This week, in the list of upcoming fellowships, there are a variety of disciplines and locations! There are many Fulbright programs for research, teaching, and professional work in over 120 countries as well as opportunities for independent projects, funded graduate programs, and more. You’ve got 8 weeks to apply, so get started on your applications soon!
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Upcoming Fellowships Deadline: September 12 – 18, 2021
- DAAD Short Term Lectureship: The DAAD Short Term Lectureship program facilitates the process of hosting German guest lecturers in North America. Its goal of sharing the talents of highly qualified German scholars with Canadian and US universities aims to promote academic activity in specialized fields, fill curricular gaps, or act as a stimulus for teaching and research. Thus this program is open to all academic disciplines. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed four times a year. They must be received in Bonn at least ten weeks before be reviewed on a particular date. / Due September 13, 2021
- Hodder Fellowship: The Hodder Fellowship will be given to writers and non-literary artists of exceptional promise to pursue independent projects at Princeton University during the academic year. Potential Hodder Fellows are writers, composers, choreographers, visual artists, performance artists, or other kinds of artists or humanists who have “much more than ordinary intellectual and literary gifts”; they are selected more “for promise than for performance.” Given the strength of the applicant pool, most successful Fellows have published the first book or have similar achievements in their own field. Provides a stipend of $75K. Open to all citizenships. / Due September 14, 2021
- Princeton Arts Fellowships: Princeton Arts Fellowships will be awarded to artists whose achievements have been recognized as demonstrating extraordinary promise in any area of artistic practice and teaching. Applicants should be early career poets, novelists, choreographers, playwrights, designers, performers, directors, filmmakers, composers, and performance artists. Princeton Arts Fellows spend two consecutive academic years (September 1-July 1) at Princeton University and formal teaching is expected. An $80,000 a year stipend is provided. One need not be a U.S. citizen to apply. / Due September 14, 2021
- EMGIP – Bundestag Internship: EMGIP (Émigré Memorial German Internship Program) offers US and Canadian students internship opportunities in the German parliament, the Bundestag. The internships are 2 months long in positions matching the student’s interest and experience. In addition to contributing to the respective offices, interns have the opportunity to study legislative and administrative procedures in the German parliament. Participants should be advanced undergraduates or graduate students in fields such as political science, international relations, law, history, economics, or German. Students must be fluent in German. / Due September 15, 2021
- Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program: The Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program comprises approximately forty distinguished lecturing, distinguished research, and distinguished lecturing/research awards ranging from three to 12 months. Awards in the Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program are viewed as among the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Scholar Program. Candidates should be eminent scholars and have a significant publication and teaching record. / Due September 15, 2021
- Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program: The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers over 500 teachings, research, or combination teaching/research awards of 2-12 months in over 125 countries. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars, and many others. In addition to several new program models designed to meet the changing needs of U.S. academics and professionals, Fulbright is offering more opportunities for flexible, multi-country grants. Only U.S. citizens are eligible to apply. / Due September 15, 2021
- Fulbright Public Policy Fellowship: The Fulbright Public Policy Fellowship (formerly known as the Fulbright-Clinton Fellowship) allows fellows to serve in professional placements in foreign government ministries or institutions and gain hands-on public sector experience while carrying out an academic research/study project. Fellows serve in a capacity similar to a “special assistant” for a senior-level official. Proficiency in the host country’s language of government is required. Placements in Burma (Myanmar), Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire), Peru, Ukraine. Candidates must have a Master’s and 2+ years of work experience. / Due September 15, 2021
- Daland Fellowships in Clinical Investigation: The American Philosophical Society awards a limited number of Daland Fellowships in Clinical Investigation for research in the several branches of clinical medicine, including internal medicine, neurology, pediatrics, psychiatry, and surgery. The committee emphasizes patient-oriented research. The fellowships are designed for qualified persons who have held an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree for fewer than 8 years. Both US citizens and foreign nationals are eligible to apply. Candidates must be nominated. The fellowship term is 1 year and can be extended 1 additional year. The fellowship stipend is $40,000 per year. / Due September 15, 2021
- Confucius Institute Scholarships: The Confucius Institute Scholarship Program was established by Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters 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. / Due September 15, 2021
