Aarhus Institute for Advanced Studies Fellowships (Denmark)

FellowshipsAIAS-COFUND II Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships 2021-2022, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark. Deadline: 15 January 2021.

Up to 15 AIAS-COFUND fellowships are available for the most talented researchers from around the world and within all research disciplines and topics. The scheme is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (grant agreement no 754513) and Aarhus University Research Foundation.

There are two types of fellowships:

* AIAS-COFUND Junior Fellowships for postdoctoral researchers with a career experience of 2-10 years. Duration from 12-36 months.
* AIAS-COFUND Senior Fellowships for researchers with a career experience of 10+ years. Duration from 6-18 months.

Who can apply? The target group of the Programme is talented researchers at all career stages with a PhD and a minimum of two years of full-time postdoctoral research experience at the time of the application deadline

Hearst Fellowship (Remote in 2021)

Fellowships

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students, Washington, DC. Deadline: December 1, 2020.


The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI) in Washington, DC offers the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship to one student three times annually. The fellowship, which is based on academic excellence and need, is open to both undergraduate and graduate students of color. The Hearst Fellow serves as an intern with PSI in the Washington, DC office of the Aspen Institute. Through this fellowship, PSI seeks to introduce a diverse group of students to issues and challenges affecting philanthropy, social enterprise, nonprofit organizations, and other actors in the social sector. Recipients may arrange with their colleges or universities to receive academic credit for this experience.

The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation seeks to inform and maximize the impact of grantmaking foundations, nonprofit organizations, social enterprises, and public-private partnerships through leadership development initiatives, convenings, and communications so that each can contribute to the good society at home and abroad.

Activities: In his/her/their internship, the Hearst Fellow undertakes research, writing, logistical, and administrative support for PSI’s leadership initiatives, public programs, and convenings. The Hearst Fellow normally serves as an intern with PSI in the Washington, DC office of the Aspen Institute, however, the Spring 2021 Fellow will work remotely. Fall and Winter/Spring fellows will work part-time (10-15 hours per week) and Summer fellows will be full-time. All travel and housing costs must be covered by the student.

Fellowships for Research in India

FellowshipsFellowships (for dissertation students, researchers, and artists) for opportunities in India, American Institute of Indian Studies. Deadline: November 15, 2020.

The American Institute of Indian Studies announces its 2020 fellowship competition and invites applications from scholars who wish to conduct their research in India. Junior fellowships are awarded to Ph.D. candidates to conduct research for their dissertations in India for up to eleven months. Senior fellowships are awarded to scholars who hold the Ph.D. degree for up to nine months of research in India. The AIIS also welcomes applications for its performing and creative arts fellowships from accomplished practitioners of the arts of India.

• Junior Fellowships are for graduate students conducting research for their doctoral dissertations in India.

• Senior Long- and Short-term Fellowships are for those holding the PhD degree.


• Performing and Creative Arts Fellowships are available to accomplished practitioners of the arts to conduct their projects in India.

The AIIS fellowship competition is not restricted to those from its member institutions. Non-U.S. citizens may apply as long as they are either graduate students or full-time faculty at colleges and universities in the United States. Approximately 35 fellowships are awarded each year.

AIIS also offers intensive, immersion-based language training in India to students from American universities. Summer and academic year programs focus on language acquisition and cultural understanding.

U Notre Dame: Visiting Research Fellowships (USA)

FellowshipsVisiting Research Fellowships, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA. Deadline: January 1, 2020.

Each year, the Kroc Institute’s Visiting Research Fellows Program brings outstanding scholars focused on peace research to the University of Notre Dame for a semester or a full academic year. The Institute particularly seeks scholars who will actively integrate their research with ongoing Kroc research initiatives. Applicants must have completed a doctoral, or equivalent, degree (with the exception of the Alumni Visiting Research Fellow). Visiting Fellow Openings for 2021-22 will emphasize several specific areas: the intersection of gender, intersectionality, conflict, and peacebuilding; peace accords; international mediation; or violence and systemic racism in policing and law enforcement.

ICWA Fellowships

Fellowships

Fellowships, Institute of Current World Affairs, Washington, DC. Applications for June 2021 appointment are due December 15, 2020.

