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Upcoming Fellowships

NOTE: In the process of updating deadlines for 204-2015.

Opportunities are listed by (1) undergraduate and graduate students; (2) graduate students only and (3) post doctoral fellows and summarized alphabetically below. Undergraduates only opportunities are listed at http://onca.org

UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS

All Disciplines

Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship typically mid jan.
DAAD- deadlines vary with program; rolling (German studies); Nov. 04, 2014 (Research, Study); Dec. 15, 2014 (Summer, Language); Jan. 15, 2015 (RISE); Jan. 31, 2015 (UG, RISE Professional); Feb. 15, 2015 (Study/Intern.); May 15 (Research); EMGIP (Sept. 14)
Ford Fellowship - Nov. 19, 2014 (predoctoral); Nov. 14, 2014 (dissertation)

Policy and Science

Check out this list.

Social Sciences and Humanities

Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships - Nov. 15, 2014
Institute for Humane Studies – typically end Dec.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program - Oct. 29-Nov. 4, 2014 (depending on discipline)

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program – Jan. 15, 2015
AT&T Internship – Jan. 15,2015
DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship - typically beg Jan.
DOE Office of Science Graduate Fellowship – Sept. 24, 2014
DOE NNSA SSGF (Krell) - typically Jan.
EPA STAR typically end Nov.
Explorers Club – typically Dec.
Explorer's Club - Eddie Bauer - typically mid Oct.
Hertz Graduate Fellowship- Oct. 31, 2014
Link Foundation Energy Fellowship - Dec. 1, 2014
NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program – typically beg. June
NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship – typically mid Nov.
National Defense Science and Engineering - Dec. 12, 2014
National Physical Science Consortium – Nov. 30, 2014
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program - Oct. 29-Nov. 4 (depending on discipline)
Sigma Xi GIAROct. 15, 2014; Mar. 15, 2015
SMART – typically mid Dec.
Whitaker International Award for Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers Fellows – Jan.20, 2015 (fellows and scholars); Feb. 3, 2015 (summer)
Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship - typically mid Oct.

 

 

GRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY

 

All Disciplines

AAUW- Nov. 15, 2014 (Domestic applicants); Dec. 1, 2014 (Int'l applicants)
Presidential Management Fellow – predicted to open Oct. 1 and close Oct. 15

Social Sciences and Humanities

American Educational Research Association Dissertation Grants - 3 times a year, next deadline Sept. 4, 2014
Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies – Oct. 1, 2014


Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Complete Fellowship – Oct. 22, 2014
International Dissertation Research Fellowship – Nov. 04, 2014
National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowships – Oct. 3, 2014
Social Science Research Council – Dec. 1, 2014

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Fellowships – typically end Jan.
American Philosophical Society- Lewis & Clark Fund for Exploration & Field Research – Feb. 2, 2015
AMS Graduate Fellowship– typically mid Feb.
Link Foundation Energy Fellowship – Dec. 1,2014
Microsoft Research Graduate Women's Scholarships - Oct. 17, 2014
Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship – Oct. 7, 2014
Ohio Space Grant Consortium Graduate Fellowship Program – Feb. 1, 2015
Summer Fellowship of the Electrochemical Society – Jan. 15, 2015

Dissertation Fellowships

AAUW - Nov. 15, 2014 (domestic applicants)
Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women's Studies - Oct. 15, 2014

 

 

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS

Social Sciences and Humanities

Columbia University, Society of Fellowship in the Humanities - Oct. 6, 2014

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

California Science+Technology+Policy Fellowships  - typically Feb.
L'oreal USA Fellowships for Women in Science – typically mid May
National Research Council Research Associateship Program - Nov. 1, 2014; Feb. 1, 2015; May. 1, 2015
NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowships - Oct. 8, 2014
NSF Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships - Jan. 12, 2015
NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships - Oct. 15, 2014
Whitaker International Award for Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers Scholars – Jan. 20, 2015

For more info, see program descriptions below.

