Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: November 1 – 7, 2020

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American-Scandinavian Foundation fellowships fund projects in Scandinavian countries

You’ve got 8 weeks to apply! This week, there is a large variety of fellowship programs that cover many fields, career levels, and locations. Undergraduates could study in Germany, artists could practice their crafts in places like Scandinavia and Italy, and researchers could work in several African countries, Germany, and others. There are also funded PhD programs and postdoctoral positions. Apply now!

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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: November 1 – 7, 2020

 

  • German Studies Research Grant: This specialized DAAD program offers up to ten German Studies Research Grants to highly qualified undergraduate and graduate students who are nominated by their department/program chairs. The grant may be used for short-term research (1-2 months) in either Germany or North America. The program is designed to encourage research and promote the study of cultural, political, historical, economic and social aspects of modern and contemporary German affairs from an inter- and multidisciplinary perspective. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • 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 November 1, 2020

 

  • American-Scandinavian Foundation Fellowships: The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers fellowships of up to $23,000 to individuals to pursue research, study or creative arts projects in one or more Scandinavian countries for up to one year. Awards are made in all fields. Applicants must have a well-defined research, study or creative arts project that makes a stay in Scandinavia essential. Priority is given to candidates at the graduate level for dissertation-related study or research. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • American Academy in Rome Prize: For over a century, the American Academy in Rome has awarded the Rome Prize to support innovative and cross-disciplinary work in the arts and humanities. Prize recipients are invited to Rome, Italy for five months or eleven months to immerse themselves in the Academy community. Each Rome Prize winner is provided with a stipend, meals, a bedroom with private bath, and a study or studio. Those with children under 18 live in partially subsidized apartments nearby. Winners of half-term and full-term fellowships receive stipends of $16,000 and $28,000, respectively. Winners of the Two-Year fellowships receive $28,000 annually. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • DAAD Research Grant: Research Grants are awarded to highly qualified candidates who have completed either: a Master’s degree or Diploma, a Bachelor’s degree (by the time they begin their grant-supported research), or a  Ph.D. (postdoctoral candidates). Applications for long-term grants (7-10 months) are accepted annually in November. Short-term grants (1-6 months) accept applications in November and May. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • Leo Baeck Institute – DAAD Fellowship: The Leo Baeck Institute is a research, study, and lecture center whose library and archives offer comprehensive documentation for the study of the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry. Fellowships are awarded for research in New York or Germany on the social, communal, and intellectual history of German-speaking Jewry. Financial assistance is provided to doctoral students for dissertation research and to young academics for the preparation of a scholarly essay or book. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • Thomas J. Watson Fellowship: The Thomas J. Watson Foundation provides fellowships to graduating seniors nominated by a participating college or university in the United States to engage in a year of independent study and travel abroad following their graduation. The project must be one that can be pursued with independence and adaptability, and it cannot involve formal study at a foreign institution. It must involve travel to areas where the student has not previously lived or studied for a significant length of time. The fellowship offers a stipend of $30,000. Ask your campus advisor about internal deadlines. The national selection process begins in November. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowships: The PPIA Fellowship Program is designed to prepare college juniors or rising seniors from diverse backgrounds for graduate studies in public and/or international affairs and groom them for professional roles in public service. The fellowship is a series of educational and developmental programs that span from the end of a student’s junior year in college to the completion of a Master’s degree in public policy, public administration and/or international affairs. Fellowships include full tuition to attend PPIA Junior Summer Institute, plus a stipend up to $1,500. Minimum of $5,000 toward graduate school tuition. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • Smithsonian Biodiversity Genomics Postdoctoral Fellowship Program: The Smithsonian Institution Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biodiversity Genomics promotes collaborative research in these fields involving comparative genomic approaches such as phylogenomics, population genomics, metagenomics or transcriptomics, and has a component that involves significant bioinformatics analysis. Applicants must propose to conduct research in-residence for a period of 12 to 24 months and have completed or be near completion of the PhD. Applicants of any citizenship are encouraged to apply, but research projects must be in English. A stipend of $48K per year is provided plus additional research allowances of up to $4K. