Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: December 15 – 21, 2019

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The Medical Student Fellowship allows MD candidates to take one year off from their studies to undertake research in ophthalmology

You’ve got 8 weeks to apply! This week’s list includes many fully funded PhD fellowships, including options in computer science, physics, economics, peace studies, Pharmacology, public health, and chemical and biomolecular engineering. There are also several summer programs as well as opportunities for graduate study, postdoctoral research and professional development fellowships. Several fellowships are for members of underrepresented minority groups. Apply now!

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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: December 15 – 21, 2019

  • NBCC Minority Fellowship Program (Master’s Mental Health): Fellowships of $8,000 for students studying for a master’s degree in mental health counseling. Eligible applicants must demonstrate knowledge of and experience with racially and ethnically diverse populations, and commit to providing mental health services to underserved minority transition-age youth (16–25) populations. U.S. citizens and permanent residents are encouraged to apply, especially those from underrepresented minority groups in the field. Eligible applicants must be enrolled in an accredited counseling master’s program at the time of application. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • Washington University in St. Louis Fully Funded PhD Program in Computer Science: Washington University in St. Louis offers a fully funded PhD program in Computer Science. The program starts with a rotation of small research projects so students can choose the research area they are most interested in while also finding an advisor on that topic. Following this selection the student conducts independent research with access to other departments at the university to come up with multidisciplinary approaches and solutions. The degree prepares students for careers in research, engineering, development and academia. PhD students are fully funded including full tuition support, health insurance and a living stipend. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • CFR Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship: The Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship, sponsored by the Stanton Foundation, offers younger scholars studying nuclear security issues the opportunity to spend a period of twelve months at CFR’s offices in New York or Washington, DC, conducting policy-relevant research. While in residence full-time at CFR, selected fellows will be expected to lead a project of their own design, conduct original research, and write at least one policy relevant documents. The fellows will also be mentored by the fellows of CFR’s David Rockefeller Studies Program. The program awards a stipend of $110,000 for junior faculty and $80,000 for postdoctoral fellows. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE): RISE stands for Research Internships in Science and Engineering. RISE Professional offers summer research internships in Germany to Master’s and Ph.D. students from North America at companies and non-university research institutions with strong relations to industry. The program is open for students in the field of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences, engineering or a closely related field. All participants receive a scholarship from DAAD and an additional stipend from their host company/institution to help cover living expenses. Funding is possible for a period of three months in summer or fall. Geman language requirements vary according to the internship placement. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • Center for Engaged Scholarship Dissertation Fellowships: Our dissertation fellowships are for Ph.D. students in the social sciences whose work is of high quality and that has the potential to contribute to making U.S. society less unequal, more democratic, and more environmentally sustainable. Each fellowship winner will receive $25,00 over a nine-month period. Students enrolled in a U.S. PhD program in the following areas of study may apply: anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, social psychology, and sociology. This includes foreign nationals and undocumented individuals. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • NBCC Minority Fellowship Program (Master’s Addictions): Fellowships of up to $11,000 for addictions counseling students studying their master’s degree. Eligible applicants must demonstrate knowledge of and experience with racially and ethnically diverse populations, and commit to providing substance abuse and addictions counseling services to underserved minority transition-age youth (16-25) populations. Open to applicants entering their final year of study in an accredited master’s program. U.S. citizens and permanent residents are encouraged to apply, especially those from underrepresented minority groups. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • University of Pennsylvania Fully Funded PhD in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering: The University of Pennsylvania offers fully funded PhD Programs in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. The program is a research based and can be conducted in any of the following areas: soft matter and complex fluids, advanced materials and nanotechnology, cellular and biomolecular engineering, systems engineering, energy and environmental engineering and molecular simulation and thermodynamics. All accepted PhD students work closely with a research advisor and are provided with full funding throughout their course of study. The funding provided includes full tuition, a stipend and health insurance. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • Columbia University Fully Funded PhD Program in Computer Science: Columbia University offers a fully funded PhD program in Computer Science. Students at Columbia are supported through research assistantships which provide tuition exemption and monthly stipend. Through these research assistantships, students learn through first-hand experience working with their professors and mentors. As the university is located in NYC, many research collaborations with large companies are also available. PhD students will work through their thesis with help from their research advisor and mentors from the companies they are working with. PhD applicants need not hold a master’s degree to apply. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • Duke University Fully Funded PhD Program in Computer Science: Duke University offers a fully funded PhD program in Computer Science. In the first 2 years of the degree program students are exposed to a range of topics as they get to know the faculty and the research being conducted. After studying the research methodology and deciding on a concentration, students proceed with independent research and complete their doctoral defense under an advisor. All PhD students are provided tuition and stipend support through fellowships, research assistantships, and teaching assistantships. Support is contingent upon satisfactory progress and the PhD is typically expected to be finished within 5 years. