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Announcements

o   Survival Skills and Ethics (SLHS 649, Spring 2020)

 

OFCE Information Session

o   Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad

General Funding Opportunities

o   Center for Reintegration Scholarships (mental health)

o   Chateaubriand Fellowship (France)

o   Chemical Heritage Foundation Beckman Center Fellowships (Short-term, Dissertation, and Postdoc)

o   Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs

o   Education Pioneers Summer Fellowship

o   Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellowship

o   Frederick Douglass Scholars Fellowship

o   Margaret McNamara Education Grants (MMEG) for Women from Developing Countries

o   Metropolitan Museum of Art Fellowships for Conservation and Scientific Research

o   Research Participation Opportunities at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

o   Summer Arabic Language and Media (SALAM) Program

 

Funding Opportunities in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

o   2020 L.A. Times Spring Creative Technologist Internships

o   2020 L.A. Times Summer Data and Graphics Department Internships

o   ABF/AccessLex Institute Doctoral Fellowship Program in Legal & Higher Education

o   ABF Doctoral Fellowships Program in Law & Inequality

o   Carter Manny Award in Architecture and Related Fields

o   CDC Data Visualization and Evidence Synthesis for Public Health Recommendations Fellowship

o   Collaborative Research – National Endowment for the Humanities

o   Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Graduate Fellowship Program

o   Folger Institute Research Fellowships

o   Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Doctoral Fellowship

o   Louisville Institute Dissertation Fellowship on North American Christianity

o   Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources: General Fellowships

o   NSF Biological Anthropology Program-Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (BA-DDRIG)

o   Peter K. New Award

o   Ricci Doctoral Fellowships for Chinese Western Exchange

o   Soros Equality Fellowship

o   Texas State Historical Association: Research Fellowships

o   UA Center for Creative Photography - Kenneth J. Botto Research Fellowship

 

Funding Opportunities in Science and Engineering

o   AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows Program

o   CDC Diagnostic and Reference Laboratory Fellowship

o   Department of Energy (DOE) Scholar Program

o   Department of Energy (DOE) Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

o   Department of Energy (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship

o   EPA National Student Design Competition Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet

o   IDEA WILD Conservation Research Equipment Grants

o   John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program

o   McGinnies Graduate Scholarship in Arid Land Studies

o   Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program

o   National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Program

o   Science of Science - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (SOS DDRIG)

o   UA William G. McGinnies Graduate Scholarship in Arid Lands Studies

o   U.S. Department of Commerce/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program

 

Postdoctoral Opportunities

o   Canadian Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships

o   Harvard Dean’s Postdoctoral Fellowship

o   Harvard University Environmental Fellows Program

o   Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

o   National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

o   NIH National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship for Librarians

o   Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Innovation Grant

o   Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Postdoctoral Programs

 

Announcements

Survival Skills and Ethics (SLHS 649, Spring 2020)

This course is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in all disciplines. It provides information and experiences that aid in successful "survival" during the training years and beyond. Topics include: Effective Speaking, Effective Writing, Authorship, Publication, and Peer Review, Grantspersonship, Teaching / Mentoring, Career Options, Job Application, Interviewing, and Negotiating, Compliance Requirements, and Other Creative Activities. Earn a Responsible Conduct in Research (RCR) certificate upon course completion. This course also fulfills 3 units of elective credit toward the earning of the following two University of Arizona certificates: Certificate in College Teaching and Certificate in Science Communication.

·Time: Spring 2020, Wednesdays @ 3:00-5:30pm

·Place: Harvill 210

·For more information: Email Dr. Jenny Hoit at hoit@email.arizona.edu

 

OFCE Information Session

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad

The purpose of the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (FH DDRA) fellowship is to contribute to the development and improvement of the study of modern foreign languages and area studies in the U.S. by supporting full-time dissertation research abroad. Research projects must focus on one or more of the following geographic areas:  Africa, East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands, South Asia, the Near East, Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia, and the Western Hemisphere (including South and Central America). Research in Western Europe and the U.S. and its territories is not supported by this grant. This program is different than the Student Fulbright.

·Deadline: Tuesday, November 12 from 12:30 – 1:30 in University Services Building Room 209

·Citizenship: U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident

·RSVP: https://grad.arizona.edu/ofce/fulbright-hays-ddra-information-session

 

General Funding Opportunities

Center for Reintegration Scholarships

Reintegration is an achievable goal and dreams are possible for those who have been touched by mental illness. The Center for Reintegration together with the Sidney R. Baer Jr. Foundation will continue to offer the Baer Reintegration Scholarship for those active in their recovery. These scholarships are for persons with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or bipolar disorder. Applicants must be actively involved in rehabilitative or reintegrative efforts, such as clubhouse membership, part-time work, volunteer efforts or school enrollment or in competitive employment.

