Postdoctoral Fellowship for International Students in Germany, 2018

Applicants are invited for Goethe-Institut Postdoctoral Fellowship to pursue research focuses on global perspectives on modern and contemporary art in the second half of the 20th century and the 21stcentury. The fellowship is designed for international emerging scholars.

The aim of the fellowship is to support promising and exceptional scholar for one academic year and shall concentrate on the research for a comprehensive exhibition project on the global art historical developments of the Post-colonial era covering the period 1955 – 1980.

The Goethe-Institut is a non-profit German cultural association operational worldwide with 159 institutes, promoting the study of the German language abroad and encouraging international cultural exchange and relations.

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Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: International applicants are eligible to apply for the fellowship.
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a doctorate degree in art history, museum studies or related fields.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants must be fluent in English.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: January 14, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue postdoctoral research programme.
  • Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded for scholars whose research focuses on global perspectives on modern and contemporary art in the second half of the 20th century and the 21stcentury.
  • Scholarship Award: An overall remuneration package of 30.000 Euro for the entire year. This includes any health care and tax payments.
  • Accommodation is the responsibility of the successful candidate. Haus der Kunst will provide supplementary support to the scholar for accommodation in the amount of 300 Euro per month.
  • Haus der Kunst will support the fellow in organizing administrational paperwork such as limited residency, work permit, etc.
  • Fellow will be provided with work area and full access to the infrastructure of Haus der Kunst and facilities in Munich.
  • Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply for the fellowship.
  • Number of Scholarships: Number of fellowship is not given.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Germany.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply:

Interested scholars are invited to send their application via email. The application should be in English and include a CurriculumVitae, bibliography, reference letters and a cover letter explaining the motivation for the application.

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UNFCCC–UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship Program for Young Leaders in Developing Countries 2018

The UNFCCC–UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship Programme offers young people from developing countries a unique opportunity to start their career at the interface between international climate policy development and research. Applications are accepted two times a year. In 2018, applications will be accepted within these two phases:

Application Deadlines: 

  • Phase 1: 1st February – 28th February 2018
  • Phase 2: 16th July – 16th August 2018

Eligible Countries: Developing Countries

To Be Taken At (Country): Bonn, Germany

About the Award: The UNFCCC-UNU-EHS Early Career Climate Fellowship is offered as a collaborative programme between the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS).

Upon completion of the UNFCCC–UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship Programme, the Early Career Climate Fellows will be able to work in their home countries or internationally, deploying the valuable experience and insights they have gained in Bonn. Academically outstanding young graduates from developing countries who are in early stages of their career, especially women from least developed countries, are encouraged to apply.

Type: Fellowship


  • Applicants must be enrolled in their final term or have recently graduated with top marks plus other indicators of academic excellence from an advanced university degree programme (masters or doctorate) in environment, climate change, communications, international relations or a related field.
  • No professional experience is required, but candidates with up to two years of experience can be considered.
  • Applicants should display a strong interest in the interface between international climate policy development and research. Furthermore, applicants should be highly motivated to work and learn in a multicultural and interdisciplinary environment.
  • Qualified women candidates and candidates from least developed countries are especially encouraged to apply.

Selection Criteria: Fellows will be selected based on their skills and backgrounds vis-à-vis the needs of UNU and UNFCCC.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Duration of Program:  Fellowships may last from six months to two years.

How to Apply: Interested Applicants

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Award Providers: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS).

Important Notes: Applications will only be accepted during the two aforementioned time-frames. Applications handed in either before, or after, these application phases will not be considered.

amfAR HIV/AIDS Public Policy Internship and Fellowship Program 2018

The amfAR Public Policy Internship and Fellowship Programme trains interns and fellows to become effective leaders in public health by immersing them in policy writing, research and advocacy from their very first day.

Application Deadline: 

  • For placements beginning in January/February 2018, applications must be submitted by 1st November 2017.
  • For placements beginning in June/July 2018, applications must be submitted by 15th April, 2018.

Offered annually? Yes

To be taken at (country): Washington, DC, USA

About the Award: The Allan Rosenfield Internship and Fellowship Program at amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, was established to honor the distinguished public health leader Allan Rosenfield, M.D., dean of Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health for 22 years, chair of amfAR’s program board, and a longtime member of the Foundation’s board of trustees. This training program has been established for exceptional college undergraduates and graduate students who aspire to become leaders in public health and in the fight against the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Rosenfield interns and fellows are based at amfAR’s Public Policy office in Washington, D.C. They dedicate their time to public policy research and writing under the mentorship of the office’s senior leadership. amfAR’s Public Policy office is known for its considered analysis of emerging issues in AIDS policy including biomedical research, domestic and international AIDS funding, harm reduction, equity and human rights.

Successful candidates are expected to conduct original writing and research related to the domestic and global HIV/AIDS epidemic as well as advocate to members of Congress and their staff, organize meetings and conferences, and participate in community briefings.

Type: Internship, Fellowship



  • Applicants for internships must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program.
  • Applicants for fellowships must have received an undergraduate degree prior to beginning the fellowship. A graduate degree related to public health policy and its associated fields (e.g., M.D., J.D., M.P.P, M.P.H., Ph.D) is preferred but not required.
  • Applicants must demonstrate strong writing and research skills and have a demonstrated interest in health policy or advocacy related to HIV/AIDS. Knowledge of the U.S. government and legislative processes is also preferred but not required.

Number of Awardees: 4

Value and Duration of Program: Placements are paid and full time and are up to six months for fellows and up to three months for interns. All fellows and interns are based in Washington, DC.

