Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program

Award Amount: $1,60,300

Number of Awards: Varies

Deadline: Friday, December 1, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The Smithsonian Institution is glad to announce “The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program (SIFP)”. Graduate students, predoctoral students, postdoctoral, and senior investigators to conduct independent study or research at one or more of the Smithsonian’s 19 units and research centers are invited to apply. Smithsonian fellowships are opportunities for independent study and research that make use of SI experts, facilities, and collections under the advice of a Smithsonian adviser.

Host Institution:

The Institution was founded in 1846 with funds from the Englishman James Smithson (1765–1829) according to his wishes “under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge.”

Eligibility:

This fellowship program is applicable for:

  • The fellowship is open to US citizens and non-US citizens.
  • Fellows are expected to spend most of their tenure in residence at the Smithsonian, except when arrangements are made for periods of field work or research travel.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English are expected to have the ability to write and converse fluently in English.

Graduate Student Fellowships

  • Students must be formally enrolled in a graduate program of study at a degree-granting institution.
  • In order to start a graduate student fellowship, one must 1) have completed at least one full semester of a graduate program or its equivalent and 2) currently be enrolled in a graduate program.

Predoctoral Student Fellowships

  • Students must be enrolled at a university as a candidate for the Ph.D. or equivalent.

Postdoctoral Researcher Fellowships

  • The doctorate degree must be completed by the time the fellowship begins.

Senior Researcher Fellowships

  • Applicants must have held a Ph.D. or equivalent for at least 7 years.

Instructions for Applying:

You can apply by Smithsonian Online Academic Appointment System (SOLAA), the link is: https://solaa.si.edu/solaa/#/public

Award Description:

  • Graduate Student Fellowship: $7,500.00 for 10 weeks.
  • Predoctoral Fellowship: $36,000 annually; research allowance up to $4,000.
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: $50,400 annually; research allowance up to $4,000.
  • Senior Fellowship: $50,400 annually; research allowance up to $4,000.
  • Fellows in earth/planetary sciences and conservatory sciences are eligible to receive up to $5,000.00 over the amounts listed above.
  • A maximum research allowance of $4,000 is available.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.smithsonianofi.com/fellowship-opportunities/smithsonian-institution-fellowship-program/

Duke Graduate School Bass Instructional Fellowships

Award Amount: Program supports high-quality teaching experiences

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: Late November

Winner Announcement: Mid-December

Brief Description:

The Duke Graduate School is happy to announce the establishment of the fellowship program named as “Bass Instructional Fellowship”. To apply for the fellowship you must have completed the preliminary exam by the end of the spring semester prior to the start of the term of the Bass. The fellowship is designed to help students become more knowledgeable in online college teaching.

Host Institution:

The Duke ideal for graduate education is a small number of superior students working closely with esteemed scholars. Graduate study at Duke is defined by maximum personal attention, smaller, more involving classes, flexible programs of study designed to meet students’ individual needs and interests, and richer, cross-disciplinary possibilities for scholarship.

Eligibility:

Learn more about this scholarship.

  • You must be in good academic standing.
  • You must have completed the preliminary exam by the end of the spring semester prior to the start of the term of the Bass.
  • You must have completed any teaching or TA duties/assignments required by your home department.
  • (For IORs) There must be undergraduate interest/demand for the course you are proposing.
  • Participation as a Bass IOR, TA, or OA must not be at the cost of your home department’s teaching or TA needs.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply for the scholarship you can go through the given link: https://dukegradschool.awardspring.com/

Supporting Documents:

The scholarship recipient’s school must provide:

  • Your CV (PDF)
  • A copy of your current Duke transcript or ACES report (PDF)
  • (For IORs) A syllabus (PDF) for the class you propose to teach
  • A one-page statement (PDF) describing:
  1. Your professional development activities, particularly related to pedagogical training. This might include.
  2. Your status in the Certificate for College Teaching or Preparing Future Faculty
  3. Coursework you have completed in college teaching/pedagogy
  4. Departmental instructional training you have had
  5. Any leadership activities you have undertaken in your department around pedagogical training (organizing workshops, being a lead TA., etc.)
  • Your professional and career goals and how you would benefit professionally from this fellowship
  • (For IORs and TAs) you’re teaching interests:
  1. For IORs: Discuss the class you propose to teach.
  2. For TAs: Describe the specific disciplinary fields in which you could be a teaching assistant. If possible, let us know if there are specific classes or faculty you might like to work with or have been in communication.
  • (for OAs) what you would be able to contribute to students, faculty, and staff you would work with; please include any experience you have had with online or hybrid education, which is desirable but not a fellowship requirement.
  • Two letters of recommendation, one from your DGS that states 1) you are making satisfactory dissertation progress, 2) you have completed any required teaching in your department, and 3) serving as a Bass Instructional Fellow would not interfere with your department’s teaching/TAing needs.

Award Description:

This fellowship provides funded, semester-long teaching opportunities for Ph.D. students to be an instructor of record (IOR) of a course in the student’s discipline.

Detailed Information Link:

https://gradschool.duke.edu/financial-support/find-funding/bass-instructional-fellowships

Grabar Travel Grants and Postdoctoral Fellowships

Award Amount: $3,700

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 15, 2017

Winner Announcement: January 2018

Brief Description:

The Historians of Islamic Art Association is now inviting the applications for the “Grabar Travel Grants and Post-doctoral Fellowships”. The grants are open to graduate students and the fellowship is available to scholars of all nationalities. The number and amount of the grants and fellowships will be announced annually in accordance with available funds for applicants.

Host Institution:

Established in 1982 as the North American Historians of Islamic Art (NAIA), the organization.It is a private, non-profit, non-political organization whose purpose is to promote the study and teaching of the art.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the candidates must meet all the following criteria:

  • The applicants must be enrolled as graduate students (doctoral candidates) for Grabar Travel Grant are eligible to apply.
  • The applicants must be enrolled as a post-doctoral scholar at an early stage of their careers in advancing their research for Grabar Post-doctoral Fellowship are eligible to apply.

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply, all candidates will submit in English and must include in a single PDF: Grabar Travel Grant.

  • Application cover sheet (all applicants can download through the given link: https://www.historiansofislamicart.org/assets/files/HIAA-Grabar-Post-Doc.pdf)
  •  A cover letter explaining the applicant’s purpose in participating in the conference, the expected benefits of participation, and an itemized travel budget.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Letter of acceptance from the conference/session organizers.
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Abstract of the paper to be presented.

For Grabar Post-doctoral Fellowship:

  • Application cover sheet(all applicants can download through the given link: https://www.historiansofislamicart.org/assets/files/HIAA-Grabar-Post-Doc.pdf 
  • Curriculum vitae with contact information.
  • Project proposal (maximum 2,000 words) including the following:
  • For the residential fellowship: The proposal should outline proposed research or teaching, and identify the host institution. Include a schedule of work and a select bibliography.
  • For the publication fellowship: The proposal should describe the additional research required and what impact it will have on the finished project. provide specifics about research location(s) and the resources required. Explain what will be required to turn the dissertation into a publishable work and provide a schedule of work for the entire project, including the fellowship period.
  • Budget organized into the following categories:
  • Round-trip travel to research location.
  • Lodging and subsistence costs for the fellowship period.
  • Local transportation and Research expenses such as visas, permits, photocopies, photographs for publication and permissions ($1000 maximum).
  • Letter of recommendation.

