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Argonne National Laboratory (ANL): Laboratory-Graduate Research Appointments

Deadline: 31-Dec-15
Date posted: 10-Jun-10
Award: Stipend, tuition (up to $5,000 per year), and some travel expenses, for a period of one year
Field: physical and life sciences, mathematics, computer science, engineering fields, conservation, environmental science, fission and fusion energy, energy technologies
Eligibility: Citizens and perm residents of US; Full-time graduate students at U.S. universities who have completed all coursework requirements; Mutual interest in area of research by student and Argonne staff sponsor
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Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships for Achieving Excellence in College and University Teaching

Deadline: 20-Nov-15
Date posted: 11-Jun-10
Award: Annual stipend: $20,000; $2000 award to the institution in lieu of tuition and fees, expenses pd to attend at least 1 conference of Ford Fellows.
Field: Amer. Studies, anthropology, archeology, art and theater history, astronomy, chemistry, communications, computer science, earth sciences, economics engineering, geography, history, psychology, see webpage for more fields of study
Eligibility: US Citizens, nationals and permanent residents
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Rhodes University Andrew Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Deadline: 31-Jul-15
Date posted: 21-Jul-04
Award: R60 000 per annum (doctoral) and R40 000 per annum (masters)
Field: Humanities and Social Sciences
Eligibility: Recently awarded a PhD degree preferably form an institution other than Rhodes University
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The National Academies Research Associates Programs

Deadline: 01-Jan-15
Date posted: 07-Nov-06
Award: Various awards at numerous host laboratories
Field: Various, depending upon the host laboratory
Eligibility: doctoral level scientists and engineers (U.S and Foreign Nationals)
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Vaadia Senior Reseach Fellowship Program

Deadline: 01-Jan-15
Date posted: 10-Nov-08
Award: Professional Exchange Program
Field: agricultural research or other scientific activities of high quality
Eligibility: research scientists affiliated with a US non-profit research institution, university, federal or state agency
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Institute for Humane Studies: Hayek Fund for Future Scholars

Deadline: 31-Dec-14
Date posted: 10-Jun-10
Award: up to $300 for Graduate School Application Fees; up to $750.00 for career-advancing activities
Field: liberal arts, communications, public policy
Eligibility: Individuals applying for PhD programs in the U.S. will be eligible for application fee reimbursement.
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European Molecular Biology Organization: Short-Term Fellowships

Deadline: 31-Dec-14
Date posted: 10-Jun-10
Award: The fellowships cover travel plus subsistence of the fellow only and not of any dependents. The subsistence rate depends on the country being visited.
Field: molecular biology, Europe, travel, postdoctoral
Eligibility: pre-doctoral scientists who have not yet completed a PhD degree (or equivalent) or scientists who obtained their PhD degree (or equivalent) within the last 10 years.
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Humboldt Research Fellowship Program for Postdoctoral Researchers

Deadline: 01-Dec-14
Date posted: 22-Aug-08
Award: Fellowship to complete research in Germany
Field: open
Eligibility: hold a PhD and be less than 40 years of age
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Institute of International Education (IIE) Professional Development Fellowships

Deadline: 01-Dec-14
Date posted: 18-Sep-03
Award: Multiple awards- please review website for more information
Field: ALL
Eligibility: Varies by program. Please review awards online.
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NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowhips (MSPRF)

Deadline: 15-Oct-14
Date posted: 17-Oct-13
Field: Mathmatics
Eligibility: Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows
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National Science Foundation (NSF) Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in the Directorate for Biological Sciences (DDIG)

Deadline: 09-Oct-14
Date posted: 17-Mar-10
Award: Award ceiling: $15,000. Estimated total program funding: $1,600,000; est. number of awards: 100 to 120
Field: Biological Sciences
Eligibility: Proposals may only be submitted by the following: -U.S. institutions and organizations that are eligible for awards from the National Science Foundation, including colleges, universities, and other nonprofit research organizations.
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NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowships (AAPF)

Deadline: 08-Oct-14
Date posted: 17-Oct-13
Field: Science
Eligibility: Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows
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NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowhip in Biology

Deadline: 08-Oct-14
Date posted: 17-Oct-13
Field: Science
Eligibility: Postdoctoral Fellows
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Millay Colony for the Arts: Residency

Deadline: 01-Oct-14
Date posted: 04-Jun-10
Award: Room, board, and studio space are provided, but the Millay Colony does not give a stipend or reimburse transportation costs . The 3 and a half- to 4-week residency is scheduled in the months of April through November
Field: art, writing, visual art, composition, videography
Eligibility: Residencies are awarded on the basis of artistic merit
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Harvard University, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies: Academy Scholars Program

Deadline: 01-Oct-14
Date posted: 04-Jun-10
Award: Postdoctoral Scholars- annual stipend of $65,000, and predoctoral Scholars- annual stipend of $31,000. This stipend is supplemented by funding for conference and research travel, research assistants, and health insurance coverage.
Field: social sciences, history, law, international studies
Eligibility: Doctoral candidates (Ph.D. and comparable professional school degrees) who have completed coursework and general exams and who have made significant progress on their dissertations; recent Ph.D. recipients; There is no citizenship requirement
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National Science Foundation (NSF) Developing Global Scientists and Engineers (International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) and Doctoral Dissertation Enhancement Projects (DDEP)) Modification 2