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • Azrieli International Postdoctoral Fellowships: The Azrieli International Postdoctoral Fellowship supports the best and brightest minds in their postdoctoral research, connecting them with world-class academics and leading researchers. The fellowship provides generous funding for eligible international applicants to conduct research in any academic discipline at accredited institutions in Israel, a country long recognized for outstanding achievements in research and higher education. The fellowship is open to candidates who have received, or will receive, their PhD at a recognized university in the EU or EFTA states, UK and Canada. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • Group Study Visit: DAAD offers financial support for academic information visits to Germany which are organized by faculty members for groups of students. Group Study Visit grants are intended to encourage contact with academic institutions, groups and individuals in Germany, and offer insight into current issues in the academic, scientific, economic, political and cultural realms. All departments are eligible for this funding. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • AAUW American Dissertation Fellowships: Dissertation Fellowships provides $20,000 to offset a woman scholar’s living expenses while she completes her dissertation. The fellowship must be used for the final year of writing the dissertation. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Open to applicants in all fields of study. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • Western University Fully Funded PhD in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering: Western University offers a fully funded PhD Program in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering. The PhD is a 4-year research program working closely with an advisor. There are several fields of research to focus on including: biomaterials and biochemical, environmental and green, macromolecular and materials, particle technology and fluidization, and reaction and process systems. Funding comes from a mixture of scholarships, fellowships, studentships and grants. Minimum aid for PhD students includes full tuition and a stipend of $14,000 per year. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • University of Michigan President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program: The University of Michigan offers postdoctoral research fellowships in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), economics, and political science, coupled with faculty mentoring, professional development, and academic networking opportunities. The University seeks applicants whose research, teaching and service will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education. The fellowship provides a salary of $50-60,000, depending on the field and level of experience, and $10,000 for research and professional development. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation Fellowships: Howard fellowships support early mid-career artists and scholars to pursue proposed projects of their choosing. Support is particularly intended to augment paid sabbatical leaves. In the case of independent artists or scholars, or those without paid leaves, the Howard Fellowship would enable them to devote a substantial block of time to the proposed project. Fellowships are for $35,000 and open to any applicant who can legally live and work in the U.S. Fellowships support projects in the fields of History and Creative Nonfiction. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program: The Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program (WLPPFP) offers Fellowships for public interest lawyers from the United States who are committed to advancing women’s rights throughout their careers. Throughout the Fellowship year, participants gain invaluable experience by working on women’s issues in Washington, D.C. with a public interest organization or governmental agency and by participating in educational and professional development opportunities organized by WLPPFP. The program offers both one-year and two-year fellowship opportunities. Both men and women can apply. Fellows receive an annual stipend of approximately $50,000-60,000. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program: The Payne Fellowship encourages the application of members of minority groups who have historically been underrepresented in international development careers and those with financial need. The Payne Fellowship Program provides benefits valued at up to $93,000 over two years toward a two-year master’s degree, arranges internships in Washington D.C. and at USAID missions overseas, and provides professional development and support. Applicants must be college seniors or graduates looking to start graduate school in the fall of the year they apply, have GPAs of at least 3.2 and be U.S. citizens. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • AAUW American Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships: Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships provide $30,000 to assist women scholars in obtaining tenure and other promotions by enabling them to spend a year pursuing independent research. The primary purpose of the fellowship is to increase the number of women in tenure-track faculty positions and to promote equality for women in higher education. Tenured professors are not eligible. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. American Fellowships are open to scholars in all fields of study. