The Lemelson Center Fellowship Program supports projects that present creative approaches to the study of invention and innovation in American society. Fellows are expected to reside in the D.C. area, to participate in the Center’s activities, and to make a presentation their work. $575-$870/week.
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Native American Visiting Student Awards
Archival Research Grant: Appointments are available for currently enrolled advanced Native American graduate students who are formally or informally related to a Native American community. Visiting Students pursue independent research in association with Smithsonian staff. Appointments are available for currently enrolled advanced Native American graduate students who are formally or informally related to a Native […]
Patricia and Phillip Frost Fellowship
The Patricia and Phillip Frost Fellowship is offered to support research in American art and visual culture.
James Renwick Fellowship in American Craft at the Smithsonian American Art Museum
The James Renwick Fellowship in American Craft is available for research in American studio crafts or decorative arts from the nineteenth century to the present.
National Museum of Natural History American Indian Program
The American Indian Program was established to encourage participation of Native Americans in Smithsonian activities and to support collection research, exhibitions, and public programming as they relate to Native peoples. Applicants should apply for stipends through the Office of Fellowships.
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Short-Term Fellowships
The STRI Short-Term Fellowship Program provides support for short-term research projects at STRI for 3 months. Awards are primarily for graduate students, but are occasionally given to undergraduate and postdoctoral candidates. Proposals without the support of named STRI advisors are not funded.
Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program: Postdoctoral Fellowships
Postdoctoral Fellowships of 3-12 months are available for scholars who have held the doctoral degree or equivalent for fewer than seven years as of the application deadline. Fellowships provide opportunities to pursue independent research projects in association with Smithsonian research staff.
Earth and Planetary Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowships
These postdoctoral fellowships, which are for one or more years, are made to scientists who concentrate on geologic and geophysical research of the earth and other terrestrial planets, using remote sensing equipment.
National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Ramsey Fellowship in Naval Aviation History
The Ramsey Fellowship is a competitive twelve-month, in-residence fellowship in “U.S. Naval Flight History,” including Navy and Marine Corps aviation, the history of rocketry, missile and space activities in U.S. naval service, biographical studies of naval aviators, and multinational comparative studies that include the United States. The fellowship is open to all interested candidates with […]
National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Guggenheim Fellowship
The Guggenheim Fellowship is a 3-12 month residential fellowship for pre or postdoctoral research in aviation and space history. A stipend of $30,000 for predoctoral candidates and $45,000 for postdoctoral candidates will be awarded.