This list of upcoming fellowship deadlines includes programs for students and professionals interested in research, media, public policy, law, journalism, economics, and more. Some fellowships on this list include benefits such as cash stipends, travel, and lodging assistance. You’ve got 8 weeks to apply! Apply now!
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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: March 12 – 18, 2023
Hedgebrook Writers in Residence: The Writers in Residence Program supports fully-funded residencies of approximately 80 writers at the retreat each year. Hedgebrook is on Whidbey Island, about thirty-five miles northwest of Seattle. Situated on 48 acres of forest and meadow facing Puget Sound, with a view of Mount Rainier, the retreat hosts writers from all over the world for residencies of two to four weeks, at no cost to the writer. This residency is open to women writers in all genres! Four writers are in residence at a time, each housed in a handcrafted cottage. / Apply by March 13, 2023
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 14, 2023
Goodwin Procter 1L Diversity Fellowship: The Goodwin 1L Diversity Fellowships offer awards of $7,500 to diverse students who work in public interest positions the summer after their first year of law school. Selected fellows are guaranteed a “straight-to-callback” interview with a Goodwin Procter office of their choice in the interviewing season during their second year of law school. Fellows are also invited to participate in some of our summer associate program events during their summer at the public interest organization. / Apply by March 15, 2023
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, 2023
Joan Shorenstein Fellowship: The mission of the Joan Shorenstein Fellowship Program is to advance research in the field of media, politics, and public policy, provide an opportunity for reflection and create a vibrant and long-lasting community of scholars and practitioners. The primary focus for a Fellow is to research, write and publish a 15-20-page paper on a media/politics topic. The Shorenstein Center currently hosts 8 one-semester residential fellowships each year (4 per semester). The stipend is $30,000 for one semester. Fellows are in residence, full-time, for one semester. Mid to late-career full-time journalists, politicians, scholars, or policymakers are eligible. / Apply by March 15, 2023
Health Policy Research Scholars: Health Policy Research Scholars is a national change leadership development opportunity for full-time second-year doctoral students from historically marginalized backgrounds and/or populations underrepresented in specific doctoral disciplines. Scholars from diverse research areas such as economics, political science, psychology, environmental health, and others, who have an interest in health policy, health equity, and/or social justice are encouraged to apply. Scholars will also receive an annual stipend of up to $30,000 for up to four years and are also eligible for a competitive dissertation grant of up to $10,000. / Apply by March 15, 2023
Adam Smith Fellowship: 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, 2023
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. The aim of this fellowship is 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, 2023
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 $52k plus additional funding for expenses is provided. / Apply by March 15, 2023
Walter Sondheim Jr. Public Service Law Fellowship: The Walter Sondheim Jr. Public Service Law Fellowship is offered to students attending either of Maryland’s two law schools, The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and the University of Baltimore School of Law. Fellows intern in the public service law sector, usually within the Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City, the Maryland Attorney General’s Office, or in a nonprofit or government organization that assists in providing legal services to low-income or under-represented individuals or groups. Fellows are paid a $3,000 stipend and the program runs from May to August. / Apply by March 15, 2023
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, 2023
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 $38,000 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 15, 2023
QuEST Fellowship: QuEST (Quaker Experiential Service and Training) is a residential service and social justice fellowship program that seeks to build a peaceful world by empowering young adults to act as agents of social change and social service. Each year, the program provides six recent college graduates with year-long positions at local nonprofit organizations, training and support for professional and personal growth, and cooperative living in a shared house. QuEST covers all living expenses as well as any interest that accumulates on student loans during the fellowship year. Fellows also receive a $150 personal stipend each month and a $1000 exit stipend upon successful completion of the program. / Apply by March 15, 2023
Texas A&M University Fully Funded PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering: Texas A&M University, based in College Station, TX offers a fully funded PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering. The Zachry Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers eight areas of specialization within the civil engineering graduate program, ranging from structural engineering to transportation engineering to water resources engineering, and general civil engineering planning. The Department is offering multiple fully supported four-year fellowships for Ph.D. students that provide tuition, fees, stipend, and professional development opportunities. They offer two types of assistantships: teaching (GAT) and research (GAR) which provide a stipend that is usually $2,000 per month. / Apply by March 15, 2023
