Smithsonian Institution: Fellowship Program
The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program offers opportunities for independent research or study related to Smithsonian collections, facilities, and/or research interests of the Institution and its staff. Fellowships are offered to graduate students, predoctoral students, and postdoctoral and senior investigators to conduct independent research.
1 Aug 2020
1 Nov 2020
How to apply
Full benefit details
Australian / domestic student
up to $150,000
Applicable study areas
All study areas
Number of scholarships awarded
What are the benefits?
- Graduate Student Fellowships, with a stipend of US$7,500 for up to 10 weeks.
- Predoctoral Fellowships, with a stipend of US$36,000 for up to 1 year, plus allowances.
- Senior & Postdoctoral Fellowships, with a stipend of US$50,400 per year for up to 2 years, plus allowances.
The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program offers opportunities for investigators to conduct independent research and to utilise the resources of the Institution with members of the Smithsonian professional research staff serving as advisors and hosts.
Fellows will be provided with space to conduct their research within the department in which they are working. Fellows have access to the Smithsonian Institution Libraries with privileges which include borrowing library materials, interlibrary loans, document delivery, database searching and reference assistance. Applicants should consult in advance with their proposed advisor(s) regarding the availability of facilities and necessary equipment.
For complete listings of faculty-specific scholarships, please see individual faculty websites.
The information listed here is subject to change without notice. Where we have listed information about jointly run scholarships programs, please also see our partners' websites. Information describing the number and value of scholarships awarded is indicative.