Submitting Details:

All application materials with the complete application can be sent: grabar.hiaa-at-gmail.com

Award Description:

The Historians of Islamic Art Association will provide :

  • The maximum amount of the award is $700 US for Grabar Travel Grant.
  • Grabar Travel Grants must be used within 12 months of the award date.

Grabar Post-doctoral Fellowship funds may be used in one of two ways:

  • To spend up to two months in residence as a visiting professor or fellow/research scholar at a university, museum, research institute or similar institution outside their usual country of residence or employment.
  • To support additional research to aid in preparing the dissertation for publication.
  • The Grabar Post-doctoral Fellowship will provide up to $2000 US per month, for a maximum of two months.
  • An additional $1000 may be requested for travel or for supplies.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.historiansofislamicart.org/opportunities/hiaa-prizes/grabar-grants-and-fellowships

Garden Club of America & Royal Horticultural Society Interchange Fellowships

Award Amount: $54,500

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: January 9, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The Royal Horticultural Society is sponsoring two fellowship programs named as The Garden Club of America Fellowship and the Royal Horticultural Society Interchange Fellowships. The opportunities available to the fellows are unique in the horticultural field, and the network of past fellows is a lasting legacy. The purpose of the organization is to stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening and restore, improve and protect the quality of the environment through educational programs and action in the fields of conservation and civic improvement.

Host Institution:

The Garden Club of America is a nonprofit organization made up of around 18,000 club members and 200 local garden clubs around the United States. Founded in 1913, by Elizabeth Price Martin and Ernestine Abercrombie Goodman, it promotes the recording and enjoyment of American gardens as well as conservation and horticulture.

Eligibility:

This fellowship program is applicable for:

  • The RHS Interchange Fellowship is open to a single, unaccompanied American college graduate who has earned a BA or BS degree in horticulture, landscape architecture, or a related degree.
  • Selected finalists are required to attend an interview at their own expense and will be notified of the time and place.
  • The GCA Interchange Fellowship is open to a British university graduate with a degree in horticulture, landscape architecture, botany or environmental studies, or to a British student horticulturist with a recognized horticultural qualification.

Instructions for Applying:

Award Description:

  • The Interchange Fellowship provides for a 10-month course of study in the United Kingdom.
  • The GCA pays for a round-trip ticket to the UK, for the visa applications, and provides additional $6,000 for personal expenses.
  • The RHS Interchange Fellowship reimburses up to 12,000 GBP for the costs of transportation, housing, food and personal expenses for one American student to spend ten months working and studying at leading horticultural centers or historic and botanic gardens in the UK, gaining valuable exposure to British horticultural techniques and developing contacts with the wealth of experience that the RHS has established British horticulture.
  • The GCA Interchange Fellowship provides up to US 36,500.00 for a British recipient to attend a graduate program in horticulture, landscape architecture, or environmental studies at a US university for one academic year or for a one-year internship at Longwood Gardens in the US. Financial support for the internship is shared among Longwood Gardens, The Garden Club of America, and the Royal Horticultural Society.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.gcamerica.org/index.cfm/scholarships/details/id/18

Contact Information:

Have any question you can contact The Garden Club of America, Attn: Scholarship Applications, 14 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022-1006. Phone: 212-753-8287 / email: scholarshipapplications-at-gcamerica.org

Johns Hopkins Center Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity Fellowship

Award Amount: Fellowship provides travel expenses (air and ground), meals, and lodging 

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 22, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth is pleased to announce “The Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity (ELBI) Fellowship” to inspires and connects the next generation of leaders and innovators in the biosecurity community. Students who are currently enrolled in or have graduated from a masters or doctoral program are eligible to apply for the fellowship. The Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity (ELBI) Fellowship inspires and connects the next generation of leaders and innovators in the biosecurity community. 28 fellows accepted into each class, 24 are typically US citizens, 2 are UK citizens, and 2 are Canadian citizens.

Host Institution:

The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth is a gifted education program for school-age children founded in 1979 by psychologist Julian Stanley at Johns Hopkins University. The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security works to protect people’s health from the consequences of epidemics and disasters and to make communities more resilient to major challenges.

Eligibility:

To receive the ELBI Fellowship, a beneficiary must:

  • A citizen of the United States, United Kingdom, or Canada (Australian citizens will be considered if they live in the United States) and
  • Currently enrolled in or have graduated from a masters or doctoral program in the past 3 years or has at least 1 year of professional experience in national security, public health, medicine, biotechnology, or a related field

Instructions for Applying:

All fellows must submit the application martial through the given link: https://biosecuritycenter.fluidreview.com/

Supporting Documents:

Have the following ready before you complete this application:

  • Personal statement, it will not exceed 500 words, in which you describe your interest in exploring a career in biosecurity.
  • 2 letters of recommendation on your behalf from academic advisors and/or professional supervisors (include their contact information).
  • Essay, not to exceed 1,000 words, that describes a current technical or policy issue in biosecurity that interests you, and why you believe it is important.
  • Current resume or CV.

Award Description:

The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security covers travel expenses (air and ground), meals, and lodging for the two workshops and the symposium.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.centerforhealthsecurity.org/our-work/emergingbioleaders/about.html

Contact Information:

For any questions regarding eligibility or the application process, you can email Alison Pack at apack-at-jhu.edu.

Stryker/ORS Women’s Research Fellowship

Award Amount: $50,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 11, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) is glad to announce the establishment of the “Stryker/ORS Women’s Research Fellowship”. In order to apply for the fellowship, applicants must be in a full-time postdoctoral training position and are not eligible after three years of post-degree research experience. The purposes of this Corporation is to promote, support, develop and encourage research in surgery and musculoskeletal disease. It also develops and sponsors educational activities related to the foregoing.

Host Institution:

The Orthopaedic Research Society is a professional, scientific and medical organization focused on orthopaedic research. For over 60 years, the Orthopaedic Research Society has been the leading research society supporting engineers, orthopaedic surgeons, biologists, and clinicians in pursuit of a world without musculoskeletal limitations.

Eligibility:

In order to apply for the fellowship, applicants must meet all of the following eligibility

  • Applicant must be a Female
  • Member of the ORS
  • Post-doc (less than 3 years after obtaining Ph.D.)
  • Applicants must be in a full-time postdoctoral training position and are not eligible after three years of post-degree research experience.
  • Ph.D. in science or engineering
  • Currently conducting research in a field that will advance orthopedic science and technology
  • Currently affiliated with a US-based non-profit, public or private institution of higher education, such as teaching hospitals, medical schools, universities, colleges or research institution; awards may not be transferred outside the US.
  • Has a legal working status in the US; US citizenship or permanent residency preferred.
  • Individuals admitted to the United States as Permanent Residents must submit notarized evidence of legal admission.

