Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: May 17 – 30, 2020

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This week’s list of fellowships includes an opportunity at the Harvard Kennedy School, a professional development program for minorities, and a competition for artists, including photographers. There are also several open calls featured in health, journalism, and politics. You’ve got 8 weeks to apply!  Apply now!

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Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines: May 17 – 30, 2020


  • Technology and Democracy Fellowship: The Harvard Kennedy School – Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation is offering to cover all travel expenses for fellows to visit Cambridge, Massachusetts at least twice during the fellowship year, to work and attend workshops. Invited fellows are mid-career practitioners with an interest in leveraging technology to improve democratic governance. For the full year, fellows form a virtual community through which they share ideas and resources, pose questions, offer feedback, and help one another with solving challenges in their projects or other work. / Due May 18, 2020


  • Education Pioneers Fellowship: Education Pioneers launches and advances the careers of professionals who are eager to discover opportunities to use expertise in data, operations, policy, and more to make a difference for students and families from outside the classroom. The EP Summer Fellowship is a 10-week summer experience that lays the foundation you need to become a lifelong leader in education. The EP Impact Fellowship is an intensive, 10-month experience that helps turn rising leaders’ skills and passions for social good into new, tangible leadership opportunities — supporting educational equity and advancing careers, at the same time. The 10-month placement offers a $47,500 stipend ($58,000 annualized), plus benefits. / Due May 19, 2020


  • Teach For Nigeria: The Teach for Nigeria Fellowship program is a 2 year full-time paid commitment in which we place the most outstanding graduates and professionals to teach in Nigeria’s underserved schools in low- income communities. Teach for Nigeria is looking for individuals with varied levels of experience including recent graduates, working youth, experienced professionals and entrepreneurs. To apply, you must be a Nigerian citizen, hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and be younger than 35. / Due May 23, 2020


  • Momentum Fellowship: The Momentum Fellowship is designed to prepare professionals from underrepresented communities, particularly communities of color, for successful careers in the philanthropic sector through professional development, networking and mentoring opportunities. Fellows will be placed in temporary full-time positions at host foundations. Candidates should come from a community that is currently underrepresented in philanthropy, such as a community of color, LGBTQ, disability or other group. Preference will be given residents of the Pacific Northwest, with a willingness to commit to service in the region. / Due May 29, 2020


  • Kala Fellowship: The Kala Fellowship award is an international competition open to artists from the U.S. and around the world. Artists producing innovative work in all mediums including printmaking, digital media, installation art, social practice, photography, and book arts are encouraged to apply. Kala will award eight artists a $3,000 stipend, unlimited access to Kala’s facilities for up to six months, one Kala class, and a culminating show in the Kala Gallery in Berkeley, CA. The award is geared towards supporting artists in completing specific projects or bodies of work that would benefit from Kala’s specialized equipment in printmaking and digital media. / Due May 29, 2020


  • Bicentennial Swedish-American Exchange Fund: The Bicentennial Fund awards grants up to SEK 30,000 in support of intensive research trips to Sweden of 2-4 weeks in length. Applicants should have well-developed projects within the prioritized fields of politics, public administration, working life, human environment, mass media, business and industry, education or culture. The grant is specifically intended for professional enrichment and is thus not applicable to work related to academic degrees, programs or conferences. Only U.S. citizens or permanent residents are eligible. / Due May 29, 2020

Current Open Calls 

Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Journalist Fellowships

RSF will pay visiting journalists a stipend of $8,000 per month for full-time visits of up to three months (maximum stipend of $24,000 per individual fellowship). Fellows are provided with an office at the Foundation, computers and software, library access, and limited research assistance. Applicants who reside outside of the greater New York City area may be provided with a partially-subsidized apartment near RSF, if available.


Applicants should be journalists with a minimum of 5-7 years of experience who write or report on social, economic, or political conditions in the United States.

Deadline: May 1, 2020

Call for Abstracts: Diabetes Canada Conference

Each year we invite submissions for abstracts that will be presented at our Professional Conference. This provides the opportunity to showcase your innovative research in diabetes, endocrinology and related areas in front of your peers and leaders in the field.

Deadline: May 13, 2020

IHS Graduate Student Summer Seminars

The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) Summer Seminars bring together graduate students and faculty to explore the nature of free society. The Classical Liberal Tradition will take place in Washington, DC from June 16 – 21. This seminar will investigate the liberal account of free societies, from the proto-liberalism of Locke and Montesquieu through Smith, Hayek, the Ostroms, and beyond. The second seminar, Modern Challenges to Liberty, will take place in Chapel Hill, NC from July 7 – 12. This seminar will let you engage with the strongest critics of liberalism and find their own response to their critiques.


  • Open to graduate students worldwide
  • Ideal candidates are those interested in classical liberal concepts of political freedom, economic liberty, and individual rights.

Deadline: May 15, 2020

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