Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: January 5 – 11, 2020

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Loeb Fellows enjoy a transformative Fellowship year in residence at the Harvard Graduate School of Design

You’ve got 8 weeks to apply! This week includes fully-funded PhD degree options, graduate fellowships, and opportunities in science and technology for professionals. There are also other fellowships for environmental research and teachers. Apply now!

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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: January 5 – 11, 2020

 

  • Charter School Fellowship: The Charter School Fellowship supports the development and replication of high-quality charter schools in Indianapolis. The fellowship includes a leadership training and development program and provides fellows with access to experts and consultants to help them develop their school model. Fellows will work with a cohort of like-minded colleagues on the project. Fellowships are for 1-2 years and include a salary of up to $100,000 per year plus healthcare and other benefits. School leaders, teachers and charter school network operators with a proven track record of success and an entrepreneurial mindset are encouraged to apply. / Due January 5, 2020

 

  • Duke University Fully Funded Master of Public Policy (MPP) Program: The Master of Public Policy Program at Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy provides merit-based scholarships to all accepted MPP applicants who are not receiving full funding from outside sources. Sanford issues merit-based awards to our domestic and international students in the form of tuition scholarships and/or teaching, research or staff assistantships. US citizens are also guaranteed assistantships for two academic years of study, conditional upon satisfactory coursework progress during the first year. International students may apply to positions that remain open. / Due January 5, 2020

 

  • Humanity In Action Fellowship: The HIA Fellowship programs bring together international groups of college students and recent graduates to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance, as well as examples of issues affecting different minority groups today. This 4-week summer fellowship in Europe is highly interdisciplinary, and features daily lectures and discussions with renowned academics, journalists, and activists. Eligible applicants are students and recent graduates (including international students) of universities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Poland, Ukraine and the United States. HIA covers the costs of participation and accommodation. Deadlines vary by country. / Due January 5, 2020

 

  • 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, a 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. / Due January 5, 2020

 

  • Zuckerman Fellowship: The Zuckerman Fellows Program equips people from the fields of medicine, law, and business to provide leadership for the common good by making it possible for them to pursue public service degrees at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard School of Public Health, or Harvard Kennedy School. The Zuckerman Fellowship provides recipients with full tuition and health insurance fees plus a stipend of $17,000 for one year. In addition to their formal coursework, Zuckerman Fellows participate in a yearlong co-curricular program that includes small-group discussions, professional skill-building workshops, and a field trip. / Due January 5, 2020

 

  • Innovation School Fellowship: The Mind Trust seeks talented leaders to launch high quality, autonomous schools within the largest district in Indianapolis. Innovation School Fellows have the unprecedented opportunity to launch schools that have the freedoms, flexibilities and autonomies of charter schools and the financial support and services of a district school, including a school building at little to no cost. Each fellow receives one or two years salary at up to $100,000 a year, healthcare and benefits as they develop their school model. The Mind Trust seeks highly effective leaders, teachers, and charter operators with a proven track record of success and an entrepreneurial mindset. / Due January 5, 2020

 

  • Dalai Lama Fellows: Dalai Lama Fellows cultivates and supports a global movement of next-generation leaders applying universal values to solve global challenges. Fellows work on social change projects in local communities to address one or more of the following areas: mitigating economic disparity, diminishing violence, gender inequity, improving cross-cultural and inter-religious cooperation, and enhancing environmental sustainability. As part of a year-long Fellowship, we provide each Fellow with (1) Immersion in our distinctive yearlong Head, Heart, Hands leadership curriculum, (2) One-on-one coaching and (3) Life Long affiliation in our global learning community and support system. In order to be eligible, applicants must be next-generation leaders between ages 20-35. / Due January 5, 2020

 

  • Latin American Fishery Fellows (LAFF) Program: The Latin American Fishery Fellows (LAFF) Program at the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, University of California, Santa Barbara provides full fellowship support to earn a 2-year Master of Environmental Science & Management degree (MESM) specializing in Coastal Marine Resources Management. The program seeks students dedicated to impactful careers and leadership in Latin America.  The fellowship includes full tuition, a living stipend, $5,000 to cover costs associated with a summer internship, and RT airfare to home country and internship site in Latin America each year, among other benefits. / Due January 6, 2020

 

  • EDF Climate Corps Fellows: EDF Climate Corps seeks top graduate students studying business, engineering, sustainability, environmental management, public policy, or other relevant degrees, who are eligible to work in the United States. Over the course of 10-12 weeks, EDF Climate Corps fellows are embedded within leading organizations to identify customized energy management solutions. Fellows are paid $1,250/week and reimbursed for travel expenses to the May training and fall Energy Solutions Exchange (network) event. / Due January 6, 2020

