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Fellowships with Approaching Deadlines

Graduate Student Fellowships with Approaching Deadlines

Feb. 15 – Danone North America Gut Microbiome, Yogurt, and Probiotics Fellowship

Two grants will be awarded to graduate students with a strong interest in the research of the gut microbiome’s impact on human health and well-being and/or the nutritional and functional benefits of yogurt and probiotics. Click here for more information.

Feb. 15 – Society of Women Engineers

The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. Masters and PhD candidates must be enrolled or accepted at a school with ABET-accredited programs in engineering, computing, or technology. Click here for more information.

Feb. 15 – Mycological Society of America

The purpose of the MSA is to promote and advance the science of mycology and to foster and encourage research and education in mycology in all its aspects. Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars are eligible to apply for awards ranging from $100 to $10,000. Applicants must be MSA society members. Click here for more information.  

Feb. 15 – American Society of Mechanical Engineers  Graduate Teaching Fellowship 

Applicant must be a Ph.D. student in mechanical engineering, with a demonstrated interest in an academic career. A master's degree or passage of qualifying exam is required. A lecture-responsibility teaching assistantship commitment from the applicant's department is required. Click here for more information.

Feb. 15 – UC Davis TL1 Pre-Doctoral Clinical Research Training Program

This program is part of a fully integrated approach by the UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center to advance research education and training for multidisciplinary, clinical and translational investigators working to improve human health. The overall goal of the TL1 program is to provide pre-doctoral medical students and basic-science students with skills required to develop a career in multidisciplinary clinical and translational research relevant to human health.  The CTSC-TL1 training program is expected to strongly advantage scholars in preparing for successful careers in translational research. Graduate students pursuing health related research are eligible to apply. Click here for more information.

Feb. 15 – NINDS Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Postdoctoral Scholars (F32)

Candidates are eligible to apply for support from this program from 12 months prior to the start of the proposed postdoctoral position to within 12 months after starting in postdoctoral position. Applications are expected to incorporate strong training in quantitative reasoning and the quantitative principles of experimental design and analysis. Support by this program is limited to the first 3 years of a candidate's activity in a specific laboratory or research environment. Click here for more information.       

Feb. 15 – American Philosophical Society Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research in Astrobiology

Grants will be available to graduate students and postdoctoral and junior scientists who wish to participate in field studies for their theses or for other purposes. Grants cover  travel and related expenses, including personal field equipment. Click here for more information.             

Feb. 15 – Portland Cement Association Education Fund Research Fellowship Program

The fellowship competition is open to any student completing studies toward a masters or doctoral degree in an engineering, science, material science, or architectural program. Proposals in the following subject areas are of interest: improving raw mix burnability either through the use of mineralizers or by other means; separate grinding of raw material components, advanced grinding technology, separate grinding and blending of cement by fineness, increased cement performance through optimized particle size distribution, and optimized use of grinding aids in the cement manufacturing process. Click here for more information.                               

Feb. 22 – John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

Highly qualified graduate students are matched with hosts in the legislative or executive branch of the government in the Washington, D.C. area for a one-year paid fellowship to learn about marine policy. Click here for more information.

Feb. 24 – The National Bureau of Asian Research Chinese Language Fellowship Program

 Fellowships of up to $45,000 are available to American PhD students in political science for one year of intensive Chinese language training at an institution of the fellow’s choice in China or Taiwan. The fellowship is intended to cover all expenses at a graduate student level, including tuition, housing living stipend, and other miscellaneous fees. Click here for more information. 

Feb. 25 – UC MEXUS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

The primary objective of this program is to advance academic scholarship by emerging Mexican researchers and UC scientists and scholars in the early stages of their careers. In addition, the program seeks to support existing or developing binational academic networks by enhancing collaborative research projects between UC and Mexican faculty and institutions through the innovative involvement and training of new researchers. Click here for more information.

Feb. 25 – URA Visiting Scholars Program @ Fermilab

Individual proposals may be submitted by researchers who are faculty, postdocs, or graduate students at URA-member universities doing research in areas such as high energy physics experiments, astrophysics, theory, accelerator physics, materials science, computer science, engineering, and accelerator R&D related to the Fermilab mission. Awards may not exceed one year duration. Click here for more information.