·Deadline: January 17, 2020

·Citizenship: U.S. citizen or legal resident

·Website: http://www.reintegration.com/2020-application-process

 

Chateaubriand Fellowship (France)

The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who wish to conduct research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 9 months. The Chateaubriand Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & Biology-Health for doctoral students aims to initiate or reinforce collaborations, partnerships or joint projects between French and American research teams. The Chateaubriand Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences is offered by the Cultural Services of the Embassy of France. Applicants interested in the Make Our Planet Great initiative should complete either the STEM or HSS Chateaubriand Fellowship application.

·Deadline: January 7, 2020

·Citizenship: Unrestricted

·Website: https://www.chateaubriand-fellowship.org/

 

Chemical Heritage Foundation Beckman Center Fellowships (Short-term, Dissertation, and Postdoc)

Fellows come from institutions around the world and study a vast range of topics in the history and social studies of chemistry and related sciences, technologies, and industries. Two-Year 80/20 Postdoctoral Fellowships: CHF is pleased to announce the launch of its new 80/20 postdoctoral fellowship program: these new fellowships reflect the Beckman Center’s commitment to providing career-launching fellowships for recent PhDs and its support for the career diversity initiatives of the American Historical Association and affiliated scholarly societies. The 80/20 postdoctoral fellowship program will allow the Beckman Center’s postdocs to build skills that can enhance their opportunities outside the academy or their work within it. Fellows will spend one day a week working closely with a CHF staff member from the library, museum, and publications team, Center for Applied History, outreach group, Oral History Program, archives, or digital library team on developing skills in one of two areas: collections and curation, or outreach and exhibitions.

·Deadline: Varies, early 2020

·Citizenship: Unspecified

·Website: https://www.chemheritage.org/fellowships

 

Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs

Applicants may include individuals who have recently completed their undergraduate or graduate degrees, as well as those with several years of work experience. Coro Fellows are diverse, talented individuals committed to positive change in their communities throughout their lives and careers. They are emerging innovators in business, policy and government who demonstrate exceptional leadership through their accomplishments, curiosity and civic involvement. Fellows are brought together by a common interest in creative leadership and civic engagement, and building strong connections that will support them as they drive impact in their cities and organizations.

·Deadline: January 8, 2020

·Citizenship: Unrestricted

·Website: http://www.corofellowship.org/

 

Education Pioneers Summer Fellowship

With a mission to identify, train, connect, and inspire a new generation of leaders dedicated to transforming America's education system so that all students receive a quality education, Education Pioneers has been building a nationwide network of high-potential professionals and supporting them to launch non-teaching education careers since 2004. The Summer Fellowship connects Fellows with a high-impact placement opportunity at a leading education organization, where you can drive critical work on a defined project over 10 consecutive weeks. You’re matched with a placement opportunity based on your history of experience and the skills our Partner organizations need – so you can jump right in and make an immediate impact. We focus on four priority experience areas: data and analysis, operations, strategy and planning, and program and project management. Preview what full-time work in the education sector can look like—and see the role you could play throughout your career.

·Deadline: December 18, 2019

·Citizenship: International students are eligible to apply only if they are authorized to work in the United States and do not require any visa assistance.

·Website: https://www.educationpioneers.org/what-we-do/education-pioneers-fellowships/summer-fellowship  

 

Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellowship

EDF Climate Corps fellows are part of an innovative network of top-tier graduate students who are working on the ground with leading companies and public-sector organizations to reduce energy use, increase efficiencies, and make the business case for sustainability. Our fellows are hired by their host organizations and work directly with staff from operations, finance and sustainability departments on a wide range of innovative projects. The benefits of being part of the EDF Climate Corps network stay with our fellows throughout their professional careers.

·Deadline: December 2, 2019 (priority deadline, also January 6, 2020)

·Citizenship: Must be eligible to work in the U.S. over the summer of 2020

·Website: http://edfclimatecorps.org/fellows/jump-start-your-sustainability-career

 

Frederick Douglass Scholars Fellowship

In keeping with Frederick Douglass’ life of public service and commitment to equity and access, the Frederick Douglass Institutes of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education are offering teaching opportunities to graduate students who are pursuing careers as university faculty and who are entering the final year of terminal degree and/or doctoral programs. As a Frederick Douglass Scholars Fellow, scholars will teach and/or co-teach during the summer session(s) or full academic year (depending on term of appointment), continue their research, and contribute to the life of the university. Fellows will receive mentorship and professional support from experienced faculty, helping them to prepare for academic careers and job searches. Dates of employment vary among universities, but typically run during May –August 2020for summer appointments, or August 2020–May 2021for full year appointments. Scholars will be compensated as adjunct faculty, according to the collective bargaining agreement.

·Deadline: January 31, 2020

·Citizenship: U.S. citizen or permanent resident

·Website: http://frederickdouglassinstitute.org/

 

Margaret McNamara Education Grants (MMEG) for Women from Developing Countries

MMEG awards education grants on a competitive basis to exceptional women from developing countries who are enrolled as full-time students for the following academic term in accredited universities in the United States and Canada, have demonstrated financial need and are committed to working for the well-being of women and children in their home country.