Instructions for Applying:

If you are interested in applying, you may check the given link: https://ors.memberclicks.net/stryker-ors-womens-research-fellowship#/

Supporting Documents:

  • CV or NIH Style Biosketch for applicant
  • CV or NIH Style Biosketch for postdoctoral supervisor
  • Personal statement (2 pages max)
  • Applicant’s future career goals
  • Related background examples and thoughts on how to support and advance women in science
  • Resources and Facilities (1-page max)
  • Proposal research plan (5 pages max)
  • Abstract
  • Background and Significance
  • Preliminary studies
  • Research plan
  • Budget and timeline

Award Description:

  • The fellowship will be offered for 1 year.
  • The award amount is up to $50,000 per year, for direct costs. Indirect costs are not permitted.
  • The fellowship is not intended to provide full-time salary.
  • Two awards per person per lifetime are allowed (opportunity to re-apply)

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.ors.org/stryker-ors-fellowship/

UCONN Giolas Harriott Fellowship & Crandall Cordero Fellowship

Award Amount: $4,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: January 27, 2018

Winner Announcement: February 10, 2018

Brief Description:

At the University of Connecticut, the Graduate School is inviting the applications for the Vice Provost for Graduate Education: Giolas Harriott Fellowship and the Crandall Cordero Fellowship Competition. The GHF program is open to only incoming doctoral and CCF both masters and doctoral candidates.The primary goal of the GHF and CCF Fellowship is to recruit and enhance the most academically qualified and promising students entering UConn graduate programs.

Host Institution:

The University of Connecticut (UConn) was founded in 1881 and is a public land grant, National Sea Grant and National Space Grant research university in Storrs, Connecticut, United States. The University helps every student grow intellectually and become a contributing member of the state, national, and world communities.

Eligibility:

Applicants for the fellowship must meet each of the following requirements:

  • Applicants must enroll in masters and doctoral programs.
  • Applicants must be a United States citizen or a permanent resident to be eligible for CCF or GHF.
  • Giolas-Harriott Fellowship will accept only incoming doctoral nominees.
  • Crandall-Cordero Fellowship will accept both masters and doctoral nominees.

Instructions for Applying:

Applicants can complete the online application process through the given link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe8THAUtNqqRcwFVIr6-DWF3ImkWfd8MivncBAo7QegGZsnNA/viewform?c=0&w=1

Supporting Documents:

Applicants will the transcripts including GPA, GRE scores, their CV/resume (articles, presentations, internship, and research experience), in their personal statement, or in letters of recommendations.

Award Description:

  • The University of Connecticut will provide the award amount of $2000 for GFH summer stipend for three years.
  • Up to  $2,000 CCF summer support, guaranteed until graduation as long as student is making positive academic progress towards their degree.

Detailed Information Link:

https://grad.uconn.edu/financial-resources/internal-funding-opportunities/giolas-harriott-crandall-cordero-fellowships/

Contact Information:

f you have any questions about the GH/CC Fellowship you can contact martha.marroni-at-uconn.edu.

USC Shoah Foundation Research Fellowships for PhD Candidates

Award Amount: $4,000

Number of Awards: Three (3)

Deadline: December 15th, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research makes available three research fellowships named as “Greenberg Research Fellowship”, “Katz Research Fellowship in Genocide Studies”, and “Breslauer, Rutman, and Anderson Research Fellowship”. Applications are open to the Ph.D. candidate from any discipline for dissertation research focused on testimony from the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive and other USC resources.

Host Institution:

USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education, formerly Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to making audio-visual interviews with survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides a compelling voice for education and action.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Applicant must Ph.D. candidate from any discipline for dissertation research focused on testimony from the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive and other USC resources.
  • The recipient will be required to spend one month in residence at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research during the 2018-2019 academic year.

Instructions for Applying:

An applicant needs to submit the following along with the application:

  • A cover letter (including proposed dates of residency)
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Proposal abstract (1-3 pages)
  • Writing sample
  • Recommendation letter from your Ph.D. advisor

Submitting Details:

  • To submit an application, all application material must be mail to Cagr-at-usc.edu
  • Each submission will be considered for all three fellowships.

Award Description:

Each fellowship provides $4,000 to the winning applicants.

Detailed Information Link:

http://sfi.usc.edu/news/2017/11/19466-call-applications-2018-2019-research-fellowships-phd-candidates

USHMM Summer Graduate Student Research Fellowship

Award Amount: USD 3,000/month

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: January 1, 2018

Winner Announcement: April 2018

Brief Description:

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) is delighted to offer its “Summer Graduate Student Research Fellowship”. The fellowship is exclusively open for both USA and international applicants, accepted to or currently enrolled in a master’s degree program or in their first year of a Ph.D. program. The aim of the fellowship is to support significant research and writing about the Holocaust and to encourage MA-level and first-year Ph.D. students.

Host Institution:

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) is the United States’ official memorial to the Holocaust. Adjacent to the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The USHMM provides for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history.

Eligibility:

Applicants for the fellowship must meet each of the following requirements:

  • All applicants must be accepted to or enrolled in an MA program or in their first year in a Ph.D. program at a North American college or university.
  • The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies are unable to provide visa assistance for non-US citizens.
  • In addition to English, applicants are encouraged, but not required, to have fluency in one or more of the following languages: German, Russian, Polish, Romanian, Hebrew, Yiddish, French, Dutch, Hungarian, Slovakian, Italian, and/or Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the candidates can enter online by submitting their email through the given link: https://events.ushmm.org/profile/form/index.cfm?PKformID=0x38172abcd&&ga=topButtonApply

Supporting Documents:

To apply, students should submit the following:

  • All applicants will submit a resume
  • A personal statement: No more than two single-spaced pages in length. The statement should explain the applicant’s interest in the Holocaust and World War II and how the Junior Fellowship might further encourage his or her studies in this area.
  • A project proposal: No more than three single-spaced pages in length. Each proposal should address a research topic developed with a faculty member at the student’s home institution. The project proposal should include:
  1. The student’s thesis statement.
  2. An outline of their proposed project goals.
  • A list of resources available at the Museum that the student will need to access in order to support their research. To search the Museum’s holdings, visit https://collections.ushmm.org/search/
  • One letter of recommendation: From a faculty member or dean at the applicant’s institution that speaks to the applicant’s qualifications. The letter must be signed and on institutional letterhead.

Submitting Details:

Letters of recommendation should be sent from the recommender, not the applicant, as attachments to SGRA-at-ushmm.org.

Award Description:

  • The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies will provide a stipend of $3,000/month as well as an allowance to offset the cost of direct, economy-class travel.
  • The funds provided through this award may be subject to the US federal and/or state tax.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.ushmm.org/research/competitive-academic-programs/fellows-and-scholars/summer-graduate-program

Contact Information:

For contact, you can call 202.314.7829 or email SGRA-at-ushmm.org.

