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Graduate Funding Opportunities

You can find last month’s list, with more opportunities, here

 

Announcements

  • Boren Scholarship and Fellowship Information Session
  • International Education Week
  • Survival Skills and Ethics-SLHS 649 Spring 2018 (you need this class)

 

General Funding Opportunities

  • Alfred Fleishman Diversity Fellowships in Communications
  • American Association of University Women - Career Development Grants
  • Asia Foundation Development Fellows Program
  • Center for Reintegration Scholarships
  • Chemical Heritage Foundation Beckman Center Fellowships (Short-term, Dissertation, and Postdoc)
  • Inter-American Foundation IAF Grassroots Development Fellowship Program
  • Education Pioneers Graduate Fellowship and Analyst Fellowship
  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (also for the Humanities)

 

Funding Opportunities in the Humanities/Arts/Social Sciences

  • Carter Manny Award in Architecture
  • Donald M Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship
  • Jennings Randolph Peace Scholarship Dissertation Program
  • Louisville Institute Dissertation Fellowship on North American Christianity
  • Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture-International Fellowships in Jewish Studies
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art Fellowships for Conservation and Scientific Research
  • National Institute of Justice Graduate Research Fellowship Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • NSF Biological Anthropology Program-Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (BA-DDRIG)
  • Olympic Studies Centre (OSC) PhD Research Grant
  • Texas State Historical Association: Research Fellowships

 

Funding Opportunities in Science and Engineering

  • AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows Program
  • AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF)
  • DOE National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship
  • Generation Google Scholarship
  • IDEA WILD Conservation Research Equipment Grants
  • Link Foundation - Advanced Stimulation & Training Fellowships
  • Link Foundation - Energy Fellowship Program
  • Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program
  • National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Program
  • National Institute of Justice Graduate Research Fellowship Program STEM
  • UA Water Resources Research Institute Small Research Grants
  • U.S. Department of Commerce/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program
  • William G. McGinnies Graduate Scholarship in Arid Lands Studies

 

Internship and Postdoctoral Opportunities

  • Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education Postdoctoral Fellowships
  • Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs
  • New Sector Alliance Internships
  • NIH National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship for Librarians
  • Smithsonian Biodiversity Genomics Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Postdoctoral Programs

 

Announcements

 

Boren Scholarship and Fellowship Information Session

Boren Fellowships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests.

http://www.borenawards.org/boren_fellowship/basics.html

Friday, November 4th

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Office of Student Engagement, SUMC 248

 

International Education Week

International education advances cultural understanding and the protection of cultural heritage while also preparing individuals to work in a global society. Honoring those benefits and others associated with international education and global exchange, the UA is hosting a series of events during International Education Week (IEW), which is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education established in 2000. Events include lectures, photo exhibits, fun runs, and more! This year, International Education Week is from November 13-17, 2017.

Calendar of Events: https://global.arizona.edu/international-education-week-events

 

Highly Recommended Spring 2018 Course-Survival Skills and Ethics

I can’t recommend this course enough! Survival Skills and Ethics (SLHS 649; 3 units; Wednesdays, 3:00-5:50 pm) is a course designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in all disciplines. It covers topics such as effective speaking and writing, authorship, publication, peer review, grant writing, research compliance, teaching and mentoring, applying and interviewing for jobs, CV and resume building, and ethics. Also, upon completion of the course, you earn a Responsible Conduct in Research (RCR) certificate and fulfill partial requirements for the Certificate in College Teaching and Certificate in Science Communication. Contact Dr. Jenny Hoit with questions (hoit@email.arizona.edu).

 

General Funding Opportunities

 

Alfred Fleishman Diversity Fellowships in Communications

Alfred Fleishman, one of our agency’s founders, was dedicated to promoting human rights and helping people from diverse backgrounds communicate with and understand one another. In his honor, Fleishman Hillard offers the Alfred Fleishman Diversity Fellowship program. The program targets ethnically diverse candidates and applicants who have a passion for ethnic or cultural diversity. All applicants must demonstrate a commitment to promoting ethnic and cultural diversity through their work, education and life experiences. It provides six- to 12-month paid Fellowships — with benefits — professional development opportunities and a mentor program. Fellows will contribute to client projects while rotating among account teams, gaining practical experience in the field of integrated communications from some of the industry’s best counselors.

