1997 Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program

Peter Rauch anamaria at GRINNELL.BERKELEY.EDU
Mon Oct 28 20:55:05 CST 1996

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The Smithsonian Institution encourages access to its
collections, staff specialties, and reference resources by
visiting scholars, scientists, and students.  The
Institution offers in-residence appointments for research
and study using its facilities, and the advice and guidance
of its staff members.


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 allowances.

PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS are offered to doctoral candidates
who have completed preliminary course work and examinations.
Candidates must have the approval of their universities to
conduct doctoral research at the Smithsonian Institution.
The term is 3 to 12 months. The stipend is $14,000 per year
plus allowances.

GRADUATE STUDENT FELLOWSHIPS are offered to students
formally enrolled in a graduate program of study, who have
completed at least one semester, and not yet have been
advanced to candidacy if in a Ph.D. Program. The term is 10
weeks; the stipend is $3,000.

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

Postmark deadline for submission - January 15, 1997

Stipends are prorated for periods of less than twelve


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.

Fellowship Applications, supporting materials, and
information on other Smithsonian Institution fellowhsip and
internship programs can be retrieved at the following
address (but they must be submitted by postal mail):


or by contacting:

          Office of Fellowships and Grants
          Smithsonian Institution
          955 L'Enfant Plaza, Suite 7000
          Washington, D.C. 20560
          (202) 287-3271
          E-mail:  siofg at sivm.si.edu
                    (Please include mailing
                     address for requested

Pamela E. Hudson, Academic Programs Specialist
Office of Fellowships and Grants        Smithsonian Institution
oasbb001 at sivm.si.edu                      phone: (202) 287-3271

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