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Applications for the 2015 Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program Now Open

Posted on Sep 12, 2014 by in The OFI Blog |

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The Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Internships (OFI) is pleased to call for applications to the 2015 Smithsonian Institution Fellowship and affiliated programs

Programs now accepting applications include:

The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program (for Graduate Students, Predoc Students, Postdoc Researchers, and Senior Researchers)

The Smithsonian Biodiversity Genomics Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Smithsonian Postgraduate Fellowship in Conservation of Museum Collections

The Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship (SARF)

The Smithsonian Mpala Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Stable Isotope Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship

The MarineGeo Postdoctoral Fellowship

The James Smithson Fellowship Program

The George Burch Fellowship

Please note the deadline for these programs has changed from last year. The new application deadline for most of these programs is now Monday, December 1, 2014.

To keep up with the cost-of-living, stipend amounts associated with these programs have also changed. Generally 10-week graduate SI Fellowships carry a stipend of $7,000, pre-doctoral students are now eligible to receive a stipend of $32,700/year while postdoctoral researchers are eligible to receive a stipend of $48,000 annually. However, rates do vary so please see specific programs for details.

For more information, go to or call the Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Internships at 202-633-7070.