Virginia Department of Health EMS Scholarship

Award Amount: $4,456

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: November 30, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The Virginia Department of Health is thrilled o announce “EMS Scholarship” for Virginia resident. To apply the student must be enrolled in a Virginia Office of EMS-approved EMS initial certification or advanced certification program. The scholarship provides funding support to qualified applicants seeking to earn an initial or advanced EMS credential within the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Host Institution:

The Virginia Department of Health oversees public health throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. It has 35 local health districts. The mission of the Virginia Department of Health is to protect the health and promote the well-being of all people in Virginia.

Eligibility:

Applicants for the scholarship must meet each of the following requirements:

  • Must be a Virginia resident (college students enrolled in Virginia colleges and military service members are excluded from this requirement, however, must provide sufficient documentation).
  • Must be enrolled in a Virginia Office of EMS-approved EMS initial certification or advanced certification program.
  • The program and/or instructor must be at or above the 16.
  • The program and/or instructor may not have a current Virginia Office of EMS-imposed Enforcement Action.
  • Only completed applications will be evaluated for an award.

Instructions for Applying:

If you want to apply for the fellowship, you may go through the given link: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/EMSSP/

Award Description:

Awards are as follows:

  • EMT: $495
  • Advanced EMT (AEMT): $619
  • Intermediate: $1,176
  • Paramedic: $2,166
  • Special Award (current Intermediates enrolled in a Paramedic program): $5,416

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/emergency-medical-services/education-certification/ems-scholarship/

Dietrich School Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Award Amount: $52,976.08

Number of Awards: Five (5)

Deadline: 5 p.m. EST on Friday, February 23, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The University of Pittsburgh’s Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is happy to announce the “Dietrich School Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship Program” for two years. The fellowship program is only inviting to the qualified candidates who have satisfactorily completed all requirements for the PhD degree. The program will promote a relatively comprehensive package of fringe benefits, including medical insurance, participant-paid dental and vision insurance, life insurance

Host Institution:

The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related research university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania .The diversity of experience, composition, and intellectual fields increases creativity, innovation, and the exchange of ideas and ultimately advances the academic mission of the University. 

Eligibility:

To be eligible for this opportunity you must completed all satisfactorily requirements for the PhD degree, including any oral defence, by March 1, 2018.

Instructions for Applying:

To be eligible applicant must submit the online application, the link is: https://as.pitt.edu/diversitypostdoctoralfellowships/application-process

Supporting Documents:

Applications for the Dietrich School Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship Program should include the following:

  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Dissertation table of contents.
  • Two-page statement of research interests outlining the goals of the research you will undertake during the term of the fellowship.
  • Two-page statement of teaching interests and philosophy.
  • One-to-two page diversity statement, in which you share how your past, planned, or potential contributions or experiences relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance the University of Pittsburgh’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
  • Writing sample or excerpt of no more than 20 pages including references and appendices.
  • Course proposal including the subject area, a brief syllabus and proposed methods for a 15-week course directed towards advanced undergraduate or graduate students
  • Three letters of recommendation (Applicants must submit the names and e-mail addresses of three recommenders via the application page.

Award Description:

The University of Pittsburgh will provide an annual stipend of $47,476.08, a $4,000 annual research/travel allowance, and a $1,500 one-time moving allowance.

Detailed Information Link:

https://as.pitt.edu/dietrich-school-diversity-postdoctoral-fellowships

Contact Information:

You have questions about this application. E-mail questions to humctr-at-pitt.edu.

New York University World Journalist Fellowship

Award Amount: USD 13,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: January 4, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

New York University (NYU) is pleased to announce the applications for the “World Journalist Fellowship”. The fellowship program is open to those students who are enroll in one of graduate programs in journalism at the NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. All applicants will also receive a stipend of approximately USD 13,000 for each of the two semesters of the fellowship.

Host Institution:

New York University (NYU) was founded in 1831,   which is a private nonprofit research university based in New York City. They believe that journalism has a serious public mission, and can make a difference in the world.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the candidates must meet all the following criteria:

  • Full-time Journalists, who are internationally based and who hold non-U.S. passports, with a minimum of two years experience at a print or electronic journalism publication.
  • A combination of free-lance journalism assignments equal to at least two years of full-time work will be considered.
  • Internships and work for student publications do not count toward the two-year requirement.
  • Public Relations and corporate communications experience do not qualify.
  • Applicants must be fluent in English and at least one additional language.
  • Candidates must possess a four-year undergraduate degree or a three-year undergraduate degree plus one year of graduate work.
  • Employees (including immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each) of NYU or their affiliates and subsidiaries are not eligible.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the candidates can enter online by submitting their email or create an account through the given link: https://nyujournalism.submittable.com/submit/100030/2018-world-journalist-fellowship

Award Description:

  • The Fellowship will cover tuition expenses and registration fees for two of the three semesters of the program.
  • The fellow will also receive a stipend of approximately USD 13,000 for each of the two semesters of the fellowship.

Detailed Information Link:

https://journalism.nyu.edu/about-us/awards-and-fellowships/world-journalist-fellowship/#apply

Columbia University Weinberg PhD Fellowships

Award Amount: $4,500 to $7,000/month

Number of Awards: Two to four fellowships will be awarded each year

Deadline: December 4, 2017

Winner Announcement: December 4, 2017

Brief Description:

Italian Academy at Columbia University is excited to announce the Weinberg Ph.D. Fellowships Program.The program is open to the applicants who are enrolled in postdoctoral to the full professorial level. The program will support the understanding and conservation of architecture in any geographic.

Host Institution:

Italian Academy at Columbia University was created in 1991 on the basis of a charter signed by the President of the Republic of Italy and the President of Columbia.  It was also intended to provide a locus for collaborative projects between senior Italian and American scholars, particularly those open to interdisciplinary research.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the Weinberg Ph.D. Fellowships, applicants must have enrolled in postdoctoral to the full professorial level.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application through the given link:  https://italianacademycolumbiauniversity.submittable.com/submit/

Supporting Documents:

Applicants will prepare and submit all material for the application.

  • Applicants will ask referees to draft reference letters and a request with an upload link( you can open through the given link: http://italianacademy.columbia.edu/sample-request-for-reference-letter) then go to each referee.
  • The Project Proposal and CVs should not exceed 1300 words (excluding references).
  • Recommendation letters will submit in English or in Italian.

.Award Description:

  • Italian Academy at Columbia University will provide a gross salary ranging from $4,500 to $7,000/month
  •  It will also provide a travel allowance to cover the airfare to & from New York and a portion of health-insurance costs.

Detailed Information Link:

http://italianacademy.columbia.edu/weinberg-fellowship-application

CERRA Teaching Fellows Program

Award Amount: $30,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Carolina’s Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement (CERRA) is glad to announce “Teaching Fellows Program”.  The fellowship is designed to high school seniors who have exhibited high academic achievement, a history of service to their school and community, and a desire to teach in South Carolina. The mission of the South Carolina Teaching Fellows Program is to recruit talented high school seniors into the teaching profession and help them develop leadership qualities.

