Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: January 14 – 20, 2024

Nov 13, 2023
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The HBCU Changemaker Fellowship is a transformative program that helps graduates make a lasting social impact with a Master of Arts in Social Innovation.

This list of upcoming fellowship deadlines includes programs for a wide variety of areas, including climate research, epidemiology, Buddhist culture, history of science, Palestinian culture and history, library research, science policy, literature translation, political science, childhood development, public affairs, international peace, and ways to make a social impact. There are opportunities for training graduate students in mental health and substance abuse, learning about the Department of Energy’s science policies and epidemiology research, and those interested in teaching at the college level. Fellowships are aimed at mid-career professionals, young leaders, undergraduate seniors or recent graduates, those pushing PhDs, and even early career professionals. Specific programs are catered to women in Africa interested in law, underrepresented minorities, and students from HBCUs (Historically black colleges and universities). You’ve got 8 weeks to apply! Apply now!

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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: January 14 – 20, 2024


  • Kinship Conservation Fellowship: Kinship believes in investing in individuals with the potential to advance the future of conservation. Fellows are awarded a $8,000 stipend and a month of valuable, cutting-edge training. In return, Fellows are asked to invest a month of their time working with the organization. The month-long curriculum is delivered by a faculty of global experts who work closely with each carefully selected cohort of Fellows to explore fresh ways to apply market-based approaches to environmental concerns. The Fellows are mid-career conservation professionals with 5+ years of experience. / Apply by January 14, 2024


  • Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs – Pittsburgh: Coro Pittsburgh seeks to engage the next generation of diverse leaders who have a passion for working across sectors to build a stronger democracy. The Coro Fellowship is a 9-month, full-time intensive training program designed for young leaders (age 21-35). Pittsburgh Fellows are placed for 6 to 30 weeks in local nonprofit, government, labor, business, and community-based organizations. All applicants selected into the Pittsburgh program receive a full tuition scholarship and a monthly living stipend. / Apply by January 14, 2024


  • Draper Hills Summer Fellows Program: Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law is offering a training program for global democratic leaders holding senior roles in their respective fields. The program brings together a group of 25 to 30 mid-career practitioners in law, politics, government, private enterprise, civil society, and international development from transitioning countries. For three weeks during the summer, fellows participate in academic seminars that expose them to the theory and practice of democracy, development, and the rule of law. Delivered by leading Stanford faculty from the Stanford Law School, the Graduate School of Business, and the departments of economics and political science. / Apply by January 14, 2024


  • Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs – New York City: The Coro Fellows Program develops emerging leaders to work and lead across different sectors by equipping them with knowledge, skills, and networks to accelerate positive change. This 9-month fellowship helps to develop participants’ self-awareness and analytical skills, exposes them to various industries and sectors, grants them access to businesses and community leaders, and provides them unparalleled relationship-building opportunities to launch their professional careers. The Coro Fellows Program in New York has four major components: leadership development seminars, rotational work placements, leadership interviews, and focus weeks. All applicants selected into the program receive a full tuition scholarship and a monthly living stipend of approximately $1,500 per month. / Apply by January 14, 2024


  • Coro Fellowship San Francisco: The Coro Fellowship San Francisco is founded on Coro’s unique curriculum of core leadership skills building, paired with real-world experiences with the city as the classroom. The Fellows Program combines project-based practice, informational interviews with private, public, and nonprofit decision-makers, and skills building in group governance, communication, and analysis. The Fellows Program has four major components: field placements, seminars, interviews, and focus weeks. The program is 100% tuition free. Coro provides qualifying Fellows who request financial support with a monthly stipend to defray living expenses during their nine months in the program. / Apply by January 14, 2024


  • Dissertation Completion Fellowship Program: The FINRA Foundation Dissertation Completion Fellowship program seeks to expand the pipeline of researchers from racial and ethnic backgrounds whose underrepresentation in the U.S. professoriate has been severe and longstanding. To achieve that goal, the fellowship will provide an award of up to $40,000 to advanced doctoral candidates within their last year of Ph.D. dissertation writing to support the completion of their dissertation research and writing. The program will support doctoral candidates who are pursuing dissertation research centrally concerning financial services and capital markets. Graduate study may be in any academic discipline. / Apply by January 15, 2024