Citizenship: See website

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Website: http://fleishmanhillard.com/careers/scholarships-fellowships/

 

American Association of University Women - Career Development Grants

Grants of up to $12,000 will be awarded to women who have earned a bachelor's degree in support of coursework toward a degree program other than a doctorate or for specialized training in a technical or professional field. Primary consideration will be given to women of color, women pursuing credentials in a non-traditional field, and women who do not currently hold an advanced degree.

Citizenship: U.S. Citizens or permanent residents

Deadline: December 15, 2017

Website: http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/career-development-grants/cdg-application/

 

Asia Foundation Development Fellows Program

The Asia Foundation Development Fellows: Emerging Leadership for Asia’s Future program provides highly qualified, young professionals from Asia with an unparalleled opportunity to strengthen their leadership skills and gain in-depth knowledge of Asia’s critical development challenges. The year-long professional advancement program draws on The Asia Foundation’s extensive 18-country network and deep expertise working with innovative leaders and communities across the region. The program is designed to be a multifaceted experience, involving intensive learning modules – short courses, conferences, and study tours in Asia and the U.S. – to enhance leadership skills, Asian development knowledge, professional networks, and international exposure.

Citizenship: Citizenship or resident nationality from specified Asian countries

Deadline: November 20, 2017

Website: http://asiafoundation.org/what-we-do/asia-foundation-development-fellows 

 

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.

Citizenship: Unspecified

Deadline: Unspecified
Website: http://www.reintegration.com/scholarship-program/

 

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, 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.

Citizenship: Unspecified

Deadline: January 16, 2018

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

 

Inter-American Foundation IAF Grassroots Development Fellowship Program

IAF’s Fellowships provide support for Ph.D. candidates to conduct dissertation research in Latin America and the Caribbean on topics related to grassroots development. Funding is for between four and 12 months. Fellowships are available to currently registered students who have advanced to candidacy (by the time research begins) for the Ph.D. in the social sciences, physical sciences, technical fields and the professions as related to grassroots development issues. Applicants must obtain a University Certification prior to submission. UA students may contact Georgia Ehlers at the Graduate College at gehlers at email.arizona.edu prior to November 29 request a certification.

Citizenship: Must be a Ph.D. candidate enrolled at a U.S. university and a citizen of the U.S. or of any independent country in Latin America or the Caribbean, except Cuba

Deadline: TBD

Website: http://www.iie.org/Programs/IAF-Grassroots-Development-Fellowship-Program

Important info: Please email Shelley Hawthorne Smith asap if you plan to apply (shellh@email.arizona.edu)

 

Education Pioneers Graduate Fellowship and Analyst 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. Fellows work with school districts, charter schools, government agencies, nonprofits, and other leading education organizations to complete critical, high-impact projects that advance Partner organizations' important work. Graduate School Fellowship: Over the course of one summer or one year, the fellow prepares talented business, law, policy, and education graduate students to become education leaders. Analyst Fellowship: This fellowship grants data-savvy working professionals the opportunity to consult for 10 months on a data-driven project within the education space.

Citizenship: Must be authorized to work in the U.S.A.

Deadline: See website

Website: http://www.educationpioneers.org/

 

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (also for the Humanities)

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship Program provides recent PhD recipients and ABDs (please see program eligibility requirements) with opportunities to conduct research in Japan under the leadership of a host researcher. Fellows are encouraged to advance their own research and at the same time closely collaborate with young Japanese researchers and contribute to Japanese research communities.