Feb. 28 – APHL-CDC Antimicrobial Resistance Fellowship

The fellowship is a full-time working fellowship program for master's- and doctoral-degree level scientists. Fellows will work in one of seven public health laboratories for a 12-month term.  Click here for more information.

Feb. 28 – MIT School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences 2019-2020 Diversity Predoctoral Fellowships

The fellowships support graduate scholars for a 9-month appointment at MIT (September through May). They offer an opportunity for scholars who plan a career in higher education and have completed all other PhD requirements to finish their dissertations with access to libraries and faculty of the School. The fellowship provides a stipend of $37,500, office area, and library privileges. Click here for more information. 


Mar. 1 – Evolving Earth Foundation Student Grant Program

The foundation focuses on the Tertiary paleobotany of western North America with interests in systematics, paleoecology and biogeography. Grants support graduate student and postdoc research in the earth sciences. Click here for more information.

Mar. 1 – Water Environment Federation Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship

This scholarship provides $25,000 for a post-baccalaureate student in the water environment field. The scholarship is for education related expenses such as room and board, tuition and books. Recipients of the scholarship are expected to make a commitment to work in the water environment field for two years following completion of the degree. Click here for more information.

Mar. 1 – Forest History Society Rosenberry Graduate Fellowship

The fellowship provides a stipend to support the doctoral research of a graduate student attending a university in North America and whose research contributes to forest and conservation history.  Research focus on the historic relationships between humans, forests, and related resources is required. Click here for more information.

Mar. 1 – American Society for Enology and Viticulture Scholarship Program

Scholarships to students pursuing a degree in enology, viticulture, or in a curriculum emphasizing a science basic to the wine and grape industry. Graduate students must have a minimum overall grade point average of 3.2 and must be nominated by an ASEV Professional Member for this award. Click here for more information. 

Mar. 1 – Medici Archive Project Short-Term Samuel H. Kress Fellowships  

Fellowships for graduate students to undertake specialized archival research on-site at the Archivio di Stato as well as other archival collections housed in Florence and across Tuscany. These fellowships are especially aimed to provide graduate students in art and architectural history. Click here for more information.

Mar. 1 – American Psychological Foundation Wayne F. Placek Grants

The Wayne F. Placek Grant funds empirical research to increase the general public's understanding of homosexuality and sexual orientation, and to alleviate the stress that lesbian women, gay men, bisexual women, bisexual men and transgender individuals experience in this and future civilizations.The grant provides $10,000. Grant period is one year. Click here for more information. 

Mar. 1 – American Psychological Foundation Esther Katz Rosen Fund Grants

Grants to support activities related to the advancement and application of knowledge related to identified gifted and talented children and adolescents. Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars are eligible to apply. Click here for more information.   

Mar. 1 – American Philosophical Society Phillips Fund for Native American Research

Grants for research in Native American linguistics, ethnohistory, and the history of studies of Native Americans, in the continental United States and Canada. The grants are intended for such costs as travel, tapes, films, and consultants' fees. The average award is $3,000. Click here for more information. 

Mar. 1 – Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis Sidney W. and Janet R. Bijou Grant

Grants will support support doctoral student research designed to incorporate behavioral principles to advance our understanding of human development. Applicants must be enrolled or have been accepted in a doctoral program in psychology, education, behavioral science, or an allied discipline. Click here for more information. 

Mar. 1 – Ahmanson Research Fellowships for the Study of Medieval and Renaissance Books and Manuscripts

The fellowships support the use of UCLA Library Special Collections' extensive holdings in medieval and Renaissance manuscripts and printed books.The fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis to graduate students or postdoctoral scholars who need to use these collections for graduate-level or postdoctoral independent research. Click here for more information.

Mar. 4 – Research and Innovation Fellowship for Agriculture (RIFA)

The RIFA offers early-career professionals enrolled in agricultural and development-oriented graduate programs at all University of California campuses the opportunity to plan, engage and implement two to six-month-long international projects in developing countries. Click here for more information.

