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Below is a list of current and relevant fellowships and internships related to gender or sexuality. Want to pursue one of these opportunities, or another not on this list? Contact GenCen's Assistant Director, Rebecca Irvine or our Advisor, Patrick Arnold, for assistance!

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Internships

Innovate ME: Gender Equality Officer

Employer: Youth Challenge International 
Location: Dijbouti
Deadline: February 15, 2020


Internship Programme

Employer: Women Deliver
Location: New York City
Duration: 3-5 months
Deadline: Rolling

Fellowships

The Jacobs Research Funds Grants

Deadline: February 15, 2020
DescriptionGrants are only for studying aboriginal languages and cultures of the Americas. There are three categories of grants, with funding limits tied to the US dollar ($3,000, $6,000, and $9,000 USD).


American Center for Mongolian Studies Fellowship Programs

Deadline: February 15, 2020
Award: Varies
Location: Mongolia
Funder: American Center for Mongolian Studies


The Institut Français d’Amérique Fund Research Fellowships

Deadline: February 15, 2020
Award: 
$1,500

The Society for French Historical Studies offers two research fellowships for maintenance during research in France for a period of at least one month.  Candidates should be working on Ph.D. dissertations, or they should have received the Ph.D. no longer than three years before the application deadline.  These awards are not for travel to or from France.  The proposed fields for research can include all areas of French historical and cultural studies.  These research fellowships are supported by "The Institut Français d’Amérique Fund" of the SFHS.

The two awards will be named in alternating years the Gilbert Chinard Fellowship or the Harmon Chadbourn Rorison Fellowship, for the first award, and the Edouard Morot-Sir Fellowship or the Catherine Maley Fellowship, for the second award.  The Chinard/Rorison Fellowship will support research in all areas of French historical and cultural studies.  The Morot-Sir/Maley Fellowship will give preference to young scholars working in a broadly defined field of cultural history, art history, or literary studies.


Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowships

Deadline: February 18, 2020 
DescriptionThis program provides grants to colleges and universities to fund individual doctoral students who conduct research in other countries, in modern foreign languages and area studies for periods of six to 12 months.


Call for Workshops

Deadline: February 23, 2020
Funder: Brocher Foundation
Description:The Brocher Foundation is inviting junior and senior researchers to submit proposals for a 2 to 3-day multidisciplinary workshop project on the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of new medical developments.


U.S. NAM Catalyst Award Competition

Deadline: February 24, 2020
Funder: US National Academy of Medicine
Description: As part of the Healthy Longevity Global Competition, the U.S. National Academy of Medicine (“NAM”), with support from Johnson & Johnson Innovation, will issue up to 24 Catalyst Awards per year between 2020 and 2022. Each Catalyst Award includes a $50,000 cash prize as well as travel costs to attend an annual Innovator Summit, beginning in summer 2021.


Short-Term Fellowships

Deadline: February 28, 2020
Funder: Gilcrease Museum, Helmerich Center for American Research
Description: The Helmerich Center for American Research (HCAR) will offer five short-term fellowships for the 2020-21 academic year. Fellowships are available for pre- and post-doctoral research or independent research with a stipend of $2,500 for United States residents and $3,000 for international residents from May 2020-May 2021. The length of research visits are between two weeks and one month. Individuals who live within 70 miles of HCAR and who are not employed by The University of Tulsa are eligible to apply for one-month fellowships, with a stipend of $1,000. The Helmerich Center houses the Gilcrease Library and Archive containing more than 100,000 rare books, documents, maps and unpublished works. The vast collection, dating back to Spanish arrival in the Americas, tells the stories of the New England colonies, Westward expansion and the experiences of America’s native peoples. Fellows are also encouraged to research materials relevant to their project at McFarlin Library Special Collections (on The University of Tulsa campus), which has extensive holdings pertaining to the history and literature of the Americas. Fellows are expected to be active researchers in regular residence at HCAR, and they are encouraged to participate in the intellectual life of HCAR and The University of Tulsa. A brief report will be due within 30 days of completion of the fellowship, and a copy of any publications resulting from the research should also be sent to HCAR


Travel to Collections Grants

Deadline: February 28, 2020
Funder: Gilcrease Museum, Helmerich Center for American Research
DescriptionTravel to Collections Grants of $500 per week are available for up to two weeks’ residence at the Helmerich Center for American Research (HCAR). Fellows are expected to be active researchers at HCAR, and they are encouraged to participate in the intellectual life of HCAR and The University of Tulsa. A brief report will be due within 30 days of completion of the travel grant, and a copy of any publications resulting from the research should also be sent to HCAR. The Helmerich Center houses the Gilcrease Library and Archive containing more than 100,000 rare books, documents, maps and unpublished works. The vast collection, dating back to Spanish arrival in the Americas, tells the stories of the New England colonies, Westward expansion and the experiences of America’s native peoples. Fellows also are encouraged to research materials relevant to their project at McFarlin Library Special Collections (on The University of Tulsa campus), which has extensive holdings pertaining to the history and literature of the Americas.


