Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: November 12 – 18, 2023

Sep 11, 2023
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The Amelia Earhart Fellowship grants $10,000 to 35 women worldwide pursuing aerospace-related PhDs.

This list of upcoming fellowship deadlines includes programs for a broad audience, including postdoctoral, undergraduate, international, and doctoral students, early career professionals, underrepresented minorities, and women re-entering school or the workforce. Areas of study include astrophysics, learning a foreign language in an intensive environment, arts and humanities research, grade school and university level teaching, ethics and religion, and digital journalism. Some fellowships are open to US students traveling abroad to countries such as the UK, China, and low- or middle-income countries. Many of these programs, in addition to a stipend, include mentorship, alumni networks, professional development, and funds to begin your master’s or PhD! You’ve got 8 weeks to apply! Apply now!

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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: November 12 – 18, 2023


  • ITC Postdoctoral Fellowship: The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysicsinvitesg applications for Postdoctoral Research Positions at the Institute for Theory and Computation (ITC). One of the primary objectives of the ITC is to integrate conceptual theory with computational modeling. Interested candidates working in any field related to theoretical and/or numerical astrophysics are encouraged to apply. The positions are for two years and renewable for a third year, contingent on performance and funding. The fellowship includes a stipend of $63,000 yearly plus health insurance and additional benefits. / Apply by November 13


  • Critical Language Scholarship Program: The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is an immersive summer opportunity for American college and university students to learn languages essential to America’s engagement with the world. Each summer, American undergraduates (associate, bachelor’s) or graduates (master’s, doctoral, professional degree) enrolled at US colleges and universities across the country spend eight to ten weeks learning one of fourteen languages at an intensive study-abroad institute. The CLS Program is designed to promote rapid language gains and essential intercultural fluency in regions critical to US national security and economic prosperity. / Apply by November 14, 2023


  • Winston Churchill Fellowships for UK Citizens: The fellowship funds 4-8 weeks of overseas travel to learn from others and bring back knowledge and best practices to others in UK professions and communities. Every year, we invite applications in 10 different areas of research or categories. Applicants must be British Citizens and have a British passport when they apply, residents of the UK, and age 18 or older. Each grant is individually calculated and depends on the project, the destination(s), and the travel duration. Most Fellows visit more than one country, which we encourage, but we prefer continents to be limited to a maximum of two. / Apply by November 14, 2023


