This list of upcoming fellowship deadlines includes programs for various career stages such as early, mid, scholars, doctorate holders, graduate students, recent college graduates, and even medical healthcare professionals. There are opportunities for those interested in book design, literature, applied science, structural engineering, politics, the economy, philosophy, non-profit law, quantitative methods in the humanities, and food journalism. Some fellowships cater to underrepresented students interested in post-baccalaureate programs, individuals from indigenous groups looking to do tribal research, and service projects for helping communities abroad. Specific research programs also offer the availability of library and museum collections for examination, cancer research in advanced labs, and historical research resources from the Revolutionary War period. You’ve got 8 weeks to apply! Apply now!
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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: March 10 – 16, 2024
- Chronicle Books Design Fellowship: The Chronicle Books Design Fellowship is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience designing distinctive books, gifts, and brands. Chronicle Books based in San Francisco, CA offers fellowships for early career designers. Each fellow is mentored by an in-house designer and works across our creative teams, including editorial, production design, marketing, and more. The year-long program includes the positions of Graphic Design Fellow for Books + Gifts for Adults, Books + Gift for Children, and Books + Gifts Hybrid (for adults and children). All fellowships are paid positions with a $45,000 annual salary and other benefits. / Apply by March 11, 2024
- Venture for America Fellows: Venture For America is a two-year fellowship program for recent college graduates interested in entrepreneurship and becoming startup leaders or founders. VFA Fellows interview with startups, entrepreneurship support organizations, and innovative companies across the U.S. with emerging startup ecosystems. After securing a full-time, salaried job, Fellows participate in Training Camp with their cohort, world-class business leaders, and entrepreneurs to build the skills they’ll need to succeed in their new roles. And throughout the fellowship and after, Fellows also gain access to programs, networks, resources, and a one-of-a-kind community that aids in their professional growth. / Apply by March 11, 2024
- Eben Tisdale Public Policy Fellowship: The Eben Tisdale Fellowship offers outstanding opportunities for students to learn about high-tech public policy issues with hands-on experience in Washington, D.C. The Fellowship provides a full scholarship of $8,695 to attend the Business + Government Relations program as well as a $1,000 stipend. Tisdale Fellows will be placed with a high-tech company, firm, or trade association, take two classes worth six credits from George Mason University, and live in furnished apartments on George Washington University’s downtown campus. Fellows will also attend weekly issues seminar lunches hosted by Tisdale sponsors. Check the website for priority deadlines. / Apply by March 12, 2024
- NEA Literature Fellowships: Creative Writing: The NEA Literature Fellowships program offers $25,000 grants in prose (fiction and creative nonfiction) and poetry to published creative writers that enable recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. The program operates on a two-year cycle with fellowships in prose and poetry available in alternating years. Only citizens or permanent residents of the United States are eligible to apply. Candidates must meet the fellowship’s publication requirements. / Apply by March 13, 2024
- Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Laboratory Residency Graduate Fellowship: The DOE NNSA LRGF is open to U.S. citizens engaged in full-time study toward a doctoral degree at an accredited U.S. university. The fellowship requires a university program of study that includes courses in the physical, engineering, mathematical, and/or computer sciences. Fellows must also complete a minimum of two 12-week laboratory residencies at one of four approved NNSA facilities. Benefits include a $42,000 yearly stipend; payment of full tuition and required fees during the appointment period at any accredited U.S. university; an annual $2,000 academic allowance for research or professional development expenses, and more. / Apply by March 13, 2024
- Structural Engineering Travel Fellowship: The Structural Engineering Travel Fellowship is a $20,000 award that aims to foster an appreciation of the aesthetic potential in the structural design of buildings and bridges by enabling a gifted graduate to experience works of architecture and engineering firsthand. The Foundation hopes that the Fellow will in turn, influence the practice and teaching of structural engineering in the future. Applicants must be graduating with a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, or Ph.D. in Civil or Architectural Engineering with a specialization in Structural Engineering from a U.S. school. U.S. citizenship is not required. / Apply by March 15, 2024
