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Announcements

  • Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (FH DDRA) Fellowship Information Session
  • International Education Week
  • Survival Skills and Ethics (Spring 2019 Course)

 

General Funding Opportunities

  • Center for Reintegration Scholarships
  • Chateaubriand Fellowship (France)
  • Chemical Heritage Foundation Beckman Center Fellowships (Short-term, Dissertation, and Postdoc)
  • Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge
  • CDC Emerging Infectious Diseases Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement (RISE) Fellowship Program
  • Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs
  • Education Pioneers Graduate Fellowship and Analyst Fellowship
  • Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellowship
  • Margaret McNamara Education Grants (MMEG) for Women from Developing Countries
  • Maria Teresa Velez Diversity Leadership Scholarship (UA)
  • Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship (UA only)
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art Fellowships for Conservation and Scientific Research
  • Scientific Exploration Society — Explorer Awards 2019
  • Summer Arabic Language and Media (SALAM) Program

 

Funding Opportunities in the Humanities/Arts/Social Sciences

  • ArtHub International Artist Residency
  • Louisville Institute Dissertation Fellowship on North American Christianity
  • 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
  • Charles M. Vest NAE Grand Challenges for Engineering International Scholarships
  • DOE National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship
  • Department of Energy (DOE) Scholar Program
  • EPA National Student Design Competition Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet
  • IDEA WILD Conservation Research Equipment Grants
  • Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program
  • National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Program
  • UA William G. McGinnies Graduate Scholarship in Arid Lands Studies
  • U.S. Department of Commerce/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program
  • WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation

 

Postdoctoral Opportunities

  • Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education Postdoctoral Fellowships
  • Harvard University Environmental Fellows Program
  • NIH National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship for Librarians
  • Rice University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Value and Consciousness
  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Postdoctoral Programs

 

Announcements

 

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (FH DDRA) Fellowship Information Session

The purpose of the 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. Research in Western Europe and the U.S. and its territories is not supported by this grant and research must be done in a language other than English.

Citizenship: U.S. citizens or permanent residents

For more information on the fellowship: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/iegpsddrap/index.html

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from 12:30 – 1:30

University Services Building Room 209

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

 

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. This year, International Education Week is from November 12-16, 2018.

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

 

Survival Skills and Ethics (Spring 2019 Course)

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 2019, Wednesdays, 3:00-5:50 pm

Place: Saguaro Hall 101

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

 

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.

Citizenship: U.S. citizen or legal resident

Deadline: January 18, 2019
Website: http://www.reintegration.com/2019-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.

Citizenship: Unrestricted

Deadline: January 8, 2019

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.

Citizenship: Unspecified

Deadline: January 16, 2018

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

 

Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge

Our third annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge aims to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world. The Challenge is open to students and recent alumni from any college or university. If your solution uses digital technology to positively impact society or the environment, consider entering. Areas of impact include, but are not limited to, critical human needs like water or food security, healthcare, financial inclusion, education, accessibility, and the environment. $300,000 USD in prize money will help accelerate the adoption of breakthrough technology, products, and services that drive economic development and/or solve social or environmental problems.

Deadline: January 11, 2019

Website: https://cisco.innovationchallenge.com/cisco-global-problem-solver-challenge-2019

 

CDC Emerging Infectious Diseases Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement (RISE) Fellowship Program

The Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement (RISE) Fellowship Program is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-funded, ten-week summer program providing educational and professional development opportunities for fellows interested in infectious diseases research, public health, mental health, maternal and child health and/or health disparities.

Citizenship: Unspecified

Deadline: Jan 31, 2019

Website: https://www.kennedykrieger.org/training/programs/center-for-diversity-in-public-health-leadership-training/ferguson-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 9, 2019

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

 

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/

 

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.

Citizenship: Must be eligible to work in the U.S. over the summer of 2019

Deadline: December 3, 2018 (priority deadline, also January 7, 2019)

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

 

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.

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

Deadline: January 15, each year

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

 

Maria Teresa Velez Diversity Leadership Scholarship (UA)

In honor of the late Dr. Maria Teresa Velez, Associate Dean, University of Arizona Graduate College, and her lifelong commitment to promoting graduate student diversity and inclusion and pushing for the highest of excellence, the Graduate College established the Dr. Maria Teresa Velez Diversity Leadership Scholarship. This award is given annually to a graduate student who, through his or her teaching, research, or outreach and service, has demonstrated a commitment to furthering diversity in education, higher education, and the community at large.