  • New York City Urban Fellows Program: The Urban Fellows Program is a highly selective, nine-month fellowship that combines work in Mayoral offices and City agencies with an intensive seminar series that explores current urban issues impacting public policy. Program participants are diverse and come from all over the country to work in New York City. After participating in an extensive interview process, New York City Urban Fellows are placed at an array of agencies across the City where they learn about public policy through a hands-on approach. Fellows receive a nine-month stipend of $31,563. / Apply by January 15, 2024


  • Carnegie Endowment For International Peace Junior Fellows Program: Each year the Endowment offers approximately 14 one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduate seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. They are selected from a pool of nominees from close to 400 participating colleges. Carnegie Junior Fellows work as research assistants to the Endowment’s senior associates. Those who have begun graduate studies are not eligible for consideration. Positions are paid, full-time positions for one year. The current salary is $3,916.67, before tax, paid semi-monthly pay period ($47,000 per year). / Apply by January 15, 2024


  • Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Science and Technology Policy Fellowships (SunShot Initiative Fellowships): EERE STP Fellowships are two-year opportunities for recent graduates and experienced scientists and engineers to participate in policy-related projects at DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Washington, D.C. There are three levels of Fellowships: Junior Fellows (Bachelor’s), Fellows (Masters or PhD) and Senior Fellows (Masters or PhD). Fellows receive a salary starting at $47,684, $58,000, and $76,378, respectively, health benefits, travel assistance, and relocation allowance. SunShot applications are reviewed (and offers are made) twice per year with rolling application deadlines of January 15th and June 15th. / Apply by January 15, 2024


  • AGU Congressional Science Fellowship: AGU is pleased to have sponsored a Congressional Science Fellowship for over thirty years. The Fellowship program enables more effective use in government of scientific knowledge and provides a unique experience to scientists seeking careers involving public use of technical information. The Congressional Science Fellowship program places highly qualified, accomplished scientists, engineers, and other professionals in the offices of either an individual Member of Congress or on a committee for a one-year assignment. / Apply by January 15, 2024


  • Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at MIT: The Knight Science Journalism program at MIT offers full-year fellowships, and week-long workshops to journalists to increase their understanding of science, technology, engineering, medicine, and the environment. Mid-career, full-time journalists from all countries are welcome to apply. Applicants must have at least three full years of experience covering science, technology, the environment, or medicine; or at least five years of other journalism experience and a desire to protect those areas in the future. The 9-month fellowship requires Fellows to reside full-time in the Boston/Cambridge area for the academic year: August 15 through May 15. / Apply by January 15, 2024


  • Beckman Center Fellowships: The Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry at the Science History Institute, an independent research library in Philadelphia, accepts applications for short- and long-term fellowships in the history of science, technology, medicine, and industry. The center supports 20 fellows a year whose work is in some way tied to the history of materials and materiality, chemistry, and related sciences. Applications come from a wide range of disciplines across the humanities and social sciences. Short-term fellowships are $3,000; dissertation fellowships are $27,000; and postdoctoral fellowships are $60,000. / Apply by January 15, 2024


  • Global Journalist Fellowship: The Global Journalist Fellowship provides international journalists with funding to study at one of the master’s programs at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. The Fellowship covers tuition and fees for two of the three semesters of the journalism graduate program, as well as a stipend of $16,000 for each of the two semesters. The fellowship is open to international journalists with at least two years of experience at a journalism publication and fluency in English and at least one other language. Journalists interested in the Fellowship must initiate an application to the M.A. program at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. / Apply by January 15, 2024


  • American Antiquarian Society Fellowships: The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) maintains a major research library in American history, literature, and culture through 1876 in Worcester, MA. The AAS-NEH fellows are part of a community that includes the AAS staff, area college and university faculty, and the recipients of AAS short-term fellowships (including scholars from all over the U.S. and abroad, Ph.D. candidates, and creative artists and writers producing work for the general public) and other long-term fellows. Twenty-eight months of AAS-NEH fellowship support are available. / Apply by January 15, 2024


