Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: February 4 -10, 2019

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The Harvard Kennedy School has fellowships for those who are passionate about social justice.

You’ve got 8 weeks left to apply for these fellowships from our database. This week’s list includes fully funded master’s programs, summer fellowships for students, professional fellowships in public policy, law and social justice, and unique opportunities from traditionally underrepresented groups. Start your application now!

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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: February 4 – February 10, 2019


  • NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellowship: Online coursework plus a professional development workshop in the Fall and a 9-day summer field summer field study excursion for active NEA members who are current K-12 classroom teachers / Due February 4, 2019


  • Open Society Fellowships: Any individual with English proficiency is welcome to submit project proposals in the areas of human rights, government transparency, access to information and to justice, and the promotion of civil society and social inclusion. Fellows are encouraged to stimulate productive controversy and debate in the fields of economics and business / Due February 4, 2019


  • Data Science Fellowship: The Data Incubator is offering an advanced 8-week fellowship for Ph.D’s looking to enter the industry of data science. Multiple sessions are offered each year in New York City, Washington DC, Seattle, Boston, the San Francisco Bay Area, or online / Due February 4, 2019


  • Bacon Environmental Fellowship: A fully-funded master’s program in environmental justice through Harvard Kennedy School, fellows must apply to the school and the fellowship separately.  Fellows are encouraged to inspire new ideas on safeguarding natural resources and promotion of a healthy global ecosystem / Due February 4, 2019


  • Dubin Fellows Program for Emerging Leaders: Fully-funded master’s program at Harvard Kennedy School for those who are making a transformative impact on the communities they serve. Open for all domestic and international students beginning their first year of study. An additional stipend is also available for summer internships / Due February 4, 2019


  • Fellowship for Serving African-American Communities: Fully-funded master’s program at Harvard Kennedy School for diverse and talented emerging leaders. Fellows will study ways to reduce disparities in African-American communities through efforts in health care, public policy and more. The program is open to those entering their first year of study in any of the Harvard Kennedy School’s master’s degree programs / Due February 4, 2019


  • Wellcome Trust International Training Fellowships: A 3-year fully-funded fellowship for postgraduate or postdoctoral professionals from low- or middle- income countries. Research proposals are those focused on a health priority in a low- or middle-income country and fellows will work at a sponsoring institution to conduct their research / Due February 5, 2019


  • Harry S. Truman Scholarship: A scholarship towards graduate or professional school for college juniors who are committed to careers in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, or in public service / Due February 5, 2019


  • Environmental Fellows Program (EFP): A 12-week paid internship with one of the many partner philanthropic organizations. Eligible fellows are graduate students from traditionally underrepresented groups.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or DACA/DREAMers (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) / Due February 6, 2019


  • Summer Institutes for US Undergraduates: A 3-6 week academic and cultural summer program for U.S. undergraduates with at least 2 years left of study. Fellows will get to experience an academic program at a highly regarded UK university and to be immersed in the culture of the UK / Due February 6, 2019


  • Hartford Hospital Summer Student Pre-Med & Research Program: A 10-week program for U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are completing their junior year of college. Specifically for pre-medical students to learn about patient treatment, research methodology and more all within a large community teaching hospital/ Due February 6, 2019


  • Boren Scholarships: A fellowship ranging from one summer to one full year for U.S. undergraduates to study abroad in areas that are underrepresented in study abroad. The fellows will focus on less commonly taught languages with a commitment to work in the government for at least one year after graduation/ Due February 7, 2019


  • First Generation Civil Rights Fellowship (FirstGEN): A 10- week long fellowship for full-time work in public policy and social justice or education opportunities. Eligible fellows are the first in their immediate families to attend an institution of higher education and passionate about pursuing careers in social justice / Due February 8, 2019


  • Humane Studies Fellowship: Non-residency awards of $2K – $15K for graduate students preparing research on humanities and liberty in science / Due February 10, 2019

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