- Fulbright-Saastamoinen Foundation Award in Health and Environmental Sciences (Fulbright Finland): The Fulbright-Saastamoinen Foundation Grant in Health and Environmental Sciences is available for lecturing and research visits of 5-9 months at the University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio. Disciplines include Medical Sciences, Global Health, Pharmacy, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Health, Environmental and Medical Physics, Biosciences, Nursing Science. It is offered for a period of 5-9 months, starting in either September or January. The award includes free housing, arranged and paid for by the University of Eastern Finland. The rank of full or associate professor with a Ph.D. (or other terminal degrees such as MFA, JD, or MD) is required. The allowance is 5000 Euro/month. / Due September 15, 2021
- Fulbright-Masaryk University Distinguished Chair in Social Studies (Fulbright Czech Republic): Based at Masaryk University, Fellows will teach two 90-minute courses per week at advanced undergraduate and graduate levels, consult on curriculum development, and conduct research in the area of specialization. Applications are sought in all appropriate specializations, including energy studies, international relations, media studies, and political economy. Open to academics and appropriately qualified professionals outside of academia. Monthly maintenance allowance of $4,850 for Distinguished Chairs. / Due September 15, 2021
- Fulbright-Carlos Rico Award for North American Studies: This award intends to enhance collaboration among a community of scholars working on issues of relevance to the special trilateral relationship among the U.S., Mexico, and Canada. Projects across a broad range of disciplines are welcome. Proposals should reflect topics that would benefit from a trilateral perspective and clearly demonstrate a need to spend time in both Mexico and Canada. Grantees may teach, engage in collaborative research or combine both activities. Grants are from 4 months to an academic year, and time should be distributed equally between Canada and Mexico. Ph.D. (or other terminal degrees) required. / Due September 15, 2021
- Fulbright Global Scholar Award: The Fulbright Global Scholar Award allows U.S. academics and professionals to engage in multi-country, trans-regional projects. As a truly worldwide award, U.S. scholars will be able to propose research or combined teaching/research activity in two to three countries with flexible schedule options; trips can be conducted within one academic year or spread over two consecutive years. Projects are welcome in all disciplines, as well as those with an interdisciplinary focus. The minimum length of the total grant is 3 months and the maximum is 6 months. / Due September 15, 2021
- 3-Year Tupper Postdoctoral Fellowship: The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) maintains research facilities in different marine and terrestrial locations on the Isthmus of Panama. STRI awards the Earl S. Tupper 3-Year Postdoctoral Fellowship every year, allowing scientists to test their innovative hypotheses. Disciplines include ecology, anthropology, paleontology, paleoecology, evolutionary biology, molecular phylogenetics, biogeography, animal behavior, neurobiology, soils sciences, and physiology of tropical plants and animals. Research should be based at one of the STRI facilities; proposals that include comparative research in other tropical countries will be considered. The annual stipend is $40,000 with yearly travel and research allotments. / Due September 15, 2021
- Fulbright Schuman Program Chair at the European University Institute: The Fulbright Schuman Program offers scholars and professionals in the U.S.-EU relations grants of 2-4 months to give lectures in universities in Belgium and Italy. Strong applicants include current professors of EU studies or related academic fields and professionals from EU-related think tanks. Proficiency in the language of the host institution is recommended but not required. Candidates may not reside in Europe at the time of application. A stipend of 3000 Euro/month and 2000 Euro travel relocation grant are provided. Grants are also available for professionals in international education administration from U.S. universities. / Due September 15, 2021
- Fulbright Schuman Innovation Grants: The Innovation Grants are designed to support work that can create a better transatlantic understanding of issues at the heart of the U.S.-EU relationship, particularly at the intersection of policy and technology. The grants will give preference to proposals focused on EU or U.S.-EU approaches to the issues of data privacy and protection. Successful proposals should address the technological and policy aspects of data privacy and protection. Grants of 2K-3K Euro/month, plus travel allowances, are available for U.S. and EU students and scholars. Check the website for deadlines, some may vary by citizenship. / Due September 15, 2021
- Colorado State University Fully Funded PhD in Chemical and Biological Engineering: CSU offers a fully-funded Ph.D. program in Chemical and Biological Engineering. Students have full access to state-of-the-art research laboratories and are encouraged to collaborate with the Colleges of Engineering, Natural Sciences, and the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. There are 5 main focuses for the Ph.D.: polymer science, biological engineering, mathematical modeling, environmental engineering, and transport phenomena. After selecting one of the above Ph.D. students will work closely with a research advisor for the remainder of their degree. A full tuition waiver plus a living stipend is provided to accepted applicants. / Due September 15, 2021
