Category Archives: Fellowship

Environmental Fellows Program

The University of Michigan Environmental Fellows Program, which is a summer fellowship program seeking to place a diverse group of Master’s and Doctoral students from underrepresented groups in the environmental field.
Application OPEN for the 2017 Environmental Fellows Program. Deadline to apply is January 31 2017
The 2017 Environmental Fellows Program involves:
  • A 12-week paid fellowship at either environmental grantmaking foundations, or at one of their grantees (including environmental non-profits, policy institutes, and mainstream NGOs)
  • Working on issues ranging from climate change to environmental health to environmental education to conservation.
  • A stipend of $10,000 plus some travel expenses.
  • Fellowship placement sites are available in a range of places included, but not limited to: New York City, Boston, Washington DC, California, and Michigan.
For more information and to apply please visit

NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program

NASA announces a call for graduate fellowship proposals to the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) program for the 2017-2018 academic year.  This call for fellowship proposals solicits applications from accredited U.S. universities on behalf of individuals pursuing Master of Science (M.Sc.) or Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in Earth and space sciences, or related disciplines.  The purpose of NESSF is to ensure continued training of a highly qualified workforce in disciplines needed to achieve NASA’s scientific goals.  Awards resulting from this competitive selection will be made in the form of training grants to the respective universities.

The deadline for NEW applications is February 1, 2017, and the deadline for RENEWAL applications is March 15, 2017. Continue reading

California Alliance Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The California Alliance Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is now accepting applications for 2017-2018.  Prospective applicants in the mathematical and physical sciences, chemistry, or engineering are invited to apply by completing ONE application for postdoctoral positions at any of the four partner schools: Berkeley, Caltech, Stanford and UCLA.

The California Alliance’s Postdoctoral Fellowship applications are accepted online at:

Please see the attached program announcement or visit the California Alliance website for more information:

Please encourage prospective postdoctoral fellows to apply and help us spread the word by forwarding the announcement on to your colleagues. These are postdoctoral awards for up to two-years, with annual stipends from $55K to $70K per year.

The California Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate is a National Science Foundation-supported initiative to increase diversity among STEM graduate students, postdocs, and faculty. Please see the attached program announcement or visit the website for more information.  For assistance with the application process, please contact Dr. Catherine Newman at: Continue reading

IBP – National AGEP Grad fellowships and undergrad scholarships

This is the time of year we at IBP (Institute for Broadening Participation) try to remind students of upcoming grad fellowship and undergraduate scholarship deadlines.  Many programs have application deadlines in the coming weeks and months!  Please share the following information with your students!

Students can browse 77 different fellowship and scholarship listings here:
Or use our advanced search feature to narrow down their selections: click here
Students can also sign up to receive notifications about programs: click here

Postdoctoral Fellow Position at Stony Brook University in New York

The Krug laboratory in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at Stony Brook University seeks a PhD- or MD-level applicant to join as a post-doctoral fellow. The fellow will investigate the mechanism by which host signaling factors control gammaherpesvirus latency in an animal pathogenesis system. This is a multi-disciplinary project involving cell signaling, immunology, and ‘omics’ in addition to viral pathogenesis. A PhD or MD in Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Immunology or a closely related field and experience in molecular biology is required.
Required Qualifications: PhD or MD in Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics or closely related field. In-depth research experience in microbiology, immunology, molecular genetics, biochemistry, or cell biology.

Preferred Qualifications: Proven ability to carry out biomedical research as judged by scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals. Experience with molecular biology. Familiarity with animal models of disease.

For more information visit:

The California Alliance Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 academic year

The California Alliance invites prospective postdoctoral fellows to submit ONE application for postdoctoral positions at any of the four partner universities: Berkeley, Caltech, Stanford and UCLA. These are postdoctoral awards for up to two-years, with annual stipends of $55K to $70K in the mathematical, physical and computer sciences, chemistry, and engineering.

There is no formal application deadline, but applicants are encouraged to apply by January 4, 2016, because the Alliance will begin reviewing applications and making award decisions at that time.

 Please visit the website for more information:

UC San Francisco IRACDA Postdoc Fellowship Application Deadline 4/8/15

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is one of 19 universities in the United States to offer postdoctoral fellowships through the Institutional Research and Career Development Award (IRACDA/NIGMS).  Now in our 8th year, our fellows receive an intensive research and teaching experience, and our program alumnae/i have gone on to tenure-track teaching and research positions, as well as research and policy positions in state and federal agencies. Continue reading