This list of upcoming fellowship deadlines includes programs for authors, science writing, journalism, nonprofit leadership, and humanities research. Many of these fellowships include funding and other benefits, such as healthcare. You’ve got 8 weeks to apply!
Some of these fellowships offer travel opportunities, including programs at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics offer fellowships hosted in Berlin and Poland for students interested in journalism, business, medicine, seminary, and law.
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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: January 1 – 7, 2023
- PEN America Emerging Voices Fellowship: The PEN America Emerging Voices Fellowship is a literary mentorship based in Los Angeles that aims to provide new writers who are isolated from the literary establishment with the tools, skills, and knowledge they need to launch a professional writing career. The 7-month fellowship from January to July includes professional mentorship, classes at the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program, access to Author Evenings and Masterclasses, a 25-hour volunteer project, a voice instruction class, and public readings. Fellows receive a $1,000 stipend. Applicants need not be published, but the fellowship is directed toward poets and writers of fiction and creative nonfiction with clear ideas of what they hope to accomplish through their writing. / Apply by January 1, 2023
- 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 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 its 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. / Apply by January 2, 2023
- 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 of business ethics. Fellows will travel with journalism and law students allowing for interdisciplinary discussion and collaboration. / Apply by January 3, 2023
- Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics: Journalism Program: The FASPE Journalism Program examines the role played by German and foreign journalists from 1933 to 1945, underscoring the reality that moral codes governing journalists can break down or be distorted with devastating consequences. Having demonstrated the power held by journalists in modern society, FASPE addresses ethical issues now facing individual journalists and media institutions at large. Fellows from journalism schools, as well as early-career journalists, 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 different topics in ethics. / Apply by January 3, 2023
- 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 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. / Apply by January 3, 2023
- Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics: Medical Program: FASPE Medicine challenges its Fellows to recognize their responsibility to act as ethical leaders in their medical careers. Each year, FASPE Medical awards fellowships to 14 to 16 medical students and residents. Fellows spend two weeks in Berlin and Poland, where they visit key sites of Nazi history and participate in daily seminars led by specialized faculty. The program couples the power of place with academic rigor and many informal opportunities for creative exchange. FASPE Fellowships are fully funded so that financial ability does not affect participation. / Apply by January 3, 2023
- Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics: Seminary Program: FASPE Seminary challenges its Fellows to recognize their responsibility to exercise ethical leadership in their clerical and pastoral careers. FASPE begins by examining the actions and choices of German and international clergy in enabling and supporting Nazi policies. Each year, FASPE Seminary awards fellowships to 14 to 16 individuals pursuing, or recent graduates of, graduate-level religious training at divinity schools, seminaries, chaplaincy programs, or other related institutions. Fellows spend two weeks in Berlin and Poland, where they visit key sites of Nazi history and participate in daily seminars led by specialized faculty. The program couples the power of place with academic rigor and many informal opportunities for creative exchange. FASPE Fellowships are fully funded so that financial ability does not affect participation. / Apply by January 3, 2023
- NEH Long-Term Fellowships: National Endowment for the Humanities Long-Term Fellowships support advanced research at the Center for Research in the Humanities. Fellowships are open to scholars researching the history, literature, and culture of peoples represented in collections housed at the Schwarzman Building and to professionals in fields related to the Library’s holdings, including librarianship and archives administration, special collections, photography, prints, and maps. The NEH Long-Term Fellowships support two fellows for nine months with a stipend of $45,000. / Apply by January 3, 2023
- 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. / Apply by January 3, 2023
- Yiddish Book Center Fellowship Program: Yiddish Book Center Fellowships are 1-year opportunities to work as full-time staff at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts. Fellows learn valuable professional skills and contribute to the Center’s major projects. Applicants must be recent college graduates with strong backgrounds in Jewish studies or related disciplines, working knowledge of Yiddish, a commitment to Yiddish language and culture, and a demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Each Fellow receives a stipend of $30,000 plus health insurance. / Apply by January 3, 2023
- Biography Fellowship: The Leon Levy Center for Biography offers four resident fellowships at the Graduate Center for the academic year in support of a proposed biography project. Awards include writing space, full access to research facilities, research assistance, and a stipend of $72,000. Fellows devote their time to their projects and participate in monthly seminars and public events of the Leon Levy Center for Biography, including the annual lecture and the annual conference. Preference in the award of fellowships is given to those who have not yet published a biography or received fellowships for the writing of a biography. / Apply by January 4, 2023