Host Institution:

Carolina’s Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement (CERRA) is the oldest and most established teacher recruitment program in the country. The Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, & Advancement was established by the Commission on Higher Education in December 1985 and is funded by the South Carolina General Assembly.

Eligibility:

Candidates for the program must demonstrate that they:

  • A United States citizen or permanent resident alien legally authorized to be in the United States (Please note – students categorized as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) are not eligible for Teaching Fellows).
  • A legal resident of South Carolina.
  • A high school senior or junior graduating early.

Instructions for Applying:

Applications must be completed by the given link:

https://www.cerra.org/teaching-fellows-application.html

Award Description:

  • The fellows will receive up to $24,000 in fellowship funds (up to $6000 a year for four years) while they complete a degree leading to teacher licensure.
  • The fellowship provides up to $5700 for tuition and board and $300 for specific enrichment programs administered by CERRA.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.cerra.org/teaching-fellows.html

Contact Information:

If you have any question you can mail to E-mail teachingfellows-at-cerra.org or call Katie Gibson at 803-323-4032.

Postdoctoral Fellowships at Northwestern University

Award Amount: $64,500

 Number of Awards: Two(2)

Deadline:  January 5, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

Northwestern University (NU) is excited to announce the applications for two-year  Postdoctoral Fellowships in Sexuality Studies. The fellowships are available those candidates who are pursuing two-year postdoctoral programme. It will pursue a program of independent scholarship under the guidance of a faculty mentor and will teach two undergraduate courses each year over the course of the three-quarter-long teaching year.

Host Institution:

Founded in 1851, Northwestern University is a private research university. It supports research and education in life sciences, biomedical sciences, and social sciences as those fields relate to the study of human sexual orientation and human sexuality.

Eligibility:

Eligible applicants will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Applicants with a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree must have completed it after September 1, 2013.
  • Applicants without a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree must complete all the requirements for the degree before September 1, 2018.
  • At the time of application, the applicant must be available for the full two-year term.

Instructions for Applying:

The online application process must be completed by the given link:

https://facultysearch.weinberg.northwestern.edu/apply/index/MjU1

Supporting Documents:

Applications will only be accepted through the online form. The following materials are all required(files must be in Adobe PDF format):

  • Cover Letter- In addition to briefly, you be sure to do all of the following:
  • Identify the proposed departmental affiliation.
  • Briefly, describe your research trajectory to date.
  • Describe how you would make use of the time at Northwestern to further your research and writing. This plan may include but should extend beyond, revisions to the dissertation.
  • Discuss your teaching qualifications and provide titles and short descriptions of two or three undergraduate courses that you could teach under the auspices of the Gender & Sexuality Studies.
  • Curriculum vitae-
  • Research Statement- This should be a two-page summary of your dissertation.
  • Writing Sample-The size of the writing sample should be equivalent to a single journal article, book chapter, or dissertation chapter. Only one sample may be submitted. It must be in English. The maximum page length is 50 pages.
  • Graduate Transcript- A transcript from your doctoral-degree-granting

Award Description:

Northwestern University will provide:

  • The total stipend is $58,500 in the first year.
  • In addition, up to $3,500 per year to fund research and conference travel.
  • Up to $1,500 for allowable relocation expenses in the first year.
  • Up to $1,000 is also available for allowable travel

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.sexualities.northwestern.edu/funding-opportunities/postdoc-applications/

4Culture Arc Artist Fellowship

Award Amount: $12,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: Nov 29, 2017 5 pm PST

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

4Culture is delighted to offer “The Arc Artist Fellowship” for artists to develop their practice. The Arc Eligibility Requirement of the Fellowship will change annually. This year, artists with physical, developmental, cognitive, intellectual, and/or emotional disabilities are eligible to apply. The Arc Artist Fellowship offers operational support for artists as they pursue their creative work.

Host Institution:

4Culture is a tax-exempt public development authority (PDA), with a fifteen member Board of Directors, who are nominated by the King County Executive and confirmed by the King County Council. 4Culture works to make the region vibrant. Using lodging tax and percent-for-art revenues, 4Culture’s staff, the board of cultural advocates, advisory committees, and peer review panelists support a diverse array of cultural endeavors.

Eligibility:

Applicants must meet the following criteria

  • You must be at least 18 years old and a resident of King County.
  • Artists with physical, developmental, cognitive, intellectual, and/or emotional disabilities are eligible to apply.
  • You must meet the 2018 Arc Eligibility Requirement as defined below.
  • You may not be current 4Culture staff, Board, or Advisory Committee Member.
  • You may not have received funding from Community 4Culture or an Arc Artist Fellowship.

Instructions for Applying:

You must create an account through the given link to apply for the scholarship program:

https://apply.4culture.org/

Supporting Documents:

Work Samples:

  • Work Samples are required of all applicants. You are encouraged to submit work samples of past or in-process projects that best exemplify your work. Prints, transparencies, musical scores, brochures, and press-clippings will not be accepted.
  • You must submit work samples in one of the formats listed below.Additionally, you may choose to select the second format, if you work in multiple disciplines or believe your work is best represented in different media.
  • Recommended formats by discipline:
  • Music: audio format
  • Dance: video format
  • Theater: video or manuscript format
  • Visual: digital image format
  • Literary: manuscript format
  • Media: video or manuscript format

Digital Image:

  • A maximum of ten (10) JPGs in the order in which they are to be reviewed. JPG (.jpg) files only. Images must be under 2MB, 1920 pixels on the longest side and 72 dpi at least.

Manuscript:

  • A writing sample, in English, of no more than ten (10) pages (plus one (1) cover page) with a minimum font size of 12 points. Include a cover page with your name and title of work(s) and label each page with your full name/group name.

Video:

  • A maximum of three (3) work samples.

Submitting Details:

You may submit up to three audio files using SoundCloud.

Applicants may mail in or hand-deliver work samples. Mailed materials must have a United State Postal Service postmark sent to:
Attn: The Arc Artist Fellowship
4Culture
101 Prefontaine Pl S
Seattle, WA 98104

Award Description:

The Arc Artist Fellowship provides $12,000 awards to the winning applicants.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.4culture.org/arc-fellowship/

Contact Information:

Questions about the Fellowship you can contact to Heather Dwyer, 206-263-1597
Questions about your application you can contact to Melissa Newbill, 206-263-1603

CEE Area Studies Research Fellowship

Award Amount: $3,000 per month

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 15, 2017.

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) with support from the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the “CEE Area Studies Fellowship Program”. Students who are enrolled in Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as international relations, public policy, security studies, or political science are invited to apply. The fellowship is intended to help bring forward and develop the next generation of U.S. experts on Central and Eastern.

