Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: November 14 – 20, 2021

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There are several opportunities for women in science in this list

This week’s list of upcoming fellowship deadlines includes various scholarships for research, graduate study. There are programs in education, career development, the performing, and creative arts, STEM fields, and more! Apply now!

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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: November 14 – 20, 2021


  • 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 Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences and aerospace-related engineering. The Fellowship of US$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. / Due November 15, 2021


  • American Academy in Rome Prize: For over a century, the American Academy in Rome has been 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 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. / Due November 15, 2021


  • 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 fields of the humanities and social sciences. Awards are based on a rigorous national competition, with at least 21 winners who receive a stipend of $30,000. These fellowships are supported by the Newcombe Foundation and are administered by the Institute for Citizens & Scholars. Through its various fellowship programs, the Institute for Citizens & Scholars works to identify and prepare the next generation’s best minds for the nation’s most urgent needs. / Due November 15, 2021


  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Short-term Fellowships: The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institution (STRI) in Panama allows selected candidates to come to STRI year-round and is an excellent resource to provide support for graduate students and introduce them to tropical research. Although focused primarily on graduate students, awards are occasionally given to undergraduate and postdoctoral candidates. These fellowships enable selected candidates to work in the tropics and explore research possibilities at STRI. Fellowships may provide a modest stipend to cover living expenses while at STRI (currently $800/month). / Due November 15, 2021


  • AAUW International Fellowships: AAUW International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Fellowships support graduate or postgraduate 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 leaders in government, academia, community activism, the arts, and science. Applicants must have citizenship in a country other than the United States (dual citizenship is not allowed). / Due November 15, 2021


  • The Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research: The Lewis and Clark Fund encourages exploratory field studies for the collection of specimens and data and to provide the imaginative stimulus that accompanies direct observation. Applications are invited from disciplines with a large dependence 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 U.S. citizens and residents wishing to carry out research anywhere in the world. / Due November 15, 2021


  • 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 provide support for 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 U.S. university. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. / Due November 15, 2021


  • American Institute of Indian Studies Junior Research Fellowships: AIIS Junior Research Fellowships are available to doctoral candidates at U.S. universities in all fields of study. These grants are specifically designed to enable doctoral candidates to pursue their dissertation research in India. Junior Research Fellows establish formal affiliation 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. / Due November 15, 2021


  • American Institute of Indian Studies Senior Fellowships: Senior Research Fellowship and Senior Scholarly/Professional Development Fellowships are available to scholars with a Ph.D. or its equivalent. The research grants are designed to enable scholars who specialize in South Asia to pursue further research in India and to establish formal affiliation with an Indian institution. Awards are available for up to 4 months or for 6-9 months. Scholarly/Professional Development is available both 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. / Due November 15, 2021


  • 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 study in India would enhance their skills, develop their capabilities to teach or perform in the U.S., enhance American involvement with India’s artistic traditions or strengthen their links with peers in India. Awards will normally be for periods of up to four months, although proposals for periods of up to nine months can be considered. / Due November 15, 2021


  • Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Dissertation Fellowships in Buddhist Studies: The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Dissertation Fellowships in Buddhist Studies provide one-year stipends of $30,000 to Ph.D. candidates for full-time preparation of dissertations.  The fellowship period may be used for fieldwork, archival research, analysis of findings, or for writing after research is complete. Dissertations must make a contribution to Buddhist studies and be written in English. There are no restrictions as to the location of work proposed, or the citizenship/residence of applicants. / Due November 15, 2021


  • Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Early Career Research Fellowships in Buddhist Studies: Early Career Research fellowships offer support for research and writing in Buddhist studies for scholars who hold a Ph.D. degree, with no restrictions on time from the Ph.D. These fellowships provide scholars time free from teaching and other responsibilities to devote full-time to research and writing on the project proposed. The fellowship period may last up to nine months, during which time no teaching, commissioned research on other topics, or administrative duties are allowed. A stipend of up to $70,000 is provided over the course of 9 months and there are no restrictions as to the location of the work conducted. / Due November 15, 2021


  • 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 Ph.D. program at a university in the U.S. or Canada. / Due November 15, 2021


  • University of Colorado Fully Funded PhD Program in Education: The University of Colorado offers several fully-funded Ph.D. programs in Education. Program options include: curriculum & instruction, educational equity & cultural diversity, educational foundations, policy & practice, learning sciences & human development, and research & evaluation methodology. Students from all programs will have access to CU’s resources and other departments to encourage multidisciplinary research projects and new ideas for shaping education. All Ph.D. students are funded through stipends and research assistantships which also further prepare students for their careers. / Due November 15, 2021


