Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: December 22, 2019 – January 4, 2020

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A new year is right around the corner, and it is time to start thinking about fellowship deadlines in 2020! This week’s list closes out 2019 and includes the first deadlines of 2020. There are many postdoctoral opportunities as well as summer fellowships for current students and recent graduates. Mid-career professionals will also find options to shift gears in their careers or return to school for another degree. Apply now!

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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: December 22, 2019 – January 4, 2020

 

  • Chicago Fellows Program: The Chicago Fellows Program is an internationally competitive postdoctoral fellowship program to support the career advancement of truly exceptional and creative scientists in the biological and biomedical sciences. The expectation is that Chicago Fellows will go on to be the next generation of scientific leaders in their fields. The fellowship period is for 2 years and carries an annual stipend of $53,000, plus a $10,000 annual research budget. Eligible candidates must be within three years of having received the doctoral degree at the time of application; PhD and MD degree holders are eligible. / Due December 23, 2019

 

  • The Global Jewish Service Corps Fellowship: The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) is offering a year-long, fully-funded fellowship for young Jews (between 20 and 40) to engage with the organization’s global mission overseas. The JDC Entwine Global Jewish Service Corps Fellowship (JSC) is internationally recognized to develop leadership with a Jewish perspective. Between 12 and 20 fellows are matched with field placements in communities that are looking for their particular skills and background experience. In addition to the field-placement, there are three leadership retreats and monthly coaching for each fellow. / Due December 23, 2019

 

  • Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics: Law Program: The FASPE Law Program examines the role played by German lawyers from 1933 to 1945, underscoring the reality that moral codes governing the practice of law can break down or be distorted with devastating consequences. Having demonstrated the power held by the legal profession in a modern society, FASPE addresses ethical issues now facing individual lawyers, the legal profession and its institutions at large.  Current law school students and early-career lawyers are invited to spend two weeks in Berlin and Poland where they will visit key historical sites and participate in daily seminars while considering the many factors of ethics in law. / Due December 30, 2019

 

  • Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics: Business Program: FASPE Business offers an approach to ethics and professionalism that differs from the usual experience at business schools by providing a holistic curriculum that looks beyond rules and norms to focus on ethical problems faced by individual leaders in the contemporary corporate setting. Current business school students and early-career MBAs are invited to spend two weeks in Berlin and Poland where they will visit key historical sites and participate in daily seminars as they consider many aspects within business ethics. Fellows will travel with journalism and law students allowing for interdisciplinary discussion and collaboration. / Due December 30, 2019

 

  • Blakemore Freeman Fellowships: Blakemore Freeman Fellowships are awarded for one academic year of full-time, intensive language study at the advanced level in East or Southeast Asia in approved language programs. Applicants must have a well-defined career objective involving Asia in which regular use of the language is an important aspect; the potential to make a significant contribution to a field of study or area of professional or business activity in an Asian country; prior experience in the Asian country or involvement or participation in activities related to the country; and a good academic, professional, or business background appropriate to the career program. The fellowship covers tuition or tutoring fees, plus a stipend for travel, living and study expenses. / Due December 30, 2019

 

  • NPR Kroc Fellowship: Over the course of a year, the three Kroc Fellows get rigorous, hands-on training in every aspect of public radio journalism, both on-air and online, including writing, reporting, producing and editing. The Fellowship is designed to offer exposure to various units at NPR, in both the News and Digital Media Divisions, and at an NPR Member Station. The Fellowship begins in August and lasts one year. Fellows receive a stipend of more than $40,000 and benefits, including paid vacation. NPR will provide Kroc Fellows with professional guidance and assist in job placement. Candidates should have earned their degree within one year of the deadline. / Due December 31, 2019

 

  • Northwestern University Fully Funded PhD Program in Physics: Northwestern University offers a fully funded PhD program in Physics. The first phase of the PhD is characterized by an emphasis on education. In graduate classes, students learn the fundamentals and also develop more specialized knowledge. Students are financed through teaching assistantships and this is an intricate part of their learning experience as they learn how to teach science to others. After passing the teaching phase students work closely with a research advisor throughout the scientific phase of their degree and learn from their mentor’s expertise. Full funding is provided through the teaching and research assistantships. / Due December 31, 2019

 

  • Tompkins Fellowship: The Sally Kress Tompkins Fellowship, a joint program of the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) and the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), permits a graduate student in architectural history or a related field to work on a 12-week HABS history project during the summer. The Fellow will conduct research on a nationally significant U.S. building or site, and will prepare a written history to become part of the permanent HABS collection. The Fellow’s research interests and goals will inform the building or site selected by HABS staff. The Fellow is usually stationed in the HABS Washington, D.C. office. / Due December 31, 2019

 

