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Current Opportunities

Harvard Radcliffe Fellow – Science, engineering, and mathematics

  • Description: Fellowship at Radcliffe is an opportunity to step away from usual routines and dive deeply into a project.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: Science, engineering, and mathematics
  • Requirements: Including international scholars
  • Education: Earned doctorate
  • Deadline: September 30, 21

TRIUMPH Postdoctoral Training Program

  • Description: Provides fundamental, interdisciplinary, and innovative training in cancer research at MD Anderson, University of Texas.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: Cancer research
  • Requirements: Any nationals
  • Education: Earned doctorate
  • Deadline: September 30, 21

NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program

  • Description: Fellowship at Radcliffe is an opportunity to step away from usual routines and dive deeply into a project.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: STEM & accounting, public policy, international relations, non-proliferation studies, political science, public administration, & security studies.
  • Requirements: U.S. Citizenship
  • Education: Doctoral students
  • Deadline: October 1, 21

Anne McLaren Fellowships

  • Description: Targeted at exceptional female scientists and engineers who are typically under-represented in these subjects, and wish to establish a research career in the UK.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: STEM
  • Requirements: Female
  • Education:
  • Deadline: October 8, 21

WW Women’s Studies Fellowships

  • Description: Support the final year of dissertation writing for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences whose work addresses topics of women and gender in interdisciplinary and original ways.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: Humanities and social sciences
  • Requirements: Female
  • Education: Doctoral students
  • Deadline: October 15, 21

USA to Australia Fellowship Program

  • Description: Fellowships are available for Americans who will benefit from doing research or study in the fields of biophotonics, engineering, environmental and marine sciences, mathematics, medicine, sciences, sustainability, and technology.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: STEM
  • Requirements:
  • Education: Earned doctorate or current graduate students
  • Deadline: October 15, 21

Sustainability Innovation Leaders

  • Description: Stimulate original cross-disciplinary research and the development of sustainable solutions by developing and deepening connections with external partners.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: STEM
  • Requirements:
  • Education: Earned doctorate
  • Deadline: October 18, 21

BAEF Study and Research Fellowships in Belgium

  • Description: Participants will learn how to imagine possible futures and leverage their skills and humanities training towards careers in the private sector, the nonprofit world, arts administration, public media, and many other fields.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines:
  • Requirements: U.S. Citizens or permanent residents
  • Education: Earned doctorate or current graduate students
  • Deadline: October 31, 21

2022 HWW National Predoctoral Career Diversity Summer Workshop

  • Description: Participants will learn how to imagine possible futures and leverage their skills and humanities training towards careers in the private sector, the nonprofit world, arts administration, public media, and many other fields.
  • Type: Summer workshop
  • Disciplines: Humanities
  • Requirements: Enrolled full-time in a doctoral degree program in humanities or humanistic social science discipline at a PhD-granting institution within the United States.
  • Education: Doctoral students
  • Deadline: November 1, 21

Charlotte W. Newcombe Fellowship

  • Description: Supports the final year of work on Ph.D. dissertations dealing with ethical or religious values.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: Humanities & social sciences
  • Requirements:
  • Education: Doctoral students
  • Deadline: November 15, 21

CAORC Multi-Country Research Fellowship

  • Description: This fellowship enables US scholars to carry out trans-regional and comparative research in countries across the network of Overseas Research Centers (ORCs), as well as other countries.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: Humanities, social sciences, and allied natural sciences
  • Requirements: U.S. Citizenship
  • Education: Earned doctorate or doctoral students who are ‘all but dissertation’.
  • Deadline: November 16, 21

Horowitz Foundation Grants for Social Policy

  • Description: The awards are granted for policy-related research in all major areas of the social sciences.
  • Type: Grant
  • Disciplines: Social sciences
  • Requirements: Not restricted to US citizens or those enrolled in US institutions
  • Education: Doctoral students
  • Deadline: December 1, 21

The MMUF Dissertation Grants

  • Description: Provide graduate students at the critical juncture of completing their graduate degrees with support to spend a year finishing the writing of the dissertation.
  • Type: Grant
  • Disciplines: Various
  • Requirements: Only for the prior participants in the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program
  • Education: Doctoral students
  • Deadline: December 1, 21

Ford Foundation Fellowship Program

  • Description: Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and increase the number of professors…
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: STEM
  • Requirements: U.S. Person
  • Education: Earned doctorate or current graduate students
  • Deadline: December 9, 21

Boren Fellowships for Language Study

  • Description: Fund research and language study proposals by U.S. graduate students in world regions critical to U.S. interests.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines:
  • Requirements: U.S. Citizenship
  • Education: Graduate students
  • Deadline: January 26, 22

Air Force Science & Technology Fellowship Program

  • Description: Program offers nationally competitive fellowship awards to postdoctoral and senior scientists to perform collaborative research at U.S. Air Force research facilities across the country.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: STEM
  • Requirements: U.S. Citizenship
  • Education: Earned doctorate
  • Deadline: February 1, May 1, August 1, November 1

National Energy Technology Laboratory NETL Methane Hydrates Fellowship Program

  • Description: Support the development of Methane Hydrate science and enable highly qualified graduate and postgraduate students to pursue advanced degrees and training in an area of increasing national interest.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: STEM
  • Requirements: U.S. Citizenship
  • Education: M.S., Ph.D., and Postdoctoral applicants
  • Deadline: February 1, August 1

The MMUF Travel & Research Grants

  • Description: Provide eligible graduate students with the financial means to complete their research prior to the start of dissertation writing.
  • Type: Grant
  • Disciplines: Various
  • Requirements: Only for the prior participants in the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program
  • Education: Doctoral students
  • Deadline: May 11, 22