- Library Short-Term Resident Research Fellowships: The American Philosophical Society Library & Museum in Philadelphia invites applications for short-term residential research fellowships. These funding opportunities provide 1- to 3- months of support for researchers in residence and are open to Ph.D. candidates, holders of the Ph.D., and degreed independent scholars, in all fields who show a demonstrated need to use the Library & Museum’s collections for their project. Approximately 25-30 short-term fellowships are awarded each year. A stipend of $3,000 per month is awarded. / Apply by March 15, 2024
- Food and Farming Journalism Fellowships: Aimed at early and mid-career journalists, the Fellowship presents an opportunity to report ambitious long-form stories on the full range of subjects under the rubric of food systems: agricultural and nutritional policy, the food industry, food science, technology and culture, farming, agriculture and the environment (including climate change), global trade and supply chains, food system security and public health. We will award 10 early and mid-career journalists $10,000 to travel and report these stories. The fellowship is open to both print and audio journalists. / Apply by March 15, 2024
- Adam Smith Fellowship: The Adam Smith Fellowship is a one-year, part-time fellowship for doctoral students from any university and discipline who are interested in political economy. Awarded to graduate students attending Ph.D. programs in a variety of fields including economics, philosophy, political science, and sociology. Adam Smith Fellows spend three weekends during the academic year and one week during the summer participating in workshops and seminars at George Mason University (Fairfax, VA) on the Austrian, Virginia, and Bloomington schools of political economy. The total award of up to $10,000 includes a quarterly stipend and travel and lodging to attend colloquia hosted by the Mercatus Center. / Apply by March 15, 2024
- Frédéric Bastiat Fellowship: The Frédéric Bastiat Fellowship is a one-year, part-time fellowship program awarded to graduate students attending master’s, JD (law), and doctoral programs in a variety of fields including economics, law, political science, and public policy. This fellowship aims to introduce students to the Austrian, Virginia, and Bloomington schools of political economy as academic foundations for pursuing contemporary policy analysis. The total award of up to $5,000 includes a stipend and travel and lodging to attend colloquia hosted by the Mercatus Center. Bastiat Fellows are eligible to apply for conference and research support. / Apply by March 15, 2024
- Damon Runyon Fellowship: The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation encourages all theoretical and experimental research relevant to the study of cancer and the search for cancer causes, mechanisms, therapies, and prevention. Candidates, already holding a Ph.D., must apply for the fellowship under the guidance of a sponsor—a scientist (tenured, tenure-track, or equivalent position) capable of providing mentorship to the fellow. 4-year fellowships are contingent upon satisfactory progress reports. A base stipend of $70,000 plus additional funding for expenses is provided. / Apply by March 15, 2024
- Hansen Leadership Institute: This summer fellowship is an opportunity for international and U.S. students to build leadership skills and better cultural understanding to help form a more peaceful future. Fellows receive hands-on training in team-building, public speaking, negotiation, mediation, and working together to solve international problems. Leadership training includes meeting with political and business leaders to learn real-world skills and how to implement these skills at home after the program. The program is located in San Diego, CA, and is open to international and U.S. undergraduate and master’s students aged 20-26. Non-U.S. citizens: January deadline; U.S. citizens: March deadline. / Apply by March 15, 2024
- Oskar Morgenstern Fellowship: The Oskar Morgenstern Fellowship is a one-year, competitive fellowship program awarded to graduate students with training in quantitative methods who are attending Ph.D. programs from any university in a variety of fields including economics, political science, and sociology. Oskar Morgenstern Fellows spend two weekends and half a week during the academic year participating in colloquia on these three schools of political economy. A total award of up to $7,000 includes a stipend, travel, and lodging to attend colloquia hosted by the Mercatus Center. / Apply by March 15, 2024
