Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program

Wed Nov 8 15:56:00 CST 1995

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The Smithsonian Institution offers fellowships for research and
study in fields which are actively pursued by the museums and
research organizations of the Institution.

At present these fields are:
     Animal behavior, ecology, and environmental
       science, including an emphasis on the tropics
     Anthropology, including archaeology,
     Astrophysics and astronomy
     Earth sciences and paleobiology
     Evolutionary and systematic biology
     History of science and technology
     History of art, especially American, contemporary,
       African, and Asian art, twentieth-century
       American crafts, and decorative arts
     Social and cultural history of the United States

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS are offered to scholars who have held
the degree or equivalent for less than seven years.  SENIOR
FELLOWSHIPS are offered to scholars who have held the degree or
equivalent for seven years or more.  The term is 3 to 12 months.
Both fellowships offer a stipend of $25,000 per year plus

PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS are offered to doctoral candidates who
have completed preliminary course work and examinations. The term
is 3 to 12 months. The stipend is $14,000 per year plus

GRADUATE STUDENT FELLOWSHIPS are offered to students formally
enrolled in a graduate program of study, who have completed at
least one semester, and have not yet been advanced to candidacy
if in a Ph.D. Program.  The term is 10 weeks; the stipend is

These fellowships support research in residence at all
Smithsonian facilities except the Smithsonian Astrophysical
Observatory (see below).

POSTMARK DEADLINE for submission is January 16, 1996.

Stipends are prorated for periods of less than twelve months.


Applicants interested in conducting research at the Smithsonian
Astrophysical Observatory should write to the Office of the
Director, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, 60 Garden
Street, Cambridge, MA  02138 for program information, application
materials, and deadlines.

For more information and/or application materials please contact:

          Office of Fellowships and Grants
          Smithsonian Institution
          955 L'Enfant Plaza, Suite 7000
          Washington, D.C.  20560

          phone:    202/287-3271
          e-mail:   siofg at
                         (please include your mailing address)

Application materials are available on the World Wide Web but
they must be submitted by postal mail.

Pamela E. Hudson
Academic Programs Specialist
oasbb001 at

Office of Fellowships and Grants
Smithsonian Institution
siofg at
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