Deadline: 19-Aug-14
Date posted: 21-Sep-10
Award: award floor: $1,000
Field: international research opportunity; engineering; math; geosciences; computer science and engineering; biological sciences; social, behavioral and economic sciences; education and human resources; polar programs; international science and engineering
Eligibility: Doctoral Dissertation Enhancement Project (DDEP) proposals must be submitted by the faculty advisor of the graduate student whose dissertation project is the subject of the proposal.
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Marketing Science Institute: Alden G. Clayton Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Competition

Deadline: 31-Jul-14
Date posted: 26-May-10
Award: $5,000
Field: dissertation, marketing
Eligibility: Doctoral candidates whose dissertations are no more than 50 percent completed; Entrants must have a letter of support from their special committee chair; See Web site for details of applying for this award
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National Science Foundation EAR Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: 18-Jul-14
Date posted: 03-Apr-13
Award: $87,000 divided into 10 awards
Field: Science & Technology & other Research & Development
Eligibility: see notes
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NSF EAR Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: 18-Jul-14
Date posted: 17-Oct-13
Award: 87,000
Field: Geosciences
Eligibility: Postdoctoral Fellowships to recent recipients of doctoral degrees for research and training in topics relevant to Earth sciences.
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John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress: Kluge Center Fellowships

Deadline: 15-Jul-14
Date posted: 10-Jun-10
Award: $4,200 per month from six to twelve months of residential research
Field: humanities, social sciences, architecture, law, american studies, american history, folklife studies
Eligibility: Applicants must be scholars who have received a terminal advanced degree within the past seven years, the degree must be formally awarded by the deadline date; Applicants may be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals
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Helen Hay Whitney Foundation

Deadline: 01-Jul-14
Date posted: 10-Jun-10
Award: 1st Year: . Stipend-$48,000. Research-$2500. 2nd Year. Stipend-$49,000. Research-$2500. 3rd Year. Stipend-$50,000. Research-$2500
Field: postdoctoral, biomedical science, research, medicine
Eligibility: Candidates who hold Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree and are seeking beginning postdoctoral training in basic biomedical research
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CIRI Foundation Scholarship Program: Special Excellence Scholarships

Deadline: 01-Jul-14
Date posted: 26-May-10
Award: $20,000
Field: Varied; however, preference given in the fields of business, education, math, sciences, health services, and engineering
Eligibility: original enrollees of CIRI and the direct lineal descendants (either natural-born or legally adopted) of original enrollees of CIRI.
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American Council on Germany: Dr. Guido Goldman Fellowship

Deadline: 01-Jul-14
Date posted: 04-Jun-10
Award: Award covers the cost of pre-approved international and domestic travel and a per diem of $200 for up to 28 days in Germany and elsewhere in Europe relevant to the research being conducted
Field: Germany, public policy, government, travel
Eligibility: The fellowship program aims to - but is not limited to - serve postgraduate students, including individuals enrolled in Ph.D. programs, who are in relatively early stages of their careers; Knowledge of the German language is not a prerequisite
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American Council on Germany: Richard M. Hunt Fellowship for the Study of German Politics, Society, and Culture.

Deadline: 01-Jul-14
Date posted: 04-Jun-10
Award: Award covers the costs of pre-approved international and domestic travel and a per diem of $200 for up to 28 days in Germany
Field: public policy, government, Germany, travel
Eligibility: The fellowship is intended for PhD candidates and recent PhD recipients interested in German economic, political, or historical topics and provides funding for up to 28 days of research in Germany
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Centre International Nadia Et Lili Boulanger Scholarships

Deadline: 30-Jun-14
Date posted: 04-Jun-10
Award: Funds are adjusted to the recipient's needs.
Field: music, fine arts
Eligibility: Musicians of all nationalities--composers, performers, and musicologists--who have demonstrated their capacity for musical achievement or creative ability; Applicants are typically between 20 and 35 years old
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Cotting School Teaching Fellowhips

Deadline: 30-Jun-14
Date posted: 30-Apr-08
Award: 40,000 per year for the two-year fellowship, including summer program; 30,000 scholarship towards a Master's degree in Special Ed.
Field: Special Education
Eligibility: Recently completed Bachelor's degree in education or special education.
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Abbott & Fenner Scholarships

Deadline: 14-Jun-14
Date posted: 21-Aug-08
Award: $1,000 scholarships
Field: open
Eligibility: Available to all high school juniors & seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.
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Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral Fellows

Deadline: 17-May-14
Date posted: 11-Feb-13
Award: Predoctoral - $22,032; Postdoctoral year 0 - $39,264; year 1 - $41,364; year 2 - $44,340; year 3 - $46,092; year 4 - $47,820; year 5 - $49,884; year 6 - $51,582; year 7+ - $54,180 (see website for complete details)
Field: scientific health-related fields
Eligibility: see notes below
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Food and Drug Administration Commissioner's Fellowship Program

Deadline: 01-May-14
Date posted: 05-Aug-08
Award: Two-year fellowship
Field: Health Professions, Engineering, and the Sciences
Eligibility: Doctoral degree; U.S. citizenship, national, or permanent resident
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Middle Tennessee State University Underrepresented Minority Dissertation Fellowships

Deadline: 01-May-14
Date posted: 16-Dec-09
Award: $30,000
Field: various
Eligibility: underrepresented minority graduate students who have completed their comprehensive exams and are preparing to write their dissertations
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Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy DOE EERE SunShot PostDoctoral Research Awards

Deadline: 30-Apr-14
Date posted: 06-Feb-14
Eligibility: U.S. Citizens or lawful permanent resident status
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NIJ Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Deadline: 28-Apr-14
Date posted: 18-Feb-14
Award: $1,000,000.00 Grant; 28 awards to be given
Field: Law, Justice, Legal Services, Science and Technology
Eligibility: Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
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