and fees, books and living expenses. / Due February 28, 2021

 

  • Generation WV Impact Fellowship: Generation West Virginia’s Impact Fellowship invites tomorrow’s leaders to work, live and give in West Virginia by offering yearlong, paid fellowships at some of the Mountain State’s most innovative companies. During the course of a year, Impact Fellows work four days a week at one of the participating companies, while dedicating one day a week donating their brain power, time and expertise to projects in partnership with local non-profit organizations. Early- and mid-career professionals from many different fields are invited to apply. The program pays a minimum of $31K a year and includes full benefits. / Due February 28, 2021

 

  • Impact Entrepreneurship Fellowship: The Impact Entrepreneurship Fellowship is a two-year cohort experience for high-potential leaders from diverse backgrounds who are committed to creating social impact through entrepreneurship while pursuing a master’s degree at The New School. Fellows benefit from courses, mentorship, peer support, workshops, networking opportunities, and the opportunity to complete a Graduate Minor in Impact Entrepreneurship. They may receive an award of up to $10,000 over two years for participation in the Fellowship. / Due February 28, 2021

 

  • Global Undergraduate Exchange Program: The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program brings future leaders to the U.S. for a year of study at a U.S. institution to experience the U.S. educational system, share their culture, and explore U.S. culture and values. Participants leave the U.S. with tools to become leaders in their professions and communities. Fellows must be over 18 and be citizens of and currently residing in a Global UGRAD participating country. They must be enrolled as an undergraduate in good standing at any accredited university, have a solid command of written and spoken English, and be committed to returning to their home country after finishing the fellowship. / Due February 28, 2021

 

  • Newborn Screening Bioinformatics and Data Analytics Fellowship: The Newborn Screening Bioinformatics and Data Analytics fellowship offers post-masters or post-doctorate bioinformatics professionals the opportunity to apply their skills in a public health setting. Previous projects have included bioinformatics hardware implementation, development of custom gene panels and analysis for specific populations, development and validation of novel pipelines for second-tier testing, database development, in silico datasets creation, comparison of unsatisfactory to satisfactory specimens, and other relevant computational projects. Candidates should hold a masters or PhD in bioinformatics, statistics, data science, genomics, or a related discipline. / Due February 28, 2021

 

  • Kleinhans Fellowship for Community Forestry Research: The Kleinhans Fellowship provides a two-year stipend of US$20,000 per year to support research that addresses one of the following topics: markets for lesser-known species and non-timber forest products, biodiversity management practices, social organization and governance, or multi-community enterprises.  Fellows participate in workshops with community members and regional Rainforest Alliance staff and submit a final report. Applicants must have a master’s degree in forestry, ecology, botany, environmental science, or a related field; PhD’s are preferred. Researchers of any nationality are eligible, but the research must be conducted in Latin America. / Due February 28, 2021

 

  • James Madison Graduate Fellowships: The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers $24,000 James Madison Graduate Fellowships to a select group of individuals desiring to become outstanding secondary level teachers of the American Constitution. Fellowship applicants compete only against other applicants from the states of their legal residence. Generally, one Fellowship per state is awarded each year. / Due March 1, 2021

 

  • CFR Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship: Launched in 1949 with support from the Carnegie Corporation, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship seeks to promote the quality of responsible and discerning journalism that exemplified the work of Edward R. Murrow. One CFR resident fellowship is awarded each year to a distinguished foreign correspondent or editor. The fellow spends 9 months full time in residence at CFR’s headquarters in New York. The program enables the fellow to engage in sustained analysis and writing, expand his or her intellectual and professional horizons, and extensively participate in CFR’s active program of meetings and events. / Due March 1, 2021

 

  • California Science and Technology Fellowship: The California Science and Technology (CCST) Policy Fellowships place professional scientists and engineers in the California State Legislature or Executive Branch for one-year appointments. The fellowships are ideal for qualified applicants who are interested in improving the interface between science and legislative decision-making and who want to learn the public policy decision-making process. To be eligible for the Fellowship, candidates must possess a PhD or equivalent level degree. The base stipend is $54,000 plus benefits. / Due March 1, 2021

 

  • Russell E. Train Fellowships: Russell E. Train Fellowships support individuals pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree in conservation. Each year, WWF supports committed conservationists from target countries in Latin America, Asia, and Africa to receive financial support for their studies and field research. Fellows can attend any university around the world, but must return to their home countries to work in conservation for at least two years after completing their degree. Candidates must have a minimum of two years work experience in conservation. / Due March 1, 2021

 

  • Joan Shorenstein Fellowship: The mission of the Joan Shorenstein Fellowship Program is to advance research in the field of media, politics and public policy, provide an opportunity for reflection, and create a vibrant and long-lasting community of scholars and practitioners. The primary focus for a Fellow is to research, write and publish a 15-20-page paper on a media/politics topic. The Shorenstein Center currently hosts 8 one-semester residential fellowships each year (4 per semester). Stipend is $30,000 for one semester. Fellows are in residence, full-time, for one semester. Mid to late-career full-time journalists, politicians, scholars or policymakers are eligible. / Due March 1, 2021