- NOAA Climate & Global Change (C&GC) Postdoctoral Fellowships: This fellowship program is designed to provide an independent research opportunity to recently graduated PhDs who want to pursue interests that align with the NOAA Climate Program Office. The program focuses on observing, understanding, modeling, and predicting the climate system on seasonal and longer-time scales. Experienced scientists at U.S. universities and research institutions host the appointed fellows providing mentoring and a collaborative environment to carry out their research projects. Preference is given to new graduates who are seeking their first fellowship and who have held a Ph.D. for no more than three years. / Apply by January 4, 2023
- Autry Fellowship: The Autry Fellowship is a competitive fellowship program for talented and ambitious recent college graduates. It provides an opportunity to work for one year as a full-time, paid staff member at MDC in Durham, NC. The Autry Fellowship supports the mission of MDC – to equip southern leaders, institutions, and communities to improve economic mobility and advance equity – by developing a network of young leaders who have experience promoting equity and excellence in education, employment, economic security, and strategic philanthropy. Candidates must be in their final year of undergraduate studies or have graduated within two years. / Apply by January 5, 2023
- Joseph Schumpeter Fellowship: The Joseph Schumpeter Fellowship is a competitive, renewable fellowship program for undergraduate students at George Mason University (Fairfax, VA). Fellowships are open to full- and part-time degree-seeking Mason students from any discipline who are interested in studying key ideas in the political economy and learning how to utilize these ideas in academic and policy research. Fellows will join a network of Mercatus students, alumni, faculty, and scholars who are conducting and engaging with cutting-edge research in the contemporary political economy. The total award is up to $1,000 per semester. / Apply by January 5, 2023
- White House Fellowship: The White House Fellows program is one of America’s most prestigious programs for leadership and public service. White House Fellowships offer exceptional young men and women first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government. Fellows typically spend a year working as full-time, paid fellows to senior White House Staff, Cabinet Secretaries, and other top-ranking government officials. Fellows also participate in an education program consisting of roundtable discussions with renowned leaders from the private and public sectors and trips to study U.S. policy in action both domestically and internationally. / Apply by January 6, 2023
- Nonprofit Leadership Fellowship: The Nonprofit Leadership Fellowship fellowship provides a partial-tuition monetary award for the University of Maryland’s accredited, online Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Leadership program, a top-ranked graduate program in Nonprofit Management by U.S. News. Everyone who is admitted into the accredited, online Graduate Certificate program will be automatically considered for the Nonprofit Leadership Fellowship. If admitted, you will be invited to a Fellowship interview and will find out a few weeks later if you have been selected for a fellowship. / Apply by January 6, 2023
- William H. Hastie Fellowship Program: The University of Wisconsin Law School’s William H. Hastie Fellowship Program has provided aspiring scholars with an outstanding opportunity to prepare for a career in law teaching. The two-year law school Fellowship reflects a commitment to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession and especially encourages applications from candidates of color and other underrepresented communities in the legal academy. Fellows pursue a scholarly agenda of their choice, typically prepare two pieces for publication, and receive mentoring in both their teaching and scholarly work. Fellows are required to be in residence in Madison and enrolled at the University of Wisconsin Law School. Fellows are provided a stipend of $48,000 per year. / Apply by January 6, 2023
- 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. / Apply by January 6, 2023
- 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. / Apply by January 6, 2023
- TechWomen: TechWomen brings emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central, and South Asia, and the Middle East together with their professional counterparts in the United States for a mentorship and exchange program. TechWomen provides participants access to networks, resources, and knowledge to empower them to reach their full potential. During the five-week program, participants engage in project-based mentorships at leading companies in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley and participate in professional development workshops. Applicants must be women with, at minimum, two years of full-time professional experience in the STEM fields and eligible to obtain a U.S. J-1 exchange visitor visa. / Apply by January 6, 2023
- KAUST Fellowship: The KAUST Fellowship is the general scholarship program of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). All admitted students receive the benefits of the KAUST Fellowship which includes full tuition, a living stipend of $20-30K, housing, and other benefits. All applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English. There is no minimum GPA requirement but the average GPA of admitted students is 3.7 out of 4.0. KAUST encourages students seeking to earn graduate degrees from Saudi Arabia and worldwide to apply. After the deadline accepts applications on a space-available basis. / Apply by January 7, 2023
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