·Deadline: January 15, each year

·Citizenship: https://www.mmeg.org/eligibility-country-list

·Website: https://www.mmeg.org/programs/ 

 

Metropolitan Museum of Art Fellowships for Conservation and Scientific Research

The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers junior- and senior-level fellowships in conservation and scientific research. Junior fellows work closely with Met staff to receive training in scientific research and conservation practices. Senior fellows work on a specific research project that makes use of the Museum's collection and/or resources. The fellowship period is September 1 through August 31.

·Deadline: December 1, 2019

·Citizenship: The fellowship program is open to and regularly hosts international scholars.

·Website: https://www.metmuseum.org/about-the-met/fellowships/types-of-fellowships

 

Research Participation Opportunities at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Research Participation Programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are educational and training programs designed to provide students and recent graduates opportunities to participate in project-specific CDC research and developmental activities at CDC facilities that are related to CDC’s mission. This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and CDC. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. The appointments are at CDC in Atlanta, Georgia, as well as other CDC locations.

·Deadline: Varies

·Citizenship: Generally, participants are not required to hold U.S. citizenship. However, a few CDC offices may only appoint U.S. citizens due to the sensitive nature of the research performed.

·Website: https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/CDC-General-RPP-2019-0023

 

Summer Arabic Language and Media (SALAM) Program

The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) is now accepting applications for the 2019 Summer Arabic Language and Media (SALAM) program, a fully-funded competitive scholarship program to study intensive Arabic in the Sultanate of Oman. The SALAM scholarship allows students to gain a deeper knowledge of Arabic, while becoming familiar with Omani history and culture. Program dates: May 29 – July 21, 2020.

Eligibility: All applicants must be U.S. citizens, enrolled in a degree seeking program (BA, MA or PhD) in Spring 2020, have completed at least four semesters (or the equivalent) of university-level Arabic coursework, and have a passport that is valid until 6 months after the end date of the program.

·Deadline: January 3, 2020

·Citizenship: U.S. citizen

·Website: https://www.sqcc.org/Scholarships-0024-Fellowships/SALAM-Study-Abroad.aspx 

 

 

Funding Opportunities in the Arts, Humanities,

and Social Sciences

 

2020 L.A. Times Spring Creative Technologist Internships

As a creative technologist intern, you will use your hands-on skills to build prototypes during a 10-week program at our headquarters in El Segundo, Calif. You will have the opportunity to closely observe the newsroom, understand how news is produced, and team up with other interns to develop proof-of-concept prototypes for future products. Depending on the type of project, interns can expect to create up to three prototypes. You will be asked to present your designs to newsroom stakeholders and the product team at the end of each design cycle. This full-time internship starts on January 20 and is paid.

·Deadline: November 17, 2019

·Citizenship: Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

·Website: https://latimes.submittable.com/submit

 

2020 L.A. Times Summer Data and Graphics Department Internships

The Los Angeles Times recently merged its Graphics and Data Visualization Department and Data Desk but will continue to have separate internships in this digital space, with slightly different roles: one focuses on breaking news, front-end development and print graphics. The second concentrates on databases and back-end and project development. There is a single application for both internships with our newly formed Data and Graphics Department. GRAPHICS/DATA VIZ: Our expanding team is on a mission to add diverse skills to our storytelling arsenal, including rich JavaScript visualizations, innovative motion graphics and games — all running on multiple types of devices. And that’s just the start. We’re also preparing for the future by experimenting in WebGL and VR. DATA DESK: Within the larger department is a team of reporters and computer programmers that works with journalists in The Times’ newsroom to collect, organize, analyze and present large amounts of information. In short, we use data to find and tell stories.

·Deadline: December 15, 2019

·Citizenship: Must be eligible to work in the U.S

·Website: https://latimes.submittable.com/submit

 

ABF/AccessLex Institute Doctoral Fellowship Program in Legal & Higher Education

Pending budgetary approval, the American Bar Foundation (ABF), in partnership with AccessLex Institute, is committed to developing the next generation of scholars interested in empirical and interdisciplinary research on legal and higher education. The purpose of the fellowship is to assist emerging scholars who are studying issues of access, affordability, or value in legal and higher education. This doctoral fellowship program seeks to assemble and coordinate a professional network of scholars who will produce innovative, objective, empirical and interdisciplinary research in the field.

·Deadline: January 15, 2020

·Citizenship: Unrestricted

·Website: https://www.accesslex.org/ and https://apply.interfolio.com/69934

 

ABF Doctoral Fellowships Program in Law & Inequality

Pending budgetary approval, The American Bar Foundation (ABF) will support one pre-doctoral fellowship. The ABF is committed to developing the next generation of scholars in the field of law and social science. The purpose of this fellowship is to encourage original and significant empirical and interdisciplinary research on the study of law and inequality.

