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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:

*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.


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?


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:

Cross-Disciplinary Research Fund

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

For additional info, visit:

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine


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.

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Application tips and FAQs

For all other questions, please contact

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:
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: or +33-1 45680544.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Friday, September 20
12:00 -1 :30pm
Lunch to follow
Science & Engineering Hall -- B1220


  • Dr. Paul Hoyt-O'Connor, Director, Center for Undergraduate Fellowships and Research
  • Recent Recipients of NSF GRFP
  • CCAS Faculty John Philbeck (Psychology), and Sandy Kawano (Biological Sciences)

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported natural science, social science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based Master's and Doctoral degrees.

Understand more about what GRFP can support and what resources are available to help with the application process. Recipients will share their experience and insights and faculty will provide techniques and strategies that could boost the  competitiveness of fellowship applications.


Printable GRFP Flyer 11x17

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