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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

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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.

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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 WOW TALK Committee hopes that you will spread the word to your colleagues and students about the following event featuring some of your colleagues in the sciences being held next Wednesday afternoon.

The WOW TALK (What’s Our Work) Series brings together colleagues and students from disciplines associated with GW's Science and Engineering Hall—and related fields—to present new research and share ideas. These short talks (15 minutes each) are designed to introduce members of the GW community to current and exciting research projects being undertaken, to initiate discussion, collaborate, share expertise, and to promote research performed in the SEH and at GW.

WOWTALK XIII

What's our Work Lecture Series

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 -- 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Science & Engineering Hall, B1220

Aylin Caliskan, Computer Science
Human-like Bias in Machine Intelligence

Stephen Hsu, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Surface Engineering: Multiscale Multifunctional Surfaces

Francys Subiaul, Anthropology (CASHP), Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences
Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

RSVP

Printable Flyer (11x17 or 8.5x14) for distribution or to hang up around your offices.

Students are welcome to attend.
Refreshments to follow.

University Facilitating Fund

Deadline: Thursday, November 7, 2019, 5:00 PM via InfoReady

For additional info, visit:
research.gwu.edu/university-facilitating-fund

Cross-Disciplinary Research Fund

Deadline: Thursday, December 12, 2019,  5:00 PM via InfoReady

For additional info, visit:
research.gwu.edu/cross-disciplinary-research-fund

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.

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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.