·Deadline: January 15, 2020

·Citizenship: Non-U.S. nationals are welcome to apply; however, we do not have the institutional capacity to sponsor visas through the Department of Homeland Security.

·Website: http://apply.interfolio.com/69184

 

Carter Manny Award in Architecture and Related Fields

Since the Carter Manny Award’s establishment in 1996, over $815,000 has been awarded in recognition of outstanding doctoral students whose work represents some of the most innovative and advanced scholarship on architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society. The Carter Manny Award supports dissertation research and writing by promising scholars whose projects focus on fields of inquiry supported by the Graham Foundation: architectural history, theory, and criticism; design; engineering; landscape architecture; urban planning; urban studies; visual arts; and other related fields. The award is intended to assist students enrolled in graduate programs in architecture, art history, the fine arts, humanities, and the social sciences working on architecture topics. The Graham Foundation offers two Carter Manny Awards: a research award for a student at the research stage of the doctoral dissertation and a writing award for a student at the writing stage of the doctoral dissertation. The research award is acknowledged with $15,000 and the writing award is acknowledged with $20,000

·Deadline: November 15, 2019

·Citizenship: Open to students officially enrolled in schools in the United States and Canada, regardless of citizenship.

·Website: http://www.grahamfoundation.org/grant_programs?mode=award

 

CDC Data Visualization and Evidence Synthesis for Public Health Recommendations Fellowship

A research opportunity is currently available with the Community Interventions for Infection Control Unit (CI-ICU), Division of Global Mitigation and Quarantine (DGMQ), within the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) located in Atlanta, Georgia. The participant will be training with CI-ICU on applied epidemiological research, development of public health programs and projects for pandemic influenza planning, preparedness and response as well as evaluation of public health projects, epidemiological investigations, and literature reviews. This training will include assessing the feasibility, acceptability, and impact of school closures and other non-pharmaceutical interventions; reporting performance measures for science, policy, and communication activities; monitoring dissemination of the non-pharmaceutical guidance for pandemic influenza preparedness and response for state and local health department usage; developing materials used in unit and/or CDC-wide events and activities for use in public health policy or communication; and collaborating with epidemiologists, health scientists, health communicators, and medical officers.

·Deadline: December 9, 2019

·Citizenship: Unspecified

·Website: https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/CDC-DGMQ-2020-0009

 

Collaborative Research – National Endowment for the Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Division of Research Programs is currently accepting applications for the Collaborative Research program. Collaborative Research grants support groups of two or more scholars seeking to increase humanistic knowledge through research, convenings, and collaborative publication. The program allows projects in a single field of study or those conducting interdisciplinary work. Projects that include partnerships with researchers from the natural and social sciences are encouraged, but projects must remain firmly rooted in the humanities and must employ humanistic methods.

·Deadline: December 4, 2019

·Citizenship: U.S. citizenship or residency

·Website: https://www.neh.gov/grants/research/collaborative-research-grants

 

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Graduate Fellowship Program

The CHCI’s Graduate Fellowship Program is designed for exceptional emerging Latino leaders who want to immerse themselves in a specific public policy area. This paid, nine-month fellowship will provide you with valuable work experience, access to powerful Latino network, and a chance to showcase your public policy knowledge on Capitol Hill.

With CHCI’s fellowship, you plot your own path through hands-on experience in a variety of public policy areas, which may include: Education, Housing, Health, Law, and STEM (with a focus on energy and the environment). Participants will complete their first-half placement in a congressional office on Capitol Hill and will have the opportunity to pursue a second-half placement that best matches their policy interest. The range of placements include: congressional offices, committees, federal agencies, the White House, national non-profit advocacy organizations, and government-related institutions. Graduate Fellows will also enhance their professional skills by producing a policy brief and organizing a policy briefing on Capitol Hill.

·Deadline: January 15, 2020

·Citizenship: U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, asylees, or individuals who are lawfully authorized to work full-time without restriction for any U.S. employer

·Website: https://chci.org/programs/graduate-fellowship-program/

 

Folger Institute Research Fellowships

The Folger’s extraordinary collections are essential to understanding the humanities and their continued resonance and importance in our world. The Fellowships Program brings our rare and historic art, books, costumes, manuscripts, periodicals, prints, and visual resources immediately to life. We put scholars, artists, performers, and practitioners into direct and sustained engagement with the collections, with our many innovative digital resources, and with one another. The Folger Institute will offer research fellowships, in the amount of $3,500, to support four continuous weeks of research and writing away from the Folger.

·Deadline: January 1, 2020

·Citizenship: Open to students officially enrolled in schools in the United States and Canada, regardless of citizenship.

·Website: https://www.folger.edu/institute/fellowships

 

Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Doctoral Fellowship

The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy was established in 1997 by Irving Louis Horowitz and Mary E. Curtis as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Its general purpose is to support the advancement of research and understanding in the major fields of the social sciences. Its specific purpose is to provide small grants to aspiring PhD students at the dissertation level to support the research they are undertaking for their project. Grants are based solely on merit. Each is worth a total of $7,500; $5,000 is awarded initially and $2,500 upon completion of the project.