  • STPI’s Policy Fellowship Program: This two-year fellowship provides recent bachelor’s degree recipients with a unique opportunity to use their critical thinking and analytic skills to work on a diverse set of challenges in science and technology (S&T) policy areas. Fellows will be involved in collaborative research for leaders in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) in the Executive Office of the President and other Federal Government organizations. Fellows work with teams of researchers to support a wide variety of S&T policy-related tasks. Individuals who earned a recent bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply for the Fellowship. The fellowship is a paid, benefits-eligible position. / Apply by January 15, 2024


  • Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program: The Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program is a globally competitive fellowship program for early and mid-career researchers who have received their PhD within the past 10 years and whose work is dedicated to improving the learning and development of children and youth worldwide. The relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to, education sciences, psychology, economics, sociology, behavioral science, computer science, pedagogy, linguistics, neurosciences, and the science of learning. Particularly encouraged to apply are scholars seeking to combine multiple analysis levels and engage in interdisciplinary work. A special focus lies on work to increase the capacity to scale up effective education policies and practices. / Apply by January 15, 2024


  • McKnight Doctoral Fellowships: The McKnight Doctoral Fellowship program is designed to address the under-representation of African American and Hispanic faculty at colleges and universities in the state of Florida by increasing the pool of citizens qualified with PhD degrees to teach at the college and university levels. Up to 50 Fellowships are granted each year for students pursuing doctoral degrees in the State of Florida in the fields of Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, Marine Biology, Mathematics, Physics, or Psychology. Each fellowship is up to $17,000. / Apply by January 15, 2024


  • Summer Graduate Student Research Fellowship: Summer Graduate Student Research Fellowships support significant research and writing about the Holocaust and encourage MA-level and first-year PhD students to test ideas, share research findings, debate methodological or interruptive processes, and develop frameworks for their projects. The Mandel Center welcomes applications from students in all academic disciplines: students outside the field of history are encouraged to apply. Research Fellows are required to be in residence at the Museum for 12 consecutive weeks and will be provided a stipend of $5,000/month and an allowance to offset travel costs. / Apply by January 15, 2024


  • NEH/FPIRI Fellowships for Scholars Conducting Field-Based Humanities Research in Palestine: The Palestinian American Research Center (PARC) offers National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions (FPIRI) competition for research in the humanities or research that embraces a humanistic approach and methods. Applicants must be scholars who have earned their PhD or completed their professional training and must be U.S. citizens or have lived in the United States for the last three years. Fellowship awards $5,000 per month for a minimum of four and a maximum of eight months of research. / Apply by January 15, 2024


  • Interdisciplinary Minority Fellowship Program: The Interdisciplinary Minority Fellowship Program (IMFP) is a newly awarded, grant-funded program from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The purpose of the fellowship is to identify, select, and support the training of ethnic minority graduate students who commit to significantly improving the quality of care provided to ethnic and racial minorities who have a mental or co-occurring mental and substance use disorder.  The fellowship is directly related to efforts to reduce health disparities among ethnic minorities in the U.S. by filing a crucial need for mental health professionals in psychology, nursing, social work, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling, and substance use and addiction counseling. / Apply by January 15, 2024


  • James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program: Each year, through the James C. Gaither Junior Fellows program, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace offers approximately 14 one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year and have not started graduate studies. All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States for 10-12 months. The Junior Fellows work as research assistants to Carnegie’s senior scholars. Positions are paid, full-time positions for one year. The application process typically begins in early October and participating colleges and universities undergo their internal nomination process. / Apply by January 15, 2024


  • National Urban Fellows: The National Urban Fellows (NUF) program is a rigorous, 14-month, full-time graduate degree program and leadership accelerator for early to mid-career professionals, especially people of color and women, who are committed to racial equity and social impact. In addition to fully-funded graduate education, Fellows gain ongoing personal and professional development. They also receive a $25,000 stipend distributed over the 14 months of the program, along with reimbursements for health care, books, and relocation expenses. Fellows also receive travel and lodging at NUF’s annual leadership conference in January. Check the website for an early deadline in December and the standard deadline dates in January. / Apply by January 16, 2024


