You’ve got 8 weeks to apply! This week’s list includes summer fellowships for students and fully funded fellowships for journalists as well as opportunities for recent graduates and researchers. There are also unique opportunities from traditionally underrepresented groups. Apply now!
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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: February 2 – 8, 2020
- New America Fellows: New America’s Fellows Program invests in thinkers—academics, journalists, independent scholars, and public policy analysts—who offer fresh and often unconventional perspectives on the major challenges facing our society. Fellows advance big ideas through research, reporting, analysis, and/or storytelling. Fellows benefit from a financial stipend, engagement with each other and with New America’s various policy programs, and the expanded audience and exposure from New America and its media partners. Precise terms and stipend levels of fellowships vary widely, as some fellows work full-time at New America in pursuit of their research, while many others have other professional commitments during the term of their fellowship. / Due February 2, 2020
- Jewish Organizing Fellowship: JOIN for Justice’s Jewish Organizing Fellowship is a year-long, paid community organizing training program in Boston. The fellowship trains Jewish young adults (ages 21-30) to organize communities to effectively fight against structural injustice and inequality. JOIN supports candidates in finding paid jobs as community organizers. If already employed, fellows will be supported at their current organizing job. Fellows are paid a salary of $31,000-37,000 and provided with health insurance for the duration of the fellowship. / Due February 2, 2020
- Jesse Marvin Unruh Assembly Fellowship (Capital Fellows): This unique program provides an opportunity for individuals over the age of 20, from all backgrounds, to directly participate in the legislative process. Each year, 18 individuals are selected to participate in the program. The 11-month fellowship provides an introduction to public policy formation and adoption in the California Legislature through full-time work as a professional legislative staff member. Assembly fellows receive fully-paid enrollment at California State University, Sacramento (Sacramento State), and earn graduate units for seminars taught by faculty from the Sacramento State Political Science Department. / Due February 3, 2020
- Lindemann Trust Fellowships: The English-Speaking Union offers up to three grants a year worth $30,000 each for postdoctoral scientists to carry out research in the USA. The Lindemann Trust Fellowships are awarded to graduates of exceptional promise in both the pure and applied physical sciences who have shown capacity for producing original research. To be eligible to apply, candidates must be British or Commonwealth citizens, a resident in the UK, and have recently completed a doctorate or be expecting to complete before the fellowship. / Due February 3, 2020
- Judicial Administration Fellowship (Capital Fellows): The fellowship program is both academic and professional. Includes full-time professional staff placements include California trial and appellate courts throughout the state and the Administrative Office of the Courts. All persons with a four-year college degree, including recent graduates and mid-career applicants are eligible to apply. Upon acceptance into the program, fellows are enrolled as graduate students in Public Policy and Administration at Sacramento State, and attend regularly scheduled academic seminars. During the course of the fellowship, fellows earn graduate units for the successful completion of all academic requirements. / Due February 3, 2020
- UC Berkeley Amgen Scholars Program: The Amgen Scholars Program is a national program at the University of California, Berkeley to increase research opportunities for students committed to pursuing careers in the sciences and biotechnology. This program provides outstanding science undergraduates with research experience and increases participants’ competitiveness as candidates for admission to prestigious graduate and professional institutions. You must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident AND be enrolled in a college or university in the U.S. or U.S. territory. 22 – 25 positions available. / Due February 3, 2020
- Reuters Institute Journalist Fellowships: As a Reuters Institute Journalist Fellow, you’ll spend one, two or three terms at the University of Oxford. The Institute offers fully funded Fellowships to established mid-career journalists from throughout the world. Applicants must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in any branch of journalism and demonstrate sufficient proficiency in English to be able to participate fully in the life of the Programme and write a research paper in English of publishable quality. Fellowships may be for 3, 6 or 9 months covering one or two terms or a full academic year (October – June) respectively. Awards may include travel expenses (including air travel economy class) and a modest living allowance. / Due February 3, 2020
- California Senate Fellows Program (Capital Fellows): This program offers college graduates a paid, full-time legislative staff position in the California State Capitol for 11 months. The fellowship program’s primary goals include exposing people with diverse life experiences and backgrounds to the legislative process by providing research and other professional staff assistance to the Senate. Senate Fellows receive fully-paid enrollment at California State University, Sacramento (Sacramento State), and earn graduate units for seminars taught by faculty from Sacramento State’s Political Science Department. The graduate seminars are a required segment of the fellowship program. / Due February 3, 2020
