Deadline: January 15, 2010
The Smithsonian Institution encourages access to its collections, staff specialties, and reference resources by visiting scholars, scientists, and students. The Institution offers in-residence appointments for research and study using its facilities, and the advice and guidance of its staff members in fields that are actively pursued by the museums and research organizations of the Institution.
At present these fields include:
Animal behavior, ecology, and environmental science, including an emphasis on the tropics
Anthropology, including archaeology,
Astrophysics and astronomy
Earth sciences and paleobiology
Evolutionary and systematic biology
History of science and technology
History of art, especially American, contemporary, African, and Asian art, twentieth-century
American crafts, and decorative arts
Social and cultural history of the United States
POSTDOCTORAL Fellowships are offered to scholars who have held the degree or equivalent for less than seven years. SENIOR Fellowships are offered to scholars who have held the degree or equivalent for seven years or more. Applicants must submit a detailed proposal including a justification for conducting research in residence at the Institution. The term is 3 to 12 months. Both fellowships offer a stipend of $42,000* per year plus allowances.
* Earth and Planetary Sciences Senior and Postdoctoral stipends are $47,000 per year.
PREDOCTORAL Fellowships are offered to doctoral candidates who have completed preliminary course work and examinations. The applicant must submit a detailed proposal including a justification for conducting the research in-residence at the Institution. Candidates must have the approval of their universities to conduct doctoral research at the Smithsonian Institution. The term is 3 to 12 months. The stipend is $27,000 per year plus allowances.
GRADUATE STUDENT Fellowships are offered to students formally enrolled in a graduate program of study, who have completed at least one semester, and not yet have been advanced to candidacy if in a Ph.D. Program. Applicants must submit a proposal for research in a discipline which is pursued at the Smithsonian. The term is 10 weeks; the stipend is $6,000.
Postmark Deadline for submission is January 15, 2010.
Additional information and application forms are available at
Other 2010 Fellowships and Internships
In addition, applications for the following program can also be access at the above website as well as information on other Smithsonian fellowship and internship opportunities.
* Smithsonian Institution Latino Studies Fellowship Program
* Smithsonian Institution Molecular Evolution Fellowship Program
* Smithsonian Postgradute Fellowships in Conservation of Museum Collections
* Minority Awards Program, including Minority Internships
OR Contact:
Office of Fellowships
Smithsonian Institution
470 L’Enfant Plaza Suite 7102
MRC 902 PO Box 37012
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
Pamela Hudson Veenbaas| Program Manager
Office of Fellowships |Smithsonian Institution
T 202-633-7070 | F 202-633-7069 | Email

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