Host Institution:

Founded in 2005, the Center for European Policy Analysis provides a forum for scholarly research, writing and debate on key issues affecting the countries and economies of the Central and Eastern European region, their membership in the European Union and relationship with the United States.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for consideration, applying organizations must:

  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens
  • Applicants must be enrolled in Bachelor’s degree, at a minimum, in a relevant field such as international relations, public policy, security studies, or political science.
  • Must presently be a graduate level student, a post-doctoral scholar, or an early career professional with a demonstrated interest in the CEE region and/or U.S. national security and foreign policy.
  • Applicants must have outstanding academic credentials.
  • Applicants must be exceptional research and writing skills.
  • Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to transatlantic values and proven leadership potential and ability to work independently.

Instructions for Applying:

If you want to apply for this fellowship program you can go through the given link t download the application form:

https://cepa.ecms.pl/files/?id_plik=4591

Supporting Documents:

Have the following ready before you complete this application.

  • Applicants will submit their resume/CV.
  • Applicants will submit a 1,000-word essay on the proposed research issue.
  • Applicants must explain why their topic or issue of interest is important to U.S. national security and/or foreign policy and how their research could contribute to the wider expert and policy communities.
  • Two academic and/or professional letters of recommendation.

Submitting Details:

All materials will send signed letters directly to CEPA electronically at info-at-cepa.org

Award Description:

The Center for European Policy Analysis will provide a stipend of $3,000 per month for six months.

Detailed Information Link:

http://cepa.org/CEE-Area-Studies-Fellowship-Program

Contact Information:

If you have any questions or issues, contact by email at info-at-cepa.org

 

EPE Gregory M. Chronister Journalism Fellowship

Award Amount: $10,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: November 15, 2017

Winner Announcement: January 15, 2018

Brief Description:

Editorial Projects in Education Inc. (EPE) is glad to announce “Gregory M. Chronister Journalism Fellowship”. Staff and freelance journalists who are able to work independently over a one-year period or still maintain their regular jobs or work commitments are eligible to apply. The fellowship is designed to support journalist of a reporting project that illuminates a significant issue in pre-K-12 education.

Host Institution:

Education Week is a United States national newspaper covering K–12 education. It is published by Editorial Projects in Education (EPE), a nonprofit organization, which is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland in Greater Washington DC.

Eligibility:

The fellowship program is applicable for:

  • Early-career, mid-career, and veteran journalists based in the United States are eligible. Applicants may work in any journalistic setting, including local and national publications, digital-only news platforms, and broadcast media. Although applicants do not have to be education beat reporters, their experience should include reporting on education or closely related social or public-policy concerns.
  • The fellowship is open to staff and freelance journalists who are able to work independently over a one-year period while still maintaining their regular jobs or work commitments.
  • For a proposal focused on a topic outside the United States to be considered, it must come from a U.S.-based journalist and have an angle relevant to American pre-K-12 education.
  • A commitment to co-publication of the finished project by an applicant’s employer or a comparable freelance outlet is not required but will be considered a plus.
  • An applicant’s editor or newsroom manager (or, in the case of a freelancer who is proposing co-publication, the equivalent person at the designated outlet) will be asked to provide a letter of recommendation pledging to support the applicant:
  • In participating in the fellowship;
  • In traveling as needed to complete the project.
  • By allowing Education Week to publish the completed project.
  • By committing to co-publish the work, as appropriate.
  • Including mention of the journalist’s fellowship support in the package, if co-published.

Instructions for Applying:

All applicants must submit the online application by the given link:

https://chronisterfellowship.edweek.org/apply/

Supporting Documents:

You will be required to submit the following:

  • A cover letter introducing yourself, offering a snapshot of your proposed project, and explaining why you are seeking the support of the fellowship.
  • A current resume or CV.
  • A letter of recommendation from your employer that addresses the benefits of the fellowship to you and to the Education Week audience (as well as any co-publishing outlet’s audience, as appropriate), as well as your employer’s commitment to support the project as detailed in the “Eligibility and Expectations” section on the Details page.
  • Freelance applicants should submit a letter of recommendation from an assigning editor with, as appropriate, a commitment to serve as a co-publisher for the final project.
  • Work samples, including at least two stories published during the past 12 months, and examples of your education-related reporting.
  • A two- to three-page project proposal outlining your topic, why you think it’s a good package or series for the Education Week audience (and to co-publish with your news outlet, as appropriate), expected reporting locations, examples of potential sources, how you envision the final presentation, and a suggested financial budget.

Award Description:

  • Project allowance of up to $4,000 that can be tapped for such uses as field reporting trips, data-gathering, other approved research expenses, data visualization, multimedia support, and enrollment in workshops for relevant knowledge-building.
  • Registration and travel costs for attendance at related education or journalism conferences;
  • One year’s membership in a relevant journalism or other professional association;
  • Support from senior Education Week journalists during the project, e.g., an assigned Education Week editor, with visits, if relevant, to EPE’s Bethesda, Md., headquarters; and
  • A $3,500 fellowship award for successful completion of the project.

Detailed Information Link:

https://chronisterfellowship.edweek.org/?cmp=soc-edit-tw

Contact Information:

If you have any query you can contact at fellowship-at-epe.org or (301) 280-3100

Jefferson Scholars Foundation Fellowship Program

Award Amount: $5,000 fund and other benefits

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation is offering a scholarship termed as “Jefferson Fellowship”. Any graduate student in an Arts & Sciences department who has advanced to doctoral candidacy during the current academic year, or who has a faculty-endorsed plan for achieving candidacy can apply. The mission of the foundation is to attract to the University the most promising leaders, scholars, and citizens in the world.

Host Institution:

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation provides a full scholarship program benefiting select undergraduate and graduate students at The University of Virginia and has been named as one of the two leading scholarship programs in the country

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess

  • The strongest applicants will be those who have exhibited a capacity for the highest levels of scholastic achievement.
  • Applicants who are prepared to pursue ambitious dissertation projects that have the potential to transform their disciplines.
  • Successful applicants will also demonstrate a commitment to sharing their knowledge discovery with a broader audience through achievements in teaching and academic outreach.
  • Any graduate student in an Arts & Sciences department who has advanced to doctoral candidacy during the current academic year, or who has a faculty-endorsed plan for achieving candidacy prior to the Fellowship period.

Instructions for Applying:

The application must apply for the scholarship by the given link: https://jeffersonscholars.virginia.edu/Public/Fellowship?school=gsas

Award Description:

  • A stipend in the amount equivalent to the recipient’s standard living support from GSAS (for two years)
  • Research funds of $5,000
  • Exemption from all assistantship responsibilities (i.e., GTA or GRA), typically during years four and five of study
  • Health insurance

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.jeffersonscholars.org/fellowship

ABOG Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art

Award Amount: $20,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: Friday, December 1, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Are you an artist or artist collective working independently? If your answer is yes then you have an amazing chance to apply “ABOG Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art” provided by Blade of Grass. Artists or artist collectives working independently of a 501c3 nonprofit are eligible to apply. The fellowship supports artists who work with the intersection of social practice and contemplative practice. A primary goal of ABOG is to make the “invisible” parts of socially engaged art visible.

