It’s that time of year again! Fellowship deadlines are fast approaching. Writing a fellowship is an important exercise for any scientist and winning a fellowship is important for any career. While fellowship applications take time, they provide a great opportunity to put your ideas on paper and help you to write about your work in a clear and concise manner.

Deadlines for a select list of pre- and post-doctoral fellowships are below. We also have a comprehensive list of postdoctoral fellowships. Be sure to check eligibility requirements before applying. And don’t forget to make an appointment with a Communication Fellow for peer-to-peer feedback on your application. Use the CommKit and visit OGE for more resources.

Predoctoral Fellowships:

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program  (Oct 24, 2017)

The Hertz Foundation Fellowship (Oct 27, 2017)

P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans (Nov 1, 2017)

American Association of University Women (AAUW) American Dissertation Fellowships  (Nov 15, 2017)

The Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowship (Nov 17, 2017)

Link Foundation Energy Fellowship (Dec 1, 2017)

DOD SMART Scholarship Program (Dec 1, 2017)

NIH F31 (Dec 8, 2017)

Ford Foundation Fellowships  (Dec 14, 2017)

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship (~Dec 20, 2017)

DOE Krell (~Jan 2018)

Postdoctoral Fellowships:

Life Sciences Research Foundation (Oct 2, 2017)

NIH K99/R00 (Nov 12, 2017)

Ford Foundation (Dec 7, 2017)

NIH F32 (Dec 8, 2017)

Burroughs Wellcome (Jan 16, 2018)

Jane Coffin Childs (Feb 1, 2018)

L’oreal For Women in Science (~Feb 2018)

HHMI Hanna H Gray Fellows (~Feb 2018)

Damon Runyon (Mar 15, 2018)

Blog post by Prerna Bhargava.