Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: February 23 – 29, 2020

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The Daiches-Manning Memorial Fellowship in Edinburgh provides funding for research in Scottish studies

You’ve got 8 weeks to apply!  This week there are many programs for postdoctoral research and opportunities for graduate students, early-career professionals, scientists, and engineers. Apply now!

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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: February 23 – 29, 2020


  • Information Controls Fellowship Program (ICFP): The Information Controls Fellowship Program (ICFP) supports examination into how governments in countries or areas of Open Technology Fund’s core focus are restricting the free flow of information, cutting access to the open internet, and implementing censorship mechanisms, thereby threatening the ability of global citizens to exercise basic human rights and democracy; work focused on mitigation of such threats is also supported. Fellowships are available in 3, 6, 9 and 12-month duration and are typically awarded to postdoctoral scholars, PhD students and other experienced researchers. Applicants from around the world are invited to apply. / Due February 24, 2020


  • UC MEXUS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Research Fellowships: The primary objective of this program is to advance academic scholarship by emerging Mexican researchers and UC scientists and scholars in the early stages of their careers, after obtaining their PhD. In addition, the program seeks to support existing or developing binational academic networks by enhancing collaborative research projects in the humanities, sciences, engineering and computer science. The exchange program is 1 year in duration and sends U.S. scholars to research with Mexican institutions and Mexican scholars to a UC campus of their choosing. A stipend of at least $46,667 is included. / Due February 24, 2020


  • Tom Steel Post-Graduate Fellowship: The Tom Steel Post-Graduate Fellowship provides funding for a new lawyer to work in the United States on an innovative, public interest law project that serves the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. The Steel Fellowship is the first fellowship of its kind anywhere in the country. In typical years, the annual Fellowship is a $30,000 award for an individual to complete full-time work for twelve (12) months. Pride Law Fund seeks to fund “cutting edge” projects with the potential to make a lasting impact. Persons are eligible to apply if they are law students eligible to graduate in the Spring semester, or are lawyers within three years of their graduation from law school. / February 24, 2020


  • TNTP Teaching Fellows: TNTP Teaching Fellows is a rigorous alternative certification program that recruits and trains talented career changers and recent college graduates to be outstanding teachers in high-need schools across the country. You choose where you want to teach. There are programs in Baltimore, Charlotte, DC, Fort Worth, Indiana, Nashville, New York City and New Orleans. After successfully completing summer training and securing a teaching position at a local school, you will begin teaching full-time, earning a full teacher’s salary. Throughout the year, you will receive personalized coaching. Multiple deadlines, check website for earlier deadlines. / Due February 25, 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 25, 2020


  • Graduate Education and the Professoriate Fellowship: Western Michigan University Graduate Education and the Professoriate (WMU-GEP) Fellowships are available to U.S. citizens who derive from African-American, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, or Native American (with tribal affiliation) heritage and who have secured regular admission to a doctoral degree program in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics) or SBE (sociology, political science, psychology, or economics) area. The GEP Fellowship is competitive and awarded to exceptional students. Recipients of the WMU-GEP Fellowship will receive an annual stipend of $18,202. / Due February 26, 2020


  • Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship: The Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship gives academic and professional opportunities to women journalists who focus on covering human rights and social justice. Fellows will have the chance to complete research and coursework at MIT’s Center for International Studies and participate in internships with media outlets including The Boston Globe and The New York Times. The Fellowship is open to women journalists worldwide working in print, broadcast and/or Internet-based media, including freelancers. Applicants must have a minimum of three years professional experience working full-time in news media. A fixed monthly stipend will be provided to cover housing, meals, and ground transportation during the fellowship. / Due March 27, 2020


  • Early Career Fellowship: Early Career Fellowships aim to provide career development opportunities for those who are at a relatively early stage of their academic careers, but who have a proven record of research. All candidates must hold a doctorate or have equivalent research experience. Applicants must either hold a degree from a UK higher education institution or must hold an academic position in the UK (e.g. fixed-term lectureship, fellowship). The intention is to support the career development of those building an academic career within the UK. The Trust will contribute 50% of each Fellow’s total salary up to £25,000 per annum and provides a £6000/year research expenses allowance. /  Due February 27, 2020


  • Environment America Fellowship: Environment America’s mission is to transform our ideas and imaginations into change that makes our world a greener and healthier place. Environment America’s two-year, full-time fellowship program gives participants the necessary skills to turn public opinion and political momentum toward a greener, healthier world. During their time with Environment America, fellows will build powerful coalitions, lobby elected officials, research and write reports, identify and cultivate donors, and run a grassroots campaign office each summer. The target annual compensation for this position is $28,000 in the first year. Environment America offers a competitive benefits package. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through the deadline. / Early Bird Application due February 28, 2020


  • Antimicrobial Resistance Fellowship: Administered by APHL, the APHL-CDC Antimicrobial Resistance (AR) Fellowship Program provides Masters and postdoctoral graduates with the opportunity to collaborate on a range of antimicrobial resistance issues. Qualified applicants will apply to be placed in one of eight state public health laboratories they are interested in working for a 12-month term and will have the opportunity to extend for an additional 12 months, provided funding is available. There are currently two fellowship tracks being offered: Antimicrobial Resistance and Drug Resistant Tuberculosis. / Due February 28, 2020


  • Tillman Scholars Program: The Tillman Scholars Program unites and empowers remarkable military veterans and spouses as the next generation of private and public sector leaders committed to service beyond self. The premier fellowship supports Tillman Scholars with academic scholarships, a national network, and professional development opportunities, so they are empowered to make an impact in the fields of medicine, law, business, policy, technology, education and the arts. Active duty service members, veterans, and military spouses are eligible for the fellowship which covers academic expenses, including tuition and fees, books and living expenses. / Due February 28, 2020