Host Institution:

A Blade of Grass offers a variety of services including landscape design, installation, and maintenance throughout Boston and the Boston Metro West area. They provide resources to artists who demonstrate artistic excellence and serve as innovative conduits for social change.

Eligibility:

You are encouraged to apply if you are:

  • Artists or artist collectives working independently of a 501c3 nonprofit are eligible. If you are working under a registered 501c3, you are not eligible to apply
  • If you are a collective, you must submit one application. Multiple applications for collectives are not permitted
  • Applicants must be US citizens or US residents with legal work status
  • Applicants must be at least 25 years of age
  • You are not eligible if you have received an ABOG Fellowship as an individual or as part of an artist collective in the last 3 years

Instructions for Applying:

Applicants can go through the given link to apply for the fellowship: https://abladeofgrass.wufoo.com/forms/abog-fellowship-letter-of-interest-2018/

Supporting Documents:

As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:

  • A 500-word letter of intent that describes your project
  • A URL to a website that showcases your project or body of work
  • A CV (or multiple CV’s if applying as a collective)
  • An informational diagram that describes your stakeholder network and/or project participation

Award Description:

Artists who win the receive $20,000 in minimally restricted support.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.abladeofgrass.org/fellowship-program/

AAUW International Fellowship Program

Award Amount: $68,000

Number of Awards: Five (5)

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is pleased to offer a fellowship named as “AAUW’s International Fellowship Program”. The international fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. AAUW’s bimonthly e-bulletin is your first stop for updates on everything from research to legislation to discounts for members.

Host Institution:

The American Association of University Women (AAUW), officially founded in 1881, is a non-profit organization that advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research. The organization has a nationwide network of 170,000 members and supporters, 1,000 local branches, and 800 college and university partners. Its headquarters are in Washington, D.C.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess

  • Have citizenship in a country other than the United States or possession of a nonimmigrant visa if residing in the United States. Women holding dual citizenship in the United States and another country or who are permanent legal residents of the United States are not eligible.
  • Hold an academic degree (earned in the United States or abroad) equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree completed by September 30, 2017.
  • Intend to devote herself full-time to the proposed academic plan during the fellowship year
  • Intend to return to her home country to pursue a professional career.
  • Be proficient in English. Unless the applicant can verify that her native language is English, that she received her secondary diploma or undergraduate degree from an English-speaking institution, or that she will have completed one semester of full-time study in her discipline at an English-speaking college or university between October 2015 and September 30, 2017.
  • Master’s/first professional degree and doctoral applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited institution located in the United States during the fellowship year.
  • Applicants must be conducting a full year of study or research. International Fellowships do not provide funding for a partial year of study or research. Programs ending prior to April of the fellowship year are not eligible.
  • Master’s/first professional degree and doctoral fellowships support traditional classroom-based courses of study at colleges or universities.

Instructions for Applying:

Interested applicants can download the application form from the given link: https://aim.applyists.net/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fAAUW

Supporting Documents:

  • Recommendations: Provide three recommenders who are professors or professional colleagues well acquainted with you, your work, and your academic background, in striving towards scholarly pursuits. When possible, recommenders should be professors or professional colleagues in the applicant’s home country who can speak about the applicant’s qualifications and about the country’s need for the specialized skill or knowledge she plans to acquire with her proposed study or research. AAUW does not accept references from dossier services.
  • Academics
  • Narratives
  • Budget
  • Uploads
  • Proof of highest degree applicant will upload transcripts from the college or university where the highest degree (not a certificate) was obtained.
  1. Transcripts must include a list of courses taken and grades received.
  2. If the institution does not provide a transcript or a list of courses taken and grades received or the degree did not require coursework, an official letter from the institution where the degree was received that includes the degree completion date must be uploaded.
  3. Do not upload copies of additional certificates or other documents the applicant may have received during her education.
  • Proof of current enrollment (currently-enrolled applications only) — applicant will upload transcripts lists of courses institution letters from the college or university in which the applicant is currently enrolled if she is enrolled.
  1. Transcripts must include a list of courses taken and grades received.
  2. Many transcripts do not include current coursework. If fall 2017 semester grades are not available and are not on your transcript, a list of courses taken that semester must be provided by the institution’s Office of the Registrar.
  3. If the institution does not provide a transcript or a list of courses taken and grades received or the degree did not require coursework, an official letter* from the institution where the degree was received that includes the degree completion date must be uploaded.
  • Proof of bachelor’s degree applicant will upload any one of the following:
  1. Transcript  showing degree and date received (must be on or before September 30, 2017)
  2. Copy of diploma showing date degree was received (must be on or before September 30, 2017)
  3. Copy of acceptance letter  to, or current enrollment in, a graduate-level program at a U.S. institution
  • Proof of doctorate or M.F.A. degree (postdoctoral applicants only) — applicant will upload any of the following:
  1. Transcript showing degree and date received (must be on or before December 1, 2017)
  2. Official letter  from institution where degree was received that includes the degree completion date
  3. Copy of diploma showing date degree was received (must be on or before December 1, 2017)
  • Official report of TOEFL test scores or waiver request — applicant will upload report or request waiver and, if applicable, upload transcript based on criteria described above.
  • Letter of admission applicant will upload a letter of admission* from the proposed institution of study or research.
  1. If the applicant has not been accepted at the time of application, she must list the name of at least one institution to which she has applied.
  2. Fellows must provide official confirmation from the institution with their acceptance materials.
  • C.V./Resume
  • Payment

Award Description:

  • Master’s/first professional degree: $18,000
  • Doctoral: $20,000
  • Postdoctoral: $30,000

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/international-fellowships/

University of North Carolina Audiovisual Research Fellowship

Award Amount: $2,500

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The Southern Folklife Collection (SFC) at the University of North Carolina is pleased to offer “SFC Audiovisual Research Fellowship”. Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars who plan to use the AV resources available in the Southern Folklife Collection are eligible. Created through support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the fellowship program seeks to encourage scholarly use of the Southern Folklife Collection’s rich audiovisual collections.

Host Institution:

Established in 1940, the Curriculum in Folklore at UNC was one of the first graduate programs of its kind in the country. The early faculty included Ralph Steele Boggs, Arthur Palmer Hudson, and Guy B. Johnson, all of whom donated materials that were ultimately placed in the SFC. In 1968, faculty members of the Curriculum in Folklore established the UNC Folklore Archives.

Eligibility:

Please see the basic entry requirements below

  • Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars who plan to use the AV resources available in the Southern Folklife Collection are eligible.
  • Preference will be given to applicants residing outside central North Carolina.
  • Foreign nationals must independently obtain a social security number and a visa before grant funds can be issued to them.