 

  • Post-Bachelor Fellowship: The Post-Bachelor Fellowship (PBF) provides a unique opportunity for recent college graduates with strong quantitative skills to train with faculty and senior researchers on a variety of public health projects. PBFs are eligible to apply to the Master of Public Health in Health Metrics and Evaluation (HME), offered through the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington. The Post-Bachelor Fellowship program is limited to recent college graduates who are eligible to work in the US for a minimum of two years (most often, US citizens or residents). Individuals with graduate training are not eligible to apply. Fellows receive a salary and benefits. / Due January 6, 2020

 

  • The David E. Rogers Student Fellowship Award: This fellowship is meant to enrich the educational experiences of medical and dental students through projects that bear on medicine and dentistry as they contribute to the health of communities, and to address the human needs of underserved or disadvantaged patients or populations.  The content of the Fellowship might include clinical investigation, public health/epidemiology, health policy analysis, activities linking biomedicine, the social infrastructure and human or community need. Funding of $4,000 is provided to sponsor a 10-12 week project in the summer between the student’s 1st and 2nd years of medical/dental school. / Due January 6, 2020

 

  • Fellowships for Scholars Conducting Field-Based Research on Palestine: The Palestinian American Research Center (PARC) is offering a fellowship for research that will contribute to Palestinian studies. Research must take place in Palestine, Israel, Jordan, or Lebanon and must be for a minimum of
    two months and maximum of one year. Applicants must be doctoral students or scholars who have earned their PhD and must be U.S. citizens. Fellowship awards are from $6,000 – $9,000 / Due January 6, 2020

 

  • Switzer Environmental Fellowship Program: The goal of the Switzer Environmental Fellowship Program is to support highly talented graduate students in New England and California whose studies are directed toward improving environmental quality and who demonstrate the potential for leadership in their field. The Fellowship provides a one-year $15,000 cash award for graduate study as well as networking and leadership support to awardees. 20 annual awards to students pursuing environmental policy, economics, land and water conservation, public health, journalism, architecture, environmental justice, business and law as well as sciences including biology, chemistry and engineering. / Due January 6, 2020

 

  • 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. / Due January 6, 2020

 

  • Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship: The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship is a highly-competitive national fellowship program that provides college graduates with the opportunity to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security. Twice yearly, the Fellowship’s Board of Directors selects a group of outstanding individuals to spend 6-9 months in Washington. Supported by a salary, the fellows serve as full-time junior staff members at the participating organization of their choice. The program also arranges meetings for the fellows with policy experts. Application deadlines in October and January. / Due January 6, 2020

 

  • Loeb Fellowship: Loeb Fellows represent the broadest spectrum of accomplished practitioners who are influential in shaping the built and natural environment and whose work advances positive social outcomes. Loeb Fellows are architects and landscape architects, urban planners and journalists, public artists and affordable housing developers. After a transformative Fellowship year in residence at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, they join a powerful worldwide network of over 450 colleagues and friends. The stipend for the academic year is $50,000 and the fellowship covers the cost of housing for Fellows and their families coming from outside the Boston area. / Due January 6, 2020

 

  • USGS Mendenhall Research Fellowship Program: The mission of the U.S. Geological Society is to provide reliable scientific information to (1) describe and understand the Earth; (2) minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters; (3) manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and (4) enhance and protect our quality of life. The USGS invites postdoctoral scholars to conduct concentrated research in association with selected members of the USGS professional staff. Fellows will have two-year appointments to the USGS, receiving a full salary and benefits at the GS-12 level. Applicants must have their PhD degree no earlier than 5 years before the application opening date and prepare a proposal in addition to other application materials. Each Research Opportunity has a different application deadline, so double check on the web page to confirm. / Due January 6, 2020

 

  • Work First Fellowship: The Work First Fellowship connects young professionals with the opportunity to have a direct impact on urban poverty. Fellows work one-on-one with individuals living below the poverty level to help them find employment and get back on their feet, while also conducting policy research on effective job placement programs. This service year combines direct support to the needy while also reviewing public policy that shapes the lives of their clients. Fellows receive $40,000/calendar year salary rate plus benefits. An additional $5,000 award is available to eligible Fellows upon successful completion of each Fellow’s individual research project. Start date in June. / Due January 6, 2020

 