  • AAUW Research Publication Grant in Engineering, Medicine, and Science: AAUW’s Research Publication Grant in Engineering, Medicine, and Science funds women conducting research for a project that will culminate in a scholarly scientific publication. The grantee must plan to publish this research in a scholarly scientific publication within six months of the end of the grant year and be listed as the sole author, senior author, first author, or author of equivalent significance. Applicants must be women who hold a doctorate degree in engineering, medicine, or the physical or biological sciences. The award amount will range from $10,000-$35,000. The grant year will run from July 1 to June 30. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • AAUW Community Action Grants: Community Action Grants provide funds to individuals, AAUW branches, and AAUW state organizations as well as local community-based nonprofit organizations for innovative programs or non-degree research projects that promote education and equity for women and girls. Grant projects must have a direct public impact, be nonpartisan, and take place within the United States or its territories. Special consideration is given to projects focused on K–12 and community college girls’ and women’s achievements in science, technology, engineering, or math. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • Amelia Earhart Fellowship: Established in 1938 in honor of famed pilot and Zontian, Amelia Earhart, the Amelia Earhart Fellowship is awarded annually to women pursuing PhD/doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences and aerospace-related engineering. The Fellowship of $10,000, awarded to 35 Fellows around the globe each year, may be used at any university or college offering accredited post-graduate courses and degrees in these fields. Open to women of any nationality. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • Princeton in Latin America: Princeton in Latin America (PiLA) seeks to connect recent college graduates with one-year, service-oriented positions at NGOs and community-based service organizations in Latin America. For all positions, basic professional competency in Spanish or Portuguese is required. In addition to Spanish, French may be helpful for some placements in the Dominican Republic, for those projects serving the Haitian immigrant population. Application interviews are conducted partly in Spanish or Portuguese; a language-competency evaluation is part of the application. Applications to PiLA are open to US citizens and permanent residents who are recent graduates of US and Canadian universities. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • 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 or eleven months to immerse themselves in the Academy community. Each Rome Prize winner is provided with a stipend, meals, a bedroom with a 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. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship: The National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports early career scholars working in critical areas of education research. This nonresidential postdoctoral fellowship funds proposals that make significant scholarly contributions to the field of education. The program also develops the careers of its recipients through professional development activities involving National Academy of Education members. Fellows receive $70,000 for one academic year of research or $35,000 for two contiguous years, working half-time. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • Teach For America: Teach For America (TFA) is a national teacher recruitment program that aims to eliminate educational inequity by enlisting recent college graduates and professionals to teach for two or more years in low-income communities throughout the United States. Corps members attend an intensive 5-week summer institute to prepare for their commitment and then are placed in schools in urban and rural areas. Uncertified corps members receive alternative certification through coursework taken while completing the program. TFA teachers are full-fledged school faculty members, receiving the typical school district salary and benefits. Applicants interested in joining the corps can apply during one of five application windows. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships: The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships support the final year of dissertation writing on ethical and religious values in all humanities and social sciences fields. Awards are based on a rigorous national competition, and Fellows receive a stipend of $30,000 for 12 months of full-time dissertation writing. These fellowships are supported by the Newcombe Foundation and are administered by the Institute for Citizens & Scholars. The Institute for Citizens & Scholars works to identify and prepare the next generation’s best minds for the nation’s most urgent needs through various fellowship programs.