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • Smithsonian Postgraduate/Postdoctoral Fellowships in Conservation of Museum Collections Program: This fellowship program is offered by the Smithsonian Institution to provide opportunities for recent graduates of masters programs in art and archaeological conservation or the equivalent or conservation scientists, including those at the postdoctoral level, who wish to conduct research and gain further training in Smithsonian conservation laboratories for conservation of objects in museum collections. Fellowships are for 1-year and stipends are provided but vary depending on the degree held by the fellow. Citizens of any country are invited to apply but applications must be written in English. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships: Fellows select assignments in Congressional offices or federal agencies. This is a year-long opportunity, beginning September 1 and ending August 31. AAAS seeks candidates from a broad array of backgrounds and a diversity of geographic, disciplinary, gender, and ethnic perspectives, as well as disability status. Fellows have ranged in age from late 20s to early 70s. They represent a spectrum of career stages, from recent PhD graduates to faculty on sabbatical to retired scientists and engineers. Stipend of $75K – $100K. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • American-Scandinavian Foundation Grants: The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers grants (up to $5,000) to individuals to pursue research, study or creative arts projects in one or more Scandinavian countries for 1-3 months. Grants are considered especially suitable for post-graduate scholars, professionals, and candidates in the arts to carry out research or study visits. Applicants must be United States citizens or permanent residents. Candidates must have at least some ability in the language of the host country. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX): A full-year, reciprocal work-study fellowship providing 75 Americans, age 18-24, with an understanding of everyday life, education, & professional training in Germany. Includes RT transatlantic flight, university tuition, language training, living stipend, & program-related travel costs in Germany: 2 months language training in Germany, 4 months of study at German university, and a 5 month internship in a German-speaking work environment. Also Accommodation in a German home/student residence, seminars, in-country support during program & health & accident insurance. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • Smithsonian Institution Fellowships: Through the Smithsonian’s flagship fellowship program, graduate, pre-doctoral, and post-doctoral students – as well as conservationists and senior scholars – have the opportunity to delve into independent research and study across an incredible range of disciplines at the largest museum in the world. Smithsonian Institution Fellows have access to unparalleled collections, world-class scholars, and state-of-the-art facilities to explore science, art, history, and culture. Fellowship awards range from 10 weeks to 2 years, $6500 to $50,000. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • AAUW Summer/Short-Term Research Publication Grants: Summer/Short-Term Research Publication Grants provide $6,000 for women college and university faculty and independent researchers to prepare research for publication. Time must be available for 8 consecutive weeks of final writing and editing in response to issues raised in critical reviews. These grants can be awarded to both tenure-track and part-time faculty, and new and established researchers. The grants are designed to assist the candidate in obtaining tenure and other promotions. Tenured professors are not eligible. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • Smithsonian Mpala Postdoctoral Fellowship: One-year fellowships in Africa for postdoctoral scholars to conduct research in biology, anthropology, geology, hydrology, material science, social science and soil science at the Smithsonian Mpala Research Center.  The Mpala Center is a site of multidisciplinary research and training in Kenya and welcomes scholars from around the world to apply. Postdoctoral and senior investigators work in association with the professional Smithsonian research staff and utilize the resources of the institution in their projects. A stipend of $50,400 is provided for the year plus an additional research allowance of up to $4,000. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • George Burch Fellowship in Theoretic Medicine and Affiliated Theoretic Science: The George E. Burch Fellowship Program is an opportunity that awards a stipend to defray living expenses during independent research and study to a  postdoctoral scholar, whose research interests lie within at least one of the following areas: medicine, biology, physics, chemistry, and fields in the social science and humanities, as it applies to health and medicine. The 1-year fellowship of in residence research at the Smithsonian carries a $60,000 stipend and additional allowances of up to $4,000 to cover other costs such as travel and supplies. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • NASA Postdoctoral Program: The NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) provides early-career and more senior scientists the opportunity to share in NASA’s mission, to reach for new heights and reveal the unknown so that what we do and learn will benefit all humankind. NASA Postdoctoral Fellows work on 1 to 3 year assignments with scientists and engineers at NASA centers and institutes to advance missions in earth science, heliophysics, planetary science, astrophysics, space bioscience, aeronautics, engineering, human exploration and space operations, astrobiology, and science management. Stipends start at a minimum of $60K/year and include other benefits and travel allowances. / Due November 1, 2020

