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Competition Details

Smithsonian Opportunities for Research and Study


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Fellowship Website

Provides students with opportunities to pursue research or internships in association with members of the Smithsonian’s staff.

Fellowships at the Smithsonian Institution provide students and scholars with opportunities to pursue independent research projects in association with members of the Smithsonian’s professional research staff.

Internships at the Smithsonian Institution are prearranged, structured learning experiences scheduled within a specific time frame. The experience must be relevant to the intern's academic and professional goals, and to research and museum activities of the Institution.

Applicants are evaluated on their academic standing, scholarly qualifications, experiences, the quality of the research project or study proposed and its suitability to Smithsonian collections, facilities, and programs.

The deadline varies depending on each office directing the research or internship program. Check the website for specific dates.


Award Value

Stipend for the duration of the fellowship or internship varies.


Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters, Doctoral, Postdoctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average

3.0

Citizenship

No Requirements
Campus Nomination Required No
Year of Study Funded Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters, Doctoral, Postdoctoral
Academic Areas: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Social Sciences, Humanities, Health Sciences, Fine Arts, Education
Areas of Interest: Underrepresented populations, Summer Opportunity, Research
Language Funding No
Location Domestic

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.




Last updated: November 27, 2017