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FAQ

Eligibility

Are fellowships open to international students?

Most Fellowship programs are open to international students. Check program eligibility.

Can I apply for a fellowship if I am a current Smithsonian employee or contractor?

There is a one year waiting period between when you end your employment or contract before you are eligible to apply.

Applying

Where do I submit my application?

Please be sure to read the information and guidelines on the website prior to filling out the application in SOLAA.  The link to the guidelines will be included in the materials in SOLAA but not the information.

The Smithsonian Online Academic Appointment System (SOLAA)

Virtual Appointments

Which fellowships can be carried out virtually?

Check with specific program and unit contacts to determine if the fellowship in question can be carried out virtually.

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