This list of upcoming fellowship deadlines in mid-March 2022 includes funding opportunities in the fields of economics, public policy, creative writing, biomedical science, engineering, health policy, public interest law, and social justice, as well as multidisciplinary awards. There are also programs for early and mid-career professionals, artists and writers, Ph.D. students and post-docs, experienced scholars, social entrepreneurs, journalists and more. Programs are listed in order of their upcoming application deadlines. Learn more and get ready to apply now!
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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: March 6 – 19, 2022
- Urban Leaders Fellowship: The Urban Leaders Fellowship is a 7 week paid summer fellowship for early- to mid-career professionals who are already leaders in their own right and are looking to accelerate their leadership through fellowship with a focus on policy and practice. Fellows work half-time on high-level policy projects with an elected official and half-time alongside partner organizations in cities across the country. We work in 9 cities: Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Indianapolis, KCMO, Nashville, New Orleans, Oakland, and Washington, D.C. Fellows receive a base stipend of $2,500. Multiple deadlines. / Due March 7, 2022
- Judith Graham Pool Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: JGP Postdoctoral Research Fellowships provide research support for up to two years. Permissible research topics include pre-clinical or basic science research on the biochemical, genetic, or hematologic aspects of hemophilia or von Willebrand disease. Other topics might focus on liver disease, HIV/AIDS, orthopedics, women’s health issues, psychosocial or other therapeutic modalities as they pertain to bleeding disorders. Candidates must have completed doctoral training and apply for the JGP fellowship award from a doctoral, postdoctoral, internship, or residency training program. U.S. citizenship is not required. Interested candidates need to submit a ‘Letter of Intent (LOI) by email before the application deadline. / Due March 7, 2022
- Etruscan Foundation Research Fellowship: The Etruscan Foundation Research Fellowship is designed to support research in all areas of research on Etruscan and indigenous cultures of non-Greek Italy dating from the Neolithic through the 1st Century BCE. The fellowship is open to Canadian and U.S. citizens and those affiliated with U.S. institutions who are Ph.D. candidates (ABD), Ph.D. independent researchers, and Ph.D. untenured faculty. The fellowship carries an award of $7,500 which can be used to support all travel, meals, lodging, and ancillary materials for the fellow as they conduct their research. / Due March 9, 2022
- 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. / Due March 10, 2022
- 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. / Due March 14, 2022
- Adam Smith Fellowships: Adam Smith Fellowships are awarded to graduate students attending Ph.D. 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, 2022
- 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, 2022
- Oskar Morgenstern Fellowship: The Mercatus Center at George Mason University is offering a one-year fellowship program for Ph.D. 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 the economy. Research funding is available upon application in addition to a $7,000 stipend for each fellow. / Due March 15, 2022
- 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 20-25. Non-U.S. citizens: January deadline; U.S. citizens: March deadline. / Due March 15, 2022
- 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, as well as briefings at institutions such as the U.S. Capitol, Department of State, World Bank, and Federal Reserve. Please check the website for early, international students and priority deadlines. / Due March 15, 2022
- Australia to USA Fellowship Program: The Association awards Fellowships at the graduate (Masters, Ph.D., 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, Ph.D., or post-doctoral. Applicants may already be in the U.S. at the time of application. / Due March 15, 2022
- 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. / Due March 15, 2022
- 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. / Due March 15, 2022
- 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. / Due March 15, 2022
- 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, including room and board, transportation, and health care, 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. / Due March 15, 2022
- 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. / Due March 16, 2022
- Health Policy Research Scholars: Health Policy Research Scholars is a national change leadership development opportunity for full-time second- or third-year doctoral students from 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, with a focus on health policy, health equity, and/or social justice are encouraged to apply. Participants complete their doctoral programs at their home institutions across the U.S. but are expected to participate in leadership development training, virtual coursework and mentoring, and attend at least one annual gathering (travel funded by the program). 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. / Due March 16, 2022
- 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. / Due March 17, 2022
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