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Fellowships with Approaching Deadlines

Graduate Student Fellowships with Approaching Deadlines

April 15 – NIH Blueprint Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience (D-SPAN) Award (F99/K00)

This two-phase award will facilitate completion of the doctoral dissertation and transition of talented graduate students to strong neuroscience research postdoctoral positions. Funding for up to six years. Click here for more information.

Apr. 15 – Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Short-term Fellowships

Funding for short-term research, up to three months, at the STRI in Panama. Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars may apply. Fellowships provide a stipend, research allowance, and round-trip airfare. Four deadlines annually. 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 – NIJ 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 years of support usable within a five-year period. Click here for more information.

April 19 – Yale LGBT Studies Research Fellowship

One-month fellowship for graduate students who live outside the greater New Haven area to research any field in LGBT studies at Yale University. Fellows will receive access to faculty resources, manuscript archives, and library collections at Yale. Click here for more information.

Apr. 30 – Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowships

A grant of $25,800 from the Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, given to each fellow to encourage further study and writing of poetry. Young poets who are US citizens between 21-31 years of age are encouraged to apply. 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 – 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 Fellowships (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 9 – DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program

Funding for graduate students to complete dissertation research at DOE laboratories. Research projects may range from three to twelve months. Click here for more information.

May 15 – Women in Medicine Legacy Foundation Research Fellowship

$5,000 grant given to research projects related to the history of women to be conducted at the Center for the History of Medicine at the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine at Harvard University in Boston, MA. Click here for more information.

May 24 – NASA Fellowship Activity 2019 (Phase I due date)

The training grant provides three years of support. Applicants propose a research hypothesis or engineering design project concept in response to one of the graduate research opportunities listed in the funding opportunity announcement. A NASA technical advisor must be identified before application. Webinar on April 4 and 18. 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.

May 30 – UC-National Lab In-Residence Graduate Fellowships (LOI due date; Full proposal due Sept. 5)

The UC-National Lab In-Residence Graduate Fellowships provide up to three years of support for Ph.D. candidates to conduct in-residence thesis research at Los Alamos or Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories. Webinar on April 12 and April 19; LOI/Application instructions teleconference on April 30. LOIs must be submitted through proposalCENTRAL. Click here for more information.