- Hodges Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships: The Hodges Foundation for Philosophical Orientation supports innovative dissertations in the wider field of philosophical scholarship, but also outstanding projects in any academic field if they produce philosophically significant insights regarding the research of orientation. Fellowships of $30,000 will be awarded for 12 months of full-time dissertation writing. Candidates must be in the writing stage of their dissertation by the time the fellowship begins. Fellows may be based at an academic institution anywhere in the world, but dissertations must be written in English and connect with the philosophy of orientation. / Apply by March 15, 2024
- Indigenous Community Research Fellowships: The Indigenous Community Research Fellowships support research by Indigenous community members, elders, teachers, knowledge keepers, tribal officials, traditional leaders, museum and archive professionals, scholars, and others, regardless of academic background, seeking to examine materials at the APS Library & Museum in support of Indigenous community-based priorities. We encourage any community to apply whose cultural or linguistic heritage is represented in the collections. University-based scholars and independent researchers working on projects in collaboration with Native communities are also eligible to apply. Applicants may request up to a maximum of $5,000. / Apply by March 15, 2024
- Swan Foundation Short-Term Resident Research Fellowship for Revolutionary-Era Material Culture: The Swan Historical Foundation and the David Center for the American Revolution invite applications for an inaugural short-term residential research fellowship in Revolutionary-Era Material Culture (defined as 1750-1820). This funding opportunity provides one month of support for researchers to work in the artifact collections of the Swan Historical Foundation, the American Philosophical Society, and other repositories in the Greater Philadelphia Region. The fellowship is open to scholars in all fields who show a demonstrated need to use the collections for their projects. / Apply by March 15, 2024
- CDC Foundation Gilstrap OBGYN Fellowship: The Gilstrap OBGYN Fellowship, open to recent obstetrics/gynecology residents and fellows within 5 years of graduation, places fellows within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA. Fellows have the opportunity to work with the Division of STD Prevention (DSTDP) in collaboration with the Division of Reproductive Health (DRH) and the Division of Birth Defects and Infant Disorders (DBDID) at the CDC. Through this fellowship, OBGYNS will gain knowledge, experience, and training in public health. This is a non-clinical position; however, fellows are eligible to participate in clinical activities with external clinical organizations if desired. / Apply by March 15, 2024
- NCPL Fellowship in Nonprofit Law: The NCPL Fellowship in Nonprofit Law permits one Fellow each year to spend a year in residence at a nonprofit organization. The fellow will work closely with senior staff and staff attorneys at Lawyers Alliance for New York who have practice specialties that will expose the Fellow to a broad range of disciplines that address the legal needs of nonprofit organizations. Fellowship is awarded to a U.S. law school graduate. Fellows are selected for their scholarship, leadership, and commitment to practicing in the field of nonprofit law. Fellows are funded annually at a salary of $70,000 plus benefits. / Apply by March 15, 2024
- The Elinor Ostrom Fellowship: The Mercatus Center’s Elinor Ostrom Fellowship is a one-year, competitive fellowship program awarded to Ph.D. students from any university and any discipline, including but not limited to economics, philosophy, political science, and sociology. This fellowship aims to expose students to the themes of markets, culture, morality, and sociality within the Austrian, Virginia, and Bloomington schools of political economy and to provide them with the tools needed to utilize this framework in academic research that explores these themes. Fellows spend three weekends during the academic year. The total award of up to $7,000. / Apply by March 15, 2024
- The InterExchange Foundation Christianson Fellowship: The InterExchange Foundation Christianson Fellowship awards up to $10,000 to young Americans who are passionate about helping communities abroad thrive and are eager to learn about the local culture. Fellows identify a project or an organization working on an issue they care about and, with the support of the Christianson Fellowship, contribute their skills and passion to that endeavor for at least six months on location abroad. This intercultural experience is a meaningful way to help others, improve skills, and gain insight into another culture. Applicants must be 18-28 years old at the project start date. / Apply by March 15, 2024
