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The Robert D. Hevey, Jr. and Constance M. Filling Fellowship in Anthropology

This short-term fellowship provides support to a graduate student focused on anthropological studies related to contemporary indigenous communities, linguistics and endangered languages, or cultural diversity while in-residence in the Department of Anthropology at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) in Washington, DC.

Short Term Fellowships at the Smithsonian Marine Station, Fort Pierce, FL

The Short-Term Fellowship Program allows selected candidates to come to the Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce, Florida at any time of the year and is an excellent resource to provide support for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in the marine sciences. These fellowships enable selected candidates to work in the marine sciences and explore research possibilities at the Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce.

The Robert D. Hevey, Jr. and Constance M. Filling Fellowship in Mineral Sciences

The Robert D. Hevey, Jr. and Constance M. Filling Fellowship in Mineral Sciences was established in 2018 to support short-term, resident, graduate student fellowships focused on geological studies in the Department of Mineral Sciences at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) in Washington, DC.

Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program (SIFP)

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 researchers 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.

Link Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program

Each year since 1998, the Link Foundation has awarded 12-week graduate student fellowships to conduct marine science research at the Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce. Students work in association with members of the Smithsonian professional research staff - either resident Marine Station investigators, or marine scientists from other Smithsonian entities who carry out a part of their research at the Station.

Botany Travel Awards: Cuatrecasas / Funk / Robinson / Smith Fellowship Program

These awards are sponsored by the NMNH Department of Botany and support the study of botanical specimens housed in the U.S. National Herbarium, with preference given to students or researchers who work on tropical plants.

Peter Buck Fellowship Program

The purpose of the Peter Buck Fellowship program is to support full-time, resident, independent research focused on utilizing the NMNH collections and facilities.  Awardees are expected to be actively involved in the scholarly activities of the Museum and the NMNH community in general.

Kenneth Jay Boss Fellowship in Invertebrate Zoology

Kenneth Jay Boss fellowships provide financial support enabling graduate students to conduct independent collections-based research in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology (IZ) at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH).

Deep Time Peter Buck Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Deep Time Peter Buck Postdoctoral Fellows are invited for a two-year Research Fellowship (postdoctoral) in paleobiology relating to the goals of the Deep Time Initiative at the National Museum of Natural History.  This fellowship involves commitment to research and to advancing science education and outreach for the public.  

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