Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: August 4 – 17, 2024

Jun 03, 2024
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The Damon Runyon Fellowship offers a $70,000 stipend for postdoctoral candidates interested in theoretical and experimental cancer research.

This list of upcoming fellowship deadlines includes programs for predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships in the humanities, natural science, and cancer research. There are also research opportunities for early career scientists interested in inequality in youth studies, utilizing libraries and museum resources, and those looking to innovate clinical and surgical practices and technologies. Special grants are available for Latin American scientists, doctoral students from Germany, and early-stage entrepreneurs. We round out this list with fully funded programs in Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science. You’ve got 8 weeks to apply! Apply now!

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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: August 4 – 17, 2024


  • Princeton Society of Fellows: The Princeton Society of Fellows is an interdisciplinary group of scholars in the humanities, social sciences, and selected natural sciences. Postdoctoral fellows are appointed each year for three-year terms in residence to pursue research and teach half-time in their academic host department. Fellows are provided with a salary of $88,800 per year, benefits, a $5,000 research account, access to university grants, a shared office, a personal computer, and other resources. Fellows are expected to reside in or near Princeton during the academic year to attend weekly seminars and participate fully in the intellectual life of the Society. / Apply by August 6, 2024


  • William T. Grant Foundation Research Grants: The William T. Grant Foundation Grants support high-quality research that is relevant to policies and practices that affect the lives of young people ages 5 to 25 in the United States. Grants are to be used for programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequality in youth outcomes and benefit American youth. Research grants about reducing inequality typically range between $100K to $600K and cover 2-3 years of support. Research grants for improving the use of research initiatives will range between $100K to $1M and cover 2-4 years of support. The Foundation supports a diverse group of researchers who are currently employed at a tax-exempt organization. / Apply by August 7, 2024


  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship: The purpose of the Kirschstein-NRSA predoctoral fellowship (F31) award is to enable promising predoctoral students to obtain individualized, mentored research training from outstanding faculty sponsors while conducting dissertation research in scientific health-related fields relevant to the missions of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers. Applicants for the F31 must be candidates for the PhD degree and have identified a dissertation research project and sponsor(s). The fellowship may provide up to five years (typically 2-3 years) of support for research training which leads to the PhD or equivalent research degree, the combined MD/PhD degree, or another formally combined professional degree and research doctoral degree in the biomedical, behavioral, or clinical sciences. / Apply by August 8, 2024


  • Stanford Biodesign Innovation Fellowship: Each year, the Biodesign Program has two U.S.-based fellowship teams of four graduate and/or postgraduate engineers, business professionals, bioscientists, and physicians who collaborate to invent new technologies that address major clinical and surgical needs. All of the fellows complete a 10-month program, stipend supported. In addition to Stanford clinical and engineering faculty, the teams are mentored by over 100 “real world” experts in design, prototyping, regulatory, reimbursement, finance, and technology. Applicants with a background in engineering, medicine, biosciences, or relevant business /technology are encouraged to apply. / Apply by August 9, 2024


  • NEH Grants for Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions (FPIRI): Grants for Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions (FPIRI) support fellowships at institutions devoted to advanced study and research in the humanities. The FPIRI program sponsors fellowships that provide scholars with research time and access to resources that might otherwise not be available to them. Fellowship programs may be administered by independent centers for advanced study, libraries, museums, and research centers but can be applied for by fellows on behalf of the institution. Individual scholars apply directly to the institutions for fellowships and stipends of $5,000 a month are provided by the FPIRI. / Apply by August 14, 2024


  • PEW Latin American Fellows Program: The Pew Latin American Fellows Program in the Biomedical Sciences provides support for young scientists from Latin America to receive postdoctoral training in the United States. The program gives these individuals an opportunity to further their scientific knowledge by promoting exchange and collaboration between investigators in the United States and Latin America resulting in advances in research in Latin America. The 2-year fellowship provides an annual stipend of $30,000. Participants who return to Latin America and establish independent labs receive an additional $70,000 grant from PEW to purchase equipment and supplies. / Apply by August 14, 2024