·Deadline: December 1, 2019

·Citizenship: Unrestricted

·Website: https://www.horowitz-foundation.org/grant-info

 

Louisville Institute Dissertation Fellowship on North American Christianity

The Dissertation Fellowship program is designed to support the final year Ph.D. or Th.D. dissertation writing for students engaged in research pertaining to North American Christianity, especially projects with the potential to strengthen the religious life of North American Christians and their institutions, including seminaries, while simultaneously advancing American religious and theological scholarship. Proposed projects may employ a variety of methodological perspectives, including, but not limited to, history, ethics, the social sciences, biblical studies, and historical, systematic, and practical theology. They may also be interdisciplinary in nature.

·Deadline: February 1 (annually)

·Citizenship: Unspecified

·Website: http://www.louisville-institute.org/Fellowships/dfdetail.aspx  

 

Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources: General Fellowships

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is pleased to offer fellowships generously funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for dissertation research in the humanities or related social sciences using original sources. The purposes of this fellowship program are to: help junior scholars in the humanities and related social sciences gain skill and creativity in developing knowledge from original sources; enable dissertation writers to do research wherever relevant sources may be, rather than just where financial support is available; encourage more extensive and innovative uses of original sources in libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, and related repositories in the U.S. and abroad; and capture insights into how scholarly resources can be developed for access most helpfully in the future.

·Deadline: December 4, 2019

·Citizenship: Unrestricted

·Website: https://www.clir.org/fellowships/mellon/applicantguidelines/

 

NSF Biological Anthropology Program-Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (BA-DDRIG)

The Biological Anthropology Program supports multifaceted research to advance scientific knowledge of human biology and ecology, including understanding of our evolutionary history and mechanisms that have shaped human and nonhuman primate biological diversity. This solicitation specifically addresses the preparation and evaluation of proposals for such Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement (DDRI) Grants. Dissertation research projects in all of the subareas of biological anthropology are eligible for support through these grants. These awards are intended to enhance and improve the conduct of dissertation research by doctoral students who are pursuing research in biological anthropology that enhances basic scientific knowledge.

·Deadline: January 21, 2020

·Citizenship: Unrestricted

·Website: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2018/nsf18504/nsf18504.htm?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT.mc_ev=click 

 

Peter K. New Award

The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) announces an annual student research competition in the applied social and behavioral sciences. The first-place winner of the Competition will receive a cash prize of $3,000 as well as $350 to partially offset the cost of transportation and two nights lodging at the annual meeting of the Society. In addition, the winner receives an engraved crystal trophy. The award honors the late Peter Kong-ming New, a distinguished medical sociologist-anthropologist and former president of the SfAA. The award will be given to the best paper which reports on an applied research project in the social/behavioral sciences. The research question should be in the domain of health care or human services (broadly construed).

·Deadline: November 30, 2019

·Citizenship: Unrestricted

·Website: https://www.appliedanthro.org/about/awards-prizes/peter-kong-ming-new-award

 

Ricci Doctoral Fellowships

The USF Ricci Institute is a premier global resource for the study of Chinese-Western cultural exchange with a core focus on the social and cultural history of Christianity in China. Besides its more than 80,000 volumes of books in Chinese and Western languages, its library also includes a digital copies of: (1) the Japonica-Sinica Manuscript Collection from the Roman Archives of the Society of Jesus (ARSI); (2) the Francis A. Rouleau Microfilm / Digital Archival Collections' (3) the Canton Diocese Archival Collection; (4) the Passionist China Collection; (5) Anthony E. Clark Collection, and (6) other archival materials. Topics of enquiry may include Chinese-Western cultural history, local society and politics, history of education and other charitable enterprises, history of Christianity in China, history of diplomacy, art and art history, science and history of science, comparative studies of Christianity and cultures in China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam, etc.

·Deadline: January 10, 2020

·Citizenship: Unspecified (Applicants who are non-U.S. citizens or permanent residents will need to contact the Ricci Institute well in advance for information regarding English proficiency, visa, and health insurance requirements).

·Website: http://www.ricci.usfca.edu/ricci-doctoral.html

 

Soros Equality Fellowship

The Open Society-U.S.’s Equality team seeks applicants for its Soros Equality Fellowship, which aims to support emerging mid-career professionals who will become long-term innovative leaders influencing the racial justice field. The fellowship award provides individuals with a grant of $100,000 to support production of an innovative racial justice project over the course of 18 months. We seek a diverse cohort of applicants, including but not limited to activists, artists, journalists, and organizers, to produce a project with meaningful impact. This approach recognizes the power of individuals to use a variety of tools, from traditional advocacy to the arts, to impact change and uplift the mission and values of an open society.

·Deadline: January 10, 2020

·Citizenship: Unrestricted

·Website: https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/grants/soros-equality-fellowship

 

Texas State Historical Association: Research Fellowships

The Texas State Historical Association has a number of small fellowships for research relating to the history of Texas. These include awards for study of Latino history, arts and material culture, and Civil War history.