Citizenship: U.S. Citizen 

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Website: http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/jsps-fellowship/

 

Funding Opportunities in the Humanities/Arts/Social Sciences

 

Carter Manny Award in Architecture

Since the Carter Manny Award’s establishment in 1996, over $560,000 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: architecture; 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, and other programs in the fine arts, humanities, and social sciences. 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

Citizenship: Unrestricted

Deadline: November 15, 2017

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

 

Donald M Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship

The Payne Program is designed to attract outstanding young people to careers in international development as USAID Foreign Service Officers.  The Payne Fellowship Program provides benefits valued at up to $93,000 over two years toward a two-year master’s degree, arranges internships in Washington D.C. and at USAID missions overseas, and provides professional development and support activities.  Fellows who successfully complete the program become USAID Foreign Service Officers.  Fellows may use the fellowship to attend a two-year master’s program in a U.S. institution to study an area of relevance to the USAID Foreign Service, including international development, international relations, public policy, business administration, foreign languages, economics, agriculture, environmental sciences, health, or urban planning at a graduate or professional school approved by the Payne Program.

Citizenship: U.S. Citizen

Deadline:  January 29, 2018

Website: http://www.paynefellows.org

 

Jennings Randolph Peace Scholarship Dissertation Program

The Jennings Randolph (JR) Peace scholarship Dissertation Program awards scholarships to students at U.S. universities who are writing doctoral dissertations with clear relevance for policy and practice in the field of international peacebuilding and conflict management. Peace Scholar Awards are currently set at $20,000 for 10 months.

Citizenship: Unrestricted

Deadline: November 20, 2017

Website: https://www.usip.org/grants-fellowships/fellowships/jennings-randolph-pe...

 

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.

Citizenship: Unspecified

Deadline: February 1 (annually)

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

 

Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture-International Fellowships in Jewish Studies

The purpose of the Foundation’s Fellowship program is to assist well-qualified

individuals in carrying out an independent scholarly, literary or art project, in a field of

Jewish specialization, which makes a significant contribution to the understanding,

preservation, enhancement or transmission of Jewish culture. The Fellowship is open to applications from a qualified scholar, researcher or artist who possesses the knowledge and experience to formulate and implement a project in a field of Jewish specialization can apply for

support. The amount of the grant varies in accordance with the cost of living in the country in

which the fellowship recipient resides to formulate and implement a project in a field of Jewish specialization can apply for, grants range up to $10,000 per year.

Citizenship: Unspecified

Deadline: July 15th- October 31st, 2018

Website: http://www.mfjc.org/support/howto.html

 

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 fellowships are intended for those who have recently completed graduate-level training. All fellowships must take place between September 1, 2017 and August 31, 2018. Fellowships generally begin in September.

Citizenship: Unspecified

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Website: www.metmuseum.org/research/internships-and-fellowships/fellowships/conservation-and-scientific-research-fellowships

 

National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Graduate Research Fellowship Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

NIJ Graduate Research Fellowship Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: NIJ is seeking proposals for funding under the Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) program in social and behavioral sciences. This program provides awards for research on crime, violence, and other criminal justice-related topics to accredited universities that offer research-based doctoral degrees. NIJ invests in doctoral education by supporting universities that sponsor students who demonstrate the potential to successfully complete doctoral degree programs in disciplines relevant to the mission of NIJ, and who are in the final stages of graduate study. Applicants sponsoring doctoral students are eligible to apply only if the doctoral research dissertation has direct implications for criminal justice policy and practice in the United States.

Citizenship: Unrestricted (university is the applicant)

Deadline: see website

Website: https://nij.gov/funding/fellowships/graduate-research-fellowship/Pages/grf-sbs.aspx#faqs

 

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.