Gliozzo Dissertation Research Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2020
Description: The Dr. Charles and Marjorie Gliozzo Dissertation Research Scholarship is available to MSU doctoral students with dissertation research objectives who have defended, or are in the process of defending, a dissertation proposal. The scholarship supports field research abroad in support of the student's dissertation. 


Claffey and Meyer International Travel Grant

Deadline: March 1, 2020
Description: This award provides financial assistance to domestic students who intend to travel to developing countries for the purpose of providing technical assistance, participate in research, or engage in service. The intent is for students to work towards discovering and implementing solutions in response to urgent human needs (for example: food security, environmental quality, health and nutrition, education, and other areas) and, thereby, to encourage careers in international development teaching, research and practice. 


Visiting Researchers 2021

Deadline: March 1, 2020
Funder: Brocher Foundation
Description: The Brocher Foundation offers visiting Researchers the opportunity to come at the Brocher Centre in a peaceful park on the shores of Lake Geneva, to write a book, articles, an essay or a Ph.D. thesis. They give Researchers the opportunity to work at the Brocher Centre on projects on the ethical, legal and social implications for humankind of recent medical research and new technologies. Researchers can also apply with one or two other Researchers to work on a collaborative project.


Walker Hill International Award

Deadline: March 1, 2020
DescriptionThe Walker Hill International Award is an award that can be used for pre-dissertation visits to a doctoral research site in a country outside the United States. International students who undertake research in the country of their origin are not eligible. 


 Drexel University College of Medicine Legacy Center Library Company of Philadelphia Fellow in the History of Women and Medicine

Deadline: March 1, 2020
Description: The Drexel University College of Medicine Legacy Center / Library Company of Philadelphia Fellow in the History of Women and Medicine supports research on topics related to the history of women's medicine and women in medicine in both the Legacy Center and the Library Company of Philadelphia. The annual fellowship offers a $2,000 award to one applicant for self-directed research using complementary collections at both repositories.


 2020 CAORC – INYA Short Term Fellowships for U.S. Graduate Students Conducting Field-Based Research in Myanmar

Deadline: March 2, 2020
Award:
$2,400-$4,000
Description:
The Inya Institute announces the 2020 CAORC-INYA Short Term Fellowships competition for research that will contribute to studies on Myanmar in any aspect of its wide linguistic, cultural, religious, and ethnic diversity and to a better understanding of the country’s past or present political and socio-economic situation. Applicants must be U.S. Graduate Students currently enrolled in a graduate program (Master’s or Doctoral level) at an institution of higher education in the U.S. or elsewhere.


International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) (K01) Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed

Deadline: March 6, 2020 
Award: up to $75,000 (salary), up $30,000 in research support 

The purpose of the International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) is to provide support and protected time (three to five years) to advanced postdoctoral U.S. research scientists and recently-appointed U.S. junior faculty (applicants must be at least two years beyond conferral of doctoral degree) for an intensive, mentored research career development experience in a low- or middle-income country (LMIC), as defined by the World Bank (http://data.worldbank.org/about/country-classifications/country-and-lending-groups, including "low-income," "lower-middle-income," and "upper-middle-income" countries) leading to an independently-funded research career focused on global health.

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications from postdoctoral research scientists and junior faculty from any health-related discipline who propose career development activities and a research project that is relevant to the health priorities of the LMIC under the mentorship of LMIC and U.S. mentors.   