- Ford Foundation Fellowship in Nonprofit Law: The Ford Foundation Fellowship in Nonprofit Law permits a U.S. law school graduate each year to spend one year in residence at the Ford Foundation’s Office of Legal Services in New York, working with the General Counsel and staff of attorneys to provide legal advice on grantmaking, operations, governance, human resources, and investments. Fellows are selected for their scholarship, leadership, and commitment to practicing nonprofit law. The Fellows will receive a salary of $100,000 plus benefits. / Apply by March 15, 2024
- Hot Metal Bridge Post-Bac Program: This two-semester post-baccalaureate fellowship program is designed to help talented students from groups traditionally underrepresented in their academic disciplines, including first-generation graduate students and those from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds, to bridge the gap between an undergraduate degree and a graduate training program. Fellows enjoy financial support and mentoring from both faculty and graduate students as they prepare themselves for a successful program of doctoral studies. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents who hold a Bachelor’s degree and show strong academic promise. / Apply by March 15, 2024
- Teach For America: Teach For America (TFA) is a national teacher recruitment program that aims to eliminate educational inequity by enlisting recent college graduates and professionals to teach for two or more years in low-income communities throughout the United States. Corps members attend an intensive 5-week summer institute to prepare for their commitment and then are placed in schools in urban and rural areas. Uncertified corps members receive alternative certification through coursework taken while completing the program. TFA teachers are full-fledged faculty members at their schools, receiving the normal school district salary and benefits. Applicants who are interested in joining the corps can apply during one of five application windows. / Apply by March 15, 2024
- Reham al-Farra Memorial Journalism (RAF) Fellowship: The Reham al-Farra Memorial Journalism (RAF) Fellowship is a unique opportunity for young journalists from developing countries and countries with economies in transition to cover the United Nations. Hosted every fall at UN Headquarters, the program brings a select group of journalists to New York for the opening of the General Assembly. During the 3-week program, fellows have an opportunity to observe the UN in action, interview senior officials, and exchange ideas with colleagues from around the world. The Fellowship covers travel to New York and provides a daily subsistence allowance to cover accommodation and related expenses. / Apply by March 15, 2024
- Postdoctoral Research Scholars Program in Bioethics: This 1-2 year program prepares scholars with the knowledge and skills necessary to become leaders in the field of bioethics. Research scholars will be fully integrated into the community of faculty and students at the Center for Bioethics, with access to the resources of Harvard Medical School and Harvard University. There will also be opportunities to collaborate with the scholars at the Hastings Center. Research scholars will receive an annual stipend, benefits, and an allotment for academic expenses and travel. Applications may be considered throughout the year under special circumstances. / Apply by March 15, 2024
- Miller Center Accelerator Program: Miller Center provides capacity-strengthening services to leaders of business for good. For social entrepreneurs addressing women’s economic empowerment and climate resilience who want to scale their impact, Miller Center offers pro bono programming with executive mentorship and a structured curriculum to help develop robust business plans for investment and growth. 100% of program participants leave with a more robust, integrated, and credible plan for scaling. Applicants are the senior leaders (e.g., CEO, Executive Director, Managing Director) who have the availability to participate in the program’s 6-month duration, requiring an average of 4-6 hours/week. / Apply by March 15, 2024
- McCain Global Leaders Program: The McCain Global Leaders Program supports character-driven leaders from around the world who embody Senator John McCain’s legacy of serving a cause greater than oneself. Structured as a 10-month fellowship and experiential learning experience, each cohort will include 25 diverse leaders from around the world who are working “in the arena” to advance democracy, human rights, and freedom. The program is designed to advance each Leader’s personal and professional leadership journey and impact by providing training, resources, and access to highly relevant regional and global networks with the goal of preparing today’s leaders to meet tomorrow’s challenges. Applicants should be mid-career professionals. / Apply by March 15, 2024
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