Instructions for Applying:

If you are interested in the position, your application should include:

  • Curriculum vitae(maximum two pages)
  • Narrative(maximum 500 words):
  1. A description of your project’s anticipated use of the Southern Folklife Collection. Please discuss specific SFC collections and their relevance to your project.
  2. A description of the anticipated research outcomes and audiences (e.g., print publications, audio or audiovisual publication, exhibition, public event, teaching, web-based resources).
  • Letter of recommendation from a professional colleague familiar with the applicant’s work. For graduate degree candidates, the recommendation must be from the professor directing the applicant’s research. Applicants are responsible for contacting and obtaining letters from those providing recommendations.

Submitting Details:

Complete application material must be sent to the address given below:

SFC Audiovisual Research Fellowship
c/o Steve Weiss
Southern Folklife Collection,
CB#3926, Wilson Library
Chapel Hill, NC 27515

smweiss-at-email.unc.edu

Award Description:

The person who does the best will receive $1,000.

Detailed Information Link:

http://library.unc.edu/wilson/sfc/av_research-fellowship-program/

Mt. Zion College Textbook Stipend Program

Award Amount: Textbook Stipend

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 22, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church is pleased to announce Mt. Zion College Textbook Stipend. Current member of Mt. Zion who is enrolled in an accredited 2-year or 4-year college/university are invited to apply. The fellowship is designed to support the student to achieve their goal.

Host Institution:

The first Sunday school for Mount Zion was started in the Sumter County Court House with about ten members around 1894. During this time, there was not a permanent pastor. The Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Sumter is an organized body of Baptist believers, equal in rank and privilege, has as its mission to exalt Jesus Christ as the savior, and to proclaim his Gospel through Christian education as mandated in Matthew 28: 19-20.

Eligibility:

You are encouraged to apply if you are

  • Current member of Mt. Zion
  • Enrolled in an accredited 2-year or 4-year college/university
  • Full-time status ( 12 credits minimum)
  • Submit an official class list or proof of current enrollment on school letterhead
  • No older than 25 years

Instructions for Applying:

If you are interested to apply for the scholarship, you can download the application form from the given link: http://resources.razorplanet.com/513232-9388/1295812_MtZionDownloadApplicationForm3.pdf

Submitting Details:

Email completed application form along with an official class list or other proof of current enrollment to Scholarship1-at-mtzmke.org.

Award Description:

The fellowship provides a textbook stipend to the winning applicants.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.mtzmke.org/scholarship/index.html

Contact Information:

Contact one of the committee members: Deborah Thompson atdathomp9253-at-yahoo.com, Katherine Clark at clarkkh-at-email.com or Edward Sherard atesherard-at-travelers.com.

Terra Foundation Research Travel Grants

Award Amount: Total amount is $22,000

Number of Awards: 20

Deadline: January 15, 2018

Winner Announcement: April 2018

Brief Description:

The Terra Foundation for American Art is glad to offer the Research Travel Grants program. The foundation will only accept proposals from doctoral students, postdoctoral and senior scholars outside the United States.These grants provide support for research on topics concerning American art and visual culture prior to 1980. In this program, Grant funding is available for short-term travel.

Host Institution:

The Terra Foundation for American Art is a privately operated nonprofit organization dedicated to the support of American art exhibitions, projects, academic research, and publications worldwide. Its goal is to promote a greater understanding and appreciation of the cultural and artistic heritage of the United States.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • The applicants must be a Doctoral student, Postdoctoral and Senior Scholar from outside of the US.
  • Be able to work under time pressure.
  • Demonstrate great potential in doing research.
  • Travel should be undertaken within one calendar year after the announcement of the selection
  • The final report must be submitted within three months of completion of travel. It should include a description of the travel undertaken as a result of the grant, an assessment of the research accomplished, and a financial report detailing grant expenditures.

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply, the online Travel Grant application will be available in fall 2017 through the given link is: https://www.terraamericanart.org/what-we-offer/grant-fellowship-opportunities/research-travel-grants-to-the-united-states/

Award Description:

The Terra Foundation for American Art  will provide an award up to 20 grants are awarded annually (up to five of them are specifically dedicated to scholars from Asia, Africa, and Latin America) as follows:

  • Up to $6,000 per grant for doctoral students from Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand;
  • Up to $7,000 per grant for doctoral students from Asia, Africa, and Latin America;
  • Up to $9,000 per grant for all postdoctoral and senior scholars.
  • Establish professional networks for future research.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.terraamericanart.org/what-we-offer/grant-fellowship-opportunities/research-travel-grants-to-the-united-states/

Contact Information:

If you have any query, you can call them +33 1 43 20 67 01 or e-mail at information-at-terraamericanart.eu or library-at-terraamericanart.eu.

The Washington Center Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Master Fellowship

Award Amount: Up to $37,500 annually, Up to $21,500 each academic, Up to $16,000 stipend per academic year

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: January 12, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Washington Center now happy to invite applications for its Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Master Fellowship. The fellowship program is open to graduate students with financial support, mentoring and professional development to prepare them academically and professionally for a career with the U.S. Department of State. The fellowship is giving in the field of Foreign Service such as business administration, economics, public policy, international affairs, and other relevant fields.

Host Institution:

The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, less formally known as The Washington Center, is an independent, nonprofit organization serving hundreds of universities in the United States and other countries.It provides selected college students challenging opportunities to work and learn in Washington D.C. for academic credit.

Eligibility:

Applicants for the fellowship must meet each of the following requirements:

  • Applicants must be only individuals who are United States citizens.
  • Applicants must be seeking admission to a U.S. graduate school beginning in fall 2018.
  • Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale and this grade point average must be maintained throughout participation in the program.
  • Applicants must enroll in a two-year, full-time master’s degree program, at U.S. based graduate institutions only, in an academic field relevant to the work of the Foreign Service.
  • Applicants must be able to attend June 2018 orientation in Washington, D.C.
  • Applicants must be available to fulfill the summer internship obligations (summer 2019 & summer 2020).

Instructions for Applying:

Applicants firstly create an account through the link to apply for the fellowship: https://pickering.e.twc.edu/

Supporting Documents:

All applicants will be required to submit supplemental documents as PDF files directly through the online application. These include:

  • An unofficial copy of your transcript.
  • A copy of your certification of U.S. citizenship (U.S. passport, birth certificate or naturalization papers accepted).
  • Your GRE/GMAT scores.
  • Your personal statement.
  • Your updated resume.
  • Your most recent financial aid award letter listing grants or loans.
  • Your most recent Student Aid Report (SAR).
  • Statement of Financial Need.
  • Provide letters of recommendation.
  • Request letters from two recommenders.
  • Add your two recommenders in the online application.

Award Description:

The Fellowship program will cover the following:

  • Up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room, and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses for a two-year master’s degree in fields related to the Foreign Service such as business administration, economics, public policy, international affairs, and other relevant fields.
  • Up to $21,500 will be provided each academic year for two years for a Fellow’s tuition.
  • Up to $16,000 stipend per academic year for two years for room and board, books/laboratory fees, and travel between the Fellow’s residence and university location (not to exceed $600 per academic year).

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.twc.edu/thomas-r-pickering-foreign-affairs-fellowship-program