- Fulbright International Education Administrators Program: The International Education Administrators (IEA) seminars help U.S. higher education administrators establish lasting connections within the social, cultural and higher education systems of other countries. Selected administrators have the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge about the host country’s higher education system and establish networks of U.S. and international colleagues during a two-week fully funded visit abroad. The IEA Seminars are open to experienced international education administrators and senior administrators. Deadlines vary by country. / Due February 3, 2020
- California Executive Fellowship Program (Capital Fellows): The Executive Fellowship Program is sponsored by the Center for California Studies at California State University, Sacramento (Sacramento State) and the Office of the Governor to provide an experiential learning opportunity in California state government. California’s executive branch is one of the most dynamic in the United States. Executive Fellows function as full-time professional staff in executive offices at various levels of California’s executive branch which includes the office of the governor, constitutional offices, cabinet secretaries, commissions and departments. / Due February 3, 2020
- Allen Ginsberg Fellowships: The fellowships are awarded annually to three incoming MFA Creative Writing and Poetics students (residency program). Recipients receive a $10,000 partially funded fellowship ($7,000 scholarship plus a $3,000 stipend). Students must be enrolled full-time and maintain a 3.7 GPA while attending Naropa. Students awarded a fellowship cannot simultaneously hold a GA position or another Naropa scholarship. / Due February 3, 2020
- CAF Medical Research Grants and Fellowships: The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation is accepting applications for medical research grants and fellowships in areas related to thalassemia. The awards are in 3 categories: Support for Ongoing Clinical Research in Thalassemia; Clinical Trials in Thalassemia Cell and Gene Therapy; and Research Fellowships. Applicants from all disciplines and backgrounds (MD, RN, PhD, MPH, MSW or other disciplines) are encouraged to apply. Support for Ongoing Clinical Research in Thalassemia is $50,000 annually; Clinical Trials in Thalassemia Cell and Gene Therapy is $75,000 annually. / Due February 3, 2020
- Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program: The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program is a six-week summer program providing undergraduate students with at least sophomore status a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs, and the enhanced knowledge and skills to pursue such careers. Students live at Howard University, attend classes, and participate in programs with foreign affairs professionals at Howard and at diverse locations around Washington, DC. The Program covers the costs for tuition, travel, housing, and two meals per day. It also provides a stipend of $3,200. / Due February 4, 2020
- Wellcome Trust International Training Fellowships: The International Training fellowships offer nationals of low- and middle-income countries the opportunity to receive training at the postgraduate or postdoctoral level. Research proposals should focus on a health priority in a low- or middle-income country. The fellowship is for 3 years and includes a salary plus coverage of other fees and research costs. Fellows are encouraged to collaborate with researchers in other low- and middle-income countries. Fellows will work with a sponsoring institution to learn new skills and become leaders in independent research. / Due February 4, 2020
- Harry S. Truman Scholarship: The mission of the Truman Scholarship Foundation is to find and recognize college juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education or elsewhere in the public service. Truman Scholars receive up to $30,000 for graduate or professional school, participate in leadership development activities, and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government. All Candidates for the Truman must be nominated by their undergraduate institution. / Due February 4, 2020
- TFAS Summer Law Fellowship: The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) Summer Law Fellowship in Washington, D.C. is an intensive nine-week program that aims to prepare law students to defend the values and ideals of a free society. Participants engage in legal internships, academic coursework, networking events and career development sessions. Applicants should have a strong academic record with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, demonstrated interest in the principles of originalism, limited government, and free enterprise, and be in good standing with an ABA-accredited law school. The TFAS Summer Law Fellowship covers tuition for the coursework and housing for the duration of the program. / Due February 5, 2020
- Boren Scholarships: Boren Scholarships provide funding to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad. Boren Scholarships support study and research in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, with a focus on studying less commonly taught languages. Boren Scholars represent a variety of academic backgrounds, but all are interested in studying less commonly taught languages. Max scholarship awards are $8K for a summer program (special initiative for STEM students only), $10K for a semester and $20K for a full academic year. Boren Scholars commit to working in the federal government for at least 1 year after graduation. / Due February 5, 2020
- Hartford Hospital Summer Student Pre-Med & Research Program: The program is designed exclusively for pre-medical students (who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents) completing their junior year in college. It offers the student an introduction to research methodology, patient treatment, and ethical issues in medicine as well as exposure to a broad spectrum of healthcare providers within a large community teaching hospital. 14-18 positions are awarded annually to qualified pre-medical students who will have completed their junior year of college in the spring. The award for the ten-week Program is $1,800 and dormitory housing is provided as needed. / Due February 7, 2020
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