You’ve got 8 weeks to apply! The fellowships in this week’s list cover a large variety of disciplines, including the arts, architecture, health policy, law, and entrepreneurship. A variety of opportunities are available for PhD scholars, graduate students and young professionals. Apply now!
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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: April 12 – 18, 2020
- University Innovation Fellows Program: The University Innovation Fellows (UIF) program empowers students around the world to become agents of change in higher education. Fellows create opportunities that help their peers unlock their creative potential and develop the design-centered mindset required to take on complex challenges in today’s world. Students of all majors and academic levels – from freshmen to PhDs – who want to shape the future of education are encouraged to apply. Students go through an experiential 6-week online training program, receive year-round mentorship and attend a networking conference in Silicon Valley. / Due April 13, 2020
- Ian Axford (New Zealand) Fellowship in Public Policy: Ian Axford (New Zealand) Fellowships in Public Policy are for outstanding mid-career American professionals to research and gain firsthand experience of public policy in New Zealand. Two to three fellowships valued at up to NZ $58,500 are granted each year, towards three to seven months of research. Fellows will be based at a relevant government agency in Wellington, New Zealand and carefully paired with a leading policy expert who will serve as their mentor. To be eligible, you must be a US citizen with at least five years of experience in your profession in the public, business or non-profit sector. / Due April 15, 2020
- Rolex Awards for Enterprise: If you are between age 18 and 30 years old with vision and a ground-breaking proposal that will help to expand knowledge of our world and improve the quality of life on the planet, apply for a Rolex Award. Five inspiring Young Leaders will receive 100,000 francs each, double the previous amount offered to winners in this age group. They will also benefit from worldwide publicity and receive a Rolex chronometer. Applications must be broadly in the areas of the environment, applied science and technology, or exploration. In addition to demonstrating a spirit of enterprise and leadership, candidates must put forward projects or work plans that have a clear purpose, are original and have the potential for significant impact. / Due April 15, 2020
- Watson Institute Fellowships: The Watson Institute, a unique higher education program for social entrepreneurs, offers five full-ride fellowships each semester that include full tuition and housing. The Enlight China Fellowship is for applicants from greater China, including Taiwan and Hong Kong; the Enlight Women’s Fellowship is for applicants working to increase access and quality of education for women and girls; the Luff Peace Fellowship is for applicants working to promote peace globally; the Lakota Fellowship is for Lakota youth applicants; and the Middle East Fellowship if for applicants from the Middle East or of Middle Eastern descent. Fellowships are available for beginning in both the fall and spring semesters. / Due April 15, 2020
- Profugo Field Fellow: The Profugo Field Fellowship is a program offered to recent graduates or master’s students. The program offers credit to master’s students who must complete their field practicum in order to graduate. Field Fellows coordinate a specific project or program at the Center of Development in India and gain hands-on experience by supporting local staff on various projects and programs. The Fellowship program is 1 year in duration but longer or shorter terms of service may be considered depending on the circumstances. Field Fellows will be provided room, board, and a modest stipend; students of all disciplines are invited to apply. / Due April 15, 2020
- MacDowell Colony Fellowship: The MacDowell Colony is the nation’s leading artist colony located in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Each year about 300 Fellowships, or residencies, are awarded to artists in seven disciplines: architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theatre, and visual arts. A Fellowship consists of exclusive use of a private studio, accommodations, and three prepared meals a day for two weeks to two months. MacDowell encourages applications from emerging and established artists representing the widest possible range of perspectives and demographics. Enrolled students are ineligible. / Due April 15, 2020
- CEU Doctoral Scholarships: To draw outstanding talent to the university, Central European University offers generous financial aid to PhD students. Candidates who apply by the financial aid deadline are automatically considered for the CEU Doctoral Scholarship. The CEU Doctoral Scholarship covers the full cost of tuition and health insurance, complete with a monthly stipend of HUF 242,000 (approx. EUR 780) to assist with housing and living costs. Students can choose to rent private accommodation or book a room at the CEU Residence Center. The CEU Doctoral Scholarship is awarded for a period of 36 months in total. The degree is taught in English. / Due April 15, 2020
- Health and Aging Policy Fellows Program: The program is open to professionals from diverse disciplines (including physicians, nurses, social workers, psychologists, dieticians, healthcare administrators, epidemiologists, economists, and lawyers from academic and practice settings), at all career stages, with a demonstrated commitment to health and aging issues and a desire to be involved in health policy at the federal, state or local levels. The program offers two tracks: a residential program (up to $120K), which is a 9-12 month placement in Washington, D.C. or at a state agency as a legislative assistant in Congress or professional staff in an executive agency or in a policy organization; and a non-residential program (up to $30K), which includes a health policy project. / Due April 15, 2020
- Walter Sondheim Jr. Public Service Law Fellowship: The Walter Sondheim Jr. Public Service Law Fellowship is offered to students attending either of Maryland’s two law schools, The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and the University of Baltimore School of Law. Fellows intern in the public service law sector, usually within the Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City, the Maryland Attorney General’s Office, or in a nonprofit or government organization which assists in providing legal services to low-income or under-represented individuals or groups. Fellows are paid a $3,000 stipend and the program runs from May to August. / Due April 15, 2020
- Yale LGBT Studies Research Fellowship: The one-month fellowship is offered annually, and is designed to provide access to Yale resources in LGBT Studies for scholars who live outside the greater New Haven area. This fellowship supports scholars from any field pursuing research in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer studies at Yale University, utilizing the vast faculty resources, manuscript archives, and library collections available at Yale. Graduate students conducting dissertation research, independent scholars, and all faculty are invited to apply. The fellowship provides an award of $4,000, which is intended to pay for travel to and from New Haven and act as a living allowance. The fellowship must take place between September and April. / Due April 17, 2020
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