2017 Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program

Job Type: Fellowship

Application Deadline: December 1, 2016


The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program  is the Smithsonian Institution’s centrally-funded flagship fellowship program. SI Fellowships are awarded annually to scholars wishing to conduct independent study or research at one or more of the Smithsonian’s 19 units and research centers. These fellowships are offered through the Smithsonian’s Office of Fellowships and Internships, and are administered under the charter of the Institution, 20 U.S. Code section 41 et seq. Predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships for 2017 are now available.

For a description and instructions, see http://www.smithsonianofi.com/fellowship-opportunities/smithsonian-institution-fellowship-program/. Students at Big Ten universities applying through this program will also be considered for a related program.

A variety of fellowships for the study of invention and innovation sponsored by the Lemelson Center at the National Museum of American History.  These are described at http://invention.si.edu/study/research-opportunities. Deadlines vary.

Fellowships for use of the collections of the Smithsonian’s Dibner and Cullman Libraries. These are described at http://www.smithsonianofi.com/fellowship-opportunities/ under SI Libraries. The SI Libraries has a separate application process for its fellowships, and different deadlines.

Posted: October 14, 2016