Fellowships

May 20, 2019

Physical Genomics Fellow Competition Applications Due May 23

The Center for Physical Genomics and Engineering (CPGE) is committed to training the next generation of leaders and contributing to diversity in engineering. As part of this effort, CPGE is awarding two fellowships to exceptional students with a deep interest in pursuing a doctoral degree in a physical genomics-related field. Proposed projects should bridge molecular biology, bioengineering, physics, optics, chemistry, and medicine and promote joint research between the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and other Northwestern University Schools.

May 3, 2019

Call for Applications for the Office of Fellowships Graduate Assistant (OFGA) 2019-2020

The Office of Fellowships  seeks a doctoral candidate with an outstanding record of undergraduate mentorship to join them during the 2019-2020 academic year. The OFGA participates in all facets of the office’s interactions with undergraduates, from individual advising and group discussions to application review and mock interviews. 

April 15, 2019

Hilla Rebay International Fellowship 2019-2020 Applications Due May 15

The Guggenheim Museum is currently accepting applications for the Hilla Rebay International Fellowship 2019-2020.  This unique multi-site ten-month fellowship provides an opportunity to train in the Curatorial, Education, and Registration Departments at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao; and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. The fellow will spend a minimum of three months at each site.

April 15, 2019

NDIAS Call for Residential Fellows for 2020-21

The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) supports outstanding, innovative research in all academic disciplines and encourages its Fellows to explore the relationship between the world as it is and as it ought to be, as well as how their work related to the scholarship of others in an engaging academic community of scholars, artists, and scientists.

April 12, 2019

Summer Data Science Fellowship Opportunity

The Data Incubator is an intensive 8-week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in earlier sessions, the Data Incubator will be holding another fellowship.

April 8, 2019

Apply Now to Serve as a Graduate Writing Fellow or The Graduate Writing Place GA in 2019-20

In the 2019-20 academic year, the Graduate Writing Place will offer two types of opportunities for advanced PhD candidates who wish to augment their writing, leadership, and teaching skills at the same time they improve the writing skills of other graduate students at Northwestern

April 1, 2019

MOCAD Ford Curatorial Fellowship Application Deadline April 15

The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) is seeking applicants for its 2019-2020 Curatorial Fellowship. MOCAD is where adventurous minds encounter the best in contemporary visual, literary, music, and performing arts. A responsive center for diverse audiences, MOCAD presents art that contextualize, interprets, educates and expands culture, pushing us to the edges of contemporary experience.

March 25, 2019

Jock Reynolds Fellowship in Public Programs

The Jock Reynolds Fellowship at the Yale University Art Gallery is a two-year fellowship intended for an emerging arts professional considering a career in museum education with a focus on public programs. Yale University Art Gallery programs connect curricular, co-curricular, and community initiatives and interests through a wide range of engagement opportunities, including in-gallery artist and scholar talks, conversations, studio workshops, performances, poetry readings, film screenings, and scholarly lectures. Reporting to the Associate Curator of Programs and working collaboratively across the Education Department, other Gallery departments, Yale University, and the greater New Haven community, the Fellow will gain broad-based experience in museum programs. The Fellow will participate in the rigorous Wurtele Gallery Teacher training program and learn from museum educators about art-based pedagogies and the collection.

March 25, 2019

Cullman-Payson Fellowship in Academic Affairs and Outreach

The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman–Joan Whitney Payson Fellowship at the Yale University Art Gallery is a full-time, two-year fellowship intended for an emerging professional considering a career in museum education. Reporting to the Bradley Assistant Curator of Academic Affairs and working closely with colleagues and collaborators across and beyond Yale University, the Fellow will gain broad, hands-on experience in interactive and interdisciplinary teaching with objects; university-level outreach and curricular programs; and the execution and evaluation of educational offerings for diverse audiences. The Fellow will participate in the rigorous Wurtele Gallery Teacher training program and learn from museum educators about art-based pedagogies and the collection.

March 25, 2019

John Walsh Fellowship in Museum Education

The John Walsh Fellowship at the Yale University Art Gallery is a two-year fellowship intended for an emerging professional in the arts considering a career in museum education. Reporting to the Jan and Frederick Mayer Senior Associate Curator of Public Education and working closely with colleagues from the Education Department, other Gallery departments, and additional collaborators at and beyond the Yale University Art Gallery, the Fellow will be fully integrated into all aspects of the Education Department’s work, from planning to execution. They will gain broad-based experience in academic museum education over the course of the fellowship, including: K–12 public education; interdisciplinary and interactive teaching with objects; university-level outreach and teaching programs; execution and evaluation of educational offerings for various audiences; school, youth, adult, and community groups; and teachers, families, and adult visitors.