  • POSCO Visiting Fellowship Program: The Program invites outstanding scholars and policy makers to engage in policy-relevant, contemporary research on political, security, and economic issues in Northeast Asia, as they relate to Korea. POSCO visiting fellows are in residence at the East-West Center in Honolulu for 1-2 months and undertake research and writing on an agreed topic. Fellows are provided with a stipend and round trip economy airfare between their home base and Honolulu. POSCO Visiting Fellows will be required to prepare a quality paper addressing the issues as outlined above or developed in his or her proposal to be published in academic journals or in book format. / Due December 31, 2019

 

  • Indiana University-Purdue University Fully Funded Phd Program in Health Policy and Management: IUPUI offers a fully funded PhD program in Health Policy and Management. PhD students will focus on the creation of new knowledge that informs the advancement of health services delivery within and across the public, private, and non-profit sectors. With a PhD degree in Health Policy and Management, students will be well-prepared to take on independent research roles as academic faculty members. Collaboration with other schools at IUPUI is encouraged as students conduct their research and finish their thesis. Students are fully funded with packages including tuition remission, health insurance and a living stipend. / Due December 31, 2019

 

  • English Language Fellow Program: The English Language Fellow Program promotes English language learning around the world and fosters mutual understanding between the U.S. and other countries. It places talented, highly qualified U.S. educators with Master’s degrees with a focus in TESOL or Applied Linguistics in all regions of the world for 10 months. Fellow projects typically combine direct English teaching and teacher training, plus secondary duties that may involve curriculum and materials development, and the development of cultural exchange projects. Fellows receive a $30,000 stipend, roundtrip travel and other benefits. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. / Due December 31, 2019

 

  • American Institute of Indian Studies Language Programs: The AIIS Language Program offers nine-month academic year, summer and semester courses at elementary to advanced levels in many languages, including several that are rarely taught outside of India. The eligibility requirements vary depending on the particular program. Academic-year program students may compete for full fellowships funded through the U.S. Department of Education; summer program applicants should seek funding from their home institutions or through the Critical Language Scholarships program (for Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu), but may also be considered for a limited number of partial scholarships from AIIS. / Due December 31, 2019

 

  • JAARS Fellows: JAARS is a multidisciplinary team of problem-solvers who are committed to the belief that people’s lives and communities are transformed as they experience God’s Word in their own language. JAARS Fellows is an 11-month, merit-based, professional opportunity providing entry into fellows’ first career position. Fellows join staff in key positions and receive a spiritual and personal mentor as well as life skills training, intercultural communication development and a bi-weekly stipend. Fellows must be biblical Christ-followers, value global ministry, have completed accredited post-secondary degree and be at least 18 years old. / Due December 31, 2019

 

  • International Leadership Foundation (ILF) Civic Fellowship Program: The ILF Civic Fellowship Program is the nation’s top Asian Pacific American leadership development program in Washington, D.C. Each year, approximately 30 outstanding college students are inducted into the summer-long Fellowship Program and participate in a supervised training curriculum. These students are subsequently placed in an 8-week public service internship (in a federal agency, non-profit or non-governmental organization or a congressional office) and are enrolled in educational seminars. Students must be U.S. citizens to apply. Fellows receive a stipend of $2,000. / Due December 31, 2019

 

  • Summer Graduate Student Research Fellowship: Summer Graduate Student Research Fellowships support significant research and writing about the Holocaust and encourage MA-level and first-year PhD students to test ideas, share research findings, debate methodological or interruptive processes, and develop frameworks for their projects. The Mandel Center welcomes applications from students in all academic disciplines: students outside the field of history are encouraged to apply. Research Fellows are required to be in residence at the Museum for 12 consecutive weeks and will be provided a stipend of $3,000/month and an allowance to offset travel costs. / Due January 1, 2020

 

  • NCHS/AcademyHealth Health Policy Fellowship: This fellowship program brings visiting scholars in health services research-related disciplines to the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) in Hyattsville, Maryland, for a period of 13 months to conduct studies of interest to policymakers and the health services research community. Fellows have access to NCHS data resources for use in their proposed studies, and also work on collaborative projects with NCHS staff. Applicants may be at any stage in their career from doctoral students (must have completed course work and be at the dissertation phase of their program) to senior investigators. Salaries range from $55,215 to $160,300. / Due January 1, 2020

 

  • Draper Hills Summer Fellows Program: Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law is offering a training program for global democratic leaders holding senior roles in their respective fields. The program brings together a group of 25 to 30 mid-career practitioners in law, politics, government, private enterprise, civil society, and international development from transitioning countries. For three weeks during the summer, fellows participate in academic seminars that expose them to the theory and practice of democracy, development, and the rule of law. Delivered by leading Stanford faculty from Stanford Law School, the Graduate School of Business, and the departments of economics and political science. / Due January 1, 2020

 

  • Kroc Institute’s Visiting Research Fellows Program: The Kroc Institute’s Visiting Research Fellows Program brings outstanding scholars focused on peace research to the University of Notre Dame during each academic year. We seek applications from scholars working on peace processes, peace building in the context of armed conflict, and post-conflict transformation. Junior fellows receive a stipend of $25,000 per semester; senior fellows receive $30,000 per semester. Housing is provided in furnished Institute apartments at no cost. Fellows have library and Internet access and document retrieval services. / Due January 1, 2020