  • Columbia University Fully Funded PhD Program in Computer Science: Columbia University offers a fully-funded Ph.D. program in Computer Science. Students at Columbia are supported through research assistantships which provide tuition exemption and a monthly stipend. Through these research assistantships, students learn through first-hand experience working with their professors and mentors. As the university is located in NYC, many research collaborations with large companies are also available. Ph.D. students will work through their thesis with help from their research advisor and mentors from the companies they are working with. Ph.D. applicants need not hold a master’s degree to apply. Start the Ph.D. Program in the Spring semester or Fall semester. / Due November 15, 2021


  • Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics Fellowship-In-Residence: The Edmond J. 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. The theme of this year’s fellowship is political economy and justice, scholars whose work is aligned with this theme will be given first priority. The Fellowship-in-Residence Program runs the course of the academic year and citizens of any nation are welcome to apply. / Due November 15, 2021


  • 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 $3,700 per month for the purpose of defraying 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. / Due November 15, 2021


  • Patrick Henry History Fellowship: Applications from published writers and established scholars are welcome. Dissertation projects will not be considered. Applicants should have a significant book-length project currently in progress. The project should address the history and/or legacy – broadly defined – of the American Revolution and the nation’s founding idea. It might focus on the founding era itself, or on the myriad ways, the questions that preoccupied the nation’s founders have shaped America’s later history. The fellowship includes a $45,000 stipend, health benefits, faculty privileges, a book allowance, and a nine-month residency. / Due November 15, 2021


  • Summer Graduate Student Research Fellowship: Summer Graduate Student Research Fellowships support significant research and writing about the Holocaust and encourage MA-level and first-year Ph.D. students to test ideas, share research findings, debate methodological or interruptive processes, and develop frameworks for their projects. The Mandel Center welcomes applications from students in all academic disciplines: students outside the field of history are encouraged to apply. Research Fellows are required to be in residence at the Museum for 12 consecutive weeks and will be provided a stipend of $3,000/month and an allowance to offset travel costs. / Due November 15, 2021


  • NPR Kroc Fellowship: Over the course of a year, the three Kroc Fellows get rigorous, hands-on training in every aspect of public radio journalism, both on-air and online, 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 a stipend of more than $40,000 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. / Due November 15, 2021


  • LeadNext Fellows Program: LeadNext builds a vibrant network of future leaders aged 18-25 from across Asia and the United States and supports their growth, impact, and capacity to address today’s greatest challenges. LeadNext Fellows are dynamic emerging leaders from any sector with a commitment to creative approaches to addressing issues such as climate change, inequality, injustice, poverty, or other pressing issues. / Due November 15, 2021


  • YSEALI Professional Fellows Program: The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Professional Fellows Program is a professional development exchange program for the best and brightest community leaders from ASEAN, working in the fields of civic engagement, NGO management, economic empowerment, governance, the legislative process, environmental and natural resources management. Fellows participate in a month-long fellowship at U.S.-based non-profit or other organizations, government offices, or legislative bodies. Participants must be community leaders, ages 25-35, currently employed and with at least two years of work experience, and proficient in English. Deadlines vary by program and country, check the website. / Due November 15, 2021


  • Romeyne Robert and Uguccione Sorbello Fellowship: The Romeyne Robert and Uguccione Ranieri Fellowship Grant is designed to promote and support quality research and scholarly work related to the political, historical, economic, and cultural relationship between Italy and the United States, including public and private networks, institutions, and individuals. This fellowship seeks to strengthen and make visible scholarship on U.S.-Italy relations and on issues of cultural exchange. The research should result in original scholarship; e.g., an academic essay, a book chapter, or a book-length manuscript, and the fellowship will provide for research support up to S10,000. / Due November 15, 2021


  • 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 wellbeing. 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. Click here to know more / Due November 16, 2021


  • Critical Language Scholarship Program for Intensive Summer Language Institutes: Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) institutes provide fully-funded group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences for 7-10 weeks for U.S. citizen undergraduate, Master’s, and Ph.D. students. Countries may include Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Morocco, Oman, Russia, South Korea, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, or others where the target languages are spoken. Apply in November for a fellowship the following summer. / Due November 16, 2021


  • 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 each of two contiguous years, working half-time. / Due November 17, 2021


  • Neukom Fellows at Dartmouth College: Neukom Fellows are interdisciplinary positions for recent PhDs, DMAs, or MFAs whose research interests or practice cuts across traditional disciplinary boundaries, and has some computational component, whether it be a framing concept for intellectual exploration or an explicit part of the work that is pursued. Fellows will be mentored by faculty in two departments at Dartmouth College, take up residence in one department, and will teach one seminar course each year on a subject of their interest. The fellowship is for 2 years with options to renew for a third and the stipend is $60,000/year plus additional research resources. / Due November 18, 2021


  • 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 19, 2021


  • 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 the fields of 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 U.S. 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 full-time classroom teaching experience in STEM subjects required. / Due November 19, 2021


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