You’ve got 8 weeks to apply! This week’s fellowships list includes opportunities in food justice, journalism, cancer research, American history, public service, and economics. There are programs for Ph.D. scholars, social entrepreneurs, and more. Apply now!
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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: March 15 – 21, 2020
- Carvalho International Research Fellowship: The Government Accountability Project (GAP) is offering a three-month fellowship in summer to research issues related to corruption and/or illegality and whistleblowing at the international level. Eligible candidates include faculty members with a current teaching/research position at a Washington, DC area college or university in the social sciences, who will conduct quantitative and/or qualitative research on the topics identified above. Doctoral candidates will be considered eligible. The Fellow will be paid a stipend of $15,000 over a period of 12 weeks. / Due March 15, 2020
- 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 open to international and U.S. undergraduate and master’s students aged 20-25. Non-U.S. citizens: January deadline; U.S. citizens: March deadline. / Due March 15, 2020
- Zuckerman Postdoctoral STEM Scholars Program: The Mortimer B. Zuckerman Stem Leadership Program attracts high achieving postdoctoral scholars from premier universities in the United States to do research at one of seven Israeli universities. Once they complete their research, many Zuckerman postdocs are expected to accept faculty positions at top North American universities, weaving a network of academic collaboration and goodwill that will greatly benefit US Israeli scientific cooperation. Postdoctoral scholarships are for up to two years for $52,000 per academic year and applicants must hold a PhD degree from a premier university. / Due March 15, 2020
- Australia to USA Fellowship Program: The Association awards Fellowships at the graduate (Masters, PhD or post-doctoral) level of up to US$40,000 each year. Fellowships are available for Australians who will benefit from doing advanced research or study in the fields of business, science, technology, medicine, engineering and sustainable development in the United States. Applicants must make their own arrangements for university affiliation and have a confirmed placement by the time the Fellowship is awarded. Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia doing research or studying at the graduate level – Masters, PhD or post-doctoral. Applicants may already be in the U.S. at the time of application. / Due March 15, 2020
- Frédéric Bastiat Fellowship: The Frédéric Bastiat Fellowship is a one-year, competitive fellowship program awarded to graduate students attending master’s, juris doctoral, 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. / Due March 15, 2020
- Atlantic Council Millennium Fellowship: The Millennium Fellowship is open to rising leaders and innovators around the world (age 35 and younger) committed to achieving transformational change in their communities, countries, and professional fields with a global impact. The fellowship is a two-year program. Throughout the fellowship and beyond, fellows will join a global network of outstanding peers, have unparalleled opportunities to meet with world leaders at flagship Atlantic Council events, go behind the headlines to discover issues at the cutting-edge of key global trends, and lead the debate on the issues that will shape the 21st century. Fellows commit to attending one global conference each year as well as one international study tour focused on a key global challenge. Fellows pay annual dues but all travel is fully funded. / Due March 15, 2020
- Adam Smith Fellowships: Adam Smith Fellowships are awarded to graduate students attending PhD programs in a variety of fields including economics, philosophy, political science, and sociology. Smith Fellows spend three weekends during the academic year and one week during the summer in residence at George Mason University participating in workshops and seminars 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. / Due March 15, 2020
- QuEST Fellowship: QuEST’s mission is to build a peaceful and sustainable world by empowering young adults to act as agents of social change and social service during a year of service. Fellows live together cooperatively and commit to a year of voluntary simplicity. Participants are placed with a local social change and social service organization for the duration of the year. QuEST pays for rent, utilities, bus passes, a health care expense fund, and a shared budget for house food. Agencies pay a $125 monthly stipend directly to the Fellow. Fellows also receive $125 for personal enrichment, and the interest that accumulates on Fellows’ student loans during their service year is paid. Upon completion of the program, each fellow receives a $1000 exit stipend and may be eligible for a $500 short-term, interest-free loan. / Due March 15, 2020
- Hodson Trust-John Carter Brown Fellowship: The Hodson-Brown Fellowship supports work by academics, independent scholars and writers working on significant projects relating to the literature, history, culture, or art of the Americas before 1830. Candidates with a U.S. history topic are strongly encouraged to concentrate on the period prior to 1801. The fellowship is also open to filmmakers, novelists, creative and performing artists, and others working on projects that draw on this period of history. The fellowship award supports two months of research and two months of writing. The stipend is $5,000 per month for a total of $20,000, plus housing and university privileges. / Due March 15, 2020
- Food and Farming Journalism Fellowships: Aimed at early and mid-career journalists, the Fellowship presents an opportunity to report ambitious longform 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. / Due March 15, 2020
- Oskar Morgenstern Fellowship: The Mercatus Center at George Mason University is offering a one-year fellowship program for PhD scholars to study quantitative and empirical techniques in Austrian, Virginia, and Bloomington schools of political economy. Fellows attend colloquia for two weekends during the academic year and three days during the summer, focusing on the three schools of economy. Research funding is available upon application in addition to a $7,000 stipend for each fellow. / Due March 15, 2020
- Repair the World Fellowship: Repair the World is an 11-month fellowship in which fellows (age 21-26) work with 1 to 3 non-profits addressing issues in hunger or education, and serve as a capacity builder through volunteering and recruiting the Jewish community and others to volunteer as well. Fellows receive training in a variety of skills including group facilitation, data analysis, public speaking and community engagement while learning about Jewish approaches to social justice. Fellowships are available in Detroit, Miami, New York, Philadelphia or Pittsburgh and include housing, health insurance and a stipend of $600 a month. Priority deadline in January. / Due March 16, 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 March 16, 2020
- 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 PhD, 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. Base stipend of $52k plus additional funding for expenses are provided. / Due March 16, 2020
- Qatar Scholarship Program: This program offers Arabic language students from the U.S. who have already developed their Arabic at the intermediate and advanced levels the opportunity to master their skills in an intensive Arabic language program at Qatar University in Doha for an entire academic year. The scholarship includes tuition, room and board, RT airfare, local transportation and books. All applicants must apply directly through Qatar University. / Due March 19, 2020
- Young Leaders Program: The French-American Foundation is offering a two-year program for French and American professionals between the ages of 30 and 40. Alternating between the US and France, the fellows spend five days together (each year) discussing issues of common concern, meeting with local and global specialists, and getting to know one another. The Foundation covers Young Leaders’ travel and lodging expenses for both meetings. Applicants are mid- or late- career professionals from every possible background, whose common link is their passion about forging bonds to influence the common good. / Due March 20, 2020
- NGA Visiting Senior Fellowships: Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellowships are intended to support research in the history, theory, and criticism of the visual arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, landscape architecture, urbanism, prints and drawings, film, photography, decorative arts, industrial design, and other arts) of any geographical area and of any period. Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington, DC, and participate in lectures, colloquia, and informal discussions that complement the fellowship program. The program length is for 2 months and includes housing and stipend of $6-8K. / Due March 21, 2020
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