Citizenship: Unrestricted

Deadline: January 24, 2018

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

 

Olympic Studies Centre (OSC) PhD Research Grant

The Olympic Studies Centre (OSC) organizes an annual grant program intended for PhD students engaged in scholarly research on the Olympic Movement, its history and ideals, and the impact of the Olympic Games on the various aspects of contemporary society and culture. Applicants should be preparing a PhD thesis in one or more of disciplines within humanities and social sciences perspectives (e.g. anthropology; arts; communications; economics/management; history; law; linguistics; pedagogy; philosophy; political sciences; sociology; sport sciences and urban, cultural, religious or literature studies) and have Olympism, Olympic sports or the Olympic Games as one of the research topics.

Citizenship: Unrestricted

Deadline: TBD

Website: https://www.olympic.org/olympic-studies-centre/research-grant-programmes 

 

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.

Citizenship: Unspecified

Deadline: December 28, 2017

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

 

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.

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

Deadline: January 15, 2018

Website: https://www.aaas.org/page/about-1

 

The AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF)

The AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) provide opportunities to outstanding scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking while contributing their knowledge and analytical skills to the federal policymaking process. Fellows serve yearlong assignments in the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the federal government in Washington. Each year, the program adds to a growing corps over 3,000 strong of policy-savvy leaders working across academia, government, nonprofits, and industry to serve the nation and the world.

Citizenship: U.S. Citizen

Deadline: November 1, 2017

Website: https://www.aaas.org/program/science-technology-policy-fellowships

 

DOE National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship

As part of its science and national security missions, the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration (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. Because of its continuing needs, NNSA has a special interest in encouraging development of the next generation of leaders in stewardship science. 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.

Citizenship: U.S. Citizen or permanent resident alien

Deadline: January 10, 2018

Website: www.krellinst.org/ssgf/

 

Generation Google Scholarship

The Generation Google Scholarship was established to help aspiring computer scientists excel in technology and become leaders in the field. Applicants should be a student from an underrepresented group in computer science (African American, Hispanic, American Indian, or Female. Students with disabilities should apply to the Google Lime Scholarship on google.com/students/scholarships).

Citizenship: Unspecified

Deadline: December 11, 2017

Website: https://edu.google.com/scholarships/the-generation-google-scholarship/

 

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.

Citizenship: Unrestricted

Deadline: See website

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

 

Link Foundation - Advanced Stimulation & Training Fellowships

The award consists of a two-year fellowship of $28,500 per year for two years to be used for the Fellow's academic year and summer stipend. Tenable in the US and Canada. The research proposed in these applications for this fellowship must embody the objective and characteristics found in the original flight training simulator; i.e., the training and preparation of individuals to perform in complex, interactive, real-time environments. Thus the emphasis is on training rather than education, and on simulation for training purposes rather than for design-development or product-research purposes.

Citizenship: Unrestricted

Deadline: December 1

Website: http://www.linkenergy.org/guidelines.html

 

Link Foundation - Energy Fellowship Program

The award consists of a two-year fellowship of $28,500 per year for two years to be used for the Fellow's academic year and summer stipend. The Fellowship fosters education and innovation in the societal production and utilization of energy.

Citizenship: See website

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Website: http://www.linkenergy.org/index.html

 

Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program

For more than 20 years, the Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program has provided students with fellowship opportunities to gain 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; however, all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply. The mission of the MLEF program is to strengthen a diverse pipeline of future STEM professionals, and this program has mentored several hundred of the best and brightest students from across the nation for future careers in STEM.

Citizenship: U.S. Citizen

Deadline: January 3, 2018

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 3. Chemical Engineering 4. Chemistry 5. Civil Engineering 6. Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences 7. Computer and Computational Sciences 8. Electrical Engineering 9. Geosciences 10. Materials Science and Engineering 11. Mathematics 12. Mechanical Engineering 13. Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering 14. Oceanography 15. Physics

Citizenship: U.S. Citizen

Deadline: December 9, 2016

Website: http://ndseg.asee.org/ 

 

National Institute of Justice Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

The Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (GRF-STEM) track is open to doctoral students in STEM fields of study. NIJ — the research, development and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice — is dedicated to improving knowledge and understanding of crime and justice issues through science. NIJ provides objective and independent knowledge and tools to inform the decision-making of the criminal justice community to reduce crime and advance justice, particularly at the state and local levels.