  • Chateaubriand Fellowship – Humanities & Social Sciences (HSS): The Chateaubriand Fellowship – Humanities & Social Sciences (HSS) provides PhD candidates currently enrolled at a U.S. university the opportunity to conduct research in France in any discipline of the Humanities and Social Sciences. The fellowship lasts for 4-8 months and provides travel, health insurance and a monthly stipend of 1,500 Euros. Candidates do not have to be U.S. citizens, but they must be enrolled in an American university. / Due January 7, 2020

 

  • Chateaubriand Fellowship – Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM): The Chateaubriand Fellowship – Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) provides funding for PhD candidates currently enrolled in a U.S. university to conduct research in France at a French university, a school of engineering, a national laboratory or a private enterprise, with a link to a Doctoral School. The fellowship is for 4-10 months, provides travel, health insurance and a monthly stipend of 1,400 Euros. Non-U.S. nationals are eligible to apply for a Chateaubriand Fellowship as long as they are currently enrolled in an American university. / Due January 7, 2020

 

  • Gates Cambridge Scholarships: Gates Cambridge Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from outside the UK to pursue a postgraduate degree in any subject at the University of Cambridge. They are awarded on: intellectual ability, leadership capacity, a commitment to improving the lives of others, and a good academic fit between the applicant’s aspirations and abilities and the course at Cambridge for which they are applying. There are two application deadlines: mid-October (US citizens normally resident in the USA) and early December (all other candidates). / Due January 7, 2020

 

  • TIAA Nonprofit Leadership Fellows Program: Live your passion to transform the world and gain new skills and networks to embark on an exciting nonprofit leadership career through the TIAA Nonprofit Leadership Fellows Program at the Do Good Institute (DGI), School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland. The program is focused on providing professional development opportunities to students who wish to pursue careers in the nonprofit field. Fellowships supports master’s students as the complete their degree and include: 2 years of tuition, health benefits, mentoring, training and paid internships. / Due January 7, 2020

 

  • 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 (ages 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 of $1,300. / Due January 8, 2020

 

  • IST Austria Fully Funded PhD Program in Physics: The Institute of Science and Technology (IST) offers a fully funded PhD program in Physics. An initial stage of rotations and cross-disciplinary coursework encourages broad exposure to important scientific approaches and problems, allowing students to lay a solid foundation for intensive research in the second phase of the PhD program. Phase 2 research areas include: atomic molecular and optical physics, theoretical condensed matter physics and quantum dynamics, mathematical physics, as well as biophysics and other experimental research areas. Students are fully funded and receive an internationally competitive salary. / Due January 8, 2020

 

  • El Pomar Fellowship: The El Pomar Fellowship is a two-year program focused on cultivating the next generation of leaders in the state of Colorado. Fellows learn everything from marketing and development to management and leadership, and go on to become nonprofit CEO’s, public officials, graduate students, and business executives. Candidates must be graduates of a four-year university or college and have a Colorado connection (resident, student/graduate from a Colorado college or university, immediate family) and/or an explicit interest in serving the communities of Colorado. Fellows receive a competitive salary and benefits. / Due January 8, 2020

 

  • Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship: The DOE NNSA SSGF is open to any U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien planning full-time, uninterrupted study toward a doctoral degree at an accredited U.S. university. Those eligible to apply include senior undergraduate students and first- and second-year graduate students focusing their studies on high energy density physics, nuclear science, or properties of materials under extreme conditions and hydrodynamics. Recipients will receive a $36,000 yearly stipend; payment of full tuition and required fees during the appointment period at any accredited U.S. university; a term of up to four years, subject to annual renewal, and other benefits. / Due January 8, 2020

 

  • William T. Grant Foundation Research Grants: The William T. Grant Foundation Grants support high-quality research that is relevant to policies and practices that affect the lives of young people ages 5 to 25 in the United States. Grants are to be used for programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequality in youth outcomes and benefit American youth. Research grants about reducing inequality typically range between $100K to $600K and cover 2-3 years of support. Research grants about improving the use of research initiative will range between $100K to $1M and cover 2-4 years of support. The Foundation supports a diverse group of researchers who are currently employed at a tax-exempt organization. / Due January 9, 2020

 

  • Moelis Scholars Program: The University of Pennsylvania is offering a fully-funded two year Master of City Planning degree in the Department of City and Regional Planning. Prospective students who are African-American or Latinx are encouraged to apply. Each Moelis Scholar will be paired with a faculty member during the first year of the program to work on a research project; with preference given to those focused on Community and Economic Development or Public Private Development. Prospective students must go through Graduate Admissions and complete the application requirements, in addition to the 550-word essay to the Program’s prompt. / Due January 9, 2020

 