 

 

AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program– Jan. 15, 2015
Summer internship for seniors, graduate students or graduates in science (natural, physical, health or social), math, and engineering interested in working as reporters, researchers and production assistants in mass media organizations; $450/week for 10 weeks. Undergraduate students contact ONCA. Graduate students contact:  Roxanne Male'-Brune

AERA Dissertation Grants - 3 times a year, next deadline Sept. 4, 2014
Doctoral students at the dissertation writing stage; must use data from large scale, national and international data sets for education research; open to a variety of disciplines including education, sociology, economics, psychology, demography, statistics and psychometrics; $20,000. Contact: Roxanne Male'-Brune

American Antiquarian Society – Jan. 15, 2015
Several different programs. For doctoral students conducting research in the (1) field of American history and culture through 1876; (2) history of the book in American culture; (3) newspapers or magazines or projects using these resources as primary documentation; (4) American prints of the 18th and 19th centuries using prints as primary documentation; (5) American bibliography and projects in the history of the book in America; (6) American Art, visual culture, and other projects that make substantial use of graphic materials; (7) Transcendentialists in general and specifically Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller and Henry David Thoreau; (8) printed and manuscript material produced in America through 1865 for (or by) children and youth; (9) production, distribution, literary content, or historical content of American children's books to 1876; ranges from one to three month duration; $1850 per month or $1350 per month including housing;
Contact: Roxanne Male'-Brune

AAUW Educational Foundation American Fellowships – Nov. 15, 2014
Female doctoral students in any area of study. Must have completed all coursework, passed all prelim exams and had the dissertation project approved by Nov. 15, 2012; degree completed between April 1 2014 and June 30 2014; and  degree conferral between April 1 and Sept. 15 2014; STEM and gender issues are especially encouraged; must have commitment to helping women/girls; US citizen, permanent resident; $20,000.Contact:  Roxanne Male'-Brune
Proposal Prep Workshop: Oct. 4, 12:00 noon, Women's Center

 

AAUW International – Dec. 1, 2014
Female graduate (master's and doctoral) students in any area of study. STEM and gender issues are especially encouraged; must have commitment to helping women/girls; international citizen; $18,000-20,000. Contact:  Roxanne Male'-Brune
Proposal Prep Workshop: Oct, 4, 12:00 noon, Women's Center

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Fellowships – typically end Jan.
For undergraduates who completed at least 1 academic quarter pursuing a degree related to AIAA interests and graduate students (must have completed at least 1 quarter or semester) pursuing research in any of the AIAA technical areas, including:aerospace design and structure, aerospace sciences, aircraft and atmospheric systems, engineeringand technology mgt, information systems, propulsion and energy, space and missiles; any nationality; must be AIAA member in good standing; GPA at least 3.3$2,000-2,500; GPA (UG); $5,000 and $10,000 (G). Undergraduate students contact ONCA.Graduate student contact:  Roxanne Male'-Brune
 

American Philosophical Society- Lewis & Clark Fund for Exploration & Field Research – Feb. 2, 2015
For doctoral students conducting exploratory field studies for collection of specimens and data, including archeology, anthropology, biology ecology, geography, linguistics, paleontology and population genetics; up to $5,000. Contact:  Roxanne Male'-Brune

AMS Minority Scholarships typically mid Feb.
For minority students entering freshman year next fall pursuing a career in atmospheric and related oceanic or hydrologic sciences; US citizen or permanent resident; $3,000 per year for 2 years.

AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship typically mid Feb.
For students entering freshman year next fall pursuing a career in atmospheric and related sciences; US citizen or permanent resident; $2,500 per year for 2 years.  

AMS Graduate Fellowship– typically mid Feb.
For students entering graduate school next fall pursuing a career in atmospheric and related sciences; US citizen or permanent resident; $24,000.

AMS Named Scholarship– typically mid Feb.
For students entering senior (final) year next fall pursuing a career in atmospheric and related oceanic or hydrologic sciences; US citizen or permanent resident. Range: $2,000-5,000.

AT&T Internship – Jan. 15, 2015
Summer internships for graduate students and exceptional advanced undergraduate students, at AT&T Research Labs; major field must be in computer science, math, statistics, electrical engineering, operations research, systems engineering, industrial engineering or related fields; 10 weeks; must have a US SS number (US citizenship or residency is NOT a requirement). Undergraduate students contact ONCA. Graduate student contact:  Roxanne Male'-Brune

Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship typically mid Jan.
For those with a bachelor degree interested in gaining practical experience fighting hunger and poverty through placements in community-based organizations across the country and policy experience through placements in Washington DC.; $16,000 living allowance, health insurance, housing during field placement; $3500 end of service award; $4,000 housing subsidy in DC. Contact: Cary Frith or  Roxanne Male'-Brune

California Science+Technology+Policy Fellowships - typically Feb.
One-year appointment in the California State Legislature for scientists with a PhD or equivalent or engineers with a MS plus 3 years of post-degree experience interested in the interface of public policy and science; US citizen or suitable immigration status for non-residents.

Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships - Nov. 15, 2014
For doctoral students from all fields of the humanities and social sciences engaged in the study of ethical or religious values who will complete their dissertations during the fellowship year; all pre-dissertation requirements complete by Nov. 15, 2012; $25,000.

Columbia University, Society of Fellowship in the Humanities - Oct. 6, 2014
Postdoctoral opportunities at Columbia University for doctoral students who have completed a PhD in the humanities or social sciences between 1 Jan 2010 and 1 July 2012. One year, renewable fellowship: $59,000; medical benefits and subsidized housing; $5,000 research allowance.

DAAD-EMGIP – Sept. 15, 2014
Advanced UG or master's student in political science, international law, history, economics or German studies; 2 month internship with German parliament; US citizen or international citizen attending a US university; must be fluent in German with knowledge of German legislative process. Undergraduate students contact ONCA. Graduate student contact:  Roxanne Male'-Brune

DAAD-German Studies – rolling
Junior, senior and and graduate students pursuing German studies track or minor; 1-2 month research in Germany of German culture, politics, history, economics, or social aspects of modern German affairs; must be nominated by department; US citizen; 2years of College German and 3 courses in German studies required. Undergraduate students contact ONCA. Graduate students contact:  Roxanne Male'-Brune

DAAD-Intensive Language Course Grant – Dec. 15, 2014
Graduate students; all disciplines except German Studies or language; 8-week intensive language course in Germany; US citizen or international students who have been at a US university for more than 1 year; 3 semesters of college German or equivalent proficiency required. Contact:  Roxanne Male'-Brune

DAAD-Research Grant – Nov. 15, 2014, May 15, 2015
Doctoral studenets or postdoc; 1-10 month study abroad in German (longer if completing a PhD); US citizen or international students who have been at a US university for more than 2 years; good command of German required for those in the arts, humanities or social sciences. Graduate students contact:  Roxanne Male'-Brune

DAAD-Study Scholarship – Nov. 15, 2014
Senior, graduate student or recent graduate; all disciplines; 10-month independent study or complete a master's in Germany; US citizen or international students who have been at a US university for more than 2 years; good command of German required for those in the arts, humanities or social sciences. Undergraduate students contact Cary Frith. Graduate student contact:  Roxanne Male'-Brune

DAAD-University Summer Course Grant – Dec. 15, 2014
Sophomore, juniors, seniors and graduate students; all disciplines; 3-4 week summer language courses in Germany focused on German literature, culture, politics and economics; US citizen or international students who have been at a US university for more than 1 year; 4 semesters of college German or equivalent proficiency required. Undergraduate students contact Cary Frith. Graduate student contact:  Roxanne Male'-Brune

DAAD-RISE Professional – Jan. 31, 2015
Master's or doctoral students, recent graduates or UG who are RISE or other DAAD alumni; STEM fields; 6-week to 6-month internship with German company; language requirement depends on the company. Undergraduate students contact Cary Frith. Graduate student contact:  Roxanne Male'-Brune

DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship - typically Jan.
Seniors and 1st and 2nd year doctoral students in engineering or physical, computer, mathematical or life sciences; research should focus on use of computing and mathematical methods; US citizens and permanent residents; $36,000 (stipend); support up to 4 years; must participate in 12-week practicum at one of 17 DOE national labs. Contact:  Roxanne Male'-Brune
Note, student must take GRE by mid Nov. preceding the date of application.

DOE Office of Science Graduate Fellowship Sept. 24, 2014
Seniors, 1st or 2nd year graduate student pursuing graduate training in fundamental research in areas of physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, engineering, computer and computational sciences, and environmental sciences relevant to the Office of Science; US citizen; $35,000 and tuition for 3 years.

DOE NNSA SSGF (Krell) - typically Jan.
Seniors and 1st and 2nd year doctoral students in high energy density physics, nuclear science, or properties of materials under extreme condition and hydrodynamics; US citizens and permanent residents; $36,000 (stipend); support up to 4 years; must participate in 12-week practicum at Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos or Sandia. Contact:  Roxanne Male'-Brune
Note, student must take GRE by mid Nov. preceding the date of application.