·Deadline: December 28, 2019

·Citizenship: Unspecified

·Website: http://www.tshaonline.org/awards-and-fellowships

 

UA Center for Creative Photography - Kenneth J. Botto Research Fellowship

Awards of up to $2,500 will be given in support research at the UA Center for Creative Photography by curators, writers, and researchers investigating the life and work of Kenneth J. Botto. Photographers will work to incorporate set-up, collage, and constructed imageryor photographers whose work is a critical comment on political, social, and/or art historical issues in society.

·Deadline: January 15, 2020

·Citizenship: Unspecified 

·Website: http://www.creativephotography.org/study-research/fellowships-internships/kenneth-j-botto-research-fellowship

 

Funding Opportunities in Science and Engineering

AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows Program

This highly competitive program strengthens the connections between scientists and journalists by placing advanced undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate level scientists, engineers and mathematicians at media organizations nationwide. Fellows have worked as reporters, editors, researchers, and production assistants at such media outlets as the Los Angeles Times, National Public Radio, The Washington Post, WIRED, and Scientific American. The Mass Media Fellows use their academic training in the sciences as they research, write and report today's headlines, sharpening their abilities to communicate complex scientific issues to non-specialists. Participants come in knowing the importance of translating their work for the public, but they leave with the tools and the know-how to accomplish this important goal. For 10 weeks during the summer, the AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows collaborate with media professionals at radio and television stations, newspapers, and magazines. As part of their job, the student-scientists and their host-journalists strive to make science news easy for the public to understand. The fellowship program is designed to enhance coverage of science-related issues in the media in order to improve public understanding and appreciation of science and technology.

·Deadline: January 1, 2020

·Citizenship: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or already hold visas that allow them to receive payment for work.

·Website: https://www.aaas.org/fellowships/mass-media/about

 

CDC Diagnostic and Reference Laboratory Fellowship

A research opportunity is currently available with the Diagnostic and Reference team in the Bacterial Diseases Branch within the Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD), of the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Fort Collins, Colorado. The Diagnostic and Reference Team is responsible for public health and research activities aimed at diagnosis and characterization of vector-borne bacterial diseases, including Lyme disease, relapsing fever, plague, and tularemia. The selected participant will be involved in a variety of activities related to improving diagnosis of these diseases. The participant will contribute to the validation and implementation of newly developed assays for human diagnostic use. Research opportunities will focus on enhancing the diagnosis, detection, and characterization of bacterial vector-borne pathogens.

·Deadline: December 3, 2019

·Citizenship: Applicants must have proof of health insurance to apply.

·Website: https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/CDC-DVBD-2020-0005

Department of Energy (DOE) Scholar Program

The DOE Scholars Program offers unique opportunities that introduce students or post-graduates to the agency’s mission and operations. Participants in the DOE Scholars Program gain a competitive edge as they apply their education, talent and skills in a variety of scientific research settings within the DOE complex. Appointments are available for a variety of disciplines at participating DOE facilities nationwide. The DOE Scholars Program presents you with the opportunity to explore a federal career with DOE at various stages in your education.

·Deadline: December 16, 2019

·Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship

·Website: https://orise.orau.gov/doescholars/ 

 

Department of Energy (DOE) Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

Established in 1991, the Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) provides outstanding benefits and opportunities to students pursuing doctoral degrees in fields that use high-performance computing to solve complex science and engineering problems. The program fosters a community of energetic and committed Ph.D. students, alumni, DOE laboratory staff and other scientists who want to have an impact on the nation while advancing their research. Fellows come from diverse scientific and engineering disciplines but share a common interest in using computing in their research.

·Deadline: January 15, 2020

·Citizenship: U.S. citizens or permanent resident aliens

·Website: https://www.krellinst.org/csgf/about-doe-csgf

 

Department of Energy (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship

The Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE NNSA SSGF) provides excellent financial benefits and professional development opportunities to students pursuing a Ph.D. in fields of study that solve complex science and engineering problems critical to stewardship science. As part of its science and national security missions, the U.S. DOE NNSA supports a broad spectrum of basic and applied research in science and engineering at the agency's national laboratories, at universities and in industry. The DOE NNSA SSGF program's primary objective is to encourage the training of scientists by providing financial support to talented students who study and research designated areas of stewardship science accompanied by practical work experience at DOE NNSA research facilities.

·Deadline: January 8, 2020

·Citizenship: U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien

·Website: https://www.krellinst.org/ssgf/about-doe-nnsa-ssgf

 

EPA National Student Design Competition Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), under the auspices of the Office of Research and Development (ORD), National Center for Environmental Research (NCER), invites submissions to the 17th Annual P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet. The P3 Program supports science-based projects and designs developed by interdisciplinary student teams at colleges and universities. These projects must embody the P3 approach, which is that they have the intention and capability to simultaneously improve the quality of people’s lives, provide economic benefits, and protect the environment.

