RAND Corporation Graduate Student Summer Associate Program

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The RAND Graduate Student Summer Associate Program offers paid 12-week summer opportunities for graduate students to conduct research on a wide range of national security problems and domestic and international social policy issues. The deadline to apply is December 4, 2018.

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Ford Foundation Fellowship recap of October info sessions

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Did you miss the Ford Fellowship Information Sessions, but are still interested? View this recap for a summary explaining the Ford Fellowship focus as well as suggested tips/deadlines for application materials. Be sure to consider signing up for other upcoming Ford Fellowship writing workshops, as well.

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AccessLex and AIR Institute Research and Dissertation Fellows Program

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The AccessLex Institute/AIR Research and Dissertation Fellows Program is a grant competition promoting scholarship on issues related to access, affordability and value of legal education specifically, and graduate and professional education more broadly. Research grants of up $50,000 and dissertation grants of up to $25,000 are available. Deadline to apply is November 30, 2018.

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Graham Foundation Carter Manny Awards

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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 up to $15,000 and the writing award is acknowledged with up to $20,000. The deadline to apply is November 15, 2018, for 2019-2020 funding.

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Center for LGBTQ Studies fellowships and awards

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The Center for LGBTQ Studies (CLAGS) supports students and scholars through fellowships and awards for research contributions to the historical, cultural, and political issues of vital concern to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals and communities. Visit the website for details on various funding opportunities. The next upcoming deadline is November 15, 2018.

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Enter now to compete in the NSF 2026 Idea Machine contest

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Do you have a great big innovative idea but aren't sure how to go about making it happen? Start at the NSF 2026 Idea Machine competition! Participants have the opportunity to be recognized, win cash prizes, and get their idea invested. The deadline to apply for the competition is October 26, 2018.

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University of California President’s & Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowships

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The University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program offers postdoctoral research fellowships, faculty mentoring, and eligibility for a hiring incentive to qualified scholars in all fields whose research, teaching, and service will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity at the University of California. The deadline to apply is November 1, 2018.

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American Association of University Women (AAUW) fellowships and grants

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Funding awards of $2,000 to $35,000 available to applicants at various stages of academic, professional, or scholarly work. The American Association of University Women (AAUW) fellowship and grant recipients perform research in a wide range of disciplines and work to improve their schools and communities. Read on for an overview of upcoming opportunities! Earliest deadlines are November 1, 2018.

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Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)

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The Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) offers nine to twelve months of support to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are enrolled in PhD programs in the United States and conducting dissertation research on non-US topics. The average award is $22,000. The deadline to apply is November 7, 2018.

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NASA limited submission funding opportunity

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NASA presents a limited submission funding opportunity, Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) Institutional Research Opportunity (MIRO). This program supports training and development of students and faculty in STEM at targeted colleges and universities, and provides opportunities for research and education to inspire and prepare increasing numbers of students for STEM careers. Deadline quickly approaching so apply today!

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Echoing Green’s Fellowship and Leadership Development Programs

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Echoing Green will provide more than $4.6 million in unrestricted seed-stage funding and strategic foundational support this year to emerging leaders working to bring about positive social change. Echoing Green Fellows are the innovators, instigators, pioneers, and rebels that reject the status quo and drive positive social change all over the world. Apply today!

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Grant funding now available with Coastal Fund

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The Coastal Fund (CF) is a student organization that protects, enhances, and restores the UCSB coastline. The fund supports research, restoration, preservation, access, and educational projects in line with CF's mission. Quarterly opportunities available; current fall deadline is October 12, 2018.

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Big Ideas @ UCSB information session

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Want to win up to $10,000 for your project, startup, or student group that has social impact? Come to a Big Ideas Contest information session on October 11th to learn about the contest's goals, categories, timeline, and application requirements.

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Funding Forecast for Fall 2018

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Funding application season is here! If you are looking for external funding for the 2019-2020 academic year, you should start looking now. The fall quarter deadlines are typically for next year's awards. Review the upcoming list of opportunities then get ready, plan ahead, and apply soon!

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Office of Science Graduate Student Research program

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The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science is now accepting applications for the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program providing doctoral dissertation/thesis research opportunities for graduate students at Department of Energy national laboratories. Applications are due on November 15, 2018.

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Call for applications for the UC President's PostDoc Fellowship Program

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The UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is now accepting applications for 2019-2020! The program offers postdoctoral research fellowships and faculty mentoring to outstanding scholars in all fields whose research, teaching, and service will contribute to the diversity and equal opportunity at the University of California. Deadline is November 1, 2018.

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2019 Boren Fellowships application now open

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The Boren Fellowships application is now open for graduate students who are interested in immersive language study and public service careers. Receive up to $24,000 for overseas study! The national deadline to apply is January 30, 2019.

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