Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: January 7 – 13, 2024

Nov 06, 2023
A sunny view of the US Capitol building in Washington DC.
The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship allows college graduates to spend 6-9 months in Washington, gaining a perspective on peace and security.

This list of upcoming fellowship deadlines includes programs aimed at students interested in archeological research or landscape studies, journalists looking for hands-on rotations in multimedia newsrooms, college graduates hoping to gain nonprofit and government experience in Washington D.C., graduate students in California and New England passionate about environmental leadership, doctoral students or PhD recipients dedicated to field-based research in Palestine, and an idyllic artist’s residency for writers, composers, and artists at any stage of your career. You’ve got 8 weeks to apply! Apply now!

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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: January 7 – 13, 2024


  • El Pomar Fellowship: The El Pomar Fellowship is a paid, two-year program that develops high-achieving, service-minded recent college graduates and early career professionals into dynamic community leaders primed to make an impact across multiple sectors in Colorado. Fellows obtain valuable learning opportunities through direct exposure to Colorado’s philanthropic and nonprofit arenas, targeted professional development, peer management, program oversight, and connection with an engaged network of nearly 300 alumni. Fellows are expected to report to work in person a minimum of three days a week at the Foundation’s office in southwest Colorado Springs and have the option to work virtually for the remaining two days. / Apply by January 7, 2024


  • 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 7, 2024


  • 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 are in October and January. / Apply by January 8, 2024


  • 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. / Apply by January 8, 2024


  • Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) National Fellowships Program: Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) is proud to offer fellowships to 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. / Apply by January 8, 2024


  • 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. / Apply by January 8, 2024


  • CAARI Scholar In Residence: An established scholar who commits to staying at least 30 days in succession at the Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute (CAARI), ideally in the summer, and to be available in the evenings and weekends to younger scholars working there, in the return for 50% reduction in residency rate. Must have PhD in archaeology or ancillary field for at least 5 years before visit, be fluent in English (but may be of any nationality), and be committed to mentoring students. Travel and other expenses are not covered. / Apply by January 8, 2024


  • Fellowships for U.S. 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 a 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. / Apply by January 8, 2024


  • Good Hart Artist Residency Program: The Good Hart Artist Residency Program nurtures artists, writers, and composers from various backgrounds and artistic disciplines and connects them with the local community in enriching experiences that empower people through the arts in the natural beauty of Northern Michigan. The Good Hart Artist Residency offers 10-21 day residency stays to visual artists, writers, and composers at any stage of their career. Each artist is housed in a private residence with a detached studio and provided with a $500.00 stipend, a kitchen stocked with basic foods, a few home-cooked meals from local hosts, and a quiet setting along the shores of Lake Michigan. / Apply by January 8, 2024


  • 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 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. Check the website for an early deadline. / Apply by January 9, 2024


  • Study Abroad Fellowships for UK Residents: Offering maintenance and research expenses to allow applicants to spend 12-24 months on advanced study or research at a center of learning in any overseas country (except the UK and USA). The Studentships comprise a basic annual maintenance allowance of £21,000, a partner allowance of £7,000, and return airfare. Applicants must have been resident in the UK for at least 3 years at the time of application, hold a degree from a UK institution, and either be a student at the time of application or have been registered as a student within the last 8 years. / Apply by January 9, 2024


  • GAANN Fellowship in Cyber-Security of Power Systems: The Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Fellowship in Cyber-Security of Power Systems is available for NC State graduate students who intend to become university teachers and/or researchers. Fellows must pursue an interdisciplinary course of study, combining a major in one of the participating departments with a minor and research project in power systems. The Fellowship is awarded based on academic performance and financial need, upon the recommendation of the student’s department and approval by the Graduate School and the Fellowship Program Selections Committee. / Apply by January 9, 2024


  • RPB Medical Student Eye Research Fellowship: The Medical Student Fellowship (MSF) encourages gifted medical school students to consider careers in eye research and allows them to take one year off from their studies to participate in a research project at an RPB-supported department of ophthalmology. RPB-supported Chairs may nominate a medical student before his/her third or fourth year of medical school. Only MD students are eligible; MD/PhD students are not eligible to apply. The award is $30,000. Applications received with no prior nomination will not be accepted. Two nomination deadlines per year. Submit your nomination before the application. / Apply by January 10, 2023


  • 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. / Apply by January 10, 2024


  • Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship: The Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE NNSA SSGF) is open to any U.S. citizen planning full-time, uninterrupted study toward a doctoral degree at an accredited U.S. university. Those eligible to apply to 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 $38,000 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. / Apply by January 10, 2024


  • CHLI Communications Fellowship Program: The CHLI Communications Fellowship Program provides recent college graduates with the opportunity to assist the Communications and Marketing Director in the execution of CHLI’s communication and marketing strategy for the organization. The program places fellows with a national non-profit based in Washington, D.C., in the heart of policymaking. Fellows gain educational and hands-on experience in areas related to publications, web development, podcasts, blogs, traditional media, and social media engagement. The Fellowship provides a monthly stipend and paid travel to Washington D.C / Apply by January 10, 2024


  • Math for America Master Teacher Fellowship – Renewal: Upon successful completion of the Master Teacher Fellowship, MƒA teachers can apply to renew their fellowship for another four years. Renewal Master Teachers continue to hone their craft and engage in the professional community. They focus on leading from within their classroom and within MƒA to support the learning and professional growth of other STEM teachers across the city. MƒA Master Teachers renewing their fellowship will continue to receive: $60,000 in stipends over four years to recognize participation in our community; a dynamic community of inspiring mathematics and science teachers; and participation in a wide range of high quality, STEM-focused, teacher-led professional growth and enrichment opportunities throughout the school year. / Apply by January 11, 2024


  • Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity: Over the next 20 years, the Atlantic Fellows programme for Social and Economic Equity will support over 600 Fellows in developing innovative understandings of inequalities, and work toward finding real-world solutions. The program has two different tracks: Residential and Non-Residential. Members of the Residential track also study the MSc in Inequalities and Social Science at LSE during their active fellowship year. Members of both tracks participate in rigorous academic coursework, as well as sessions on leadership and skills development, and practical approaches to fostering social change.  The Fellowships will be fully funded, including any reasonable travel, accommodation in London where needed, and office space within the III, along with other reasonable research costs. / Apply by January 11, 2024


  • Atlantic Residential Fellowship (MSc Inequalities and Social Science): Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity, housed at LSE’s International Inequalities Institute, is a fully-funded fellowship that brings together policymakers, activists, practitioners, and researchers from around the world to explore and challenge the root causes of inequality. The program is aimed at mid-career social-change leaders, from diverse countries and contexts, who are working to challenge inequality. At the end of their year, Fellows will have the opportunity to build their engagement in the Atlantic Fellows global community, in the company of Senior Fellows from all seven Atlantic Fellows programs. / Apply by January 11, 2024


  • Atlantic Non-Residential Fellows: Atlantic Non-Residential Fellows participate in a course, taught over 7 weeks across the year, including an intensive 2-week summer school, delivered by academics from the LSE International Inequalities Institute, and the University of Cape Town, with teaching and guidance from charities, NGOs and other advocacy organizations to ensure a range of perspectives on inequalities. The courses will mainly take place within the UK, however at least one week will be spent at the University of Cape Town. All reasonable travel, accommodation, and living costs will be supported by the Atlantic Fellows programme. Ideally, applicants would have around 10 years of experience in tackling inequalities. / Apply by January 11, 2024


  • Katharine H. Putnam Fellowship in Plant Science: The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University invites applicants for research fellowships in plant science. Putnam Fellowships offer excellent advanced research and study opportunities using the Arboretum’s living collections of woody plants and research facilities. Applications are sought from early-career individuals with a PhD in plant biology, evolution, plant genetics, plant ecology, horticulture, or related discipline. The Putnam Fellowship is an independent post-doctoral position. Putnam Fellows are full-time employees of Harvard University with a salary of $83,000 per year, and annual support of up to $10,000 for 2-year tenure. / Apply by January 11, 2024


  • Samuel Huntington Public Service Award: The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $30,000 stipend for a graduating college senior from a U.S. university to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world. The award allows recipients to engage in a meaningful public service activity for one year before proceeding on to graduate school or a career. To apply, please develop a proposal for public service in this country or abroad. The proposal may encompass any activity that furthers the public good. It can be undertaken by yourself alone or by working through established charitable, religious, educational, governmental, or other public service organizations. / Apply by January 12, 2024


  • Earthwatch Teach Earth USA Fellowship: Earthwatch Institute offers fully-funded Earthwatch Expeditions for educators. Educators in the U.S. who 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 of 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. / Apply by January 12, 2024


  • 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 12, 2024


  • 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 around the world to apply. After the deadline accept applications on a space-available basis. / Apply by January 13, 2024

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