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The 2020 Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program

Posted on Oct 3, 2019 by in The OFI Blog |

The Smithsonian Institution is currently accepting applications to the 2020 Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program (SIFP) and affiliated programs.

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.

Programs now accepting applications include:

The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program (SIFP)

The Smithsonian Biodiversity Genomics Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Smithsonian Postgraduate Fellowship in Conservation of Museum Collections

The George Burch Fellowship

The application deadline for these programs is Friday 11/1/19.

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