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Fellowships with Approaching Deadlines

Graduate Student Fellowships with Approaching Deadlines

Apr. 13 - Directed Energy Professional Society Graduate Scholarships

The Directed Energy Professional Society (DEPS) is the premier organization for the exchange of information on the development and application of directed energy. Scholarships for graduate students studying high energy lasers or high power microwave systems and technologies at a U.S. institution. 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.

Apr. 20 - Yale LGBT Studies Research Fellowship

The fellowship at Yale University is offered annually, and is designed to provide access to Yale faculty resources, manuscript archives, and library collections in LGBT Studies for scholars who live outside the greater New Haven area. Click here for more information.

Apr. 30 - Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowships

Five fellowships will be awarded to young poets (21-31 years of age) in the U.S. through a national competition sponsored by the Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine. The fellowships are intended to encourage the further study and writing of poetry. 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 - UC Guru Gobind Singh Fellowship Competition (Limited submission)

Graduates of an Indian or Pakistani university within a designated area are invited to apply for this limited submission opportunity.  Applicants must be committed to returning to their country of origin after receiving their degree.  Click here for more information.

May 1 - Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grants and Post-PhD Research Grants

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 - National Research Council Research Associateship Programs

Graduate student and postdoc research opportunities at sponsoring federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. Opportunities for international students and scholars are available. Awards are initially for one-year. 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 1 - American Society of Primatologists General Small Grant

Grant proposals are invited for either captive or wild primate-oriented research projects. Preference is given to research projects with clear testable hypotheses that will add to the general knowledge in primatology not related to conservation or conservation education. Click here for more information.

May 4 - UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) Herb York Fellowship

UC graduate students whose dissertation projects align with IGCC’s mission and research themes are eligible to apply. IGCC addresses global challenges to peace and prosperity through academically rigorous, policy-relevant research, training, and outreach on international security, economic development, and the environment. 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.

May 8 - 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.

May 15 - Dept. of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program

The SCGSR program provides funding for graduate students to complete thesis research at DOE laboratories. Research projects may range from three to twelve months. The research opportunity is expected to advance the doctoral thesis while providing access to the expertise, resources, and capabilities available at the DOE laboratories/facilities. Click here for more information.

May 15 - CDRMP Breast Cancer Research Program Breakthrough Fellowship Award (LOI due date;  Full proposal due May 30)

The fellowship supports recent doctoral or medical graduates in pursuit of innovative, high-impact breast cancer research during their postdoctoral fellowship and allows them to obtain the necessary experience for an independent career at the forefront of breast cancer research. Applicants must have a mentor and must have been in the research setting where the project will be performed for less than two years. International scholars are eligible to apply. Click here for more information. 

May 15 - American Psychological Foundation Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship

This scholarship supports graduate-level scholarly projects that use a psychological perspective to help understand and reduce stigma associated with mental illness. Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to addressing stigma issues. Click here for more information.

May 16 - CDRMP Breast Cancer Research Program Breakthrough Award Levels 1 and 2 (LOI due date; Full proposal due May 30)

Research supported by the award will have the potential for a major impact and accelerate progress toward ending breast cancer. The impact may be near-term or long-term, but must move beyond a minor advancement and have the potential to lead to a new approach that is fundamentally better than interventions already approved or in clinical development. Investigators at all academic levels may apply. Applicants must identify a mentor. International students and scholars are eligible to apply. Click here for more information.      

May 17 - NIDA Drug Abuse Dissertation Research (LOI due date; Full proposal due June 16)

Applications are encouraged from doctoral candidates in a variety of academic disciplines and programs. Funding will support research related to the study of basic and clinical neuroscience, development, epidemiology, prevention, treatment, services, or women and sex/gender differences as they relate to drug abuse. Click here for more information.  

May 31 - UC-National Lab In-Residence Graduate Fellowships (LOI due date; Full proposal due Sept. 6)

The UC-National Lab In-Residence Graduate Fellowships provide up to three years of support for PhD candidates to conduct in-residence thesis research at Los Alamos or Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories. Applicants are encouraged to register for a webinar and the applicant teleconference. Click here for more information. 

May 31 - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Postdoctoral Research Awards

The objective of the program is to support scientific research in energy efficiency and renewable energy by attracting the best scientists and engineers to pursue breakthrough technologies by offering recent Ph.D. recipients the opportunity to conduct applied research at universities, national laboratories, and other research facilities. Click here for more information.

May 31 - Computers and Geosciences Research Scholarships

Sponsored by the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences. Graduate and postdoctoral scholars working in the field of computational geosciences or geoinformatics are eligible to apply. Click here for more information.


June 1 - Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

The program provides STEM graduate students research opportunities ay ORNL. Applications accepted through the year but June 1 is the recommended deadline for fall appointments. Appointment duration is flexible. Click her for more information.

Jun. 15 - NSF Political Science Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants  

Proposals recommended for funding must demonstrate how the proposed research will contribute to the advancement of basic political-science scientific theory and knowledge. The most competitive proposals will also demonstrate how already significant research will be improved with additional funding. Click here for more information.