  • UCLA Visiting Scholar Fellowship Program in Ethnic Studies: The Institute of American Cultures offers in-residence appointments to support research on African Americans, American Indians, Asian Americans, and Chicanas/os. Researchers proposing to advance the understanding of new social and cultural realities occasioned by the dramatic population shifts of recent decades, including greater heterogeneity within ethnic groups and increased interethnic contact, are especially encouraged to apply. Visiting Scholars will receive funding for one or more quarters and may receive up to $35,000 for three quarters. Applicants must hold a PhD from an accredited college or university in a relevant field. / Due January 9, 2020

 

  • Stanford USA MBA Fellowship: The Stanford USA MBA Fellowship provides financial assistance to students who wish to obtain an MBA at Stanford GSB and are committed to economic development in regions of the United States that are underrepresented in the MBA Program. The Fellowship will focus on the Midwest and pay for tuition and associated fees (approximately US $170,000 over two years) for Stanford MBA students who demonstrate financial need and strong ties to the Midwest. Within two years of graduation from Stanford GSB, Stanford USA MBA Fellows are required to return to the Midwest to work for at least two years in a professional role that will contribute to the region’s economic development. / Due January 9, 2020

 

  • Earthwatch Teach Earth USA Fellowship: Earthwatch Institute offers fully-funded Earthwatch Expeditions for educators. Educators in the U.S. that teach any subject in grades K-12 are eligible to apply for Teach Earth. Fellows have the opportunity to spend 1-2 weeks on an Earthwatch Expedition alongside other teachers and develop their skills and understanding around environmental concerns. Expeditions not only provide an opportunity to participate in hands-on, scientific research alongside the world’s top scientists, but they also provide an opportunity to network with colleagues and collaborate on curriculum development. Expeditions take place in the US, Canada, Ecuador and more. / Due January 10, 2020

 

  • Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) National Fellowships Program: Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) is proud to offer fellowships help increase knowledge in the sciences and to encourage research careers in the sciences by women. GWIS Fellowships are awarded to women of outstanding ability and promise, holding or seeking a degree from a recognized institution of higher education, who are performing hypothesis-driven research in the U.S. or abroad. A maximum of $10,000 may be requested to purchase supplies and equipment, to defray the travel costs associated with field study and collaborative projects, and to support the publication of the research findings. / Due January 10, 2020

 

  • CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship in Academic Libraries: This fellowship provides recent Ph.D. recipients a unique opportunity to develop expertise in the new forms of scholarly research and the information resources that support them, both traditional and digital, that are challenging research institutions. Fellows work on projects that forge, renovate, and strengthen connections between academic library collections and their users. Fellowships pay a salary plus benefits at one of the collaborating academic libraries that serve as fellowship sponsors and range from one to two years in length. It is best to apply by the deadline, however applications are accepted on a rolling basis after. / Due January 10, 2020

 

  • George Gund Foundation Fellowship: The George Gund Foundation Fellowship provides an opportunity for promising professionals to work inside the Foundation, a philanthropic organization that plays a vital role in supporting the civic life of Greater Cleveland and in various national policy deliberations that impact our community. The fellowship is a two-year, full-time commitment requiring residence in Northeast Ohio during the term of engagement. Each Fellow will receive a stipend of $45,000 per year and benefits. Successful candidates for this fellowship will have a graduate degree and/or several years of work experience in the nonprofit sector. / Due January 10, 2020

 

  • Harvard Environmental Fellows Program: The Harvard University Center for the Environment created the Environmental Fellows program to enable recent doctorate recipients to use and expand Harvard’s extraordinary resources to tackle complex environmental problems. The Environmental Fellows work for two years with Harvard faculty members in any school or department to create new knowledge while also strengthening connections across the University’s academic disciplines. The fellowship includes a salary of $64,000 per year, employee health insurance eligibility, up to $2,500 reimbursement for travel expenses, and a $2,500 allowance for travel and other professional expenses. Candidates with a doctorate or equivalent in any field are eligible, and they may propose research projects in any discipline. / Due January 10, 2020

 

  • 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 PhD for no more than three years. / Due January 10, 2020

 

  • Sesame Street Writers Room: Sesame Street Writers’ Room is a brand new fellowship opportunity from the creators of Sesame Street seeking fresh new writing talent from underrepresented racial backgrounds. In the intensive six-week program to be held at Sesame Workshop’s New York City office, participants will meet weekly with industry writers, producers, agents, and executives, and are expected to complete at least one script. The two participants whose scripts show the most promise will be offered creative development deals and mentored by Sesame Workshop executives. “Sesame Street Writers’ Room” is open to writers 21 and older. / Due January 10, 2020

 

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