Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: May 9 – 29, 2021

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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines
Wild Gift selects a small group of “better world entrepreneurs” for wilderness-based programs focused on developing leadership and business skills

You’ve got eight weeks to apply! In this week’s list of upcoming fellowship deadlines, there are programs around the world for a variety of career levels and professions. There are fully funded master’s degree programs, funding for independent projects, opportunities for choreographers, as well as entrepreneurs and leaders from around the world. Apply now!

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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: May 9 – 29, 2021


  • CHLI Global Leaders Internship and Fellowship Program: The fellowship is an opportunity for currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate from the United States and Puerto Rico, with a strong interest in the U.S. Hispanic community, to spend one semester (12-15 weeks) working with Congress and other respected corporations in Washington, D.C., and earn academic credit hours. Fellows work on project-based programs that provide hands-on experience working in public policy. The fellowship provides round-trip airfare, lodging, books and research expenses, a monthly transportation stipend, and a $2,000 living stipend. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. / Due May 9, 2021


  • Aspiring Latino Leaders Fellowship: The Aspiring Latino Leaders Fellowship is an academic-year program that invests in Latino education leaders with 5-13 years of experience living in Greater Boston and Greater Houston. A talented network of Latino changemakers come together, cultivating effective Latino leaders and providing long-term career support. Fellows attend monthly sessions and two overnight retreats that are designed to increase self-efficacy around critical leadership competencies. Fellows also have opportunities to interact with education organizations across the local ecosystem. They also receive personal coaching and support to maximize their experiences. / Due May 10, 2021


  • TNTP Teaching Fellows: TNTP Teaching Fellows is a rigorous alternative certification program that recruits and trains talented career changers and recent college graduates to be outstanding teachers in high-need schools across the country. You choose where you want to teach, with programs in Baltimore, Indianapolis, New Orleans, and Nevada. After successfully completing summer training and securing a teaching position at a local school, you will begin teaching full-time, earning a full teacher’s salary. Throughout the year, you will receive personalized coaching. Applications are evaluated on a rolling basis. / Due May 11, 2021


  • Fulbright Specialist Program: The Fulbright Specialist Program is a unique opportunity for U.S. academics and established professionals to engage in two- to six-week, project-based exchanges at host institutions in over 150 countries. Specialists, who represent a wide range of professional and academic disciplines, are competitively selected to join the Fulbright Specialist Roster based on their knowledge, skill sets, and ability to make a significant contribution to projects overseas. Specialists receive full funding to participate in Fulbright Specialist projects, including travel, stipend, and lodging. Applications are accepted throughout the year. Peer review panels evaluate applications approximately every eight weeks. / Due May 12, 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 year-long 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 13, 2021


  • Orbis Investment Management MBA Fellowship: Orbis seeks soon-to-be first-year MBA students, from any background, who are as passionate about investing. The award is for $15,000 cash and is to be used toward tuition and/or course-related expenses. There are no demographic criteria or previous work experience requirements, all incoming MBA students who have enrolled in an accredited MBA program are invited to apply. / Due May 14, 2021


  • Presidential Innovation Fellows: The Presidential Innovation Fellows (PIF) program is a highly competitive 1-year fellowship that seeks to attract top innovators into government, capable of tackling issues at the convergence of technology, policy, and process. Fellows are embedded within federal agencies to collaborate on challenges with innovators. Fellows are based in Washington D.C. for the duration of the Fellowship and are considered full-time employees of the federal government. Fellows receive a GS15 level salary, which typically ranges between $120-150,000. We accept applications throughout the year and hire on a rolling basis depending on the needs of our agency partners. / Due May 14, 2021


  • Continuing Masters of Social Work Fellowships: The University of California at Berkeley- Social Welfare is offering many different fellowships for high-achieving Master of Social Work students and graduates. Fellowship awards range from $500 to $10,000 for eligible applicants. Areas include Adult Health and Aging, Children Youth and Families, Mental Health, Need-based Awards, Poverty, Public Social Services, Social Work and Raza People Communities, Adult Health and Aging. / Due May 14, 2021


  • Tiny Beam Fund Fellowships: The Tiny Beam fund is offering 4-month fellowships for academic researchers interested in the negative impacts of global industrial food animal production – from Ph.D. candidates to senior scholars. All applicants must hold Ph.D./doctoral degrees or be enrolled in Ph.D./doctoral programs. Three categories of awards are available ranging from $15,000 to $25,000 and will be awarded twice a year for a spring/summer round and fall/winter round. There are no restrictions as to applicants’ place of residence or citizenship. / Due May 14, 2021


