These 14 fellowships are accepting applications for programs starting this summer. But you have to act fast – the deadlines are approaching soon! Fellowships include opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and law school students, social justice activists, postdoctoral scholars and professionals interested in public policy.
Dr. Robert Russa Moton was an African American educator and author. The Moton Fellowship Program, named after Dr. Moton, offers a select group of highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to experience one-on-one coaching and mentoring from some of the leading experts and practitioners in business, government and nonprofit organizations. Fellows are paid a $1,500 stipend over the course of the summer. The program recruits exceptional students to a fellowship designed to produce the next generation of world-class leaders. Fellows are selected to work at the Gloucester Institute’s Moton campus in downtown Richmond, Virginia.
Deadline: March 11, 2018
The Hodson-Brown Fellowship supports work by academics, independent scholars and writers working on significant projects relating to the literature, history, culture, or art of the Americas before 1830. Candidates with a U.S. history topic are strongly encouraged to concentrate on the period prior to 1801. The fellowship is also open to filmmakers, novelists, creative and performing artists, and others working on projects that draw on this period of history. The fellowship award supports two months of research and two months of writing. The stipend is $5,000 per month for a total of $20,000, plus housing and university privileges.
Deadline: March 15, 2018
The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI) in Washington, DC offers the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship to one student three times annually. Candidates for this fellowship are highly-motivated graduate or undergraduate students from underrepresented communities of color. The fellow must be able to work as an intern for 12-15 weeks in the Washington, DC office of the Aspen Institute during the academic semester in which the fellowship is awarded. Fellows will be compensated on an hourly basis in the fall, spring and summer.
Deadline: March 16, 2018
Frontline Solutions designed the Hilliard P. Jenkins Fellowship for emerging leaders interested in the intersection of social justice, entrepreneurship, and consulting in the nonprofit sector. The program is structured as a summer internship with supplemental professional development opportunities. HPJ Fellows are placed at one of Frontline’s three offices in Durham, NC, Philadelphia, PA or Washington DC. Fellows receive introductions to organizations in their base office and around the country and also work on a variety of high-impact projects. Fellows are paid $15/hour.
Deadline: March 16, 2018
Equal Justice America is pleased to offer fellowships of up to $4,000 to students at select law schools in the U.S. who work full-time during the summer for organizations providing direct civil legal assistance for the poor. Interning under the supervision of experienced attorneys, fellows provide crucial assistance to low-income clients struggling through the complexities of the civil justice system. Law students must secure a full-time (minimum 35-40 hours per week) placement for at least 10 weeks at a nonprofit organization providing direct civil legal services to the poor. Placements can be anywhere in the United States.
Deadline: March 19, 2018
The Lime Connect Fellowship Program is a highly selective program open to accomplished current sophomores/rising juniors who happen to have a disability and are attending a 4-year university in the U.S. The program kicks off with an all-expense paid Leadership & Development Symposium in New York City this summer, where Lime Fellows will receive professional development training, access to our U.S. corporate partners and potential summer internships. Upon completion of the program, Fellows will join the lifelong experience of the Lime Connect Fellows Community, where they will receive ongoing support such as group coaching, webinars, and mentoring, as well as continued professional development, community, and networking opportunities throughout their careers.
Deadline: March 25, 2018
The Gleason/Kettel Summer Law Fellowship will provide a law student, or recent law school graduate, with a $5,000 stipend for 10 weeks of full-time work with organizations, scholars, or research centers focused on sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy. Through the fellowship, students gain experience and insight into the field and provide much-needed support to various organizations and scholars. Eligible placements include research centers and organizations as well as with professors or scholars researching sexual orientation and gender identity law and policy scholarship.
Deadline: March 26, 2018
The Émigré Memorial German Internship Program–German State Parliaments (EMGIP) is a fellowship program providing U.S. & Canadian students with internships at a German state parliament (Landtag). Internships afford students excellent opportunity to gain government work experience, improve their advanced German language skills, & learn about German culture firsthand. This opportunity is ideal for those planning on pursuing careers at a regional level of government in the U.S. or Canada, or who have an interest in a specific policy issue (ex. environment, education, or healthcare). EMGIP runs three times a year—fall, spring, & early summer.
Deadline: March 30, 2018
Designed for all senior-level executives working with state and local governments — including government officials, nonprofit leaders, and elected officeholders — this intensive, three-week Executive Education program at the Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, hones skills and furthers the leadership potential of accomplished individuals from across the United States. Candidates must concurrently apply to Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, Senior Executives in State and Local Government. The fellowship typically covers half of the total cost of tuition, housing, and many of the meals (approximately $5,725).
Deadline: March 31, 2018
Mobility Grant for Norwegian Language and Literature shall facilitate shorter study/research stays in Norway for foreign students. The grant must be used for fieldwork in Norway in connection with the thesis for a Master or PhD in Norwegian language and/or Norwegian literature. The scholarship is awarded for study stay of 1-3 months at a Norwegian higher education/research institution. The grant will cover expenses in connection with the research stay in Norway. The grant is currently NOK 10 092 per month. Fieldwork in one of the three northernmost counties in Norway will, in addition, imply an extra travel grant of NOK 1,000. Grants for travel to and from Norway are not awarded.
Deadline: March 31, 2018
The Margaret E. Mahoney Fellowship in Health Policy program provides stipends for outstanding Master’s-level medical, dental, public health, public policy, and graduate nursing students enrolled at schools in the United States to conduct summer research projects on some aspect of health care delivery transformation for vulnerable populations and/or early childhood health and development, with an emphasis on policy implications. Fellows are also required to participate in a variety of leadership development activities and will have the opportunity to meet local and national health policy leaders. Fellows will receive a stipend of $6,000 intended to cover living expenses.
Deadline: April 9, 2018
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).
Deadline: April 15, 2018
The DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship Program is designed to bring senior and junior scholars and specialists working on issues of importance to the German-American relationship to AICGS for research stays of 2-3 consecutive months. Fellows will be expected to present their research results at a workshop to the community and produce a short essay that will be published on the AICGS website and distributed via the Institute’s newsletter. Includes a monthly stipend of up to $3,820; transportation to and from Washington; financial support for research-related travel within the U.S. and Canada for up to a week; & office space at the Institute.
Deadline: April 15, 2018
The Meyerhoff Internship Fellowship program provides students the opportunity to participate in a valuable summer internship experience. The fellowships will be awarded to deserving students, who have demonstrated financial need and have secured a substantive internship offer from an employer in their field. The fellowship will help with living expenses and transportation costs allowing students to seek competitive internships. Internships must be unpaid or require extra assistance to cover costs while completing them. Current undergraduate, graduate and international students are invited to apply.
Deadline: April 22, 2018
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