Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: February 16 – 22, 2020

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The Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award supports the work of a promising early-career nonfiction writer

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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: February 16 – 22, 2020


  • Tikvah Summer Fellowship for College Students: The Tikvah Fund is offering an intensive seven week seminar for college students living in America, Canada, or elsewhere in the Diaspora. Led by preeminent professors, rabbis, educators, and intellectual & political leaders, “The Jewish Idea: Morality, Politics, and Culture” will explore some of the most foundational Jewish teachings, including biblical and rabbinic texts, the lessons of Jewish history, the insights of modern Jewish thought, and the conversation between Jewish and Western ideas. Seminars will take place at the Tikvah Center in the heart of New York City’s Midtown East district. Participants will receive a generous stipend of $4,000. / Due February 16, 2020


  • Hearst Journalism Fellowship: The Fellowship is a two-year program focusing on multimedia journalism. It consists of two 12-month rotations at Hearst’s top metro papers. Successful candidates will be those who show strong writing and technical digital skills. Anyone who has completed coursework and obtained a college degree by August 1 following the application deadline is eligible. Fellows receive a competitive salary and benefits, including vacation, health insurance and moving expenses. Canadians and other foreign nationals are eligible to apply. However, the program does not sponsor visas or pay for travel to the final judging from outside the U.S. / Due February 16, 2020


  • Rashtram Accelerator Programme: The Rashtram Accelerator Programme is a residential one-year public leadership programme to equip future leaders of India with skills to produce authentic action. Rooted in the ethos of Bharat, the programme is firmly focused on nurturing leaders to solve the most pressing global problems. Rashtram aims to produce leaders in three domains – Academic Leaders, Social Leaders, and Political Leaders. / Due February 16, 2020


  • FFAR Fellowship Program: The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University is offering Future Leaders for Food and Agriculture (FFAR) Fellowships for PhD students. The program is designed for PhD students who have 3-years remaining in their degree program. An industry sponsor and confirmed PhD faculty advisor will be required for each fellow to work with virtually and during annual one-week residential sessions. The 3-year fellowship is jointly funded by FFAR and industry or analogous sponsors with the goal of developing the fellows “soft skills” in the field of agriculture and life science. / Due February 17, 2020


  • Young Fellows Program: Young Fellows spend 11 months working with key staff members at the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) to build expertise in advocacy from a public interest perspective. The program is full-time and paid a salary at the DC living wage standard with benefits. Fellows work under the title “program assistant” and work directly with FCNL lobbyists and other senior staff, gaining first-hand knowledge of the legislative process and the organizing and communications work that is necessary for policy change. The fellowship begins in late August. / Due February 17, 2020


  • MD Anderson Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cancer Prevention: The Cancer Prevention Research Training Program at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center prepares scientists and clinicians to achieve leadership roles as research investigators in the field of cancer prevention and control. Trainees are immersed in the type of cross-disciplinary research environment typical of cancer prevention and control research. The program is for 2 years and awardees receive an annual salary of $51,000 plus other benefits. Applicants must have already earned or be within 5 months of earning a doctoral degree in health science or related disciplines by the application deadline. / Due February 17, 2020


  • Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellowship in Women and Public Policy: Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellows work as general research assistants on a variety of projects related to women’s public policy issues. In addition, fellows attend related Congressional briefings, policy seminars and meetings. Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree in a social science discipline, statistics, or women’s studies and have strong quantitative and library research skills. Compensation for the fellowship is $31,000 over the 9-month period, plus health insurance and a public transportation stipend. / Due February 17, 2020


  • OPA Executive Fellowship in Leadership and Association Management: The Ohio Pharmacists Association Executive Fellowship in Leadership and Association Management is a postgraduate training program created to support the development of individuals interested in association management through training and experience in leadership, advocacy, professional affairs and problem-solving and to prepare individuals for leadership positions in a variety of settings in the profession of pharmacy and healthcare in general. The fellow will attend state and national pharmacy meetings and be given flexibility to tailor the experience to his or her interest to ensure passion behind the work that is accomplished. / Due February 17, 2020


  • SCUP Fellows Program: The Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) Fellows Program will give you the opportunity to bring your innovative planning ideas and approaches forward to a broader constituency of higher ed planners who are involved in integrated planning on their campuses. Two fellows are selected each year (mentored by SCUP members) to pursue a higher education planning research project of their choice and present the outcomes of their project. Fellows will receive a one-year membership, complimentary registration to two annual conferences, two-$500 stipends, and registration to SCUP’s Planning Institute 1, or Planning Institute 2. / Due February 18, 2020