  • International Innovation Corps: The International Innovation Corps (IIC) is a new, unique opportunity for graduates to play an active role in building and implementing innovative solutions to some of India’s toughest social problems. Fellows will work at Indian public sector enterprises for paid, one-year assignments that tackle important social challenges. The Fellowship is open to recent and forthcoming University of Chicago graduates of the college and any graduate degree program as well as other US-based institutions. Each IIC fellow receives a stipend, health insurance, and RT airfare to India. / Due May 15, 2021


  • Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Fellowships in Central European Studies: The Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Fellowships enable outstanding scholars to conduct research on important issues related to relations between Central Europe and the United States at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. Applicants must have a doctorate or be at the post-doctorate level. Fellowship for a nine 9 month period, each fellow will enter into a research assignment with the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation and will receive a monthly stipend of up to $6,667. / Due May 15, 2021


  • Rotary Peace Fellowship: Each year, Rotary selects up to 130 individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships at one of our peace centers in Australia, England, Japan, Sweden, the U.S., Thailand, and Uganda. These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, and RT transportation. Two types of fellowships are available: (1) 15-24 month master’s degree fellowships at premier universities in fields related to peace and conflict prevention and resolution and (2) 1-year blended learning professional development certificates for experienced professionals working in peace-related fields. For more information, visit the Rotary Peace Centers website https://www.rotary.org/en/our-programs/peace-fellowships. / Due May 15, 2021


  • Einstein Fellowship: The Einstein Forum and the Daimler & Benz Foundation are offering a fellowship for outstanding young thinkers who wish to pursue a project in a different field from that of their previous research. The fellowship includes living accommodations for 5-6 months in the garden cottage of Einstein’s summerhouse in Caputh, Brandenburg, a stipend of EUR 10,000, and reimbursement of travel expenses. Candidates must be under 35 and hold a university degree in the humanities, social sciences, or natural sciences. At the end of the program, the fellow must present their project in public lectures at the Einstein Forum and the Daimler & Benz Foundation. / Due May 15, 2021


  • BalletX Choreographic Fellowship: The BalletX Choreographic Fellowship selects one promising choreographer to create a world premiere work on the BalletX company. Fellows receive $5,000 choreographic fee to create a 20-25 minute ensemble ballet on the company’s 10 dancers; round-trip transportation to Philadelphia; budget of $7,000 for costumes, scenic design, and music (original composition or rights); and a minimum of 6 performances of the work at a Philadelphia theater. To be eligible, applicants must have completed their first commission on a professional dance company within the past 5 years and be able to work in the U.S. for the duration of the residency. / Due May 15, 2021


  • Mira Fellowship: Each year the Mira Fellowship accepts a small cohort from across the globe to create compassionate actionable visions for our future. Mid-career professionals are given the opportunity to rethink the world’s most pressing issues and develop actionable plans for change. Fellows receive four onsite summits, coaching, cohort collaboration, a research travel stipend of $5,000, and access to experts in the fellow’s field of study. / May 15, 2021


  • Confucius Institute Scholarships: The Confucius Institute Scholarship Program was established by Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters in order to encourage students and Chinese language teachers all over the world to study Chinese or conduct research regarding the Chinese language and culture in China. Scholarships are offered for a Master’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL), and one academic year or one academic semester study in China. Open to non-Chinese citizens age 18-35 (MTCSOL applicants age 18-45). Language requirements apply. Provides full tuition and a monthly stipend. / May 15, 2021


  • Career Bridging Grants: The Technical University of Darmstadt in Germany is offering financial support (between 1.800 € and 2.100 €) for up to 12 months during transition phases (Ph.D. to postdoc, postdoc to postdoc, and postdoc to junior research group leader). Eligible applicants are those who are studying at TU Darmstadt and want to continue at the University, those studying from external institutions, and those who are studying at TU Darmstadt and want to study and work at an external institution. Candidates will be judged based on scientific excellence (publications, awards, and scholarships), scientific quality of planned research project, determination of young researcher, and chances of success of external funding acquisition. / Due May 15, 2021


  • FUSE Executive Fellows: FUSE Executive Fellows are mid-career professionals with 15+ years of private sector experience who are looking to transition their careers for greater social impact. Executive Fellows are embedded in a government agency full-time for one year. FUSE works closely with government and community partners to co-create fellowship projects based on their highest priority challenges. Executive Fellows receive a salary of $80,000 and have access to a range of benefit options. Fellowships are announced on a rolling basis throughout the year. Please check the website regularly for updates about projects and timelines. / Due May 15, 2021