·Deadline: November 19, 2019

·Citizenship: Unrestricted

·Website: https://www.epa.gov/research-grants/17th-annual-p3-awards-national-student-design-competition-focusing-people-prosperity

 

IDEA WILD Conservation Research Equipment Grants

IDEA WILD seeks to minimize the loss of biodiversity by empowering people on the front lines of conservation by awarding small equipment grants to conservation professionals around the world. These equipment grants advance biological research, conservation education, community outreach, conservation management, field training, and professional development in areas where it is needed most. By empowering both aspiring and veteran conservation professionals, IDEA WILD has been instrumental in establishing new protected areas, reversing the decline of species through innovative management plans, restoring damaged and critical habitat, and improving how local communities support and sustain their immediate natural resources. Each year, IDEA WILD distributes over $300,000 worth of equipment – including digital cameras, spotting scopes, mist nets, tents, binoculars, and GPS units – to over 400 conservation projects worldwide.

·Deadline: No deadline. You can send in applications year-round. Applications are reviewed and approved monthly.

·Citizenship: Unrestricted

·Website: http://www.ideawild.org/apply.html 

 

John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program

The John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship offers direct experience working on the latest issues in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes management and research. Since 1979, the National Sea Grant College Program has administered one of the nation’s most prestigious marine policy fellowship programs. The Knauss fellowship provides a unique educational and professional experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and policy decisions affecting those resources. The program matches fellows with “hosts” in the legislative and executive branches of government for a one-year paid immersive policy experience in the Washington, D.C. area.

·Deadline: February 21, 2020

·Citizenship: Unspecified

·Website: https://seagrant.noaa.gov/Knauss-Fellowship-Program

 

Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program

The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program has provided students with fellowship opportunities to gain real-world, hands-on research experience with the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy. The MLEF program was created in 1995 with the goal of improving opportunities for under-represented students in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. As a MLEF participant, you will train under the mentorship of scientists and engineers while working on mission-focused research projects. During the 10-week appointment, you will receive a weekly stipend, and may be eligible for housing and travel allowances. You will also gain insight into how the Department of Energy is working to meet the energy challenges of the future.

·Deadline: January 12, 2020

·Citizenship: U.S. Citizen

·Website: https://orise.orau.gov/mlef/default.html

 

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Program

As a means of increasing the number of U.S. citizens and nationals trained in science and engineering disciplines of military importance, the Department of Defense (DoD) plans to award approximately 180 new three-year graduate fellowships in April 2017, subject to the availability of funds. The DoD will offer these fellowships to individuals who have demonstrated the ability and special aptitude for advanced training in science and engineering. National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships are awarded to applicants who will pursue a doctoral degree in, or closely related to, an area of DoD interest within one of the fifteen following disciplines: 1. Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 2. Biosciences (Includes Toxicology) 3. Chemical Engineering 4. Chemistry 5. Civil Engineering 6. Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences 7. Computer and Computational Sciences 8. Electrical Engineering 9. Geosciences (Includes Terrain, Water, And Air) 10. Materials Science and Engineering 11. Mathematics 12. Mechanical Engineering 13. Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering (Includes Undersea Systems) 14. Oceanography (Includes Ocean Acoustics, Remote Sensing, And Marine Meteorology) 15. Physics (Including Optics)

·Deadline: December 6, 2019

·Citizenship: U.S. Citizen

·Website: https://ndseg.sysplus.com/

 

Science of Science - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (SOS DDRIG)

The Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants funding opportunity is designed to improve the quality of dissertation research. DDRIG awards provide funds for items not normally available through the student's university such as enabling doctoral students to undertake significant data-gathering projects and to conduct field research in settings away from their campus. DDRIGs do not provide cost-of-living or other stipends or tuition. Outstanding DDRIG proposals specify how the knowledge to be created advances science of science.

·Deadline: February 10, 2020

·Citizenship: Unspecified

·Website: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2019/nsf19611/nsf19611.htm

 

UA William G. McGinnies Graduate Scholarship in Arid Lands Studies

A Graduate Scholarship in Arid Lands Studies was established in 1985 by the faculty of the Office of Arid Lands, Water, and People at the University of Arizona, in honor of Dr. William G. McGinnies, our founder. The intent of the McGinnies Graduate Scholarship is to provide additional support to graduate students whose dissertation research concerns physical and biological processes in the world's arid and semiarid lands. The annual scholarship award is $2,500 and is celebrated with a luncheon at the historic Arizona Inn.

·Deadline: December 6, 2019

·Citizenship: Any University of Arizona doctoral student is eligible. All recipients must be approved by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

·Website: https://snre.arizona.edu/academics/mcginnies

 

U.S. Department of Commerce/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program provides support for master’s and doctoral degrees in oceanography, marine biology, or maritime archaeology—this can include, but is not limited to, ocean and/or coastal: engineering, social science, marine education, marine stewardship, and resource management disciplines—and particularly encourages women and members of minority groups to apply. Scholarship selections are based on academic excellence, letters of recommendations, research and career goals and financial need.