  • APSA Congressional Fellowship Program for Communications Scholars and Journalists: This fellowship allows early to mid-career scholars and journalists to learn about Congress and the legislative process. Ideal candidates should have an analytical interest in politics, communications, and public policy, and show promise of making a significant contribution to the public’s understanding of the political process. Scholars must have a terminal degree. Broadcast and print journalists must have a bachelor’s and 2-10 years of full-time work experience. The fellowship is for 9.5 months. Fellows receive a stipend of $60,000 and a travel allowance. / Apply by January 16 2024


  • APSA Congressional Fellowship Program for Political Scientists: The fellowship gives early to mid-career political scientists an opportunity to learn more about Congress and the legislative process. A comprehensive orientation begins each year in November. Office assignments as full-time legislative aides in the House of Representatives and/or Senate run from December to August. Candidates must have a Ph.D. completed within the last 15 years or a dissertation near completion, and scholarly interest in Congress and the policymaking process. Fellows receive a stipend of $60,000 plus a small travel allowance. / Apply by January 16, 2024


  • Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF): The Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) is open to U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents who are planning full-time, uninterrupted study toward a Ph.D. at an accredited U.S. university. Senior undergraduate and first-year graduate students in engineering and in the physical, computer, mathematical, or life sciences are eligible to apply for the program. We also accept applications from master’s degree students (with certain stipulations) and those who are employed or will be matriculating into graduate school in the fall upcoming academic year. Fellows receive a $38,000 yearly stipend, payment of full tuition, and required fees. Fellowship support is limited to four years and must be renewed each year. / Apply by January 17, 2024


  • NEA Literature Fellowships: Translation Projects: Through fellowships to published translators, the NEA supports projects for translating specific prose, poetry, or drama from other languages into English. We encourage translations of writers and work not well represented in English translation. Translation fellowships are individual grants for $12,500 or $25,000. We do not fund work toward academic degrees. / Apply by January 18, 2024


  • Kresge Artist Fellowship: Kresge Arts in Detroit provides significant financial support for Kresge Artist Fellowships annually, each consisting of a $40,000 award and professional practice opportunities for emerging and established metropolitan Detroit artists in the dance/music, film/theatre, literary arts, and visual arts. The Kresge Artist Fellowships are given to artists whose commitment to artistic achievement, in contemporary or traditional forms, is evident in the quality of their work. Fellowship applications are accepted by artists who are currently legal residents of the metropolitan Detroit tri-county area (Macomb, Oakland, or Wayne counties) in Michigan. / Apply by January 18, 2024


  • Science to Action Fellowship: The Science to Action Fellowship supports graduate students in developing a product that puts science into action, directly applying scientific research related to climate change impacts on fish, wildlife, or ecosystems to decision-making about natural resources. During the fellowship year and beyond, Fellows benefit from collaborations with university and USGS mentors, from interactions with other colleagues and partners of USGS, and exposure to high-priority, real-world challenges in the natural resources policy arena. The program is open to Masters and Doctoral students at any Climate Science Center consortium institution. Fellows receive a financial award of $10,000 each. / Apply by January 18, 2024


  • Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Buddhism Public Scholars: On behalf of The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies announces a new initiative to place recent recipients of the PhD in professional positions at museums and publications that present and interpret knowledge of Buddhist traditions. The selected Buddhist public Scholars will use their academic knowledge and professional expertise to bolster the capacity of museums and publications in the area of Buddhist art and thought in all traditions and locations in which Buddhism is practiced. In one-year positions, they receive annual stipends of $70,000, plus health insurance. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in the humanities or humanistic social sciences. / Apply by January 18, 2024


  • Richard M. Weaver Graduate Fellowship: The Richard M. Weaver Graduate Fellowship is granted to current graduate students or applicants to graduate schools who have an intention to teach at the college level. Each Weaver Fellow receives a grant of $5,000-$15,000, which can be used for living or tuition at the awardee’s discretion. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and members of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI). Those attending pre-professional (medical, law, divinity, business, etc.) schools are ineligible. / Apply by January 19, 2024


