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Fellowships with Approaching Deadlines

Graduate Student Fellowships with Approaching Deadlines

Feb. 26 - Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship

The NOAA Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship matches highly qualified graduate students 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. 28 - 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.

Feb. 28 - Sociology Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant

Basic research on all forms of human social organization - societies, institutions, groups and demography - and processes of individual and institutional change is supported. These grants defray direct costs associated with conducting research, for example, dataset acquisition, additional statistical or methodological training, meeting with scholars associated with original datasets, and fieldwork away from the student's home campus. 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 be placed in one of seven public health laboratories for a 12-month term. Fellows receive a stipend, allowances for: medical insurance, travel to the host laboratory, professional development, and training at CDC. Master's and doctoral students may apply. 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 her for more information. Click here for more information.  

Mar. 1 - Kobe College Corporation-Japan Education Exchange

One 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. 1 - National Water Research Institute Fellowship Program

Funding to support master’s or doctoral research related to water science and technology, water resources management, and water policy and regulations.  Research areas may include engineering, physical/chemical sciences, biological sciences, health sciences, political sciences, economics, design/planning, and public policy and regulatory issues. 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. 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 - 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. Click here for more information.

Mar. 9 - UCHRI Medicine & Humanities Andrew Vincent White and Florence Wales White Scholarship

UC doctoral students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences working on a medicine-focused dissertation project. The award is intended to help students complete the writing of the dissertation. Click here for more information.

Mar. 9 - UCHRI Graduate Student Dissertation Support, 2018-2019

UC humanities and humanistic social science PhD students who have completed at least one chapter of their dissertation may apply. Support may include travel expenses for dissertation research, supplies such as books or copies directly related to the dissertation topic, and fees for summer institutes likely to advance the dissertation. Click here for more information.

Mar. 12 - National Institute of Justice Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The Social and Behavioral Sciences and STEM fellowship programs are accepting applications. The multiyear fellowships support doctoral students engaged in research aligned with NIJ's mission: improving knowledge and understanding of crime and justice issues through science. Click here for more information. 

Mar. 13 - Brain & Behavior Research Foundation NARSAD Young Investigator Grants

The program offers funds to enable promising investigators to either extend their research fellowship training or to begin careers as independent research faculty. All research must be relevant to our understanding, treatment and prevention of serious psychiatric disorders such as: schizophrenia; bipolar; mood and anxiety disorders; or early onset brain and behavior disorders. Click here for more information.

Mar. 14 - Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Research Scholars

Funding for doctoral students research, connections, and leadership will inform and influence policy toward a Culture of Health. Full-time, second-year (as of Sept. 2018) doctoral students from underrepresented populations and/or disadvantaged backgrounds from any research-focused discipline are eligible to apply.  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 - Early Care and Education Research Scholars: Head Start Graduate Student Research Grants (LOI due date)

Grants support dissertation research by advanced graduate students who are working in partnership with Head Start programs and with faculty mentors. Competitive applicants will 1) demonstrate a collaborative partnership with their program partners, and 2) pursue research questions that directly inform local, state, or federal policy relevant to multiple early care and education practices. Full proposals are due on April 2, 2018. Click here for more information.

Mar. 19 - UC MEXUS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Fellowships for UC postdoctoral scholars support training and research at a Mexican institution of higher education and/or research in the natural, physical or social sciences, humanities, engineering, or computer science. Click here for more information.  

Mar. 20 - 2018 NASA Fellowship Activity

The NASA Fellowship Activity provides financial support to graduate students pursuing a Master’s or Doctoral degree in STEM while partaking in graduate unique research projects under the guidance of an institutional Principal Investigator in collaboration with NASA Technical Advisers. Click here for more information.

Mar. 26 - Smith Richardson Predoctoral Fellowships at Yale

Students who are enrolled in a PhD program, have completed all coursework, and are working on a doctoral dissertation are eligible to apply. The program welcomes candidates exploring questions of statecraft, grand strategy, or naval or maritime history. Fellows are expected to remain in residence at Yale for the duration of the fellowship. Click here for more information.  

Mar. 29 - AHA Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Training Grants 

Two-year grants focused on training graduate student and postdoctoral researchers in testing and refining artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms using learning health care system data and/or multiple longitudinal data sources to improve our understanding of all data related to precision medicine. Click here for more information.

Mar. 30 - 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 - American Wine Society Educational Foundation Scholarships

The American Wine Society Educational Foundation (AWSEF) annually awards academic scholarships to support full-time graduate students pursuing degrees in enology, viticulture, or health aspects of wine. Click here for more information.


Apr. 1 - Society for Conservation Biology Student Research Fellowship Awards

The fellowship is designed to support early or mid-stage graduate students. SCB membership is required. Awards of $1,000 will support field work, including travel, materials or equipment required to conduct research. Click here for more information.

Apr. 6 - NOAA Climate & Global Change Postdoctoral Fellow

The program provides an independent research opportunity to recently graduated PhDs who want to pursue interests that align with the NOAA Climate Program Office. Mentor scientists at U.S. universities and research institutions will host fellows and supervise work in an area of mutual interest. Click here for more information.

Apr. 8 - NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein 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. 15 - American Geophysical Union Hydrology Research Grant

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. 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 Sept. 1 of the year the award is made. 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 for more information.

May 1 - Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grants

The Grants are awarded to aid doctoral or thesis research. 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 1 -  American Society for Microbiology Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship

The goal of the fellowship is to increase the number of underrepresented groups completing doctoral degrees in the microbiological sciences by encouraging students to continue and complete their research project. Applicants must have completed the first year of the graduate program. Click here for more information.

May 7 - AIDS and AIDS-Related Deadline for 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.