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December 1 2020
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Smithsonian Institution Predoctoral Fellowships


Award for doctoral candidates who have completed course work and examinations. Submit detailed proposal. Must have approval from applicant's university to conduct research in residence. Term of fellowship is 3 to 12 months. $36,000 annually, research allowance up to $4,000.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Architecture, American Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Behavioral Science, Entomology, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Historic Preservation and Conservation, History, Marine Biology, Natural Sciences

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Contact Pamela Hudson Veenbaas
Program Manager
Tel: 202-633-7070 Address Office of Fellowships
MRC 902 PO Box 37012
Washington, DC 20013-7012