March 18, 2019

The Block Museum’s Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship Applications Due April 15

The Block Museum’s Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship offers opportunities for Northwestern University doctoral students who are interested in exploring museum professions. There are many exciting opportunities in museums for PhDs, and museums benefit from working with professionals with diverse degrees, including history, performance studies, indigenous studies, African American Studies, and other fields. The fellowship is geared toward students whose work engage with visual culture, history, museum practice, and the questions of shaping and exhibiting knowledge. Graduate fellows will gain practical and professional experience by contributing to museum initiatives. Projects may include work on exhibitions, engagement, collections, community relations, publications, and/or programs.

March 11, 2019

Applications Now Open for the Curatorial Fellowship Program at the Harvard Art Museums

The Curatorial Fellowship Program at the Harvard Art Museums is designed to broaden the experience of scholars embarking on professional and academic careers in art history who are considering the museum profession.

March 3, 2019

Deadlines Approaching for Mercatus Graduate Student Fellowships

Don't wait—deadlines are approaching, but the Mercatus Center at George Mason University is still accepting applications for our graduate student programs for the 2019-2020 academic year! The Mercatus Center offers fellowships for students pursuing a graduate degree in economics at George Mason University, as well as in other disciplines at universities around the world. Their fellows explore and discuss the foundations of political economy and public policy and pursue research on pressing issues.

February 11, 2019

Home Grown Curatorial Fellowship Now Accepting Applications

The National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA) and The DuSable Museum of African American History are pleased to offer the Home Grown Curatorial Fellowship thanks to a joint grant by the Walton Family Foundation and the Ford Foundation through their Diversifying Art Museum Leadership Initiative.

February 11, 2019

ISGMH Graduate Fellow Research Award 2019

The Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH) is a Northwestern University-wide institute dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of sexual and gender minority (SGM) individuals and communities through multidisciplinary research, community engagement, and training. Sexual and gender minorities include lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people – anyone whose sexual or gender identity does not conform to social majority categories of sexual orientation or gender.

February 8, 2019

2019-20 New York State Senate Graduate/Post-Graduate/Mid-Career Fellowship Applications Now Open

The Senate 2019-20 Graduate/Post-Graduate/Mid-Career Fellowships application deadline is Friday, April 26. There are generally 16 fellowships awarded each year. Students are not required to presently reside or to attend school in New York. However, students must be United States citizens at the time of application. The Graduate/Post-Graduate/Mid-Career application information and materials are also available here. 

February 4, 2019

The 2019-20 Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies Crown Fellowship

The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies is pleased to announce competition for the 2019-20 Crown Fellowship, an award given annually to a Northwestern graduate student or group of students whose works bears on some aspect of Jewish history, culture, or religion.  The award includes a tuition scholarship and monthly stipend of $2,737.

February 4, 2019

The Alumnae of Northwestern University Graduate Fellowship 2019-20

The Alumnae of Northwestern University offers this Fellowship to full-time graduate students who show promise of achieving distinction in their chosen field and who will bring credit to the University. Criteria for selection include quality of scholarship, leadership, community service, professional experience, and financial need. Special consideration will be given to students who choose a program in pursuit of a career that serves the public good.

January 28, 2019

2019 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowships Deadline

The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship Program provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies. The program is designed to deepen research knowledge and increase the study of modern foreign languages, cultural engagement, and area studies not generally included in US curricula. 

January 18, 2019

Fellowship Opportunity: The Brady Scholars Program in Ethics and Civic Life.

The Brady Scholars Program in Ethics and Civic Life is seeking four graduate students who will help mentor undergraduates in the Brady Scholars Program.

January 10, 2019

ETS Internship, Fellowship and Visiting Scholar Programs in Research

The Educational Testing Service (ETS) Research & Development (R&D) division is pleased to announce that they are now accepting applications for the 2019 Internship and Fellowship Programs in R&D. These programs seek applicants who are interested in pursuing scientific research under the guidance of ETS researchers and psychometricians.