Dan David Scholarship

Deadline: March 10, 2020
Description:The Dan David Prize awards scholarships to doctoral and post-doctoral researchers, carrying out research in one of the selected fields for the current year. Registered doctoral and post-doctoral researchers who study at recognized universities throughout the world, and whose research has been approved, are eligible to apply. The Dan David Prize laureates annually donate twenty scholarships to outstanding doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers of exceptional promise in the selected fields for the current year. Ten scholarships are awarded to students at universities throughout the world and ten scholarships to students at Tel Aviv University. The Dan David Prize scholarships are granted according to merit, without discrimination based on gender, race, religion, nationality, or political affiliation. This year's fields are: cultural preservation, gender equality, and aritifical intelligence 


Leadership Fellows

Deadline: March 13, 2020
DescriptionThe Leadership Fellows program creates partnerships between mentors (current administrators) and fellows (faculty at least five-years post-tenure). This program involves both a shadowing experience and work on a project developed jointly between the mentor and fellow.


Hodson Trust – John Carter Brown Library Fellowship

Deadline: March 15, 2020
FunderWashington College, Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience
Description: The Hodson Trust - John Carter Brown Library Fellowship supports work by academics, independent scholars and writers working on significant projects relating to the literature, history, culture, or art of the Americas before 1830.


Research Grant for Foreign Scholars in Chinese Studies    

Deadline: March 31, 2020
Award: Travel expenses, research expenses depending on proposal

The Sinology Research Center wholeheartedly welcomes global Sinology researchers to come to Taiwan for special research, combining the collection resources of the National Library and the Sinology Research Center, as well as various electronic databases inside and outside the library, plus important academic institutions such as the Academia Sinica and Taiwan University. The resources should meet the information needs of researchers.

The main resources of the Sinology resources provided by the Center are as follows: Mainland Sinology Books and Periodicals: including about 90,000 books in mainland China including literature, history, philosophy, social sciences, art, and archaeology. And about 1,600 journals and periodicals. Jingzhao Overseas Books: Any version that has been lost or incomplete in China, or a rare rare book in China, is currently included in the collection.

This program is aimed at supporting the work of foreign professors, associate professors, assistant professors (including post-doctoral researchers) and doctoral candidates in departments related to Chinese studies at foreign universities, as well as researchers at related foreign academic institutes. Research tenure is one month to one year. 


M. Louise Carpenter Gloeckner, M.D. Summer Research Fellowship

Deadline: April 1, 2020
Description: The M. Louise Carpenter Gloeckner, M.D. Summer Research Fellowship is offered annually by the Legacy Center at Drexel University College of Medicine. A $4,000 award is offered to one applicant for self-directed research using the Center's Women in Medicine Collection. Research may begin on or after June 1 and may extend up to 6 weeks. The deadline this year is April 1, 2020.


 Transnationalism Fellowship Program

Deadline: April 1, 2020
Award: Stipend ($4,000); research-related expenses ($500); travel expenses
Description: The Americas Research Network announces its fellowship program to support innovative research on U.S.-Mexican Transnationalism and on U.S.-Mexican Transnational Communities in order to foster collaboration among U.S. and Mexican scholars. Research projects on any aspect of U.S.-Mexican Transnationalism and Transnational Communities will be considered, but the projects must focus on topics that have not been thoroughly explored and must contribute significantly to the advancement of relevant scholarship. Fellowships will be awarded to U.S. graduate students and scholars with doctorates to conduct up to eight weeks of research in Mexico. The program is funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs through a grant to the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC). Fellowship stipends are $4,000 for the fellowship period. Each fellow will also receive an allowance of $500 for research-related expenses, including travel within Mexico. Travel expenses between the United States and Mexico will be covered. Fellows will develop their project in collaboration with one of our Mexican member institutions.


SCHOLARSHIPS FOR AMERICANS TO STUDY IN NORWAY

Deadline: April 1, 2020
Description: The purpose of the scholarships is to provide financial support for Americans to study in Norway. By supporting post-graduate study or research in areas of mutual importance to Norway and the United States, NORAM hopes to bring the two countries closer. By awarding scholarships to American students and researchers, they invest in the growth of knowledge and understanding and it will strengthen the ties of friendship between the two countries.


Race and Gender Postdoctoral Associate 2020-2021

Deadline: April 15, 2020
Funder: Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
DescriptionThe Department of History at Rutgers University announces a post-doctoral associate fellowship for scholars pursuing research in race and gender studies. The successful applicant must have the doctorate in hand at the time of application, be no more than six years beyond the Ph.D., and be able to teach history courses. The fellowship of $60,000 is for one year and includes benefits and a $5,000 research stipend. The recipient will teach at least one small course in the history department and participate in the seminar series at either the Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis (https://rcha.rutgers.edu/future-project/description) or the Institute for Research on Women


Doctoral Dissertation Grant Program (Fahs-Beck Scholars)

Deadline: April 1 & November 1, 2020
Funder: Fahs-Beck Foundation 
Description: Grants of up to $5,000 are available to help support dissertation expenses of doctoral students in the United States and Canada whose studies have the potential for adding significantly to knowledge about problems in the functioning or well being of children, adults, couples, families, or communities, or about interventions designed to prevent or alleviate such problems. The research for which funding is requested must focus on the United States or Canada or on a comparison between the United States or Canada and one or more other countries.