EPA STAR –typically Nov.
For students planning to pursue or pursuing a master's or doctoral studies in any area related to EPA's mission; US citizen or permanent resident; $42,000 per year including $25,000 (stipend); 2 years (Master's); 3 years (doctoral). Contact:  Roxanne Male'-Brune

Explorer's Club - typically Dec.
For undergraduate and graduate students and postgraduates; support for exploration and field research; $500-1500, a few up to $5,000.

Explorer's Club - Eddie Bauer - typically mid Oct.
For students with a prior record of field research (not expected to have PhD); funding for expeditions relating to climate change, preservation, sustainability; $25,000.

Ford Foundation Predoctoral/Dissertation Fellowships– Extended Nov. 19, 2014 (predoc); Nov. 14, 2014 (dissertation or postdoc)
Seniors and doctor students pursuing a research-based PhD or ScD or postdocs with a research-based PhD or ScD; practice-oriented programs are not eligible; US Citizen; must be committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level; must demonstrate capacity to respond in a pedagogically productive way to the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds; under-represented minorities are encouraged to apply. Undergraduate students contact ONCA. Graduate student contact: Roxanne Male'-Brune
 

Hertz Graduate Fellowship - Oct. 31, 2014
For seniors and graduate students in applied physical, biological and engineering sciences; US citizens or permanent residents; must have exceptional intelligence and creativity; must attend one of approved schools or petition to attend school not on list; 31,000/yr for 5 years or $36,000/yr for 2 years.

Institute for Humane Studies – typically end Dec.
For graduate students and exceptional juniors and seniors embarking on liberty-advancing careers in ideas, e.g. economics, philosophy, political sciences, history and sociology; range from $2,000-$15,000. Contact:  Roxanne Male'-Brune

 

Link Foundation Energy Fellowship – Dec. 1, 2014 (clarification: applications postmarked by Dec. 1)
For doctoral students working on innovative solutions for societal energy supply and utilization issues; $21,500 (stipend) plus $2,500 (research supplies) and $1,000 (travel); 2 years. Contact:  Roxanne Male'-Brune

 

L'oreal USA Fellowships for Women in Science – typically May
Five postdoctoral fellowships for women in a variety of fields, including the life and physical/material sciences, technology (including computer science), engineering and mathematics; $60,000.

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Complete Fellowship - Oct. 22, 2014
For doctoral students in the humanities and related social sciences in the last year of dissertation writing; $25,000 plus $3,000 (research costs) and $5,000 (university fees).  Contact:  Roxanne Male'-Brune

Mellon International Dissertation Fellowship - Nov. 4, 2014
For doctoral students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences pursuing research about non-US cultures and societies.

Microsoft Research Graduate Women's Scholarships - Oct. 17, 2014
For 1st year women doctoral students in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Math; students must be nominated by their department chair; 3 applicants per department; $15,000 plus $2,000 conference attendance.

Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship – Oct. 7, 2014
For 2nd or 3rd doctoral students in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Math; students must be nominated by their department chair; 3 applicants per department; $28,000 plus tuition and fees for 2 years. Contact: Roxanne Male'-Brune

NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program – typically beg. June
For juniors, senior or graduate students pursuing a master's or PhD who will not receive their degree until after Spring 2015; research must have focus on aeronautics-related research; US citizen or national; graduate: $35,000; two summer internship opportunities at a NASA research center; undergraduate: $15,000; one summer internship opportunity. Undergraduate students contact ONCA. Graduate students contact:  Roxanne Male'-Brune

NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship typically Nov.
For seniors and 1st or 2nd year graduate students pursuing or planning to pursue a master's or doctoral degree in a relevant space technology discipline; $36,000 (stipend) plus other expenses; 10-week onsite NASA experience; US citizen or permanent resident.

National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowships – Oct. 3, 2014
For doctoral students from a wide range of disciplines undertaking research relevant to the improvement of education; must complete all pre-dissertation requirements by June 1, 2013 ; $25,000.