  • Kirchner Food Fellowship: The Kirchner Food Fellowship is an opportunity for student leaders to be engaged in investment decisions on agriculture-oriented businesses with ground-breaking solutions for global food security. Fellows receive mentoring from networks of investors and engage in a series of face-to-face and online educational experiences using learning paradigms that expose them to practical, real-world issues of seed-stage and early-stage investment. Fellows received a small scholarship to travel to a region of the world vulnerable to food shortages in search of solutions that might be expanded globally through a commercial enterprise. The program will cover travel and accommodation costs for the face-to-face meetings throughout the year and provide the capital necessary for investment. Candidates must be enrolled in a university in the United States, Canada, or Mexico. / Due May 15, 2021


  • 1 Hotels Fellowship at E2: 1 Hotels Fellows will work in partnership with Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Emerging Leaders Program to identify pressing environmental issues and needs across the country, and then organize and execute projects that help communicate and amplify the business and economic case for smart policies to address these issues. Fellowships are restricted to early or mid-career professionals who currently work in sustainability, clean energy, water, infrastructure, or related fields. Each fellow will receive a stipend of $20,000, plus other benefits. / Due May 16, 2021


  • Grist Fellowship Programs: The Grist Fellowship Program is an opportunity for early-career journalists to hone skills at a national news outlet and deepen their understanding of environmental issues. Grist is an independent nonprofit media organization that shapes the country’s environmental conversations, making green thinking second nature for their readers. Fellows are invited to 3 different fellowships at Grist: news, justice, and video. Fellowships are for 6 months and include stipends of $$3,334 per month. The news and justice fellowships can be conducted at Grist’s Seattle office or remotely; the video fellowship must be conducted at the Seattle office. / May 18, 2021


  • PhRMA Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowships: The fellowship program of pre-doctoral support is designed to assist full-time, in-residence Ph.D. candidates who are enrolled in U.S. schools of medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, nursing, or schools of public health. The program seeks to support advanced students who will have completed the bulk of their pre-thesis requirements (two years of study) and are starting their thesis research by the time the award is activated. The award is made to the university on behalf of the fellow. The fellowship provides a stipend of $25,000+ a year. / Due May 20, 2021


  • PhRMA Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships: This program provides stipend funding to well-trained graduates from Ph.D. programs who seek to further develop and refine their research skills through formal postdoctoral training. An application must include a research plan written by the applicant, a mentor’s research record, and a description of how the mentoring experience will enhance the applicant’s career development. The award, consisting of a $50-$60k annual stipend, is made to the institution on behalf of the fellow. / Due May 20, 2021


  • PhRMA Research Starter Grants: The PhRMA Foundation Research Starter Grants provides a research grant of $100,000 for one year to individuals beginning independent research careers at the faculty level in the fields of Health Outcomes Research, Drug Delivery Research, Drug Discovery Research, and Translational Medicine. The “starter” aspect of the program strives to assist individuals who are establishing careers as independent investigators. The program is not offered as a means to augment an ongoing research effort. Funds must be used to conduct the proposed research. / Due May 20, 2021


  • India Fellow Program: The India Fellow Program seeks to train and empower the next generation of leaders in India. The fellowship is for 18 months and includes training, working, and mentoring components. The fellow will participate in several workshops that build leadership and problem-solving skills. Fellows work with a grassroots organization brainstorming ideas and helping the organization grow. A stipend is included to cover costs while working and fellows will have access to mentors and networking opportunities throughout the fellowship. Fellows must be Indian citizens, 21-28 years of age, and have a university degree. / Due May 20, 2021


  • Environmental Law & Justice Clinic (IPR) Program: The Institute for Public Representation (IPR) at Georgetown University Law Center is providing second-semester 2nd-year law students and all third-year law students the opportunity to work collaboratively on large-scale projects raising novel legal issues and challenging legal materials. Students will work 42 hours per week and attend weekly seminars and weekly clinic meetings. The Environmental Law and Justice Clinic accept applications for two or three two-year graduate fellows each year. The clinic is worth 12 credits and will last one semester in the fall or the spring. / Due May 21, 2021


  • NonprofitCoach Global Leaders Fellowship: The Global Leaders Fellowship is a rigorous, six-month virtual leadership coaching program for newly-appointed or emerging nonprofit executives globally. The program blends monthly one-on-one coaching for each fellow with monthly group coaching for the entire class. There is no fee to participate, nor travel or residency requirements. The program seeks new and emerging nonprofit and NGO executives, between 25 and 35 years of age, who have already established a solid record of accomplishment within their communities, careers, and organizations. / Due May 24, 2021