- Fulbright-Nehru Postdoctoral Research Fellowships: The Fulbright-Nehru Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are designed for Indian faculty and researchers in India’s early stages of their research careers. The Postdoctoral Research Fellowships will provide opportunities to talented faculty and researchers to strengthen their research capacities. Fellowships are for 8 to 24 months and are available in many different fields including science, technology, the arts, economics, law, and the humanities. Fellows will work with a host institution in the U.S. and the fellowship includes J-1 visa support, a living stipend, and round trip airfare between the U.S. and India. / Due September 15, 2021
- Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship: The Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship seeks to build long-term capacity in the United States and India by engaging scientific and technical research scholars from both countries related to climate research and education. The fellowship has 2 different options for Indian citizens to work with U.S. institutions, 1 option for current Ph.D. students and another for postdoctoral scholars; the doctoral fellowship is for 6 to 9 months and the postdoctoral fellowship is for 8 to 12 months. Both fellowships include J-1 visa support, round-trip air travel between India and the U.S., a monthly stipend, and additional professional allowances. / Due September 15, 2021
- University of Michigan Society of Fellows: The University of Michigan invites recent Ph.D. graduates in the arts, sciences, and humanities to become resident postdoctoral scholars in the Society of Fellows. The Society of Fellows is an interdisciplinary intellectual community in which the postdoctoral fellows are joined by senior fellows to share their work in progress. Fellowship appointments are for 3 years and include an annual stipend of $60,000 plus benefits including health insurance and additional research funding. International applicants are welcome and underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. / Due September 15, 2021
- Sloan Research Fellowships: The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is awarding grants to be spent over a two-year term on any expense supportive of research. Awards are given to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance. The foundation seeks to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. Candidates must hold a tenure track at a college or university and hold a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in chemistry, computational or evolutionary molecular biology, computer science, economics, mathematics, neuroscience, ocean sciences, physics, or a related field. Fellows receive a grant of $70,000. / Due September 15, 2021
- The Gates Scholarship: The Gates Scholarship is a highly selective scholarship for exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school U.S. seniors with a GPA of at least 3.3/4. Starting in 2018, the scholarship will be awarded to 300 top student leaders each year with the intent of promoting their academic excellence through college graduation and providing them the opportunity to reach their full potential. Scholars will receive funding for the full cost of attendance that is not already covered by other financial aid and the expected family contribution. Fellows should have outstanding academic records, leadership ability, and exceptional personal success skills. Check the website here / Due September 15, 2021
- Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders: The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, begun in 2014, is the flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) that empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking at a U.S. higher education institution. Fellows receive support for professional development after they return home. The Fellows, who are between the ages of 25 and 35, have established records of accomplishment in promoting innovation and positive change in their organizations, institutions, communities, and countries. / Due September 15, 2021
- Dog Tag Inc. Fellowship: Dog Tag Inc. (DTI) runs a living business school for transitioning veterans with service-connected disabilities, military spouses, and caregivers, empowering them to rediscover purpose through an entrepreneurship-focused fellowship program. Throughout the five-month program, fellows gain business skills in both the classroom and in practice at Dog Tag Bakery. The Fellowship program combines coursework, workshops, wellness techniques, guest speakers, and experiential learning to help fellows find what they want to do next beyond their military-connected service. Fellows graduate with a certificate in business administration from Georgetown University and receive a monthly stipend. / Due September 16, 2021
- Fully Funded MA in Human Rights and Democracy in South East Europe: The Global Campus South East Europe – European Regional Master’s Programme in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe is a one-year, full-time, interdisciplinary program. Its aim is the development of democracy and human rights in South East Europe. It is a joint initiative by the University of Sarajevo and the University of Bologna. The Programme awards students with 60 ECTS and a double-degree diploma from both founding universities (UNSA and UNIBO). 30 students from target countries will receive full scholarships covering tuition fees, living, and travel expenses. / Due September 17, 2021
- John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships: Often characterized as “midcareer” awards, Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for men and women who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts. Guggenheim Fellowships are grants to selected individuals for 6-12 months. No special conditions attach to them, and Fellows may spend their grant funds in any manner they deem necessary to their work. Open to citizens and permanent residents of the United States and Canada. / Due September 17, 2021
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