 

  • National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships: As a means of increasing the number of U.S. citizens and nationals trained in science and engineering disciplines of military importance, the Department of Defense (DoD) plans to award approximately 200 new three-year graduate fellowships. The DoD will offer these fellowships to individuals who have demonstrated the ability and special aptitude for advanced training in science and engineering. National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships are awarded to applicants who will pursue a doctoral degree in, or closely related to, an area of DoD interest. / Due November 2, 2020

 

  • Fulbright International Education Administrators Program: The International Education Administrators (IEA) seminars help U.S. higher education administrators establish lasting connections within the social, cultural and higher education systems of other countries. Selected administrators have the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge about the host country’s higher education system and establish networks of U.S. and international colleagues during a two-week fully funded visit abroad. The IEA Seminars are open to experienced international education administrators and senior administrators. Deadlines vary by country. / Due November 2, 2020

 

  • SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (SPRF): The goal of the SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (SPRF) program is to promote fundamental research in the Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences; enhance the participation of underrepresented groups in science and engineering; provide an opportunity for independence and advanced training under the direction of a sponsor; and encourage doctoral-level scientists (who are not yet in full-time positions) to take advantage of the two-year fellowship to prepare for scientific careers in academia, industry or private sector, and government. Support may be requested for up to 24 months at a level of $69,000 per year and may be prorated accordingly. / Due November 2, 2020

 

  • Winston Churchill Scholarship Program: The Churchill Scholarship Program enables young Americans to pursue graduate study in science, mathematics, and engineering at Churchill College, Cambridge University. A total of 15 one-year Churchill Scholarships are offered each year. The scholarship covers living expenses in addition to tuition and fees. Candidates must be US citizens who have earned a bachelor’s degree but not a doctorate. Applicants must be nominated by their undergraduate institution. The Churchill Foundation’s deadline is in November. Each college may have earlier deadlines. / Due November 2, 2020

 

  • HBNU Fogarty Global Health Training Program: The Fogarty Global Health Training Program offers opportunities in global health research training for pre- and post-doctoral candidates from the U.S. and lower-middle-income countries (LMICs), sponsored by the Fogarty International Center (FIC) and several collaborating Institutes and Centers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The program supports specific areas of interest in HIV/AIDS, non-communicable diseases, mental health, maternal and child health and nutrition. The fellowship is 12 months in length and has location assignments throughout Africa and Asia. The fellowship includes a stipend, health insurance, roundtrip travel and other benefits. / Due November 2, 2020

 

  • CBA Resident Fellowship Program: The CBA Fellowship Program invites artists and postdoctoral scholars to the Center to develop self-directed projects that expand the way people think about ballet’s history, practice, and performance. The Resident Fellowship is an offering for scholars and artists of all disciplines. The program provides fellows with a stipend of $750/week, access to studio and office space, an apartment in some cases and time to focus on their specified project – a book, a ballet, a film, a digital lecture series or other work of their imagining related in some way to ballet. Fellowships may be requested for 1-9 months. / Due November 2, 2020

 

  • NXTHVN Studio and Curatorial Fellowships: Each June, NXTHVN welcomes up to seven artists, two curators, and eight New Haven high school students to its annual Fellowship and Apprenticeship programs. Through a proprietary curriculum that focuses on mentorship, professional development, and skills training, members of the cohort cultivate their individual practices within a collaborative, community-driven context. Each fellow mentors a local high school apprentice, providing them with hands-on instruction in studio and curatorial practices. During the 11-month fellowship, Fellows receive a $20,000 stipend disbursed quarterly, optional, partially-subsidized housing in Dixwell, New Haven and dedicated work and/or studio space with 24-hour access, among other benefits. / Due November 2, 2020

 

  • Weatherhead Fellowships: The School for Advanced Research provides a platform for wide-ranging scholarly research and lectures on prehistory, contemporary social issues and the creativity of Native American artists. SAR is offering 9-month residential fellowships for scholars working in the humanities or social sciences. Scholars with doctorates who plan to write their books and PhD candidates who plan to write their dissertations are eligible. Fellows receive a stipend ($40,000 for doctoral-level scholars and $30,000 for PhD candidates) in addition to housing and office space on the SAR campus. / Due November 2, 2020

 

  • Luce/ACLS Predissertation-Summer Travel Grants: Pre Dissertation travel grants provide funding for graduate students to explore venues, make preliminary research arrangements, and gain advice from Chinese scholars that prepares them for research in China. Provides $5,000 for a preliminary visit of 3-4 month to China to prepare for beginning basic research for the dissertation. Graduate students who have already begun research in China are not eligible. An applicant must be enrolled in a PhD program at a university in the United States or Canada. A working knowledge of Chinese is required. / Due November 2, 2020