 

  • Ted Scripps Fellows in Environmental Journalism: This flexible, non-degree program allows fellows to tailor these resources to meet their needs and interests. Fellows deepen their knowledge of the environment through courses, weekly seminars and field trips. Fellows will receive a total of $50,000 for the 9-month academic year the program covers tuition, recreation and computer fees. The program is open to all full-time U.S. print or broadcast journalists interested in deepening and broadening their knowledge of environmental issues. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, have a minimum of 5 years full-time professional journalism experience and have completed an undergraduate degree. / Due March 1, 2021

 

  • International Climate Protection Fellowship: The fellowship allows young climate experts from developing countries to spend a year in Germany working on a research-based project of their own choice in the field of climate protection and climate-related resource conservation. Fellows are free to choose their own hosts. Submit an application if you come from a non-European transition or developing country and are active in any of the following areas: scientific, engineering-based, legal, economic, health-related or social aspects of climate change. Intensive German language study provided, as well as travel and stipend of 2,150 – 2,750 EUR per month. / Due March 1, 2021

 

  • PULSE Pittsburgh: PULSE cultivates a community of young servant leaders to transform Pittsburgh by inviting talented university graduates to partner with Pittsburgh nonprofits for a year of service and leadership. Participants serve in a wide variety of different nonprofits, ranging from the arts to community development, social service to environmental. Fellows are provided lodging, fully covered utilities, monthly stipends for food and transportation, some reimbursable health insurance expenses, and a monthly personal stipend. They also receive Education Funds and are eligible for student loan deferment. / Due March 1, 2021

 

  • Postdoctoral Research Scholars Program in Bioethics: This 1-2 year program prepares scholars with the knowledge and skills necessary to become leaders in the field of bioethics. Research scholars will be fully integrated into the community of faculty and students at the Center for Bioethics, with access to the resources of Harvard Medical School and Harvard University. There will also be opportunities to collaborate with the scholars at the Hastings Center. Research scholars will receive an annual stipend, benefits, and an allotment for academic expenses and travel. / Due March 1, 2021

 

  • FSCIS Visiting Junior Scholar Fellowship: The France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies (FSCIS) Visiting Junior Scholar Fellowship provides funding up to $7,000 for a project of 2-4 months. available to (1) Scholars who have completed a PhD no more than three years from the date of applying for the fellowship and who hold a tenure-track/permanent (rather than post-doctoral) position. These may be Stanford-based scholars seeking a research visit at a French institution or scholars based in a French institution seeking a research visit at Stanford, and (2) Postdoctoral students. These may be Stanford-based postdocs seeking a research visit at a French institution or postdocs based in a French-institution seeking a research visit at Stanford. / Due March 1, 2021

 

  • ASC Ruth D. Peterson Fellowship for Racial and Ethnic Diversity: The Ruth D. Peterson Fellowships is designed to encourage students of color, especially those from racial and ethnic groups underrepresented in the field, to enter the field of criminology and criminal justice, and to facilitate the completion of their degrees. Applicants need not be members of the American Society of Criminology but individuals studying criminology or criminal justice issues are encouraged to apply.  The recipients of the fellowships must be accepted into a program of doctoral studies and the award is for $6,000. / Due March 1, 2021

 

  • Western University Fully Funded PhD in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering: Western University offers a fully funded PhD Program in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering. The PhD is a 4-year research program working closely with an advisor. There are several fields of research to focus on including: biomaterials and biochemical, environmental and green, macromolecular and materials, particle technology and fluidization, and reaction and process systems. Funding comes from a mixture of scholarships, fellowships, studentships and grants. Minimum aid for PhD students includes full tuition and a stipend of $14,000 per year. / Due March 1, 2021

 

  • NASA Postdoctoral Program: The NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) provides early-career and more senior scientists the opportunity to share in NASA’s mission, to reach for new heights and reveal the unknown so that what we do and learn will benefit all humankind. NASA Postdoctoral Fellows work on 1 to 3 year assignments with scientists and engineers at NASA centers and institutes to advance missions in earth science, heliophysics, planetary science, astrophysics, space bioscience, aeronautics, engineering, human exploration and space operations, astrobiology, and science management. Stipends start at a minimum of $60K/year and include other benefits and travel allowances. / Due March 1, 2021

 

  • Governor’s Summer Internship: The Governor’s Summer Internship Program (GSIP) introduces Maryland’s best and brightest college students to the challenges and rewards of working within state government.  Fellows are paid a stipend of $3,000 for their participation in the program which runs from June to August. Fellows are placed at a government agency full-time under the mentorship of a senior-level professional, researching and preparing a policy analysis and recommendation to present to the Governor. College juniors and seniors from Maryland institutions or residents of Maryland studying out-of-state are invited to apply. / Due March 1, 2021

 