Marshall Sherfield Fellowships

  • Description: Enables American scientists or engineers to undertake post-doctoral research for a period of one to two academic years at a British university or research institute.
  • Type: Fellowships
  • Disciplines: STEM
  • Requirements:
  • Education: Earned doctorate
  • Deadline: June, 22

Opportunities For Future Consideration

J&J’s WiSTEM2D Scholars Award

  • Description: The awards will fund one woman per STEM2D discipline who has completed her advanced degree, who is working as an assistant professor (or global equivalent faculty position), and who is not yet tenured at an accredited university, institution, or design school.
  • Type: Award
  • Disciplines: STEM
  • Requirements: Female
  • Education: Earned doctorate
  • Deadline: September 27, 21

Preparing Future Faculty – Faculty Diversity Postdoctoral Program

  • Description: Designed to promote and develop scholars for tenure-track faculty positions at the University of Missouri or elsewhere, in any discipline.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: Any
  • Requirements:
  • Education: Earned doctorate
  • Deadline: September 27, 21

Fulbright Schuman Innovation Grants

  • Description: 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.
  • Type: Grant
  • Disciplines: Policy & technology
  • Requirements:
  • Education: Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) not required
  • Deadline: September 15, 21

Fulbright Global Scholar Award

  • Description: The Fulbright Global Scholar Award allows U.S. academics and professionals to engage in multi-country, trans-regional projects.
  • Type: Award
  • Disciplines: Various
  • Requirements:
  • Education: Earned doctorate or current graduate students
  • Deadline: September 15, 21

Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholarship (various awards)

  • Description: Opportunity to conduct research and receive professional training abroad.
  • Type: Scholarship
  • Disciplines: Various disciplines
  • Requirements: Institutional affiliation in the U.S. is not required.
  • Education: Earned doctorate
  • Deadline: September 15, 21

Harvard Radcliffe Fellow – Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Description: Fellowship at Radcliffe is an opportunity to step away from usual routines and dive deeply into a project.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: Humanities & social sciences
  • Requirements: Including international scholars
  • Education: Earned doctorate
  • Deadline: September 9, 21

Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) Fellowship

  • Description: Brings together world-leading researchers from all disciplines to work with Durham colleagues in developing collaborative projects of major intellectual, scientific, political, and practical significance.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: Any
  • Requirements: Any nationality
  • Education: At least five years’ experience following the completion of a PhD
  • Deadline: June 25, 21

ARL Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowships Program

  • Description: Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowships will provide the opportunity for recipients to pursue independent research of their own choosing that supports the mission of the Army Research Laboratory.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: STEM
  • Requirements:
  • Education: Earned doctorate
  • Deadline: June 15, 21

Baxter Young Investigator Awards

  • Description: Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowships will provide the opportunity for recipients to pursue independent research of their own choosing that supports the mission of the Army Research Laboratory.
  • Type: Award
  • Disciplines: STEM
  • Requirements:
  • Education: Earned doctorate or current graduate students in North, Central, or South America at the time of submission
  • Deadline: June 15, 21

Hodder Fellowship

  • Description: Writers and non-literary artists of exceptional promise who wish to pursue independent projects at Princeton University during the academic year.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: Composers, choreographers, performance artists, visual artists, translators, writers, or other kinds of artists or humanists who are selected more “for promise than for performance.
  • Requirements:
  • Education:
  • Deadline: June 14, 21

Lecturer and Princeton Arts Fellow

  • Description: Awarded to artists whose achievements have been recognized as demonstrating extraordinary promise in any area of artistic practice and teaching.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: Composers, conductors, musicians, choreographers, visual artists, filmmakers, poets, novelists, playwrights, designers, directors, and performance artists.
  • Requirements: Holders of Ph.D. degrees from Princeton are not eligible to apply.
  • Education: Earned doctorate
  • Deadline: June 14, 21

Human Frontier Science (HFSP) Program Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • Description: Supports proposals for frontier, potentially transformative research in the life sciences. Applications for high-risk projects are particularly encouraged.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: STEM
  • Requirements:
  • Education: Earned doctorate or current graduate students in North, Central, or South America at the time of submission
  • Deadline: May 22, 21

Newton International Fellowships

  • Description: The Newton International Fellowship selects the very best early-stage post-doctoral researchers to work at one of three participating academies (the Royal Society, the British Academy, and the Academy of Medical Sciences).
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: STEM
  • Requirements: Citizens other than British citizens are welcome to apply.
  • Education: Earned doctorate
  • Deadline: April 7, 21

Freigeist Fellowships

  • Description: Junior researchers are given the opportunity to enjoy maximum freedom in their early scientific careers. The ‘Freigeist’ scheme is deliberately left open to all disciplines and topics.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: Various
  • Requirements:
  • Education: Earned doctorate or current graduate students
  • Deadline: April 1, 21

Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program

  • Description: Offers scientists and engineers from a wide variety of disciplines unique opportunities to conduct research in a wide range of topics relevant to the Intelligence Community.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: Various
  • Requirements: U.S. Citizenship
  • Education: PhD. received within 5 years of the application deadline
  • Deadline: January 4, 21

JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research in Japan

  • Description: Provides opportunities for young pre- and post-doctoral researchers from North America and Europe to receive an orientation on Japanese culture and research systems and to pursue research under the guidance of host researchers at a Japanese university or research institute over a period of two months during the summer.
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Disciplines: Any
  • Requirements: Citizen of the UK, France, Germany, Canada, Sweden, and the US
  • Education: Earned doctorate or current graduate students
  • Deadline: No open call for US participants in2021

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