The American Philosophical Society and NASA Astrobiology Institue have partnered to promote the continued exploration of the world around us through a new program of research grants in support of astrobiological field studies by graduate students, postdocs, and junior scientists and scholars.
by American Philosophical Society
American Philosophical Society
This 2-year postdoctoral fellowship is for postdoctoral researchers in the humanities who want to pursue a career in curating museums. Applicants must work in a field relating to the museum’s exhibitions, which include the history of science, history of art, and 18th and 19th century history.
The American Philosophical Society awards a limited number of Daland Fellowships in Clinical Investigation for research in the several branches of clinical medicine, including internal medicine, neurology, pediatrics, psychiatry, and surgery. The committee emphasizes patient-oriented research.
Grants are awarded for research in Native American linguistics, ethnohistory, and the history of studies of Native Americans, in the continental United States and Canada to cover costs as travel, tapes, films, and consultants’ fees but not for the purchase of books or permanent equipment.
This grant encourages exploratory field studies for the collection of specimens and data to provide the imaginative stimulus that accompanies direct observation. Applications from disciplines with a large dependence on field studies are invited, but applicants from all fields may apply.
Designed to support an outstanding doctoral student who is conducting dissertation research. Fellows are expected to be in residence at the American Philosophical Society Library and therefore all applicants should be pursuing research in which the holding of the library are especially strong.
Each year, the APS offers a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship to support the research of early career scientists. Innovative research projects are supported, with the focus changing each year. The 2014 cycle supports research in advanced materials.
Short-term residential fellowships are offered for conducting research in its collections. The fellowships are open to postdocs, ABD graduate students, and independent scholars. Candidates who live 75 or more miles from Philadelphia will receive some preference.