 

  • FORT: LA Fellowship in Residential Architecture: FORT: LA developed the Fellowship in Residential Architecture to meet two central objectives regarding LA County’s residential architectural treasures: 1) Bring greater cohesion and accessibility to existing archival content, and; 2) Contribute new and compelling findings and content to the knowledge base. FORT Fellows will conduct research and field study in architecture, heritage/historic preservation, historic design, art history, region-specific urban planning, and other related programs of study. All applications will be considered regardless of educational attainment or field of expertise. Fellows are awarded up to $5,000. / Due November 2, 2020

 

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA) Dissertation Grant: The program seeks to stimulate research on U.S. education issues using data from the large-scale, national and international data sets supported by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NSF, and other federal agencies. Grants of up to $20,000 are available for advanced doctoral students in education, sociology, economics, psychology, demography, statistics, and psychometrics. Applicants may be U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents enrolled in a doctoral program. Non-U.S. citizens enrolled in a doctoral program at a U.S. institution are also eligible to apply. / Due November 2, 2020

 

  • Chevening Scholarships and Fellowships: Chevening offers a unique opportunity for future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK. The programme provides full or part funding for full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year Master’s degree at any UK University. To be eligible for a Chevening Award you must be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country; return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your award has ended; and apply to three different eligible UK university courses. / Due November 3, 2020

 

  • Vanier Canada Graduate Fellowship: The Government of Canada launched the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program in 2008 to strengthen Canada’s ability to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. Vanier Scholars demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and/or humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health. Up to 167 scholarships are awarded annually. Fellows receive $50,000 per year for three years. See the website to learn more about the nomination process. / Due November 3, 2020

 

  • Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship: We provide funding for dynamic leaders who are at the forefront of social change. We identify amazing people, give them a fellowship grant, and multiply the money they put into their projects by a factor of ten or more. We are looking for social innovators who are helping to change the world for the better and are looking for some support through an innovative social investment model. The value of the grant is the equivalent of a year’s salary, a contribution towards expenses plus access to a travel allowance. In addition, the Fellow will have access to potential project funding from the Foundation. Check the website for deadline updates. / Due November 3, 2020

 

  • International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF): The Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) offers 9-12 months of support to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are enrolled in PhD programs in the United States and conducting dissertation research on non-US topics. Eighty fellowships are awarded annually. Fellowship amounts vary depending on the research plan, with a per-fellowship average of $20,000. The fellowship includes participation in an SSRC-funded interdisciplinary workshop upon the completion of IDRF-funded research. / Due November 4, 2020

 

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship & Career Development Award Program: The A.P. Giannini Foundation funds innovative research that advances the translation of biomedical sciences into treatments, prevention and cures for human diseases. The Fellowship & Career Development Award Program supports innovative research in the basic sciences and applied fields and trains fellows to become established investigators and to pursue scientific leadership positions in academia, industry, public and non-traditional career pathways. Physician-scientists and junior researchers with 3-36 months of postdoctoral research experience are invited to apply. Stipends start at $54,000/year. / Due November 4, 2020

 

  • Alfred D. Chandler Jr. Travel Fellowships: The purpose of this fellowship is to facilitate library and archival research in business or economic history. Individual grants range from $1,000 to $3,000. Three categories of applicants will be eligible for grants: 1) Harvard University graduate students in history, economics, or business administration, whose research requires travel to distant archives or repositories; 2) graduate students or nontenured faculty in those fields from other universities, in the U.S. and abroad, whose research requires travel to Baker Library and other local archives; and 3) Harvard College undergraduates writing senior theses in these fields whose research requires travel away from Cambridge. / Due November 5, 2020

 

  • Wellcome Trust International Training Fellowships: The International Training fellowships offer nationals of low- and middle-income countries the opportunity to receive training at the postgraduate or postdoctoral level. Research proposals should focus on a health priority in a low- or middle-income country. The fellowship is for 3 years and includes a salary plus coverage of other fees and research costs. Fellows are encouraged to collaborate with researchers in other low- and middle-income countries. Fellows will work with a sponsoring institution to learn new skills and become leaders in independent research. / Due November 5, 2020

 

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