  • Goodwin Procter 1L Diversity Fellowship: The Goodwin 1L Diversity Fellowships offer awards of $7,500 to diverse students who work in public interest positions the summer after their first year of law school. Selected fellows are guaranteed a “straight-to-callback” interview with a Goodwin Procter office of their choice in the interviewing season during their second year of law school. Fellows are also invited to participate in some of our summer associate program events during their summer at the public interest organization. / Due February 28, 2020


  • California Science and Technology Fellowship: The California Science and Technology (CCST) Policy Fellowships place professional scientists and engineers in the California State Legislature for one-year appointments. The fellowships are ideal for qualified applicants who are interested in improving the interface between science and legislative decision-making and who want to learn the public policy decision-making process. To be eligible for the Fellowship, candidates must possess a PhD or equivalent level degree OR an MS degree in an engineering discipline, plus at least three years post-degree experience. The base stipend is $45,000 plus benefits. / Due February 28, 2020


  • Wonderful Public Service Graduate Fellowship: The Maddy Institute at California State University, Fresno aims to foster the next generation of San Joaquin Valley bi-partisan leaders and problem-solvers by helping San Joaquin Valley students obtain their graduate degree from top graduate programs and return home to apply what they have learned to make the San Joaquin Valley a better place. Funding is provided towards eligible graduate degrees include MBA, Master’s in Social Work (MSW), Master’s in Public Affairs, and more.  Two $56,000 fellowships will be awarded. A summer internship and for at least two years after graduation, the fellow is required to work in the San Joaquin Valley. / Due February 28, 2020


  • Daiches-Manning Memorial Fellowship in 18th-Century Scottish Studies: The fellowship provides a bursary of US$3000/£1800* towards travel and accommodation in support of research on any aspect of eighteenth-century Scottish studies. It is open to post-doctoral scholars of all nationalities, in all disciplines, and at all career levels. The Fellowship is for 2-6 months and may be taken at any time of the year. Fellows are expected to be in residence in Edinburgh for the duration of the Fellowship and to participate fully in IASH activities. IASH is housed in an eighteenth-century courtyard close to the Edinburgh University Library, and about twenty scholars are in residence at any time. / Due February 28, 2020


  • IC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program: The IC Postdoc Program offers scientists and engineers from a wide variety of disciplines unique opportunities to conduct research relevant to the Intelligence Community. The research is conducted by the postdocs, while working in partnership with a research advisor and collaborating with an advisor from the intelligence community. Postdoc appointments are for 24 months, but can allow for a third year, if outlined in the original proposal. Fellows receive annual stipends of $75,000-$79,000 plus extra funding for travel and laboratory expenses. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and have received their PhD within the last 5 years. / Due February 28, 2020


  • LankaCorps Fellowship Program: LankaCorps is a unique opportunity for young leaders of Sri Lankan heritage to professionally engage in social, cultural, and economic development activities in Sri Lanka. The program aims to foster the involvement and understanding of young members of the expatriate Sri Lankan community who have limited in-depth experience with the country of their heritage. The fellowship invites Canadian and American citizens with Sri Lankan heritage, ages 21-30, who hold a bachelors degree to apply. LankaCorps Fellows live and work for six months in Sri Lanka, granting them the unique chance to “explore their roots while giving back.” / Due February 28, 2020


  • APHL-CDC Bioinformatics Fellowship: The APHL-CDC Bioinformatics Fellowships provide post-masters and post-doctoral level professionals the opportunity to apply their skills to a range of important and emerging public health problems, while gaining experience in their fields. Fellows are placed at an infectious disease laboratory in The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or at a state or local public health laboratory. These 12-month fellowships include a stipend, opportunities to participate in training and attend conferences, as well as other benefits. Post-doctoral fellows may extend for an additional 12 months, provided funding is available. / Due February 29, 2020


  • India Fellow Program: The India Fellow Program seeks to train and empower the next generation of leaders in India. The fellowship is for 13 months and includes training, working and mentoring components. The fellow will participate in several workshops that build leadership and problem solving skills. Fellows work with a grassroots organization brainstorming ideas and helping the organization grow. A stipend is included to cover costs while working and fellows will have access to mentors and networking opportunities throughout the fellowship. Fellows must be Indian citizens, 21-28 years of age and have a university degree. / Due February 29, 2020


  • Creative Capital Awards: Creative Capital is the only national grantmaking organization with an open application process that supports individual artists across all disciplines. Creative Capital makes a multi-year commitment to its grantees, providing them with tailored financial and advisory support to enable their project’s success while building their capacity to sustain their careers. Our grants are valued at up to $90,000. For each project, we offer up to $50,000 in award monies (direct funding) and an additional suite of career development services valued at $40,000. Applicants must be over 25 and have at least 5 years work experience. / Due February 29, 2020


  • Emerging Public Leaders of Ghana (EPL Ghana): EPL Ghana is a two-year fellowship that equips high-achieving university graduates of Ghanaian nationality with transferable leadership skills to effect change in the public sector and beyond. EPL Ghana provides an opportunity for graduates and young professionals to join the public service in a prestigious role that includes monthly professional trainings, robust supervision and mentoring, opportunity to travel, and ongoing career support and development. To be eligible, applicants must be a citizen of Ghana, have strong written and verbal English skills, and be in their final year of study or recently graduated. / Due February 29, 2020


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