  • Jewish Organizing Fellowship: JOIN for Justice’s Jewish Organizing Fellowship is a year-long, paid community organizing training program in Boston. The fellowship trains Jewish young adults (ages 21-30) to organize communities to effectively fight against structural injustice and inequality. JOIN supports candidates in finding paid jobs as community organizers. If already employed, fellows will be supported at their current organizing job. Fellows are paid a salary of $31,000-37,000 and provided with health insurance for the duration of the fellowship. / Due May 24, 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 24, 2021


  • Public Rights Project Fellowship: Public Rights Project helps talented attorneys find pathways into rewarding public service careers. The organization places skilled, public interest-minded fellows into a state or city government law office — a City Attorney, District Attorney, or Attorney General — for two years. Fellows will have the opportunity to work in the Offices of the Boulder County District Attorney, Delaware Attorney General, District of Columbia Attorney General, Minnesota Attorney General, Seattle City Attorney, and Suffolk County District Attorney. Prospective fellows may apply to one or more offices. Fellows will have the opportunity to work on a range of civil rights, economic justice, and environmental justice issues that directly impact vulnerable populations locally and across the country. The 2-year fellowship provides fellows with a stipend of $60-80K/year, depending on the placement city, and health benefits are provided. / Due May 25, 2021


  • Wild Gift Fellowship: Each year, Wild Gift selects a small group of “better world entrepreneurs” aged 21 to 35 for a fellowship rooted in wilderness-based programs focused on developing leadership and business skills while also building a lifelong support network. The fellowship includes a guided three-week deep wilderness trek, business, and individualized training and coaching, engagement with the Wild Gift fellow and supporter network, as well as ongoing engagement through alumni retreats and experiences. Wild Gifts works with entrepreneurs from the seed stage to fully operating social/environmental ventures. Fellowship applications open in winter each year and fellows are selected by June/July of the same year (check their website for up-to-date information and FAQs). / Due May 26, 2021


  • Acumen UK Fellowship: Acumen UK Fellowship equips ~20 Fellows based in the UK with the practices and community needed to deepen and sustain their impact. Practical skills meet moral imagination. The programme increases a Fellow’s capacity to bridge our divides and take on long-standing problems of injustice. Fellows remain in their roles and come together for 3 immersive residentials, each lasting 5-6 days, throughout the year. In addition, 2 workshop series is delivered virtually, spanning 4-5 weeks each, with a commitment of ~8hrs per week. There is also peer coaching. Acumen Academy UK covers all programme-related expenses. / Due May 27, 2021


  • John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford: The John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford foster journalistic innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership. Each year, we select fellows from around the world and bring them together for 10 months (September to June) at Stanford University, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Through individual and group coaching, as well as special workshops and weekly events, we help our fellows become leaders and change agents to reimagine journalism’s future. U.S. applicants for a JSK Fellowship ideally have at least seven years of full-time professional experience; international applicants ideally have at least five years. Fellows receive a stipend of $75,00 and are eligible for child care and other family and educational benefits. / Due May 27, 2021


  • The Academic Research Institute in Iraq Fellowship – U.S. Citizens: The Academic Research Institute in Iraq (TARII) is inviting post-doctoral and advanced pre-doctoral researchers to conduct research focused on subjects in historical academic fields from ancient Mesopotamia to modern Iraq. Potential projects include research in archives in Europe, Turkey, or India, interviews with Iraqis living abroad, remote sensing of ancient Iraqi landscapes, a collaboration between a U.S. scholar and an Iraqi living in Iraq. Financial awards are up to  $7,000 and based on merit by a review panel consisting of scholars from member universities. / Due May 28, 2021


  • City Year Corps: City Year Americorps Members are as diverse a group as the communities they serve. We’re looking for individuals to commit to one year of service to work alongside teachers and their peers to support the students who need that extra attention, to work on a diverse team, and who are ready to make a difference through a challenging and fulfilling experience. City Year Corps members are focused on helping students stay in school and on track to graduate. To participate, you must have a high school diploma, GED, some college, or a college degree; be able to dedicate 11 months to full-time service; be between age 18 and 25, and be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident alien. City Year operates in 24 locations in the U.S. Multiple deadlines. / May 28, 2021


  • Community Fellows Program: The Institute for Nonprofit Practice’s Community Fellows Program (CFP) invests in the next generation of nonprofit and community leaders dedicated to social change by advancing their leadership skills, increasing their social capital, and embedding students in a robust professional network to propel their careers. The program includes twice-monthly sessions covering a range of topics in the community and organizational leadership and access to resources through the Institute’s network. The one-year, funded fellowship is geared toward advancing people of color in leadership roles, although applications from anyone with interest are welcome. / Due May 28, 2021


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