Eligibility: Unspecified

Deadline: See website

Website: http://www.nij.gov/funding/fellowships/graduate-research-fellowship/Pages/grf-stem.aspx

 

UA Water Resources Research Institute Small Research Grants

The University of Arizona’s Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) invites proposals for research grants under the Water Resources Research Act, Section 104(b). Proposals are requested for research that explores new ideas to address water problems in Arizona and expand understanding of water and related phenomena. Grants of approximately $10,000 will fund projects for 12 months.

Citizenship: Unrestricted (students apply under faculty)

Deadline: November 15, 2017

Website: https://wrrc.arizona.edu/programs/small-research-grants

 

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

NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries is seeking applications for the Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program from individuals, particularly women and minorities, who, due to financial constraints, may otherwise not be able to pursue an advanced degree in oceanography, marine biology, or maritime archaeology (including all science, engineering, social science, and resource management of ocean and coastal areas). The program seeks to increase the number of women and minorities in these scientific disciplines, particularly as they relate to the mission of the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS). The Office of National Marine Sanctuaries conducts, sponsors, and facilitates research to better understand ecosystems and cultural resources in marine sanctuaries, their changing condition, and the significance of threats.

Citizenship: Unspecified

Deadline: December 8, 2017

Website: http://fosterscholars.noaa.gov

 

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.

Citizenship: Any University of Arizona doctoral student is eligible

Deadline: December 2017

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

 

Postdoctoral Opportunities

 

Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education directs a postdoctoral fellowship program that offers supervised research experience in tobacco control with members of the Center faculty. Each trainee meets regularly with a faculty mentor regarding research progress and career or professional issues. We offer diverse educational and research opportunities, including postdoctoral fellowships, graduate research positions, advocacy training, and individualized documents training. Our work spans policy and historical research, economics, and science.Fellows are recruited from a variety of fields including the basic sciences, social sciences, public health practitioners, clinical fields, political science, history, economics, law, and marketing.

Citizenship: Unrestricted (one international position annually)

Deadline: January 24, 2018

Website: http://tobacco.ucsf.edu/fellowship

 

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.

Citizenship: Unrestricted

Deadline: January 17, 2018

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

 

New Sector Alliance Internships

New Sector Alliance's mission is to strengthen the social sector by enriching its talent pipeline. Our vision is a social sector that engages and cultivates talent to effectively meet community needs. We pursue this mission by offering meaningful service and professional development opportunities to groups of early career professionals committed to social impact. At the core of these experiences are experiential learning projects that offer professional development while also providing support to nonprofit organizations that helps them create, improve, or expand services to the community.

Deadline: See website

Website: www.newsector.org/

 

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.

Citizenship: U.S. Citizen or Canadian Citizen

Deadline: January 26, 2018

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

 

Smithsonian Biodiversity Genomics Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The Smithsonian Institution (SI) Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biodiversity Genomics promotes collaborative research in these fields involving comparative genomic approaches such as phylogenomics, population genomics, metagenomics or transcriptomics, and have a component that involves significant bioinformatics analysis. The fellows selected will participate in the newly formed Smithsonian Institute for Biodiversity Genomics (SIBG), a pan-institutional program designed to stimulate and create opportunities for biodiversity genomics research at the Smithsonian.  The SIBG guides and facilitates genomics research within traditional strengths of the Smithsonian, including studies of the tree of life, ecology, evolution and adaptation, and conservation. The Smithsonian’s molecular research facilities are located at National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), National Zoological Park (NZP), Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC), and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in the Republic of Panama. Collaboration among SI facilities is encouraged.

Citizenship: Unrestricted

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Website: www.smithsonianofi.com/smithsonian-biodiversity-genomics-postdoctoral-fellowship-program/

 

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.

Citizenship: See website

Deadline: Varies according to position

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

 

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Last updated 2 Nov 2017