Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: May 2 – 8, 2021

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The America’s Future Foundation Writing Fellows Program is for aspiring political writers

This week’s list of upcoming fellowship deadlines includes a summer teaching fellowship, a research grant, and an award for graduate students. There are also professional fellowships for political writers and opportunities for emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Apply now!

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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: May 2 – 8, 2021

 

  • Work First Fellowship: The Work First Fellowship connects young professionals and recent graduates 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 the public policy that shapes the lives of their clients. Fellows receive a $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. The start date is July. / Due May 2, 2021

 

  • Strategic Data Project Fellowship: The Strategic Data Project Fellowship (SDP) is a paid two-year program at Harvard University that places and develops talented data strategists in partner agencies where they can have an immediate impact on policy decisions that affect student outcomes. Fellows receive a rich complement of professional development designed to boost skills and knowledge in three key areas: measurement and analysis, leadership and change management, and education policy. Requirements include an advanced degree (Master’s level or higher), strong quantitative/analytic skills, 3+ years of work experience, and a demonstrated passion for education reform. / Due May 2, 2021

 

  • San Francisco Fellows: The mission of the program is to foster community stewardship by preparing recent college graduates for 11+month leadership roles in public service. Fellows are full-time City employees who earn an annual salary of approximately $57,642, plus comprehensive health and dental benefits. The program is looking for enthusiastic, creative, hard-working individuals who are interested in public service and who would like to learn about policy implementation in the City and County of San Francisco. / Due May 2, 2021

 

  • Writing Fellows Program: The America’s Future Foundation Writing Fellows Program is for aspiring political writers and features small-group writing workshops so that fellows can dive in deep with instructors and get personalized feedback over six evening sessions, whether in person or virtual. The Washington, DC-based fellowship is tailored for aspiring writers interested in covering issues and publishing in outlets surrounding our nation’s capital. The state-based fellowship is held virtually and is designed for writers outside the DC area. Both fellowship formats include the opportunity to connect with well-known writers in their sessions. / Due May 3, 2021

 

  • Writing Fellows Program: The America’s Future Foundation Writing Fellows Program is for aspiring political writers and features small-group writing workshops so that fellows can dive in deep with instructors and get personalized feedback over six evening sessions, whether in person or virtual. The Washington, DC-based fellowship is tailored for aspiring writers interested in covering issues and publishing in outlets surrounding our nation’s capital. The state-based fellowship is held virtually and is designed for writers outside the DC area. Both fellowship formats include the opportunity to connect with well-known writers in their sessions. / Due May 3, 2021

 

  • IGNITE Fellowships: IGNITE recruits a new cohort of diverse and passionate women in communities across the United States and provides them with resources, training, and networks to launch political careers. Each Fellow launches a regional college council for 20-30 politically ambitious young women from a group of local college campuses. Each College Council meets for bi-monthly weekend retreats. Fellows represent the political spectrum and are deeply motivated, take initiative, have organizing experience on college campuses, and have a track record building new initiatives. IGNITE Fellows are compensated with a $10,000 stipend. Different deadlines for each city / Due May 3, 2021

 

  • Education Pioneers Fellowship: Education Pioneers launches and advances the careers of professionals who are eager for opportunities to use expertise in data, operations, policy, and more to make a difference for students and families from outside the classroom. The EP Summer Fellowship is a 10-week summer experience that lays the foundation you need to become a lifelong leader in education. The EP Impact Fellowship is an intensive, 10-month experience that helps turn rising leaders’ skills and passions for social good into new, tangible leadership opportunities — supporting educational equity and advancing careers, at the same time. The 10-month placement offers a $47,500 stipend ($58,000 annualized), plus benefits. / Due May 4, 2021

 

  • TechWomen: TechWomen brings emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central and South Asia, and the Middle East together with their professional counterparts in the United States for a mentorship and exchange program. TechWomen provides participants access to networks, resources, and knowledge to empower them to reach their full potential. During the five-week program, participants engage in project-based mentorships at leading companies in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley and participate in professional development workshops. Applicants must be women with, at minimum, two years of full-time professional experience in the STEM fields and eligible to obtain a U.S. J-1 exchange visitor visa. / Due May 5, 2021

 

  • Interdisciplinary Research Leaders: Fellows in this national leadership development program are researchers and community partners working together in three-person teams. Some are advancing existing projects; others represent new and unexpected collaborations that bring many perspectives to a critical issue. Individuals must apply as part of a team of three—two researchers and one community partner (teams can be newly formed or already existing). Researchers must have a terminal degree (Ph.D., MD, DrPH) or a master’s degree with extensive professional experience. The time commitment is approximately one day per week–approximately 20% FTE — for three years. To support the fellows’ time to participate in the program, each fellow will receive financial support of $25,000 per person for each year of the three-year program. / Due May 5, 2021

 

  • DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program: The SCGSR program provides supplemental awards to outstanding U.S. graduate students to pursue part of their graduate thesis research at a Department of Energy (DOE) laboratory in areas that address scientific challenges central to the Office of Science mission. The award period for the proposed research project at DOE laboratories may range from 3 to 12 consecutive months. Awardees are eligible to receive a monthly stipend in the amount of up to $3,000. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Resident Aliens. / Due May 5, 2021

 

  • Generation Teach: Generation Teach provides six- or seven-week summer teaching fellowships to undergraduate students (freshman, sophomore, and juniors) in Boston, Denver, Holyoke, MA, and Providence, RI. Fellows complete two weeks of full-time training, learn core instructional strategies and practice key teaching skills, and work closely with a professional teacher. Fellows receive scholarships of $2,800 taxable scholarship to help cover living expenses. Monthly deadlines on the 5th of each month, December – May. / Due May 5, 2021

 

  • William T. Grant Foundation Research Grants: The William T. Grant Foundation Grants support high-quality research that is relevant to policies and practices that affect the lives of young people ages 5 to 25 in the United States. Grants are to be used for programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequality in youth outcomes and benefit American youth. Research grants about reducing inequality typically range between $100K to $600K and cover 2-3 years of support. Research grants about improving the use of research initiative will range between $100K to $1M and cover 2-4 years of support. The Foundation supports a diverse group of researchers who are currently employed at a tax-exempt organization. / Due May 5, 2021

 

  • Gulf Research Program: Early-Career Research Fellowships: The Gulf Research Program’s Early-Career Research Fellowship supports emerging scientific leaders as they take risks on research ideas not yet tested, pursue unique collaborations, and build a network of colleagues who share their interest in improving offshore energy system safety and the well-being of coastal communities and ecosystems. The program provides a grant of $76,000 to support the fellow for 2 years of research which can be used to cover costs, salaries, and other professional expenses. Applicants must have received their final degree within the last 10 years and be employed at a research organization. / Due May 5, 2021

 

  • Robert E. Shope International Fellowship: The Fellowship provides $25,000 in support for international training opportunities in arbovirology and emerging diseases for those with an MD, DVM, Ph.D., or the equivalent. Recipients will be involved in arbovirology and/or emerging diseases from clinical to field to laboratory studies. This award provides support for a short-term research experience in the tropics in the area of arbovirology and/or emerging diseases. Eligible applicants are full-time post-doctoral fellows with positions at accredited U.S. or Canadian institutions studying any tropical infectious disease in arbovirology and/or emerging tropical infectious diseases. / Due May 5, 2021

 

  • ACLS Leading Edge Fellowship: The ACLS Leading Edge Fellowships place recent PhDs with nonprofit organizations committed to promoting social justice in their communities through solving problems, building capacity, and advancing equity. Fellows lead substantive projects throughout the US that draw on the skills and capacities honed in the course of earning the humanities Ph.D., including advanced communication, research, project management, and creative problem-solving. Stipends of $60,000 and health insurance and professional development funding are provided for the duration of the 12-month program. Recent PhDs from the humanities and humanistic social sciences may apply. / Due May 6, 2021

 

  • MJ Bear Fellowship: The MJ Bear Fellowship identifies and supports digital journalists under 30 whose work represents the best of digital news. Six fellows from around the world who are up-and-coming journalists and leading innovative digital journalism projects participate in a yearlong program. Program components include a speaking opportunity at ONA’s annual conference (with an expenses-paid trip); coaching sessions; complimentary membership to ONA for three years; and other opportunities to showcase work and expertise with the ONA community and broader industry. / Due May 6, 2021

 

  • Roddenberry Fellowship: The Roddenberry Fellowship is a 12-month program for activists from across the country who are working to protect the most vulnerable and to make the US a more inclusive and equitable place to live. Twenty Fellows will be selected to receive $50,000 each, as well as tailored support, to help implement a project or initiative in one of four areas: civil rights, climate change and environmental justice, immigration, and refugee rights, and LGBTQIA and women’s rights. Fellows are free to try different approaches to achieve impact and the organization provides 1-on-1 coaching as well as other mentoring resources. / Due May 7, 2021

 

  • Data Science Fellowship: The Data Incubator is an intensive 8-week fellowship that prepares master’s students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. A variety of innovative companies partner with The Data Incubator for their hiring and training needs, including LinkedIn, Genentech, Capital One, Pfizer, and many others. The program is free for admitted Fellows. Fellows have the option to participate in the program either in person in New York City, Washington DC, Seattle, Boston, the San Francisco Bay Area, or remotely online. Multiple sessions offered each year, check the website for deadlines, including early priority deadlines. / Due May 7, 2021

 

  • Hedgebrook Writers in Residence: The Writers in Residence Program is Hedgebrook’s core program, supporting the fully-funded residencies of approximately 40 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. Four writers are in residence at a time, each housed in a handcrafted cottage. / Due May 7, 2021

 

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