Baylor University Fully Funded Master’s in Education: Baylor University, based in Waco, Texas offers a fully funded Master’s in Education. The Department of Curriculum & Instruction offers a Master of Arts (MA) in Education which is a residential, 33-semester-hour program. The program is designed to develop a scholarly understanding of educational thought and practice. Assistantship and scholarship opportunities make up the cost of Baylor’s MA program. Graduate Assistant positions are competitive and require an additional review process beyond the process for admission. There are limited Graduate Assistant positions available to support full-time MA students. In addition to stipends, GAs receive various amounts of tuition remission. / Apply by March 15, 2023
University of San Francisco Fully Funded Master’s in Biology: The University of San Francisco, based in San Francisco, California offers a fully funded Master’s in Biology. USF’s Master of Science in Biology is research-intensive, providing personalized, hands-on training in a faculty member’s laboratory. Working together with their advisers, students design an independent, faculty-directed research project that culminates in a formal written thesis. Students admitted to the program are fully funded, including a full scholarship and a salary earned through teaching or research assistantships. Most graduate students are awarded a teaching assistantship with a stipend of $9,000 per year. / Apply by March 15, 2023
University of South Florida Fully Funded Master’s in Communication: The University of South Florida, based in Tampa, FL offers a fully funded master’s in Communication. MA in Communication required a total of 36 credit hours. The department embraces innovative humanistic and social scientific approaches to inquiry and engagement in health, media, and organizational and relational communication, with an emphasis on culture, performance, and social justice. M.A. assistantships are offered for 2 years. MA graduate students on teaching assistantships receive a stipend paid over nine months. All teaching assistantships include a tuition waiver. Summer teaching is typically available but is not guaranteed in the offer of assistance. / Apply by March 15, 2023
University of Kentucky Fully Funded Master’s in Statistics: The University of Kentucky, based in Lexington, KY offers a fully funded master’s in Statistics. The MS program will provide students with broad training with foundations in theoretical statistics, and training for applications to real data. This provides an opportunity for students to combine their mathematical backgrounds with applications and computational tools to help solve real-world problems. Almost all applicants admitted to the MS program receive assistantships that include a full-tuition scholarship and a living stipend. Supported students making normal progress toward their degree may expect to be supported 2 years for an M.S. / Apply by March 15, 2023
Montclair State University Fully Funded Master’s in Psychology: Montclair State University, based in Montclair, New Jersey offers a fully funded master’s in Psychology. They offer three master’s degree programs with concentration options. MA in Clinical Psychology concentration in Child/Adolescent Psychology or Forensic Psychology, MA in Psychological Sciences, and MA in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. The Psychology Department offers a number of graduate assistantship (GA) positions to qualified students. These are highly competitive positions that provide full tuition remission and a stipend in exchange for work conducted with department faculty. / Apply by March 15, 2023
University of Mississippi Fully Funded Master’s in Philosophy: The University of Mississippi, based in Oxford, MS offers a fully funded master’s in Philosophy. The department is small enough to permit extensive student-faculty interaction while diverse enough to provide a broad, philosophical education. The Philosophy M.A. degree can be used as a stepping stone to a wide variety of programs and careers. Each year they award four or five, two-year Teaching Assistantships to incoming graduate students. These feature a 100% tuition waiver and an annual stipend of $11,500. / Apply by March 15, 2023
Illinois State University Fully Funded Master’s in Criminal Justice Sciences: Illinois State University, based in Normal, IL offers a fully funded master’s in Criminal Justice Sciences. The program is designed to give you the tools you need to advance in the field and be a stand-out for competitive positions. Graduate assistants receive monthly wages paid in the form of either a stipend or an hourly wage, a waiver for 100% of tuition during a semester of appointment, and a waiver for up to 12 credit hours of tuition for the summer term immediately following a fall or spring appointment. They offer tuition waivers to students who show promise for success and have not received a fellowship or other funding awards. / Apply by March 15, 2023
The Elinor Ostrom Fellowship: The Mercatus Center’s Elinor Ostrom Fellowship is a one-year, competitive fellowship program awarded to PhD students from any university and any discipline, including but not limited to economics, philosophy, political science, and sociology. The aim of this fellowship is 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 explore these themes. Fellows spend three weekends during the academic year. The total award of up to $7,000. / Apply by March 15, 2023
Weil Legal Innovators Program: The Weil Legal Innovators Program engages incoming law school students in addressing some of the most pressing social and legal challenges in our communities today. Weil Legal Innovators are incoming law school students who plan to attend one of eight WLI Law School Partners. Innovators defer their first year of law school to work at a WLI partner nonprofit organization for a paid public service fellowship. Fellows receive $50,000 in compensation for the fellowship year, plus benefits and a one-time $10,000 law school scholarship awarded upon starting the first year of law school at a WLI partner institution / Apply by March 17, 2023
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