  • AAUW American Dissertation Fellowships: The American Dissertation Fellowship aims to offset a women scholar’s living expenses while she completes her dissertation. The fellowship must be used for the final year of writing the dissertation. Open to applicants in all fields of study. Scholars engaged in science, technology, engineering, and math fields or those researching gender issues are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • AAUW International Fellowships: AAUW International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research to women who are not US citizens or permanent residents. Fellowships support graduate or post-graduate studies at accredited institutions. Recipients are selected for academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to women and girls. The overwhelming majority return to their home countries to become government, academia, community activism, the arts, and science leaders. Applicants must have citizenship in a country other than the United States (dual citizenship is not allowed). / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • GEM MS Engineering and Science Fellowship Program: The goals of the GEM fellowships are to increase the number of underrepresented minority students pursuing graduate degrees in engineering and science and to promote the benefits of a graduate degree within the industry. GEM MS Engineering and Science Fellows receive a $4,000 living stipend per full-time semester up to 4 semesters ($8K per academic year – 3 quarters), up to two paid summer internships with a GEM Employer Member, and full tuition and fees provided by a GEM University Member. Applicants must be US citizens or US permanent residents. Apply by October 1 for early consideration. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • The Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research: The Lewis and Clark Fund encourages exploratory field studies to collect specimens and data and provide the imaginative stimulus accompanying direct observation. Applications are invited from disciplines heavily dependent on field studies, such as archeology, anthropology, biology, ecology, geography, geology, linguistics, paleontology, and population genetics, but grants will not be restricted to these fields. Grants will be available to doctoral students. The competition is open to US citizens and residents wishing to conduct research anywhere in the world. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • NPR Kroc Fellowship: Over the course of a year, the three Kroc Fellows get rigorous, hands-on training in audio and digital journalism, including writing, reporting, producing, and editing. The Fellowship is designed to offer exposure to various units at NPR, in both the News and Digital Media Divisions, and at an NPR Member Station. The Fellowship begins in August and lasts one year. Fellows receive over $40,000 in stipend and benefits, including paid vacation. NPR will provide Kroc Fellows with professional guidance and assist in job placement. Candidates should have earned their degree within one year of the deadline. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • 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 fellowship’s primary purpose is to increase the number of women in tenure-track faculty positions and promote equality for women in higher education. Tenured professors are not eligible. Candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents. American Fellowships are open to scholars in all fields of study. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • AAUW Short-Term Research Publication Grants: AAUW Short-Term Research Publication Grants provide $8,000 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 tenure-track, 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 US citizens or permanent residents. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • Alfred D. Chandler Jr. Travel Fellowships: This fellowship aims 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 US 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. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • AAUW Career Development Grants: Career Development Grants provide funding to women who hold a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to advance or change careers or reenter the workforce. Primary consideration is given to women of color and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional fields. Grants of $2K – $12K support course work beyond a bachelor’s degree, including a master’s degree, second bachelor’s degree, certification program, or specialized training in technical or professional fields at an accredited US university. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • American Institute of Indian Studies Junior Research Fellowships: AIIS Junior Research Fellowships are available to doctoral candidates in all fields of study at US universities. These grants are specifically designed to enable doctoral candidates to pursue their dissertation research in India. Junior Research Fellows establish formal affiliations with Indian universities and Indian research supervisors. Awards are available for up to 11 months. Non-U.S. citizens may apply as long as they are either graduate students or full-time faculty at colleges and universities in the United States. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • American Institute of Indian Studies Senior Fellowships: Senior Research Fellowship and Senior Scholarly/Professional Development Fellowships are available to scholars with a PhD or equivalent. The research grants are designed to enable scholars specializing in South Asia to pursue further research in India and establish formal affiliation with an Indian institution. Awards are available for up to 4 months or 6-9 months. Scholarly/Professional Development is available to established scholars who have not previously specialized in Indian studies and to established professionals who have not previously worked or studied in India. Awards may be granted for periods of 6-9 months. Non-U.S. citizens may apply as long as they are full-time faculty at colleges and universities in the United States. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • American Institute of Indian Studies Senior Performing and Creative Arts Fellowships: AIIS Senior Performing and Creative Arts Fellowships are available to accomplished practitioners of the performing arts of India and creative artists who demonstrate that studying in India would enhance their skills, develop their capabilities to teach or perform in the US, enhance American involvement with India’s artistic traditions or strengthen their links with peers in India. Awards will provide funding for 4 months, although proposals for work up to 9 months will be considered. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • GEM PhD Engineering and Science Fellowship: This program aims to increase the number of underrepresented minority students pursuing doctoral degrees in engineering and natural sciences. Successful applicants will receive a $16,000 stipend in the first academic year of the GEM Fellowship, followed by a university-provided living stipend for the remaining years of the PhD, a minimum of one paid summer internship with a GEM Employer Member,  and full tuition and fees at a GEM University Member. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents and be members of under-represented groups in science and engineering as defined by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. Apply by October 1 for early consideration. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship: The Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship program supports graduate research projects and scholarships in child psychology. The program seeks to nurture excellent young scholars for careers in areas of psychology, such as child-clinical, pediatric, school, educational, and developmental psychopathology. Fellowships are for 1 year and include a $25,000 stipend from the APF and a tuition waiver from the student’s home institution. Applicants of any citizenship can apply, but students must be enrolled in a PhD program at a university in the US or Canada. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • India Fellow Program: India Fellow is an 18-month leadership program for young professionals willing to live and work alongside civil society organizations across the Indian sub-continent, and in doing so, find their leadership potential to bring about change. The fellowship includes residential training, grassroots work, access to Masterclasses, e-learning opportunities, and mentoring components. A stipend of INR 18,000 per month is included to cover costs while working. The fellows will document their work through blogs, articles, and podcasts, fundraise, and network throughout the fellowship. Fellows must be Indian citizens, aged 20 to 30, and have a university degree. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • Edmond & Lily Safra Center for Ethics Fellowship-In-Residence: The Edmond & Lily Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University invites applications from a broad range of researchers and practitioners who will work over the course of the year on pressing issues in ethics. Faculty in arts and sciences and professional schools, postdoctoral scholars, practitioners, and researchers from industry, government, and NGOs are eligible to apply. Fellows-in-Residence will be expected to devote the majority of their time to their individual projects and participate in regular work-in-progress seminars. They provide a stipend and a research allowance for approved expenses directly related to the work. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • Holocaust Studies Visiting Scholar Fellowship: The Mandel Center at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum awards fellowships to candidates working on their dissertations, postdoctoral researchers, and senior scholars. Proposals from scholars in all relevant academic disciplines related to the Holocaust will be considered. Individual awards generally range up to eight consecutive months of residency; a minimum of three consecutive months is required. Stipends range up to $5,000 per month to defray local housing and other miscellaneous living expenses while conducting research in Washington, DC. The Mandel Center is able to provide visa assistance to fellows and their dependents, if necessary. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • Career Bridging Grants: The Technical University (TU) of Darmstadt in Germany offers financial support (between 1.800 € and 2.100 €) for initially 6 months up to 12 months during transition phases (PhD to postdoc, postdoc to postdoc, and postdoc to junior research group leader). Eligible early career researchers have a prior understanding of research topics with a TU professor and strive to continue at TU Darmstadt with external research funds they have acquired or plan to join in TU with such funding. Applications will be reviewed based on scientific excellence (publications, awards, and scholarships), career development, scientific quality of planned research projects, and prospects of success in acquiring external research funding. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • Creative Armenia-AGBU Fellowships: The Creative Armenia-AGBU Fellowships is a program for artists from all disciplines, and anywhere in the world. The program seeks to cultivate creators on the front lines of Armenia’s cultural future by providing a full package of support, including a $5,000 stipend, mentorship, industry connections, and promotion for innovative artists of Armenian origin (or those with a demonstrated interest in Armenian culture). / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • 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. The fellowship is open to candidates who have received, or will receive, their PhD at a recognized university in the EU or EFTA states, U.K., and Canada. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • Huntington Library Fellowships: The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, CA, offers 13 long-term fellowships for 9-12 months in residence, each with a stipend of $50,000, as well as 140 short-term fellowships, are available for 1-5 months in residence with a monthly stipend of $3,500. The fellowships support high-quality research that advances humanities scholarship and uses Huntington’s extensive archival and rare book collections. Its diverse materials center on 14 intersecting collection strengths, including American, Western American, British, and Hispanic history, literature in English, and more. / Apply by November 15, 2023


  • Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program: The Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program provides a unique professional development opportunity for accomplished K-12 educators in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to serve in the national education arena. Fellows spend 11 months working in a Federal agency or in a US Congressional office, bringing their extensive knowledge and experience in the classroom to education programs and/or education policy efforts. Einstein Fellows receive a monthly stipend of $6,000 plus a $1,000 housing allowance. Minimum 5 years of full-time classroom teaching experience in STEM subjects required. / Apply by November 16, 2023


  • Wellcome Trust Career Development Awards: The scheme of career development awards provides funding for mid-career researchers from any discipline who have the potential to be international research leaders. They will develop their research capabilities, drive innovative programs of work, and deliver significant shifts in understanding that could improve human life, health, and well-being. The host organization may be based in the UK, the Republic of Ireland, or Low- or middle-income countries (apart from India and mainland China). A Wellcome Career Development Award provides a salary for the grant holder (if required) and research expenses. The award usually lasts for 8 years. / Apply by November 16, 2023


  • Luce/ACLS Early Career Fellowships in China Studies: Fellowships will support research, writing, and curriculum development. Proposals must reflect an understanding of China’s contemporary academic and research environment. Working knowledge of the Chinese language is required. An applicant must hold a PhD from an institution in the United States or Canada OR be a US or Canadian citizen/permanent resident with a PhD from any institution. The stipend for short-term fellowships is $15,000, and a maximum of $40,000 for long-term fellowships. An additional $5,000 allowance will be provided for attendance at the summer retreat. / Apply by November 16, 2023

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