Mar. 4 – UCHRI Medicine & Humanities: The Andrew Vincent White and Florence Wales White Graduate Student Scholarship

The award will be given to one or more regularly enrolled full-time UC graduate students working in appropriate fields. The award is intended to help students complete the writing of their dissertations by providing a monthly stipend that supports living expenses, research related costs, and partial school fees, if necessary. Click here for more information.

Mar. 4 – Kobe College Corporation-Japan Education Exchange

One academic year fellowship will be awarded to a graduate student who has a record of effectively supporting education and awareness about Japan, or who shows promise to do so in the future. There are no restrictions as to place of study in Japan, discipline of study, or age of the applicant. Click here for more information.

Mar. 4 – Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research Postdoctoral Fellowship

One-year postdoctoral positions are available for scholars performing research in topics related to drylands, including: desert ecology, solar energy, environmental physics, architecture and urban planning, rain-fed and irrigated agriculture, hydrology, aquaculture, environmental microbiology, desalination and water treatment, and biotechnology. Candidates should contact a prospective supervisor to develop a research program with him/her before applying. Click here for more information.

Mar. 6 – National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship Program: Creative Writing 

The National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowships program offers $25,000 grants in prose (fiction and creative nonfiction) to published creative writers that enable the recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. Click here for more information.

Mar. 6 – Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellowship in Women and Public Policy

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research in Washington, DC. offers a fellowship in public policy to a promising scholar each year. The Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellow contributes to a variety of research projects to inform policies affecting women. Compensation for the fellowship is $33,300 before taxes and deductions. The position is full-time for nine months. Click here for more information.

Mar. 11 – Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology

Replaces the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship program. Fellowships are available in four areas: Earth Science, Heliophysics, Planetary Science, and Astrophysics.  Masters and Ph.D. students are eligible to apply. The fellowship is renewable for up to three years.  Click here for more information.  

Mar. 8 – UCLA Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships

Applications are invited for one-year postdoctoral positions related to Israel Studies that will begin in the fall quarter.  Postdoctoral scholars will be expected to pursue original research about the modern state of Israel and produce work for submission to appropriate academic publications, teach at least one undergraduate course, present one public lecture while in residence, and participate actively colloquia and other public programs. Click here for more information.

Mar. 13 – Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows

The program places recent PhDs from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year staff positions at partnering organizations in government and the nonprofit sector. Fellows participate in the substantive work of these organizations and receive professional mentoring. Click here for more information.

Mar. 15 – Annie's Sustainable Agriculture Scholarships

Scholarships support students working to shape the future of the food system through the lens of three regenerative agriculture principles: building soil health, fostering aboveground biodiversity, and promoting resilient farm communities. Click here for more information.

Mar. 15 – Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research 

Grants of up to $1,000 to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering. Students use the funding to pay for travel expenses to and from a research site, or for purchase of non-standard laboratory equipment necessary to complete a specific research project. Click here for more information.

Mar. 15 – Western Society for French History Millstone Fellowship

The fellowship provides $2,500 for research in France. Eligibility is restricted to doctoral students, untenured and adjunct faculty members, and independent scholars who reside in North America and whose research related to French history and culture requires work in archives, libraries, or other repositories in France. Click here for more information. 

Mar. 16 – American Anthropological Association Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program

The fellowship is intended to encourage members of racialized minorities to complete doctoral degrees in anthropology, thereby increasing diversity in the discipline and/or promoting research on issues of concern among minority populations. Dissertation topics in all areas of the discipline are welcome. Doctoral students who require financial assistance to complete the write-up phase of the dissertation are urged to apply. Click here for more information.

Mar. 18 – Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship (Internal deadline)

The fellowship provides support for six to twelve months of dissertation research in modern foreign languages and area studies. The grants provide a monthly living stipend, support for dependents, research allowance, insurance, and round-trip transportation. Projects must focus on one or more of the following areas: Africa, East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands, South Asia, the Near East, Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia, and the Western Hemisphere (excluding the U.S. its territories). Click here for more information. 

Mar. 21 – Islamic Scholarship Fund

40-45 scholarships annually ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 each. Supported disciplines include:  humanities, social sciences, arts and architecture, education, management, public affairs, theater, film and television, law, media studies, English, creative writing, political science, human rights studies, Near Eastern studies, international relations, public administration, history, sociology, and religious studies. Click here for more information.