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business Fully Funded PhD Program in Applied Economics: The University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business offers a fully funded PhD program in Applied Economics. Students can focus on a variety of areas including Behavioral Economics, Development Economics, Energy and Environmental Economics, Industrial Organization, Market Design, Public Economics, Risk Management, and Urban Economics and Real Estate. Students may also develop an interdisciplinary focus by taking courses and working with faculty in some of the other departments at Wharton such as Finance, Health Care Management, Management, and Marketing. All accepted students receive a fellowship including tuition, fees and a stipend. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • Yale University Fully Funded PhD Program in Public Health: Yale University offers a fullyfunded PhD Program in Public Health. The primary mission of the doctoral program in Public Health is to provide scholars with the disciplinary background and skills required to contribute to the development of the understanding of better ways to measure, maintain and improve the public’s health. There are 6 PhD tracks: biostatistics, chronic disease epidemiology, environmental health sciences, epidemiology of microbial diseases, health policy & management, and social & behavioral sciences. Students are fully funded through tuition and stipend support and receive health insurance benefits. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • University of Notre Dame Fully Funded PhD Program in Peace Studies: The University of Notre Dame offers a fully funded PhD program in Peace Studies. There are 6 dual degree programs offered with the PhD in Peace Studies, including history, political science, psychology, sociology, anthropology and theology. Incoming PhD students normally receive either a fellowship or assistantship that provides full tuition, plus a stipend for living expenses for five years. Living-expense stipends for the 2016-17 academic year were $21,500. Students receiving graduate assistantships are assigned to work either on faculty research projects or to assist faculty with teaching or professional peacebuilding. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • RPB Medical Student Eye Research Fellowship: The Medical Student Fellowship (MSF) encourages gifted medical school students to consider careers in eye research and allows them to take one year off from their studies to participate in a research project at an RPB-supported department of ophthalmology. RPB-supported Chairs may nominate a medical student prior to his/her third or fourth year of medical school. Only MD students are eligible; MD/PhD students are not eligible to apply. The award is $30,000. Two nomination deadlines per year. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • NBCC Minority Fellowship Program (MFP): Fellowships of $20,000 for students pursuing a doctorate in counseling. Eligible applicants must demonstrate knowledge of and experience with racially and ethnically diverse populations, and commit to providing mental health and/or substance abuse and addictions counseling services to underserved minority populations through direct practice or the training of direct practitioners. U.S. citizens and permanent residents are invited to apply with special consideration given to underrepresented minority group members. Eligible applicants must be enrolled in an accredited doctoral-level counseling program at the time of application. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • Chicago University Fully Funded PhD Program in Physics: The University of Chicago offers a fully funded PhD Program in Physics. During the first year of the doctoral program, a student typically takes introductory graduate courses and usually serves as a teaching assistant. The student is encouraged to explore research opportunities. After admission to candidacy and identification of a research sponsor, the student begins dissertation research and has the opportunity to work with other departments and laboratories to broaden the scope of their research. PhD students are supported through tuition payment, health insurance and living stipends. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • University of Pennsylvania Fully Funded PhD Program in Physics: The University of Pennsylvania offers a fully funded PhD in Physics. In the first year, most students enroll in formal courses that cover the basics of Quantum Mechanics, Electromagnetism, Statistical Mechanics, and Mathematical Methods. In addition, there is a Graduate Seminar that provides an introduction to ongoing research opportunities in the department. After this initial foundation, students choose an advisor and work closely with them as they research and complete their thesis. Students are supported through fellowships and teaching assistantships throughout their entire course of study. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • Brown University Fully Funded PhD Program in Computer Science: Brown University offers a fully funded PhD program in Computer Science. Brown University boasts a lower student/faculty ratio than many other schools, allowing for personal training and mentoring. Students at Brown conduct cutting-edge research helping them to solve real problems and start contributing to the field immediately. The university encourages interdisciplinary collaboration and offers many opportunities for their PhD students to join research groups around the campus. All students are fully funded for 5 years including full tuition, health insurance and a stipend to cover costs throughout their PhD program. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • Cornell University Fully Funded PhD Program in Computer Science: Cornell University offers a fully funded PhD program in Computer Science. Cornell focuses on teaching a strong foundation in traditional areas such as theory, programming languages and scientific computing but also offers specializations in artificial intelligence, computer graphics, systems, security, machine learning, and digital libraries. The first year in the program is spent working with the faculty to find the student’s research interests. After deciding on the interest, the student pursues independent research under the guidance of a special committee. All PhD students are offered support for tuition, health insurance and a stipend. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • Georgetown University Fully Funded PhD Program in Computer Science: Georgetown University offers a fully funded PhD Program in Computer Science. PhD students first complete the coursework of the master’s degree to build a solid foundation in computer science. Once this is complete students choose a concentration in computer and network security, cryptography, information search and retrieval, machine learning, data mining, and natural language processing, networking and distributed systems,  or parallel and distributed algorithms. Students conduct independent research in these fields under an advisor to complete the PhD. Doctoral students are fully supported through scholarships and research assistantships. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • Yale University Fully Funded PhD Program in Chemical Engineering: Yale University offers fully funded PhD programs in Chemical Engineering. PhDs focus on many areas of research including: biomaterials, bio-interfaces, bio-molecular engineering, catalysis, complex fluids, electrochemistry, fuel cells, environmental engineering, fluid mechanics, polymers, nano-materials, reaction engineering, and surface science. Fundamental principles are the key focus, and interdisciplinary collaboration abounds. PhDs will work closely with a research advisor and will have access to Yale’s resources and faculty. All admitted PhD students receive full tuition and fee waiver, a generous stipend, and health insurance. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • Harvard University Fully Funded PhD Program in Computer Science: Harvard University offers a fully funded PhD program in Computer Science. PhD students start their degree program studying a variety of sub-areas in computer science, such as systems, networking, databases, algorithms, complexity, hardware, human-computer interaction, graphics, or programming languages. After completing their foundational studies, students conduct independent research and are encouraged to collaborate with other fields and departments at the university. All students admitted to the PhD program receive full financial support. This includes tuition, fees, and a cost-of living stipend. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • Archbishop Tutu Fellowship: The Tutu Leadership Fellowship Programme welcomes an elite group of Africa’s highest potential young leaders, representing a wide range of sectors. Offered on a part-time basis over six months, the Programme includes two 9-day Group Learning Modules with an impressive array of distinguished leaders and faculty. These are intensive interactive workshops; one at the historic Mont Fleur conference facility (South Africa), and the other split between Oxford University and London (UK). Candidates must be nominated. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • MENAR Fellowship Program: The MENAR Fellowship Program is working to achieve this objective by offering one-year post-graduation fellowships for top graduates of American colleges at leading organizations in the Middle East and North Africa. The program offers these graduates an opportunity to engage with the people and institutions of the Middle East through high-impact, professional fellowships; provides service organizations with passionate young professionals who can forge a bridge between the U.S. and the region and aid in the region’s development; and fosters a new generation of U.S. leaders in service, politics, and policy who have experience with the challenges the region faces and the potential it holds. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • MIT Fully Funded PhD Program in Physics: MIT offers a fully funded PhD program in Physics. The first year or so of graduate study is usually filled with course work in basic subject areas, including quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, and electricity and magnetism. After completing the basic coursework students are encouraged to find a research advisor and a specific field for their research including options in: astrophysics, atomic and optical physics, biophysics, condensed matter physics, nuclear and particle physics, plasma physics and quantum information. Students are fully supported through fellowships and teaching or research assistantships. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • University of Michigan Fully Funded PhD Program in Health Services Organization and Policy: The University of Michigan offers a fully funded PhD Program in Health Services Organization and Policy. The program’s primary objective is to provide students with the conceptual and analytic skills to address a broad spectrum of health services and policy issues. These issues range from the balance between equity, efficiency, and political feasibility in forming social policy to technical considerations in the organization, financing, use, and evaluation of health services. Students are funded through a combination of research assistantships, teaching assistantships and fellowships which provide tuition, health insurance and a stipend. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • University of Buffalo Fully Funded PhD in Pharmacology: The University of Buffalo offers a fully funded PhD program in Pharmacology. The majority of students enter the department through the interdisciplinary PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences for the first year. The PhD Program in Pharmacology requires a minimum of 72 hours of coursework, including four to five years of laboratory research. Students are fully funded through the entire course of their studies. PhD candidates receive a full-tuition scholarship, a $27,000 stipend and medical/dental insurance. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • AIP Congressional Science Fellowship Program: The American Institute of Physics, in partnership with the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), annually sponsors one scientist to spend a year providing analytical expertise and scientific advice to Congress. The program enables scientists to broaden their experience through direct involvement with the legislative and policy processes. Fellows gain a perspective which, ideally, will enhance not only their own careers but also the physics community’s ability to more effectively communicate with its representatives in Congress. Fellowships are for one year, usually running September through August, and include a stipend of $77,500. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • APS Congressional Science Fellowships: It is the aim of the APS to provide a public service by making available individuals with scientific knowledge and skills to Members of Congress, few of whom have a technical background. Fellowships are for one year, usually running September through August. Qualifications include a PhD in physics or a closely related field, a strong interest in science and technology policy, and, preferably, some experience in applying scientific knowledge toward the solution of societal problems. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • Jeremiah Fellowship: Jeremiah is for 22-32 year old Jews who live in a Jeremiah region (Los Angeles, San Francisco Bay Area, Washington, DC). The Jeremiah Fellowship gives Jews who are committed to economic and social justice the opportunity to explore how Jewish values, culture and community support and further their goals. Throughout the program, which lasts 9 months, Fellows meet together regularly for skill building sessions, Jewish study and reflection, and mutual support. Participants do not pay for their Fellowship, which includes nine months of training, guest speakers, and materials; as well as accommodations and meals. / Due December 15, 2019