ICWA advances deep knowledge of global cultures and affairs by supporting fellows for two-year immersive programs of independent research and writing abroad. A proposed fellowship must hold the promise of enriching public life in the United States by advancing the understanding of foreign countries, cultures and trends. Public service, social activism or contribution to wider knowledge in the United States is the ultimate purpose, from a belief the public benefits from the wisdom and experience fellows acquire.

  • Candidates must be under 36 years of age at the time of the due date for the initial letter of interest.
  • US citizenship is not a requirement but candidates must show strong and credible ties to US society. 
  • Applicants must have excellent written and spoken English-language skills and must have completed the current phase of their formal education.
  • Candidates need necessary language skills to allow to them to carry out their proposed projects. 

Research Center for Japanese Studies: Visiting Researchers

Fellowships
Visiting Research Scholars, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, Kyoto, Japan, for 2022-23. Deadline: October 31, 2020.

The International Research Center for Japanese Studies seeks to promote comprehensive, international, and interdisciplinary research on Japanese culture, and to foster cooperation among researchers in Japanese studies worldwide. In order to broaden and deepen research on Japanese culture and bring together researchers in a variety of specialized fields, the Center regularly appoints a number of scholars from around the world as Visiting Research Scholars. The Center invites applications from scholars who wish to conduct research while in residence. Visiting Research Scholars are expected to engage in collaborative activity with the Center’s permanent faculty by, for example, participating in at least one of the team research projects.

Israel Institute for Advanced Studies Fellowships (Israel)

FellowshipsOpen Call for Individual Fellowships 2022-2023, Israel Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS), University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel. Deadline: December 1, 2020.

IIAS invites scholars from Israel and abroad to submit proposals for an individual fellowship at the IIAS for the 2022-2023 academic year. Topics may cover any research area from any discipline and must seek to be innovative, with the potential to impact research in the field. The IIAS provides fellows with a nurturing and stimulating academic environment, as well as administrative support. Fellows from abroad receive a generous fellowship and subsidized accommodation.

Scholars may be from Israel or abroad and must have a tenured position with an academic research institution. This fellowship is not open for post-docs. The IIAS academic year runs from September 1 to June 30. Residencies are open for 10 months and 5 months.

There is also an Open Call for Research Groups 2022-2023.

IMéRA Fellowships (France)

Fellowships

Call for applications: Fellowships, IMéRA Institute for Advanced Study at Aix-Marseille University, France. Deadline: 13 October 2020.

Each year IMéRA hosts about thirty scientists and artists from all disciplines (residents), selected after an evaluation procedure with the most stringent international standards, shortlisting of applications and external evaluators. IMéRA promotes innovative experimental interdisciplinary approaches in all areas of knowledge. Applications accepted in one of the following:

Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study Fellowships (Sweden)

Fellowships

Barbro Klein Fellowship Programme 2021-22, Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study, Uppsala, Sweden. Deadline: 1 October 2020.

The Barbro Klein Fellowship Programme is a newly launched research programme, which intends to advance the study of cultural diversity in a global perspective. The fellowship is open to scholars from across disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, with an emphasis on research on cultural and social diversity, cultural heritage and creativity, societal structures and public resistance, and varieties of cultural expressions in local and global perspective.

The programme gives fellows the opportunity to concentrate on their own research interests, free from the teaching and administrative obligations of ordinary university life. Fellows are, however, expected to be active members of the scholarly community of the Collegium and to participate in seminars and academic events beyond their own fields of specialization.

The fellowship programme encourages, but is not limited to, applications from talented younger scholars in non-Western countries and of underrepresented gender. At the time of application, the candidate must have held a PhD (or equivalent degree) for at least three years. The application must have a promising track record of independent achievements beyond the post-doctoral level, including significant publications, and be active in international fora.

Smithsonian Institution Fellowships (USA)

FellowshipsThe Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Deadline: November 1, 2020.

The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program offers opportunities for independent research or study related to Smithsonian collections, facilities, and/or research interests of the Institution and its staff. Fellowships are offered to graduate students, predoctoral students, and postdoctoral and senior investigators to conduct independent research and to utilize the resources of the Institution with members of the Smithsonian professional research staff serving as advisors and hosts.

Parts of the Smithsonian that might be of specific interest to CID followers include: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Office of International Relations, and there are Fulbright-Smithsonian Awards for those outside the US to travel to work with the Smithsonian collections.