 

  • AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows Program: Fellows work for 10 weeks during the summer as reporters, researchers, and production assistants in mass media organizations nationwide. As part of their job, the student-scientists and their host-journalists strive to make science news easy for the public to understand. AAAS typically selects from 15-20 Mass Media Fellows each summer. Fellows are provided a weekly stipend of $450 as well as travel expenses to and from AAAS and their sites. Applicants must be enrolled as university students or have completed a degree in the natural, physical, health, engineering, computer, or social sciences or mathematics in order to apply. / Due January 1, 2020

 

  • Steinbeck Fellows Program: The Steinbeck Fellowship Program is a one-year fellowship for emerging writers of any age and background to pursue a significant writing project while in residence at SJSU. The fellowship provides a stipend of $10,000, the opportunity to interact with other writers, faculty and graduate students, and share work in progress by giving a public reading once each semester during the fellowship. Residency in the San José, CA area is required. The fellowship is for creative writers, including fiction, drama, creative nonfiction, and biography. Applications in poetry will not be accepted. / Due January 2, 2020

 

  • McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism: The McGraw Fellowship provides editorial and financial support to journalists who need the time and resources to produce a significant story or series that provides fresh insight into an important business or economic topic. Awards are $5,000 a month for 1-3 months; in exceptional cases, longer grants are provided based upon specific proposals. Applicants have a proven ability to report and execute a complex project in their proposed medium and a strong background or reporting expertise on the subject of their piece. Applications are accepted twice a year. / Due January 3, 2020

 

  • Asia Studies Fellowship: The East-West Center (EWC) accepts applications from scholars and analysts who wish to undertake policy-relevant research and writing in one of the following areas: International relations in Asia; Political and economic change in Asia; U.S.-Asia relations; and/or Economic integration and architecture in the Asia-Pacific. The fellowship finances a 3-month residence at the East-West Center in Washington, D.C. The fellowship includes a monthly stipend of US$2,500 to $4,500 (dependent upon experience) and RT economy airfare to Washington, D.C. Applicants must be nationals of a country within the scope of their Fellowship. / Due January 3, 2020

 

  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowships: Two Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowships will be awarded to candidates who have earned their PhD in the last three to five years. Research projects may include the conversion of a dissertation into a publishable manuscript or the initiation of new research based on the collections and resources of the New-York Historical Society. This ten-month residency will carry a stipend of $60,000, plus benefits. / Due January 3, 2020

 

  • Patricia and John Klingenstein Short-Term Fellowships: The Patricia D. Klingenstein Library at the New-York Historical Society is home to more than 350,000 books, three million manuscripts, and distinctive collections of maps, photographs, and prints, as well as ephemera and family papers documenting the history of the United States from a distinctly New York perspective.  Two or more Patricia and John Klingenstein Short-Term Fellowships will be awarded to scholars at any academic level. Fellows will conduct research in the library collections of the New-York Historical Society for two to four weeks at a time, and will receive a stipend of $1,500 to $2,000. / Due January 3, 2020

 

  • Helen and Robert Appel Fellowship in History and Technology: The Helen and Robert Appel Fellowship in History and Technology is awarded to a candidate who has earned their Ph.D. within the last three to five years. Research projects should be based on the collections of New-York Historical and explore the impact of technology on history. The fellowship carries a stipend of $60,000, plus benefits. / Due January 3, 2020

 

  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships in Women’s History: The two recipients of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship in Women’s History should have a strong interest in the fields of women’s history and public history. They must be currently enrolled students in good standing in a relevant PhD program in the humanities. The Predoctoral Fellows will be in residence part time at the New-York Historical Society for one academic year with a stipend of $15,000 per year. This position is not full time and will not receive full benefits. / Due January 3, 2020

 

  • NEH Fellowship at the New-York Historical Society: One fellowship for the length of a single academic year is supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities for research at the New-York Historical Society. The fellowship is available to individuals who have completed their formal professional training and have a strong record of accomplishment within their field. There is no restriction relating to age or academic status of applicants. Foreign nationals are eligible to apply if they have lived in the United States for at least three years immediately preceding the application deadline. The ten-month residency will carry a stipend of $42,000, plus benefits. / Due January 3, 2020

 

  • World Journalist Fellowship: The World Journalist Fellowship provides international journalists with funding to study at one of the master’s programs at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. The Fellowship covers tuition and fees for two of the three semesters of the journalism graduate program, as well as a stipend of $13,000 for each of the two semesters. The fellowship is open to international journalists with at least two years experience at a journalism publication and fluency in English and at least one other language. Journalists interested in the Fellowship must initiate an application to the M.A. program at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. / Due January 4, 2020

 

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