The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) offers the following fellowships to support research in residence at its facility in Edgewater, MD. This program is administrated through the Smithsonian Institution Office of Fellowships in DC.
Post-doctoral Fellowships are offered to scholars who have held the degree or equivalent for less than seven years. Senior Fellowships are offered to scholars who held the degree or equivalent for seven years or more. Applicants must submit a detailed proposal including a justification for conducting research in-residence at the Institution. The term is 3 to 12 months. Both fellowships offer a stipend of $55,000 per year plus allowances.
Pre-doctoral Fellowships are offered to doctoral candidates who have completed preliminary course work and examinations. The applicant must submit a detailed proposal including a justification for conducting research in-residence at the Institution. 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 $42,000 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 PhD program. Applicants must submit a proposal for research in a discipline which is pursued at the Smithsonian Institution. The term is 10 weeks with a stipend of $8,000.
Application Deadline: November 1st
To ensure that proposed fellowship projects are appropriate for SERC, applicants are
encouraged to coordinate with proposed SERC sponsors early on in preparing fellowship proposals.
For questions, please contact Dan Gustafson, SERC Academic Appointment Coordinator at email@example.com