  • Henry Crown Fellowship: The Henry Crown Fellowship Program, established in 1997, seeks to develop the next generation of community-spirited leaders, providing them with the tools necessary to meet the challenges of business and civic leadership in the 21st century. Each class of Fellows is chosen from a wide pool of accomplished entrepreneurial leaders (between the ages of 30 and 45). The two-year program is comprised of a structured series of four seminars (approximately 24 days in total) under the guidance of skilled senior moderators of the Aspen Institute along with a required leadership Venture of each Fellow’s design and choosing. Individuals cannot apply for the Henry Crown Fellowship Program; they must be nominated by recognized leaders. / Apply by August 15, 2024


  • Damon Runyon Fellowship: The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation encourages all theoretical and experimental research relevant to the study of cancer and the search for cancer causes, mechanisms, therapies, and prevention. Candidates, already holding a Ph.D., must apply for the fellowship under the guidance of a sponsor—a scientist (tenured, tenure-track, or equivalent position) capable of providing mentorship to the fellow. 4-year fellowships are contingent upon satisfactory progress reports. A base stipend of $70,000 plus additional funding for expenses is provided. / Apply by August 15, 2024


  • Rowland Fellowship in Science and Engineering: The Rowland Institute at Harvard seeks the best early-career experimentalists in all fields of science and engineering. The Rowland Fellowship provides an opportunity to establish an independent program in the rich intellectual environment in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Fellows must have completed their doctoral degree before starting their Fellowship term. The Rowland Fellowship provides a flexible and agile environment, fostering the pursuit of innovative research. Staff scientists and engineers are available to work with the Rowland Fellows to design and fabricate new experimental set-ups. The Fellowship lasts up to five years, with a flexible start date. The stipend for Rowland Fellows begins at $90,000 per year. / Apply by August 15, 2024


  • IEG Fellowships for Doctoral Students: The Leibniz Institute fellowships support doctoral researchers from Germany and abroad who have at least a Master’s level degree in history, theology, or another discipline that works historically. They must have been pursuing their doctorate for no more than three years at the time of taking up the scholarship, though exceptions may be made in exceptional circumstances. Fellows are invited to the Institute in Mainz, Germany, where they will conduct research related to their thesis. Fellows receive € 1,350 a month throughout their visit. / Apply by August 15, 2024


  • Boise State University Fully Funded PhD in Biomedical Engineering: Boise State University, based in Boise, Idaho offers a fully funded PhD in Biomedical Engineering. This is an interdisciplinary field that applies engineering concepts to medicine and biology. This new doctoral program aims to produce researchers who can work seamlessly across disciplines to develop innovative solutions to improve human healthcare and well-being. All full-time PhD students who have submitted complete applications by the application deadline are automatically considered for graduate assistantship (GA) funding. A GA will cover tuition costs and provide a competitive annual stipend. / Apply by August 15, 2024


  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Fully Funded PhD in Computer Science: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, based in Troy, New York offers a fully funded PhD in Computer Science. Emphasizing independent research in an area of specialization and working closely with one or more faculty advisors, students are required to complete at least 72 credits of advanced study above and beyond their undergraduate degree. Most CS graduate students receive financial support as teaching or research assistants. These assistantships provide both tuition and a stipend and guarantee funds for the duration of the Ph.D. studies. In addition, there are a limited number of fellowships for outstanding applicants. Check the website for more info. / Apply by August 15, 2024


  • Watson Institute Halloran Fellowship: The Halloran Fellowship powered by Watson Institute, will provide robust entrepreneurial training, mentorship, and venture development stipends to aspiring, early-stage entrepreneurs, innovators, and leaders in the Bradford area. Fellows will deepen and expand the local entrepreneurial ecosystem with new and innovative ideas and ventures. This program is offered with virtual and in-person components, the weekly time commitment is approximately 6–8 hours per week for 16 weeks. The Halloran Fellowship provides award-winning training, committed mentorship, and a powerful community of peers for next-generation entrepreneurs to advance their impact-focused ventures, careers, and lives. Every Fellow receives training, a playbook, and a financial stipend to facilitate a Basecamp. / Apply by August 15, 2024


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