National Defense Science and Engineering - Dec. 12, 2014
Graduating seniors and 1st and 2nd year graduate students in STEM fields related to Dept. of Defense interests; US citizen; GRE Score required; $31,000/year. Contact: Roxanne Male'-Brune

National Physical Science Consortium – Nov. 30, 2014
For senior and 1st and 2nd year graduate students (traditional program) or graduate students in the year prior to beginning their dissertation research program (dissertation support program) interested in pursuing research at an NPSC member institution (Lawrence Livermore; NSA; Sandia; NIST); US citizen; up to 6 years (traditional) or 4 years (dissertation); recipients must complete one or two summer internships at the sponsoring NPSC member institution. Note: 93% of recipients are minority, female or both.

National Research Council Research Associateship Program - Nov. 1, 2014; Feb. 1, 2015, May. 3, 2015
Postdoctoral researchers interested in working at a federal laboratory; citizenship requirements vary by national laboratory. Note: some labs have limited submission dates.

NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowships - Oct. 8, 2014
Recent doctoral students; observational, instrumental, theoretical, laboratory or archival data research; US citizens of permanent residents.

NSF Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships - Jan. 12, 2015
For graduate students or doctoral graduates no more than 3 years past degree conferral; US citizens of permanent residents.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program – Oct. 29-Nov. 4 (depending on discipline)
Senior and 1st and 2nd year graduate students in any fields supported by NSF; US citizen or permanent resident; up to 3 years of funding for graduate school; $32,000 (stipend); $12,000 (cost of education allowance). Contact: Roxanne Male'-Brune

NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships - Oct. 17, 2013
For graduate students or doctoral graduates no more than 2 years past degree conferral; US citizens of permanent residents.

NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Biology - Oct. 15, 2014
For graduating doctoral students or 1st year postdocs; US citizens or permanent residents.

Ohio Space Grant Consortium Graduate Fellowship Program – Feb. 1, 2015
Master's and doctoral students pursuing STEM degrees; US citizen; $16,000 (master's); $20,000 (doctoral).
Contact: Roxanne Male'-Brune

Presidential Management Fellow – predicted to open Oct. 1 and close Oct. 15
For graduate students in their final year of the program interested in leadership and management of public policies and program and a 2-yr fellowship at the US Dept. of State; the initial application is a form and your CV; Contact:  Roxanne Male'-Brune 
Workshop:  Oct. 3, 5:00 pm, Baker 239.

SMART – typically Dec.
For undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in a STEM discipline; Individuals applying to the program should have a strong interest in working for the DoD as a civilian research scientist or engineer; requires summer internship and employment at DoD laboratory or agency post graduation (1:1 match, e.g., 1 year funding = 1 summer internship and 1 yr employment); US citizen; $25,000-38,000 per year; GRE required (graduate students).

 

Social Science Research Council – Dec. 1, 2014
For students working towards a PhD; must have completed a master's; citizens of sub-Saharan African country; hold current faculty position at an accredited college or university in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa Tanzania or Uganda; must be admitted to graduate program but have yet to undertake dissertation research (dissertation proposal fellowship) OR must have approved dissertation but not complete more than 9 months of research (dissertation research fellowship) OR must be in final year of writing and have completed one dissertation chapter (dissertation completion fellowship).

 

Summer Fellowship of the Electrochemical Society – Jan. 15, 2015
For doctoral students conducting summer research in an area of interest to the Electrochemical Society (Batteries, Fuel Cells, and Energy Conversion, Biomedical Applications and Organic Electrochemistry Corrosion, Passivation, and Anodic Films Dielectric and Semiconductor Materials, Devices, and Processing Electrochemical/Chemical Deposition and Etching Electrochemical Synthesis and Engineering Fullerenes, Nanotubes, and Carbon Nanostructures Physical and Analytical Electrochemistry Sensors and Displays: Principles, Materials, and Processing) who will be continuing his/her work after the summer period; $5,000.

Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women's Studies - Oct. 15, 2014
For doctoral students in their final year in the humanities and social sciences whose work addresses the topics of women and gender in cross-disciplinary, regional or cultural boundaries: $5,000.

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship - Oct. 15, 2014
For graduating seniors, graduate students, and graduates who have majored in and/or have a strong professional background in STEM; US citizen or permanent resident and who are entering into a participating innovative school-based teacher preparation masters program (including OU); $30,000; must commit to teach in a high-need urban or rural secondary school in the state where the master's work is done. For information about the OU program, click here.  Contact:  Ralph Martin

 

 
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