  • Sondheim Nonprofit Leadership Program: The Sondheim Nonprofit Leadership Program introduces Maryland’s undergraduate and graduate students to the nonprofit sector.  Fellows are paid a stipend of $3,000 for their participation in the program which runs each summer from late May until August. Fellows are placed at a nonprofit organization full-time under the mentorship of a senior-level professional as they learn about functions of nonprofits and examine community needs and social challenges. Fellows work together in groups to put their knowledge and skills into practice, researching a challenge impacting Maryland and designing an innovative way to address the challenge. / Due March 1, 2021

 

  • Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Fellows Program: The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Fellows Program exposes Maryland’s college students to careers in the state sector within Maryland’s integrative transportation system.  Fellows of all majors are placed in full-time assignments in one of MDOT’s units and mentored by senior-level administrators. With the knowledge gained at their placements, and through seminars, trips, and networking, fellows research and create a proposal to solve a transportation challenge. Fellows are paid a stipend of $3,500 for their participation in the program which runs from late May until August. / Due March 1, 2021

 

  • Southern Education Leadership Initiative (SELI): The Southern Education Foundation is calling for Emerging Leaders who are interested in improving education and addressing community needs through direct learning experiences. The summer fellowship is an intensive, eight-week, paid opportunity for individuals to be placed in a nonprofit organization or school district throughout the southern region of the United States. Eligible applicants must be between the ages of 20-32 and enrolled as at least a college junior or senior in a four year college, preferably in social justice or education policy. A stipend of $4,500 for undergraduates or $5,000 for graduate students is given to each fellow. / Due March 1, 2021

 

  • Digital Humanities Associate Fellowship: The Digital Humanities Associate Fellowship Program is designed for students currently enrolled in a master’s degree program or completing their undergraduate education. Students outside the field of history are encouraged to apply. Fellows will develop and conduct independent research projects under the supervision of a Museum mentor, interact with staff and visiting scholars in residence, and audit special summer seminars and research workshops that explore challenging questions still to be addressed by Holocaust scholarship. Fellows are required to be in residence at the Museum for nine months and will be provided a stipend of $3,000/month. / Due March 1, 2021

 

  • TFAS Summer Law Fellowship: The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) Summer Law Fellowship in Washington, D.C. is an intensive nine-week program that aims to prepare law students to defend the values and ideals of a free society. Participants engage in legal internships, academic coursework, networking events and career development sessions. Applicants should have a strong academic record with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, demonstrated interest in the principles of originalism, limited government, and free enterprise, and be in good standing with an ABA-accredited law school. The TFAS Summer Law Fellowship covers tuition for the coursework and housing for the duration of the program. / Due March 1, 2021

 

  • INYA Short-Term Fellowship Program for US Graduate Students: This fellowship funds research that will contribute to studies on Myanmar in any aspect of its wide linguistic, cultural, religious, and ethnic diversity and to better understand the country’s past or present political and socio-economic situation. Applicants must be U.S. graduate students currently enrolled in a graduate program. Fellows are awarded between $2,400-$4,400 for a maximum of 4 months, a travel stipend of up to $1,700 and a desk at the Inya Institute in Yangon and access to the institute’s library and amenities. / Due March 1, 2021

 

  • WW Teaching Fellowships: For high-achieving candidates who show promise as teachers—including graduating college seniors, recent graduates, and mid-career or second-career professionals—the highly selective WW Teaching Fellowship offers a prestigious gateway to careers in teaching to qualified individuals. Funded through several foundations and state governments, the initiative provides $32,000 fellowships to complete an intensive, clinically-based master’s program at participating universities. In return, Fellows commit to teach for at least three years in a high-need secondary urban or rural school in the state where they complete their master’s degree and obtain teacher certification. Programs currently offered in Pennsylvania. / Due March 1, 2021

 

  • KAUST Fellowship: The KAUST Fellowship is the general scholarship program of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). All admitted students receive the benefits of the KAUST Fellowship which includes full tuition, a living stipend of $20-30K, housing, and other benefits. All applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English. There is no minimum GPA requirement but the average GPA of admitted students is 3.7 out of 4.0. KAUST encourages students seeking to earn graduate degrees from Saudi Arabia and around the world to apply. / Due March 1, 2021

 

  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship: The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness. The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide. Award amounts will vary depending on the length of study and student need. There are multiple deadlines per year, so make sure to check out the website. / Due March 2, 2021

 

  • Gulf Research Program Science Policy Fellowships: The science policy fellowship program helps early-career scientists hone their skills by putting them to practice for the benefit of Gulf Coast communities and ecosystems. Fellows gain first-hand policymaking experience as they spend a year on the staff of federal or state environmental, natural resource, oil and gas, or public health agencies in the Gulf of Mexico region. Fellows who have completed an MA, MS, or MPH degree or who are currently enrolled in a doctoral program will receive an annual stipend of $45,000. Fellows who have completed a PhD, ScD, MD, or DVM will receive an annual stipend of $55,000. Stipends will be paid directly to the fellow in monthly disbursements. / Due March 3, 2021

 

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