You’ve got 8 weeks to apply! This week’s opportunities include several research programs, including summer, short-term, and long-term fellowships for emerging and established scholars, leaders, and creatives. Lawyers, journalists, social scientists, and aspiring graduate students will also find distinguished programs in the U.S., Germany, China and more. Finally, postdoctoral scholars will see training and research opportunities with University of Michigan, PEW Latin American Fellows Program, and the George Mitchell Scholarship. Apply now!
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- American Academy in Berlin Prize: The Academy welcomes applications from emerging and established scholars, writers, and professionals who wish to engage in independent study in Berlin. Benefits include round-trip airfare, partial board, a $5,000 monthly stipend, and accommodations at the Academy’s lakeside Hans Arnhold Center in the Berlin-Wannsee district. / Due September 23, 2019
- Independence Foundation Public Interest Law Fellowships: Independence Foundation is committed to supporting free legal services for residents of the Philadelphia region. Through the Fellowship Program, the Foundation funds the compensation and employment benefits for accomplished young lawyers who have decided to direct their considerable talents to public interest service. / Due September 23, 2019
- Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship Program: For those who want to become Foreign Service Officers in the U.S. Department of State, benefits of up to $95,000 over two years toward a two-year master’s degree, arranges internships on Capitol Hill and at U.S. embassies, and provides mentorship and professional development support. / Due September 24, 2019
- University of Michigan Society of Fellows: The Society of Fellows is an interdisciplinary intellectual community in which 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./ Due September 24, 2019
- Jennings Randolph (JR) Peace Scholarship Dissertation Program: Each year, the United States Institute of Peace awards approximately 10 Peace Scholar Fellowships to students enrolled in U.S. universities who are researching and writing doctoral dissertations on topics related to international conflict management and peacebuilding. Proposals from all disciplines are welcome. Fellowships last for 10 months, starting in September. Peace Scholar Awards are currently set at $20,000 for 10 months and are paid directly to the individual. / Due September 24, 2019
- ACLS Fellowship Program: ACLS invites research applications from scholars in all disciplines of the humanities or related social sciences. The fellowship is intended as a salary replacement to help scholars devote 6 – 12 months to their research./ Due September 25, 2019
- 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. Grants of up to $20,000 are available for advanced doctoral students in education, sociology, economics, psychology, demography, statistics, and psychometrics. / Due September 25, 2019
- Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars: These fellowships support long-term, unusually ambitious projects in the humanities and related social sciences. The ultimate goal of the project should be a major piece of scholarly work by the applicant. The fellowship is for 1 academic year. / Due September 25, 2019
- NEH Summer Stipends: Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both.Summer Stipends provide $6,000 for two consecutive months of full-time research and writing. / Due September 25, 2019
- PEW Latin American Fellows Program: 2-year fellowship provides support for young scientists from Latin America to receive postdoctoral training in the United States and an annual stipend of $30,000. Participants who return to Latin America and establish independent labs receive an additional $70,000 grant from PEW to purchase equipment and supplies. / Due September 25, 2019
- Schwarzman Scholars: Schwarzman Scholars is a highly selective, one-year master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Whether in politics, business or science, the success of future leaders around the world will depend upon an understanding of China’s role in global trends. / Due September 26, 2019
- DAAD Short Term Lectureship: Program hosting German scholars as guest lecturers in Canadian and US universities. Open to all disciplines for lectureships in duration of four weeks to six months. / Due September 27, 2019
- Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers: International fellowship program open to people whose work will benefit directly from access to the collections at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building—including academics, independent scholars, and creative writers. The Center appoints 15 Fellows a year for a nine-month term at the Library, from September through May. / Due September 27, 2019
- George Mitchell Scholarship: Up to 12 Mitchell Scholars between age 18 and 30 are chosen annually for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. / Due September 27, 2019
- Nieman Foundation Visiting Fellowships: A short-term visiting fellowship for individuals to work on special projects designed to advance journalism. Applicants need not be practicing journalists, but must demonstrate the ways in which their work at Harvard and the Nieman Foundation may improve the prospects for journalism’s future. / Due September 27, 2019
- Marshall Memorial Fellowship: Introduces a new generation of European leaders to the United States. The program relies on 6 months of distance learning and 24 days of first-hand experience to facilitate knowledge and network development for effective transatlantic engagement. Candidates should have a minimum of 6 years work experience in a leadership position./ Due September 27, 2019
- Voqal Fellowship: The Voqal Fellowship is an investment in a new generation of social entrepreneurs working for social justice, progressive politics or transformative media and technology. Voqal Fellows will receive a $30,000 stipend and will be expected to complete a project in six months. Candidates must have 3-5 years of work experience and may not be currently enrolled in a graduate program. The fellowship is intended to provide an opportunity to build out an idea or concept that would not be possible to accomplish with a full-time job. Qualifying fellows may also be eligible to receive an additional stipend to help offset the cost of personal health insurance. Ideal candidates for the fellowship are social change agents who thrive under self-direction. / Due September 27, 2019
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