Smithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships: Predoctoral Fellowships

Annual program to provide doctoral candidates an opportunity to conduct dissertation research at the Smithsonian Institution for a period of 3 to 12 months.
Fields of study pursued by Smithsonian units, including animal behavior; anthropology; archaeology; archaeometry; astrophysics and astronomy; earth sciences and paleobiology; evolutionary and systematic biology; history of art; history of science and technology; folklife; and U.S. social and cultural history.
Doctoral candidates, i.e. doctoral students who, by the start of the fellowship period, will have completed all degree requirements except for the dissertation.
A stipend is provided, at the rate of $17,000 per year. Allowances are provided also for research and moving expenses. Financial support is not provided for the dependents of fellows.
January 15
APPLICATION: Applicants should contact Smithsonian professional research staff to discuss the intended research, required facilities, and potential advisors. Office of Fellowships, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th Street, N.W., Suite 9300, MRC 902, P.O. Box 37012, Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Telephone: 202-275-0655.