HHMI 2019 Hanna H. Gray Postdoctoral Fellowship

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The Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program seeks to increase diversity in biomedical science by recruiting and retaining individuals from groups underrepresented in the life sciences. The program will support early career scientists with the potential to become leaders in academic research. Deadline to apply is January 9, 2018.

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Summer research opportunities with Department of Homeland Security

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Summer Research Team (SRT) Program seeks to engage faculty led teams of undergraduate and graduate students in research that provides opportunities to strengthen the talent pool of scientists and engineers, and to conduct collaborative research of mutual interest to the Team, the DHS Center, and DHS. The deadline to apply is Dec. 21, 2018.

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Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program

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The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program provides students with fellowship opportunities to gain hands-on research experience with the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy. The program was created with the goal of improving opportunities for under-represented students in STEM fields; however, all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is December 17, 2018.

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Howard Mayer Brown Fellowship in musicology

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The Howard Mayer Brown Fellowship in musicology supports one year of graduate work for a student at a U.S. or Canadian university who is a member of a historically underrepresented group with a stipend of $22,000 for full-time study. The deadline to apply is December 17, 2018.

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Center for Engaged Scholarship (CES) Dissertation Fellowships

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The Center for Engaged Scholarship (CES) advances progressive values such as greater equality within and across nations, more effective democratic governance, and more enlightened environmental policies. CES is planning to award at least five fellowships of $25,000 each for the 2019-2020 academic year. Apply by December 15, 2018.

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EPA's People, Prosperity, and the Planet (P3) Student Design Competition

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) 16th Annual P3 Awards focusing on People, Prosperity, and the Planet (P3) is a collegiate design competition promoting the use of scientific and engineering principles in creating innovative projects to address environmental challenges and develop real-world solutions. The two-phase competition offers $25,000 for initial project ideas and $100,000 implementation project awards. The deadline to apply is December 11, 2018.

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NSF SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships Program

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) Postdoctoral Fellowship offers research, training, and other educational opportunities for postdoctoral fellows. The deadline to apply is November 20, 2018.

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Apply now for winter 2019 Global Dynamics Graduate Research Fellowships

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The 21st Century Global Dynamics Fellowships provide one academic quarter of in-state tuition/fees plus a stipend of $7,500 to PhD students in the humanities and social sciences wishing to conduct research in Global Studies or Gender and Islam. With mentorship from a Mellichamp Professor, the candidate will have research support and duties related to the professor's projects in the specified area of interest. The deadline to apply is November 21.

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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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