How to Apply: Applicants must send:

  • A resume;
  • A cover letter describing your interest in this issue and working at amfAR; and
  • A writing sample (no more than 2,000 words);

Applications must be submitted online here

Visit Program Webpage for details

Award Provider: amfAR

Important Note: Please note, while applications are accepted on a rolling basis, candidates will only be contacted regarding the most current term. Successful candidates will be contacted after the application deadline.

University of Pennsylvania Postdoctoral PriceLab Fellowships for International Students 2018/2019

The Price Lab at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for the 2018/2019 Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships in Digital Humanities. 

Application Deadline: 30th October, 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: All

To be taken at (country): University of Pennsylvania, USA

About the Award: The Mellon Fellow will be affiliated with both the School of Arts and Sciences and the Penn Libraries, and will participate in the biweekly Price Lab Mellon Seminar. The fellow will pursue their own research project, presenting this work at the seminar, while also contributing to team-based projects at the Lab, and teaching one DH course during the year in the undergraduate College. (While the application requires a brief course description, actual specifications of the class will be worked out next spring with the Price Lab’s Managing Director.)

Eligible Fields: The PhD is the only eligible terminal degree. MFAs and other doctorates such as EdD are ineligible. In addition to scholars from the core humanities disciplines, those in related fields such as anthropology and the history of science are eligible to apply. Additional educational background in programming, library sciences, computer graphics, computational linguistics, or other fields relevant to digital humanities research is desirable but not required.

Type: Postdoctoral Fellowships


  • Awards are available to untenured scholars in the humanities whose PhD must have been received between December 2009 and December 2017.
  • Applicants from outside the US must be eligible for appointment under a J-1 visa (Research Scholar status); no exceptions will be made, and the Price Lab reserves the right to revoke a fellowship if the recipient is unable to meet this condition.

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Fellowship: The Mellon DH Postdoctoral Fellowships carries an annual stipend of $58,350 plus single-coverage health insurance (fellows are responsible for coverage of any dependents).

Duration of Fellowship: The DH Fellow is required to spend the ten-month academic year (August 2018 – May 2019) in residence at Penn. Fellows have the option to renew the fellowship for a second year if they wish to stay but are not required to do so.

How to Apply

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Award Provider: University of Pennsylvania.

African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) Fellowships for Women in Francophone Africa 2018

AWARD is a two-year fellowship to strengthen the research and leadership skills of African women in agricultural sciences. The program is intended for women in the agricultural disciplines and related life sciences broadly defined. 

Application Deadline: 7th October 2017

Eligible Countries: Women agricultural scientists who are citizens of the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, and Togo.

About the Award: African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) is working toward inclusive, agriculture-driven prosperity for the African continent by strengthening the production and dissemination of more gender-responsive agricultural research and innovation. We invest in African scientists, research institutions, and agribusinesses so that they can deliver agricultural innovations that better respond to the needs and priorities of a diversity of women and men across Africa’s agricultural value chains.

The AWARD Fellowship is a career-development program that since 2008 has, through tailored fellowships, equipped top women agricultural scientists across sub-Saharan Africa to accelerate agricultural gains by strengthening their science and leadership skills. The fellowship is a catalyst for innovations with high potential to contribute to the prosperity and wellbeing of African smallholder farmers

Type: Fellowship


  • Education: Completed bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree.
  • Discipline: All domains in agriculture and food are eligible.
  • Priority will be given to scientists working on research to benefit the sorghum and millet value chains, seed systems, and agroecological transitions.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: AWARD Fellows benefit from a two-year fellowship focused on fostering mentoring partnerships, building science skills, and developing leadership capacity. Following a highly competitive process, the fellowships are awarded on the basis of intellectual merit and leadership capacity.

Duration of Program: 2 years

How to Apply: Find the application form here and for answers to frequently asked questions, please visit: FAQ page

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD)

Important Notes: 

  • Winners will be notified in November 2017.
  • Successful candidates must be available to attend a five-day AWARD Mentoring Orientation Workshop to be held on February 18-23, 2018, in Kenya.

IIAS/CEM-FMSH Research Fellowship for International Applicants, 2018


The International Institute for Asian Studies would like to announce IIAS/CEM-FMSH Research Fellowship for the applicants from all over the world. The fellowship is awarded in the fields of social sciences and humanities.

The aim of the fellowship is to enable applicants to embark on an independent career in academic stroke research.


The International Institute for Asian Studies is a research and exchange platform based at Leiden University in the Netherlands.

Course Level: The fellowship is available to pursue research programme.

Study Subject: The fellowship is awarded in the fields of social sciences and humanities.

Scholarship Award: The fellowship will cover the following:

  • If IIAS decides to sponsor your research by awarding a grant, you will receive:
  • A monthly grant of €2000;
  • Office facilities and access to the Leiden University Libraries;
  • A one-time grant of (max) €1000 towards the costs of (international) travel.
  • Joint IIAS/CEM-FMSH fellowship for an additional two months of research in Paris
  • Per year, CEM-FMSH offers three fellowships of two months each, for scholars who have been awarded an IIAS fellowship and who wish to spend an additional two months in Paris to pursue their research.
  • The CEM-FMSH fellowship covers accommodation and a stipend of EURO 1000 per month.

Number of Scholarships: Number of fellowship is not given.

Scholarship can be taken in Netherlands and France.

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • The position of affiliated fellow is intended for outstanding researchers (also see ‘Terms and conditions’) from around the world, to work on an important aspect of Asian studies research in the social sciences and humanities. Interdisciplinary interests are encouraged. We also welcome researchers who would like to work on a collaborative grant proposal or develop their PhD thesis into a book publication.

 Nationality: Applicants of all nationalities are eligible for the fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have fulfilled all requirements of the PhD.

English Language Requirement: Applicants must have fluency in English.

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via email or post.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is March 1and October 1 of each year.

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