  • The Reporting Award: The Reporting Award supports a work of journalism in any medium on significant underreported subjects in the public interest. The Institute will select up to two winners of the Reporting Award. Each winner may receive a different amount of money, at the discretion of the Committee. The maximum award is $12,500.  Winners will have access to New York University’s libraries and the Institute’s facilities, including work space (as available). The Institute expects that the completed work will be published in a reputable media outlet of wide circulation. / Due February 18, 2020


  • Women’s Policy Institute (WPI) Fellowship: Through the Women’s Policy Institute, we teach women activists and grassroots organizations how to successfully navigate the California state legislature. The Women’s Policy Institute is a year-long program that includes four three-to-four-day experiential training retreats in Sacramento. During the program, Institute fellows work in teams to develop and implement specific policy advocacy projects of their choosing. Costs (meals, lodging and program materials) of Fellows participation in the Institute is fully subsidized by the Women’s Foundation of California, but travel expenses are borne by the fellows. / Due February 19, 2020


  • Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award: A grant of $12,500 will be awarded to support the work of promising early-career nonfiction writer on a story that uncovers truths about the human condition. Offered for the first time in 2015, the Award has been endowed by individuals and organizations touched by the life and work of Matthew Power, a wide-roving and award-winning journalist who sought to live and share the experience of the individuals and places on which he was reporting. Winners will have access to New York University’s libraries and the Institute’s facilities, including work space (as available). / Due February 19, 2020


  • Gulf Research Program: Early-Career Research Fellowships: The Gulf Research Program’s Early-Career Research Fellowship supports emerging scientific leaders as they take risks on research ideas not yet tested, pursue unique collaborations, and build a network of colleagues who share their interest in improving offshore energy system safety and the well-being of coastal communities and ecosystems. The program provides a grant of $76,000 to support the fellow for 2 years of research which can be used to cover costs, salaries and other professional expenses. Applicants must have received their final degree within the last 10 years and be employed at a research organization. / Due February 19, 2020


  • Culture of Health Leaders: The Culture of Health Leaders program provides cross-sector leadership development based on evidence, informed by experience, and grounded in principles of equity and social justice. The program is open to individuals from a variety of disciplines—such as technology, the arts, public policy, business, community development, education, transportation, public health, health care, and others—who are committed to working with organizations, communities, health systems, and policymakers to build a Culture of Health in America. Each leader will have access to up to $20,000 per year for three years (total of up to $60,000). Additional tools and resources will be available for year 3 project-related activities. / Due February 19, 2020


  • Jewish Service Corps: Every year, Avodah recruits young adults ages 21-26 from across the United States to spend a year in our Jewish Service Corps working at leading nonprofits in Chicago, New Orleans, New York, and Washington, DC. Our Corps Members live together and learn together in a supportive, pluralistic community at the crossroads of social activism and Jewish life. The placement organization will pay you a monthly stipend, a portion of which is paid to Avodah to cover basic housing costs like rent and utilities. / Due February 20, 2020


  • AsiaGlobal Fellows Program: The AsiaGlobal Fellows Program at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) is a 13-week inter-disciplinary program designed to nurture future leaders. AsiaGlobal Fellows are promising mid-career professionals from around the world and across a spectrum of occupations, including policy makers, policy advisors, business and civil society. They share a common policy interest in Asia, have demonstrated strong leadership potential, and are committed to making a positive impact on society. The program provides Fellows a monthly stipend to help with living costs, accommodation, round-trip travel, site-visit travel expenses and insurance. / Due February 21, 2020


  • IGLP Residential Fellowship Program: The Institute for Global Law and Policy (IGLP) Residential Fellowship Program at Harvard Law School offers full or partial doctoral and postdoctoral one-year fellowships to a small number of scholars pursuing research in areas related to the IGLPs ongoing work. The Institute welcomes applications from interested doctoral and postdoctoral scholars who are currently pursuing research in the areas of global law, economic policy, and social justice. Fellows are awarded a competitive stipend commensurate with experience. / Due February 21. 2020


  • Trustey Family STEM Teaching Fellows Program: Animated by the mission of the University of Notre Dame, the Center for STEM Education conducts and applies research to improve STEM teaching and learning for all students, especially students from underrepresented populations and students in Catholic schools. The Center seeks to increase student interest in, identity with, and learning of the STEM disciplines through unique programs, such as the Trustey Family STEM Teaching Fellows. This fellowship spans three summers and two school years to form STEM teachers for the middle grades. Fellows apply as school-based teams ranging from 3-5 members to enact a STEM impact plan. / Due February 21, 2020


  • John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship: The NOAA Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, established in 1979, provides a unique educational experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. The program matches highly qualified graduate students with “hosts” in the legislative and executive branch of government located in the Washington, D.C. area, for a one year paid fellowship. Provides $45,000 for stipend and living expenses, and $9,000 to cover health insurance, moving expenses, academic degree-related activities, and fellowship-related activities. / Due February 21, 2020


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