This list of upcoming fellowship deadlines includes opportunities to study languages abroad, teach in another country, get leadership experience in Israel, complete postdoctoral research in a variety of disciplines, and more. Apply now!
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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: January 23 – 29, 2022
- Fulbright Specialist Program: The Fulbright Specialist Program is a unique opportunity for U.S. academics and established professionals to engage in two- to six-week, project-based exchanges at host institutions in over 150 countries. Specialists, who represent a wide range of professional and academic disciplines, are competitively selected to join the Fulbright Specialist Roster based on their knowledge, skill sets, and ability to make a significant contribution to projects overseas. Specialists receive full funding to participate in Fulbright Specialist projects, including travel, stipend, and lodging. Applications are accepted throughout the year. Peer review panels evaluate applications approximately every eight weeks. / Due January 23, 2022
- Fellowship for Serving African-American Communities: The Fellowship for Serving African-American Communities at Harvard Kennedy School brings together diverse and talented emerging leaders based on their demonstrated leadership promise and demonstrated interest in reducing disparities in African-American communities through efforts in health care, education, economic development, public policy, criminal justice reform, social entrepreneurship, and a variety of other fields. Fellows are awarded a full-tuition scholarship and health fees and are eligible for a stipend up to $10K. This fellowship is open to applicants entering their first year of study in any of the Harvard Kennedy School’s masters’ degree programs. / Due January 24, 2022
- U.S. Latino Leadership Fellowship: The U.S. Latino Leadership Fellowship is a game-changing opportunity for practitioners, scholars, and activists ready to lead the transformation of U.S. Latino and other underserved communities. The fellowship aims to create sustainable changes and innovative ideas to revolutionize local and national policies toward these communities while also giving fellow networking opportunities and leadership training. The fellowship is open to all Harvard Kennedy School graduate degree programs and includes full tuition, health insurance, and a $25K/year stipend for the duration of the degree. Applicants must apply to HKS by December – check the website. / Due January 24, 2022
- Emirates Leadership Initiative Fellowship: The Emirates Leadership Initiative (ELI) Fellowship is open to all admitted degree program students at Harvard Kennedy School hailing from the United Arab Emirates and other countries within the Arab League. Applicants will be considered based on their demonstrated interest in developing their leadership and public management skills in the United Arab Emirates and in Arab League countries. Successful candidates demonstrate excellent academic credentials, a deep commitment to public service, and strong leadership potential in the Middle East. Full tuition, stipend, and health fees provided for 2 years. (HKS applications are due before Program applications – check the website). / Due January 24, 2022
- Gleitsman Leadership Fellowship: The Gleitsman Fellowship sponsors Harvard Kennedy School students who are emerging social activists and innovators who are interested in pursuing a career with a transformative impact on society. Gleitsman Fellows will participate in an enriching co-curricular experience designed to enhance their skills and engage their development as the next generation of public leaders. The fellowship is for 2 years and includes tuition and health fees as well as leadership training co-curricular courses. Open to domestic and international applicants entering their first year at HKS. Applicants must apply to HKS by December (check the website). / Due January 24, 2022
- Dorot Fellowship in Israel: The Dorot Fellowship is designed to assemble and empower a network of young Jewish lay leaders to enliven the American Jewish landscape. The fellowship is open to American and Canadian Jews between the ages of 22-29. Fellows live in Israel, where they sharpen the characteristics and skills, acquire the experience, and broaden the networks required for Jewish leadership in the 21st Century. The fellowship is for one year and provides a stipend of up to $27,000. / Due January 24, 2022
- Boren Fellowships: Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 to U.S. graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency. Boren Fellowships support both language study and (optional) research and internships 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 Fellows apply their advanced degrees to work in the federal government for at least 1 year after graduation and receive exclusive opportunities and preferential consideration for government careers. / Due January 26, 2022
- Data Science for Social Good Fellowship: The Data Science for Social Good Fellowship is a 13-week summer fellowship at the University of Chicago that provides aspiring data scientists with training, mentorship, and work experience solving key social impact issues in government through data mining, machine learning, and big data projects. Fellows receive a fixed stipend of up to $16,000, based on education level. Applications from all education levels and citizenships are accepted. Ideal candidates have some programming, statistics, and data analysis skills and are current students or recent graduates, however, non-students may apply. Click here for more info / Due January 28, 2022
- The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Native American Scholars Initiative (NASI) Fellowships: The APS seeks applicants for predoctoral, postdoctoral, and short-term research fellowships, open to scholars at all stages of their careers, especially Native American scholars in training, tribal college and university faculty members, and other scholars working closely with Native communities on projects. These funding opportunities are supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Native American Scholars Initiative (NASI). Fellows will be associated with the APS’s new Center for Native American and Indigenous Research (CNAIR). Which aims to promote greater collaboration between scholars, archives, and Indigenous communities. / Due January 28, 2022
- Friends of the APS Predoctoral Fellowship in Early American History: The American Philosophical Society Library & Museum in Philadelphia seeks applicants for a one-year, residential fellowship for graduate students working on topics in early American History (to 1840). APS Predoctoral Fellowship is a 12-month fellowship intended for advanced Ph.D. students working toward the completion of the dissertation. The caliber of the project and evidence that the project will be completed in a timely manner are the two most important criteria for selection. A stipend amount of $25,000 for twelve months will be awarded to all successful applicants. / Due January 28, 2022
- John C. Slater Predoctoral Fellowship in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine: These yearlong residential fellowships are offered to advanced Ph.D. students working on topics related to the history of science, technology, and medicine. The 12-month fellowship is intended for advanced Ph.D. students working toward the completion of the dissertation. The caliber of the project, and evidence that the project will be completed in a timely manner, are the two most important criteria for selection. The selection committee will also take into consideration the need to be at the APS Library & Museum and other research institutions in the Philadelphia area. All successful applicants will be awarded a stipend amount of $25,000. / Due January 28, 2022
- David Center for the American Revolution Predoctoral Fellowship: The 12-month fellowship is intended for advanced Ph.D. students working toward the completion of the dissertation. The caliber of the project, the need to use the collections of the David Center for the American Revolution at the APS Library & Museum and other research institutions in the Philadelphia area, and evidence that the project will be completed in a timely manner, are the three most important criteria for selection. Applicants may be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals. Applicants will receive a stipend of $25,000 to support twelve months of work on projects about the American Revolution and Founding Era. / Due January 28, 2022
- The Goldwater Scholarship Program: The Goldwater Scholarship Program, one of the oldest and most prestigious national scholarships in the natural sciences, engineering, and mathematics in the United States, seeks to identify and support college sophomores and juniors who show exceptional promise of becoming this Nation’s next generation of research leaders in these fields. Each Goldwater Scholar annually receives an amount equal to the cost of tuition, mandatory fees, books, and room and board minus the amount of support provided for by other sources, up to a maximum of $7.500. / Due January 28, 2022
- Bessemer Fellowship Program: Bessemer Fellows intern with growing technology companies to acquire invaluable work experience and access to mentors, industry professionals, and the Bessemer Fellows community. Fellows will work at a Bessemer-funded company for 8-12 weeks over the summer. In addition, fellows shadow the investment or operations teams and receive individualized career advice. There are social events and opportunities to hear from thought leaders within the Bessemer portfolio. Fellows are current third-year undergraduate students in engineering, product, or data science. Applications from students with underrepresented backgrounds in tech are encouraged. / Due January 29, 2022
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