·Deadline: December 6, 2019

·Citizenship: Unspecified

·Website: http://fosterscholars.noaa.gov 

 

Postdoctoral Opportunities

Canadian Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships

The objective of the program is to enable individuals to visit a Canadian or foreign university with a Canadian studies program for a teaching or research fellowship. 
Interested individuals must take the necessary steps with the Canadian or foreign universities in question. They must obtain a formal commitment from such universities concerning the services and teaching and/or research opportunities which would be available to them. The ICCS and/or a Canadian Studies Association can assist applicants in their efforts. 

·Deadline: November 24, 2019

·Citizenship: Canadian and foreign scholars who have completed a doctoral thesis (within the last five years) on a topic primarily related to Canada and are not employed in a full-time, university teaching position

·Website: https://www.iccs-ciec.ca/canadian-studies-postdoctoral-fellowships.php

 

Harvard Dean’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The Dean's Postdoctoral Fellowship (DPF) is a two-year research fellowship that was established in 2012 to nurture, advance, and retain a diverse scientific workforce who will continue to contribute to diversity through their ongoing academic and research scholarship. The fellowship program prepares scientists from groups historically underrepresented in the basic and social sciences for careers in academia and other sectors. Fellows benefit from a highly innovative and creative research environment that emphasizes scientific rigor, collaboration, and the pursuit of excellence in science. 

·Deadline: Rolling basis—apply at least 4 months prior to start date

·Citizenship: U.S. citizens and permanent residents

·Website: https://mfdp.med.harvard.edu/deanspostdoc

 

Harvard University Environmental Fellows Program

The Harvard University Center for the Environment created the Environmental Fellows program to enable recent doctorate recipients to use and expand Harvard's extraordinary resources to tackle complex environmental problems. The Environmental Fellows work for two years with Harvard faculty members in any school or department to create new knowledge while also strengthening connections across the University's academic disciplines.

·Deadline: January 10, 2020

·Citizenship: Unrestricted

·Website: http://environment.harvard.edu/environmental-fellows-program

 

Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Teachers College, Columbia University, is the largest and most comprehensive graduate school of education in the United States.  Its programs span education, psychology and health fields. Located in New York City, the College has a diverse culture, with minority students comprising over one-third of the student body. The Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship Program seeks to promote the recruitment and retention of a diverse faculty at Teachers College.  The program does this by advancing the careers of individuals from groups in U.S. society that have been historically underrepresented in the academic profession.  It provides recent doctorate recipients the opportunity to develop a program of research and participate as an active community member in the life of a graduate research university. Recipient must be self-motivated and able to work independently on his or her own research project.

·Deadline: February 1, 2020

·Citizenship: Unspecified

·Website: https://www.tc.columbia.edu/provost/opportunities/minority-postdoctoral-fellowship-program/

 

National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports 30 early career scholars working in critical areas of education research. These $70,000 fellowships support non-residential postdoctoral proposals that make significant scholarly contributions to the field of education. The program also develops the careers of its recipients through professional development activities involving National Academy of Education members.

·Deadline: November 20, 2019

·Citizenship: Unrestricted

·Website: https://naeducation.org/naedspencer-postdoctoral-fellowship-program/

 

NIH National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship for Librarians

The National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship Program is a one-year postgraduate training fellowship at the NLM in Bethesda, Maryland, with an optional second year program component. The program is designed to provide a broad foundation in health sciences information services, and to prepare librarians for future leadership roles in health sciences libraries and in health services research.

·Deadline: January 24, 2020

·Citizenship: U.S. Citizen or Canadian citizen

·Website: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/about/training/associate/

 

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Innovation Grant

Research Fellowships are training grants designed to enable young investigators to qualify for independent careers in suicide research. The training can be in either basic or clinical research and must be full-time; that is, Fellows are expected to devote at least 40 hours per week to the training program and may not have any significant clinical or other responsibilities during the funding period.

·Deadline: November 15, 2019

·Citizenship: Research Fellowships are awarded to individuals who will be receiving training and conducting research at universities and other training institutions in the U.S. and abroad

·Website: https://afsp.org/our-work/research/grant-information/

 

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Postdoctoral Programs

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution offers several types of postdoctoral awards. A term appointment to the position of Postdoctoral Scholar, Fellow, or Investigator may be offered to an individual who has completed the requirements for a Ph.D. degree. The degree may or may not have been officially awarded; a letter from the individual's university asserting that he or she has completed all of the requirements for the degree is satisfactory for establishing eligibility for the position. Each type of postdoctoral appointment has a slightly different selection and appointment procedure.

·Deadline: Varies according to position

·Citizenship: See website

·Website: http://www.whoi.edu/postdoctoral/

 

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Last updated 4 Nov 2019