Faculty/Post-Doctoral Grant Program (Fahs-Beck Fellows)

Deadline: April 1 & November 1, 2020
Funder: Fahs-Beck Foundation 
Description: Grants of up to $20,000 are available to help support the research of faculty members or post-doctoral researchers affiliated with non-profit human service organizations in the United States and Canada. Areas of interest to the Fund are: studies to develop, refine, evaluate, or disseminate innovative interventions designed to prevent or ameliorate major social, psychological, behavioral or public health problems affecting children, adults, couples, families, or communities, or studies that have the potential for adding significantly to knowledge about such problems. The research for which funding is requested must focus on the United States or Canada or on a comparison between the United States or Canada and one or more other countries


Global Mental Health Fellowship

Deadline: April 30, 2020
Funder: American Psychological Association 
Description: The APA-IUPsyS Global Mental Health Fellowship provides a unique opportunity for a psychologist to contribute to the work of World Health Organization (WHO), in the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse (MSD) for a period of one year. The fellow will focus on one or more issues related to the WHO Mental Health Action Plan.


The fellowship intends to:

  • Provide psychologists with exposure to and involvement with international global mental health policy and implementation
  • Contribute to the more effective use of psychological knowledge and research in global mental health policy and implementation

 

 ICWA Fellowship Program

Deadline: June 15, 2020
Description: A proposed fellowship must hold the promise of enriching public life in the United States by enhancing the understanding of foreign countries, cultures, and trends. Public service, social activism or contribution to wider understanding in the United States is our ultimate purpose, from a belief that the public can benefit from the knowledge and wisdom fellows acquire.


The Betty J. Meggers Grant Program

Deadline: June 30, 2020
Award: Stipend ($7,000); research allowance ($500); travel expenses (up to $1,800)
Description: In 2001, The Americas Research Network (ARENET) created a Fellowship Program focused on transnationalism in Mexico and the United States. This initiative examines the dynamic processes that are multiplying and diversifying the interconnections between Mexico and the United States and explores the new kinds of social, economic, and political relationships as well as the innovative cultural expressions that are emerging as a result. To date ARENET has awarded over 100 fellowships to undergraduate, graduate students and established scholars. The Betty J. Meggers Grant Program will complement and enhance the area of study to South America. The Betty J. Meggers Grant Program will award 8 grants to scholars of any nationality to conduct research on the Indigenous societies of South America, “both past and present”.


The U.S.-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE)

Description: The U.S.-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) is a diverse network of Russian and U.S. professionals and social entrepreneurs engaged in a meaningful exchange of ideas and best practices to produce positive change in the lives of citizens in both countries. Current initiatives include collaborative projects between U.S. and Russian organizations, fellowships for independent professionals, and youth media exchanges.


Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Description: The Clayman Institute offers a two-year postdoctoral fellowship. Recent Ph.D.'s in the humanities and social sciences whose research focuses on gender with an intersectional perspective are eligible. We encourage scholars with a strong interest in interdisciplinary methods to apply.


Women’s Philanthropy Institute Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

The goals of the WPI Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship are to increase research and understanding of gender and philanthropy, contribute to building the field of study of gender and philanthropy, and support and encourage emerging scholars in their study of gender and philanthropy. WPI fellowship impact The WPI Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship embodies the interdisciplinary strengths of the field of philanthropic studies. Funding for additional research and dissertation writing is difficult to obtain; for emerging scholars this fellowship fills a much needed gap. The fellowship has enabled award recipients to reach new audiences and to expand awareness of the importance of gender in philanthropy. Dissertation fellowship candidates The fellowship is for emerging scholars who focus in the area of womens philanthropy or gender differences in philanthropic behavior. The fellowship is intended to support research and dissertation writing for those who are close to completing their dissertations. Applicants are candidates for the Ph.D. degree at an accredited graduate school in the United States who have completed coursework and defended the dissertation proposal successfully. Following the dissertation defense, the fellowship awardee will present findings to the faculty and staff of the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy via video conference.

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