Mar. 22 – UCSB Black Studies Dissertation Fellowship

Scholars whose research focuses on intersections of race, class, gender or sexuality in African/Caribbean/African-American or Diasporic Studies are invited to apply. Scholars must be in residence during the entire fellowship period. There is an expectation that the dissertation will be completed during the term of residency. Dissertation scholars will teach one undergraduate course and present one public lecture. Click here for more information. 

Mar. 31 – Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant Program

The Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant aims to increase the pipeline of diverse talent receiving advanced degrees in computing-related fields by providing a research funding opportunity for doctoral students from groups underrepresented in computing. Click here for more information.

Mar. 31 – UC Davis Blum Center Grants for Poverty Alleviation Through Sustainable Solutions 

The  UC Davis Blum Center for Developing Economies is offering grants for international field work. Graduate students receive up to $4,000 to implement either hands-on applications or research-based projects. Applicants can get involved with an existing project or can create their own project. Click here for more information.   


Apr. 1 – American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowships

Funding for three years for researchers who have recently received a doctoral degree to support training to pursue an independent career in cancer research. Click here for more information.

Apr. 1 – Cancer Research Institute Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship

The fellowships support qualified young scientists at leading universities and research centers around the world who wish to receive training in fundamental immunology or cancer immunology. Applicants must have a doctoral degree by the date of award activation and must conduct their proposed research under a sponsor who holds a formal appointment at the host institution. Click here for more information.

Apr. 8 – NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Awards (F30/F31/F31 Diversity/F32)

NIH NRSA awards support the training of biomedical, behavioral, and clinical researchers through individual pre- and postdoctoral fellowships. Click here for more information.

Apr. 8 – National Institute of Justice Graduate Research Fellowship Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Fellowships for doctoral students in all social and behavioral science disciplines. Successful applicants must demonstrate clearly how the proposed dissertation research will advance criminal justice practice and/or policy in the United States. Each fellowship provides up to three (3) years of support usable within a five-year period. Click here for more information.

Apr. 15 – American Geophysical Union Horton Hydrology Research Grant

Graduate students are eligible to apply at any stage of the doctoral program. Research areas may include hydrology (including its physical, chemical, or biological aspects) or water resources policy sciences (including economics, systems analysis, sociology and law). Click here for more information.

Apr. 15 – Society for the History of Technology Melvin Kranzberg Dissertation Fellowship

The fellowship supports a doctoral student engaged in the preparation of a dissertation on the history of technology, broadly defined.  Applicants must have completed all requirements for their doctorate except for the dissertation by September 1 of the year the award is made. Click here for more information.

Apr. 17 – National Institute of Justice Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

NIJ is seeking applications for funding innovative doctoral dissertation research in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics that is relevant to providing solutions to prevent and reduce crime, and promote the fair and impartial administration of criminal justice in the United States. Each fellowship provides up to three (3) years of support usable within a five-year period. Click here for more information.


May 1 – AHRQ Grants for Health Services Research Dissertation Program (R36)

AHRQ welcomes any area of health services research relevant to AHRQ's priority areas as a dissertation project topic. Candidates must conduct dissertation projects which focus on health care delivery in the US and are encouraged to address health services research issues critical to AHRQ priority populations. Click here for more information.  

May 1 – Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grants,  Post-PhD Research Grants, and Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Foundation supports research that demonstrates a clear link to anthropological theory and debates, and promises to make a solid contribution to advancing these ideas. There is no preference for any methodology, research location, or subfield. Click here for more information.

May 7 – AIDS and AIDS-Related Deadline for NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA (F30, F31, F31 Diversity, F32)

NIH NRSA awards support the training of biomedical, behavioral, and clinical researchers through individual pre- and postdoctoral fellowships. Click here for more information.

May 28 – Livermore Graduate Scholar Program

The program is intended to recruit new scientific and engineering talent to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). Top Ph.D. students are granted appointments of up to four years to conduct research of interest to the Laboratory while completing their thesis. Click here for more information.