 

  • Local Government Management Fellow: This highly competitive career development opportunity is designed to generate interest in local government careers in the U.S. among recent master’s program graduates. Selected Fellows are placed in full-time management-track local government positions, shaped by direct mentorship under senior government leaders and rotational assignments. Recent graduates and students enrolled in public administration, public policy, or related master’s degree programs at NASPAA-member schools graduating in this academic year are eligible to apply. Fellowships are available across the country. Non-U.S. citizens are welcome to apply. / Due December 16, 2019

 

  • Consortium Research Fellowships: The Consortium offers Research Fellowships, nine-month Dissertation Fellowships, NEH Postdoctoral Fellowships, and Fellowships-in-Residence for scholars in the history of science, technology or medicine who would like to use the collections at two or more institutions in the Consortium. Dissertation and Postdoctoral Fellows use offices in the Consortium’s facility in Center City Philadelphia and have access to events and activities throughout Philadelphia’s academic and cultural communities. Stipends vary by fellowship and additional travel stipends are available for scholars from India, Brazil and South Africa. / Due December 16, 2019

 

  • Howard Mayer Brown Fellowship: The Howard Mayer Brown Fellowship intends to increase the presence of minority scholars and teachers in musicology, the fellowship supports one year of graduate work for a student at a U.S. or Canadian university who is a member of a historically underrepresented group, including, in the U.S., African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Asian Americans, and, in Canada, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities (as defined by Canadian legislation). The fellowship carries a twelve-month stipend, currently set at $22,000. Applicants must have completed at least one year of full-time graduate work and intend to pursue a PhD. / Due December 16, 2019

 

  • Shastri Research Student Fellowship: Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute supports doctoral students, post-doctoral scholars and students enrolled in degree programmes in recognised Indian & Canadian universities or institutions to undertake research in fields in which scholars may desire research experience in Canada or India. Doctoral students and post-doctoral scholars are provided $590 per week for up to 6 months of research. There are also awards for undergraduate and graduate students of $500 per week for up to 12 weeks of research. / Due December 17, 2019

 

  • Education Pioneers Fellowship: Education Pioneers launches and advances the careers of professionals who are eager to discover opportunities to use expertise in data, operations, policy, and more to make a difference for students and families from outside the classroom. The EP Summer Fellowship is a 10-week summer experience that lays the foundation you need to become a lifelong leader in education. The EP Impact Fellowship is an intensive, 10-month experience that helps turn rising leaders’ skills and passions for social good into new, tangible leadership opportunities — supporting educational equity and advancing careers, at the same time. The 10-month placement offers a $47,500 stipend ($58,000 annualized), plus benefits. / Due December 18, 2019

 

  • Citizen Artist Fellow Program: Through a year-long engagement with the Kennedy Center, Citizen Artist Fellows develop and strengthen connections in their fields, receive opportunities for artistic collaboration and presentation, and gain access to Kennedy Center Staff and Artistic Partners for individual professional development. Selected Citizen Artist Fellows will attend, present, and participate in Kennedy Center’s annual Arts Summits and have personalized coaching from staff, including fundraising experts, marketing professionals, and genre/subject matter experts. / Due December 20, 2019

 

  • CJH Graduate Research Fellows: The Center for Jewish History in New York City offers 10-month fellowships to PhD candidates supporting original research using the collections at the Center. Preference is given to those candidates who draw on the library and archival resources of more than one partner. It is required that each fellow spend a minimum of 3 days per week in residence in the Lillian Goldman Reading Room using the archival and library resources. Full fellowships carry a stipend of up to $17,500 for one academic year. It is expected that applicants will have completed all requirements for the doctoral degree except for the dissertation. / Due December 20, 2019

 

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