Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program

Degree Level: Graduate

Field of Study: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, or Arts & Humanities, or Social Sci., Business, Law, Education

Location: United States

Duration: Short term (less than one year), or One year, or Multi-year

Deadlines: January. Please check website below for the specific date.

Description: Smithsonian Fellows are key to the Smithsonian’s aspiration to discover, create, innovate and diversify. The Smithsonian’s vast collections, numerous facilities, and staff expertise provide an incredible range of opportunities for independent research. Smithsonian Institution Fellows receive stipends from the central fund and can be found in all areas of the Smithsonian exploring, probing and charting new directions.

Applicants are evaluated on their academic standing, scholarly qualifications, experiences, the quality of the research project or study proposed and its suitability to Smithsonian collections, facilities, and programs. Fellowships at the Smithsonian Institution provide students and scholars with opportunities to pursue independent research projects in association with members of the Smithsonian professional research staff.

Awards are available for graduate, predoctoral, and postdoctoral and senior fellowships.

Visit the Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program site.

Award Details

Duration: 10 weeks to 24 months