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Predoctoral Fellowship

Sponsored by: Smithsonian Institution

Applicant must have completed preliminary coursework and examinations for the doctoral degree and be engaged in dissertation research. Candidates are evaluated on their academic standing, scholarly qualifications, experience, and the quality of the research project or study proposed and its suitability to Smithsonian collections, facilities, and programs. Recipients are expected to spend most of their tenure in residence at the Smithsonian, except when arrangements are made for periods of field work or research travel.


Application Deadline January 15
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Fellowship
Award Coverage plus research allowance; award is pro-rated for periods of less than 12 months
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $20,000
Average $20,000
Min $20,000

Contact Information

Will Morrison
Program Manager
Smithsonian Institution
United States

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