Postdoctoral Fellowships of three to twelve months are available for scholars who have held the doctoral degree or equivalent for fewer than seven years as of the application deadline.
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The Baird Society Resident Scholar Program awards stipends for up to six months for individuals working on a topic relating to the holdings of SIL’s special collections. Historians, librarians, doctoral students, and post-doctoral scholars are welcome to apply. Scholars must be in residence at the Smithsonian during the award period. Scholars wanting to do research […]
The Dibner Library Resident Scholar Program awards stipends of $3,500.00 per month for up to six months for individuals (doctoral students included) working on a topic relating to the history of science and technology who can make substantial use of the Dibner Library’s Special Collections.
The Travel to Collections Awards Program supports research on the history of invention and innovation based on the holdings of the Museum’s Archives Center and curatorial divisions. The Archives Center holds more than 12,000 feet of archival materials. The collections are particularly strong in personal papers and business records documenting the history of American enterprise […]
The National Air and Space Museum offers an exciting work experience to college and university students through its Summer Internship Program. Interns have a firsthand opportunity to learn about the historic artifacts and archival materials housed in the Museum and to study the scientific and technological advances they represent. Each year positions are available in […]
Applications are invited for SMA Postdoctoral Fellowships. These positions are aimed chiefly at research in submillimeter astronomy, and the successful candidates will propose and participate in science observations with the SMA. Applicants must have a recent Ph.D. in astronomy or a related field. Practical experience in millimeter or submillimeter wavelength astronomy, radio interferometry, instrumentation, or […]
Internship: To increase participation of minority groups who are underrepresented in Smithsonian scholarly programs, in the disciplines of research conducted at the Institution, and in the museum field. Stipend awards are available for interns to participate in supervised ongoing research, or museum-related activities for periods of ten weeks. Minority undergraduate and beginning graduate students are […]
The Smithsonian American Art Museum and its Renwick Gallery invite applications for research fellowships in art and visual culture of the United States. Fellowships are residential and support full-time independent and dissertation research. Each scholar is provided a carrel in the Fellowship Office located across the street from the Museum. Predoctoral applicants must have completed […]
Organized by the Smithsonian Latino Center (SLC), the Latino Museum Studies Program (LMSP) was established in 1994 to increase the representation, documentation, knowledge and interpretation of Latino art, culture, and history. The program includes a two-week seminar designed to provide participants with the tools to enhance their leadership, research, and creative skills through a series […]
Annual scholarships for the research of postage stamps or postal history leading to publication of the research findings. These awards are available to PhD’s, or doctoral candidates engaged in dissertation research, advanced graduate students, and/or other scholars so that the awardee may spend an uninterrupted block of time doing research in the NPM library and […]