Each year the Endowment offers approximately 14 one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified to graduate seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. They are selected from a pool of nominees from close to 400 participating colleges. Carnegie Junior Fellows work as research assistants to the Endowment’s senior associates. Those who have begun graduate studies are not eligible for consideration. Positions are paid, full-time positions for one year. The current salary is $1,875.00 per semi-monthly pay period ($45,000 per year).