Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: August 9 – 15, 2020

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There are a variety of opportunities for plant scientists in this week’s lineup!

This week’s list of fellowships with upcoming deadlines includes opportunities in a wide variety of fields. There are programs for early-career visual artists, scholars in the humanities, and engineers as well as opportunities to do research in Germany, Hungary, or Panama. There are also fellowships for interdisciplinary work related to plants, gardens, and landscapes. You’ve got 8 weeks to apply, so get started on applications soon!

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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: August 9 – 15, 2020


  • Code2040 Fellows Program: As a Code2040 Fellow, you’ll spend your summer in an intensive career accelerator for 9 weeks between June and August. Students intern at top tech companies, participate in a series of career building session, and engage in racial equity advocacy work. To be eligible, applicants must: Be an undergraduate or graduate student planning to return to school in the fall semester following the internship, have experience coding, attend a U.S. college or university, demonstrate leadership potential, self-identify as Black and/or Latinx, and be interested in advocating for racial equity in the tech industry. / Due August 10, 2020


  • Eliza Moore Fellowship for Artistic Excellence: The Oak Spring Garden Foundation will award one Eliza Moore Fellowship for Artistic Excellence of $10,000. The aim of the program is to support an outstanding early-career visual artist, working in some area related to plants, gardens and landscapes, who wishes to further his/her career through a dedicated period of focused activity on their artistic work. The fellowship will be a two-month long fellowship, with at least two weeks and up to two months of that time being spent working on-site at Oak Spring. Applicants must hold an MFA in visual arts and have a well-developed portfolio to apply. / Due August 12, 2020


  • Oak Spring Fellowship in Plant Science Research: The Oak Spring Fellowship in Plant Science Research is awarded to an early-career plant scientist who has completed their undergraduate degree within the past ten years, with preference given to those working in organismal plant biology.  Fellows receive a $10,000 individual grant and must complete a 2-4 week stay at Oak Spring Garden. This fellowship will be granted to an exceptional plant scientist whose research shows remarkable promise to contribute to a deeper understanding of organismal plant biology, including plant ecology. / Due August 12, 2020


  • Stacy Lloyd III Fellowship for Bibliographic Study: The Oak Spring Garden Foundation will award one Stacy Lloyd III Fellowship for Bibliographic Study of $10,000 for a two-month fellowship. The aim of the program is to support an outstanding early-career scholar who wishes to conduct bibliographic research in some area related to plants, gardens and landscapes, and who can articulate the likely contributions of the Oak Spring Garden Library collections to the fulfillment of his/her research objectives. Applicants must be a current candidate for a post-graduate degree and spend at least two weeks, and up to two months of the fellowship time working on-site at Oak Spring. / Due August 12, 2020


  • Oak Spring Fellowship in Plant Conservation Biology: The Oak Spring Fellowship in Plant Conservation Biology is awarded to an early-career practitioner, scholar or scientist working on issues related to plant and landscape conservation. The award includes a $10,000 individual grant and requires a 2-4 week stay at Oak Spring Garden. Eligible applicants must not be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program. Applicants are expected to show dedication in their work in plant conservation, exceptional promise, good communication skills and excellence in what they have accomplished or plan to accomplish. / Due August 12, 2020


  • 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. / Due August 12, 2020


  • 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. / Due August 14, 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 August 14, 2020


  • TIAA Nonprofit Leadership Fellows Program: Live your passion to transform the world and gain new skills and networks to embark on an exciting nonprofit leadership career through the TIAA Nonprofit Leadership Fellows Program at the Do Good Institute (DGI), School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland. The program is focused on providing professional development opportunities to students who wish to pursue careers in the nonprofit field. Fellowships support master’s students as they complete their degree and include: 2 years of tuition, health benefits, mentoring, training and paid internships. / Due August 14, 2020


  • Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowships: The Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowships aim to provide Indian faculty, researchers, and professionals the opportunity to teach, conduct research, or carry out a combination of teaching and research at a U.S. institution. Depending on the U.S. host institution, it is likely that the grantee may contribute towards developing curriculum and conducting workshops and seminars. These fellowships are for four to nine months. / Due August 14, 2020


  • William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students: The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI) in Washington, DC offers the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship to one student three times annually. Candidates for this fellowship are highly motivated graduate or undergraduate students from underrepresented communities of color. The fellow must be able to work as an intern for 12-15 weeks in the Washington, DC office of the Aspen Institute during the academic semester in which the fellowship is awarded. Fellows will be compensated on an hourly basis in the fall, spring and summer. / Due August 14, 2020


  • Gratitude Network Fellowship: The Gratitude Network Fellowship supports scale-stage social enterprises (non-profit or for-profit) serving children and youth. Through a year-long leadership development program, the Gratitude Network helps these organizations expand their reach. Fellows are matched and meet monthly with a highly-skilled Coach, receive support from expert advisors to help tackle operational and execution issues, meet regularly by video with their Fellow Cohort for a leadership roundtable, and are invited to topical Growth Webinars and the annual Leadership Summit. Applicants must lead a social enterprise is at least one-year old and the social enterprise must have at least two full-time employees (including the Applicant). / Due August 14, 2020


  • 3-Year Tupper Postdoctoral Fellowship: The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) maintains research facilities in different marine and terrestrial locations on the Isthmus of Panama. STRI awards the Earl S. Tupper 3-Year Postdoctoral Fellowship on a yearly basis, allowing scientists to test their innovative hypothesis. Disciplines include ecology, anthropology, paleontology, paleoecology, evolutionary biology, molecular phylogenetics, biogeography, animal behavior, neurobiology, soils sciences, and physiology of tropical plants and animals. Research should be based at one of the STRI facilities; proposals that include comparative research in other tropical countries will be considered. Annual stipend is $40,000 with yearly travel and research allotments. / Due August 15, 2020


  • IEG Fellowships for Doctoral Students: The Leibniz Institute fellowships support doctoral researchers from Germany and abroad who have at least a Masters level degree in history, theology or another discipline which 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. / Due August 15, 2020


  • America Needs You Fellows Program: America Needs You helps first-generation college students, who are the first in their families to attend college, select, secure, and succeed in their careers. The Fellows Program is an intensive mentoring and training program where Fellows develop relationships with highly accomplished community and business leaders. ANY Fellows attend 28 full-day workshops over two years, receiving intense career development and leadership training. All Fellows are matched one-on-one with a young professional Mentor Coach dedicated to their personal and professional growth. Fellows earn a $2,500 professional development grant. / Due August 15, 2020


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