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Luther Rice Undergrad Fellowship

Deadline: Thursday, December 5, 2019

Luther Rice Undergraduate Research Fellowships are part of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences comprehensive undergraduate initiative to promote discovery- and inquiry-based education throughout the undergraduate experience at GW. The Rice Fellowships offer support for student research carried out in collaboration with, and under the guidance of, at least one faculty mentor.

More info: academiccommons.gwu.edu/luther-rice-undergraduate-research-fellowship


NSF Student Workshops

Center for Career Services, in cooperation with the Center for Undergraduate Fellowships and Research, is offering one on November 7 (12:00 pm - 1:30 pm), to walk students through the NSF application process and to alert them to the variety of awards available. Please promote this offering broadly to undergraduate and graduate students.

Students can register on Handshake:

November 7: gwu.joinhandshake.com/events/358293


Beinecke Scholarship Program

Deadline: November 15, 2019

Seeks applications from juniors who are majoring in humanities, social sciences, or creative arts and who are interested in pursuing research-focused graduate study in the humanities and social sciences (usually PhD programs) or original work in the creative and performing arts (often terminating in an MFA).  GW can nominate one application per year.

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

GW Nomination Deadline: November 15, 2019

Seeks applications from sophomores and juniors majoring in math, computer science, natural sciences, and engineering, and applicants who are interested in pursuing research careers in the STEM disciplines.  GW may nominate up to four applications per year.

More info: academiccommons.gwu.edu/barry-m-goldwater-scholarship


Churchill Scholarship Program

Nomination Deadline: October 31, 2019

One of the more prestigious postgraduate awards for students in math, science, or engineering, and it supports students interested in pursuing a master's program at the University of Cambridge.  Graduating seniors and those who have graduated within the past 12 months are eligible to apply.  GW may nominate up to two applications per year.

More information is available at:
academiccommons.gwu.edu/churchill-scholarship-program.


Limited Submission Opportunity

President LeBlanc has been invited to nominate two applicants out of the GW faculty, and an internal competition to select our nominees is underway.

Complete details on the fellowship program can be found on the CFR website, along with a link to submit applications for the internal nominee competition on InfoReady.

Internal Deadline: Monday, October 21, 2019 by 9:00 am ET

Award: $200,000

The purpose of the Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program is to support high-caliber scholarship in the social sciences and humanities, making it possible for the recipients to devote time to research and writing that addresses pressing issues and cultural transitions affecting us at home and abroad. Fellows are awarded $200,000 to support their research project.

  • Global connections and global ruptures
  • Strengthening U.S. democracy and exploring new narratives
  • Environments, natural and human
  • Technological and cultural creativity—potential and perils

Learn more

If you have any questions about the Andrew Carnegie Fellowship Program or the internal competition process, please reach out to Susan Boerstling at sboerstling@gwu.edu or 202-994-7384.

The Social Science Research Council

Deadline: Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Award: Seventy fellowships are awarded annually. Fellowship amounts vary depending on the research plan, with a per-fellowship average of $23,000.

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.

Learn more

Long-Term Fellowships
Deadline: Fri, November 1, 2019

Short-Term Fellowships
Deadline: Sun, December 15, 2019

Fellows have access to the Library's collections and are supported by a collegial interdisciplinary community of researchers, curators, and librarians. Learn about  specific eligibility requirements, as well as application guidelines at their website.

Questions to: research@newberry.org

*GW Priority Foundation

Deadline: Tues, October 15, 2019
(“Brief Proposal”)Award: $350,000

Examples of previously-funded Pioneering Ideas include: Developing a space to support nursing innovation; using virtual reality to explore the path to a culture of health; and using big data on patient health to help improve air quality standards.

Begin Your Application

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine

Deadlines: 

Predoctoral: December 17, 2019 (5:00 PM ET)Dissertation: December 10, 2019 (5:00 PM ET)
Postdoctoral: December 10, 2019 (5:00 PM ET)

Awards: Approximately 70 predoctoral, 36 dissertation, and 24 postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded, to include annual stipends and conference expenses.

Predoctoral, Dissertation, and Postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on behalf of the Ford Foundation.

Learn more

Deadline: 9:00pm ET, Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Award: up to 12 awards, with a stipend of $75,000, plus funds of up to $6,000 for research, travel/relocation, and related project costs, and other additional support.

Scholars & Society Fellowships allow faculty who teach and advise doctoral students to pursue research projects while in residence at a US-based cultural, media, government, policy, or community organization of their choice. Fellows and their colleagues at host institutions are expected to create a mutually beneficial partnership in which they collaborate, interact, and learn about each other’s work, motivating questions, methods, and practices. The program supports projects at all stages of development, and welcomes applications that propose to deepen or expand existing research projects as well as those that propose new projects.

Learn more about the program https://www.acls.org/Competitions-and-Deadlines/Mellon-ACLS-Scholars-Society-Fellowships.

Application tips and FAQs https://www.acls.org/FAQ/Mellon-ACLS-Scholars-Society-Program.

For all other questions, please contact fellowships@acls.org.

Deadline: Tuesday, November 05, 2019, 6:00 PM Easter Time

Award: up to $80,000 per year, for up to four years, annual stipend, tuition support, health insurance, and more.
Proposals accepted via NSPIRES:
http://tinyurl.com/NSTGRO20
Contact Ms. Claudia Meyer, Space Technology Research Grants Program Executive, with any questions.

Deadline: Thursday, October 31, 2019

Award: $25,000 and a diploma during a ceremony at UNESCO headquarters in Paris in March 2020.

Prize Info and Selection Criteria

Additional assistance:
ictprize@unesco.org or +33-1 45680544.

Office of Science Graduate Student
Research (SCGSR) Program 

Deadline: Thursday, November 14, 2019, 5:00pm ET

Award: Living Stipend and Transportation

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science is now accepting applications for the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program 2019 Solicitation 2.

The SCGSR program provides doctoral dissertation/thesis research opportunities for graduate students at DOE national laboratories.

Applications in the areas of Microelectronics, Data Science, Fundamental Symmetries, and Accelerator Science areas are strongly encouraged.

Begin Your Application

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