Citizenship: Unrestricted

Deadline: November 19

Website: https://grad.arizona.edu/funding/opportunities/dr-maria-teresa-velez-diversity-leadership-scholarship 

 

Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship (UA only)

The Graduate College is pleased to announce the competition for the Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship and the Dr. Maria Teresa Velez – Marshall Foundation Dissertation Scholarship. This award is intended for graduate students who are in the completion stage of their dissertation and who have exhausted all other funding resources except for loans. The award is $10,846.00 provided by the Marshall Foundation (disbursed in one sum in spring 2019) and a Graduate Tuition Scholarship for up to two consecutive semesters-- spring 2019 and fall 2019-- provided by the Graduate College. Mandatory fees and health insurance are not covered.

Citizenship: U.S. Citizen and Arizona Legal Residency

Deadline: November 19, 2018

Website: https://grad.arizona.edu/funding/opportunities/marshall-foundation-dissertation-fellowship-and-dr-maria-teresa-velez-marshall

 

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, 2019 and August 31, 2020. Fellowships generally begin in September.

Citizenship: Unspecified

Deadline: December 7, 2018

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

 

Scientific Exploration Society — Explorer Awards 2019

The SES makes awards to “pioneers with purpose” who combine innovative field expeditions with important research contributions, including in subject areas related to environment and conservation. The awards are intended to provide a financial contribution to the overall cost of the fieldwork phase of scientific exploration. For 2019, the SES announces six award categories including filmmaking, health and humanities, science and adventure, scientific trailblazing, medical aid and research, and amateur photography.

Citizenship: Unspecified

Deadline: November 26, 2018

Website: https://www.ses-explore.org/explorer-awards

 

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: 14 June - 8 August 2019

Eligibility: All applicants must be U.S. citizens, enrolled in a degree seeking program (BA, MA or PhD) in Spring 2019, and have completed at least four semesters (or the equivalent) of university-level Arabic coursework.

Deadline: December 31, 2018

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

 

Funding Opportunities in the Humanities/Arts/Social Sciences

 

ArtHub International Artist Residency

ArtHub is an organization that provides four visual and literary artists a chance to concentrate on their creative efforts by offering free space to live and work for three months or for short-term residencies. Located in Kingman, Arizona.

Citizenship: Unrestricted

Deadline: Rolling

Website: https://www.kingmanarthub.com/residency

 

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  

 

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 22, 2019

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: February 1, 2019

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, 2018

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, 2019

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

 

Charles M. Vest NAE Grand Challenges for Engineering International Scholarships

The Charles M. Vest NAE Grand Challenges for Engineering International Scholarship Program offers an unprecedented opportunity for international graduate students to work and study at one of ten US universities performing leading research in one or more of the areas described in the US National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenges for Engineering.

Citizenship: Unrestricted

Deadline: December 31, 2018

Website: http://vestscholars.mit.edu/program-summary

 

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 16, 2019

Website: www.krellinst.org/ssgf/

 

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.

Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship

Deadline: December 17, 2018

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

 

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 16th 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.

Citizenship: Unrestricted

Deadline: December 11, 2018

Website: https://www.epa.gov/research-grants/16th-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.

Citizenship: Unrestricted

Deadline: See website

Website: http://www.ideawild.org/apply.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: December 17, 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 7, 2018

Website: https://www.ndsegfellowships.org/application

 

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.

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

Citizenship: Unrestricted

Deadline: Dec 8, 2018

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

 

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 17, 2018

Website: http://fosterscholars.noaa.gov

 

WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation

The WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships (PBS) are awarded to individuals from developing/emerging economies (East and South) who wish to pursue formal studies or mid-career professional training in the field of nature conservation. Applications are encouraged from people seeking to build skills in specific subjects that will enhance their contribution to nature conservation.

Citizenship: Africa, Asia/Pacific, Latin America/Caribbean, Eastern Europe, or Middle East

Deadline: January (see website)

Website: http://wwf.panda.org/get_involved/wwf_scholarships_conservation_grants/prince_bernhard_scholarships/

 

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 23, 2019

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

 

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.

Citizenship: Unrestricted

Deadline: January 16, 2019

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

Citizenship: U.S. Citizen or Canadian Citizen

Deadline: January 25, 2019

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

 

Rice University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Value and Consciousness

With support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Humanities Research Center (HRC) at Rice University will award two postdoctoral fellowships to junior scholars who will participate in the 2019-20 Rice Seminar: The Value of Consciousness and the Consciousness of Value. This seminar’s organizing questions may be framed as follows: Does consciousness bestow on its possessor a special kind of value? If so, what is this special value and what is it about consciousness that bestows this value on its possessor? In what ways, if any, does our conscious experience (in perception, emotion, and thought) of conscious beings disclose their distinctive value?

Citizenship: unspecified

Deadline: Dec 7, 2018

Website: http://hrc.rice.edu/node/709

 

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 6 Nov 2018