  • Linda Hall Library Fellowships: The Linda Hall Library offers funding to graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and independent scholars in the history of science and related areas of science and technology studies. Scholars may apply for travel grants to support short (1-3 weeks) research visits to Kansas City or residential fellowships that provide more time (1-4 months) for in-depth engagement with the Library’s collections. Fellowships cover travel and living expenses up to $750/week for travel fellows, $3,000/month for doctoral residential fellows, and $4,200/month for postdoctoral residential fellows. / Apply by January 19, 2024


  • O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism: The O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism offers a 9-month fellowship (academic year plus summer internship) for journalists with at least 5 years of professional experience to work on a project at Marquette University*. Fellows produce a rigorous, multimedia public service journalism project with the potential to have a major impact, lead to significant reform, and investigate and explain how individuals and groups can identify creative solutions to social problems. Fellows are free to utilize resources at Marquette and a stipend of $75,000 is provided for the fellow as well as living, travel, and relocation allowances. / Apply by January 19, 2024


  • CSTE/CDC/ASPPH Applied Epidemiology Fellowship Program: This collaborative fellowship is designed for recent or impending master’s or doctoral-level graduates in epidemiology or a related field who are interested in the practice of public health at the state or local level. While the program provides rigorous training for its participants, it is also designed with flexibility to meet the particular interests of the fellow. Fellows are matched to a state health department for a two-year fellowship position based on program area of interest. Fellows will work under mentorship and the program includes extensive on-the-job training to acquire and develop skills in epidemiology. / Apply by January 19, 2024


  • Leadership and Advocacy for Women in Africa (LAWA) Fellowship Program: The LAWA Fellowship program brings women’s human rights lawyers from Africa to Washington, DC, for a 14-month course of study to earn a Master of Law degree at Georgetown University. After the course, fellows will return to their own countries to advocate for women’s rights and put their training into action. After fellows earn their degree they will work with various public interest organizations in the DC area to learn different advocacy strategies and brainstorm ways to implement similar programs when they return home. The LAWA Fellowship provides the tuition for the Foundations of American Law and Legal Education Course (a $5,000 USD benefit) and for the LL.M. degree (a $66,650 USD benefit) at the Georgetown University Law Center, as well as professional development training. Applicants from any country in Africa are invited to apply. / Apply by January 19, 2024


  • Houghton Library Visiting Fellowships: In-residence fellowships at Harvard University’s Houghton Library support PhD candidates and scholars in research based on the library’s holdings of rare books, manuscripts, and archives primarily from Europe and North America, but also include holdings related to Africa, the Americas, Asia, Oceania and the histories of marginalized people. Scholars utilizing unique materials in Houghton collections are preferred. The fellow is expected to be in residence at the library for 4 weeks. A stipend of $3,600 is provided to cover travel and accommodation costs during the fellowship and both U.S. and international applicants are invited to apply. / Apply by January 19, 2024


  • HBCU Changemaker Fellowship: Current HBCU seniors or recent graduates can apply to the Master’s of Arts in Social Innovation for the Fall term and be eligible for the Kroc School HBCU Changemaker Fellowship Program. This transformative fellowship empowers graduates with the comprehensive knowledge, skills, and values necessary to effectively address complex social issues and make lasting contributions to positive change in their communities and beyond. Fellowship applicants must be a student or recent alumni of an HBCU Partner Institution. The program provides Tuition and housing ($60,000). / Apply by January 19, 2024


  • Research Experiences for Graduate and Medical Students (REGMS): The Endocrine Society offers Research Experiences to support promising medical and graduate students who have demonstrated commitment to endocrine research and expressed interest in enhancing their professional development skills. The fellowship program includes a comprehensive series of activities that span beyond the summer and include involvement in a variety of engaging programs for early career scientists. Student applicants must be active members of the Endocrine Society. All REGMS awardees will participate in an 8-10-week summer research project in a lab under the guidance of an Endocrine Society member. Students will receive a $2,500 honorarium to help supplement costs incurred during the summer research period. / Apply by January 20, 2024

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