Applications accepted  year-round

Charles Koch Dissertation Grants (economic freedom focus)

Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations Research and Travel Exchange Program

CIMO Fellowships (for study in Finland)

David Towle Fellowships at the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory (pref. for students interested in physiology of marine organisms)

[Internal]:  Kenan Institute for Ethics Campus Grants

Global Innovation Fund

[internal]:  Innovation Co-Lab

Los Alamos National Laboratory Graduate Research Assistant Program

[Internal]: Mellon Conference Travel Grants for students studying Latin and Caribbean Studies for the current school year

National Geographic Young Explorers Grants

NATO Center for Maritime Research and Experimentation

NC Sea Grant Research Law Fellowship

NSF Geography and Spatial Sciences Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards; How Not to Get a DDRI

U.S. Government Challenges

[internal]:  Sanford School of Public Policy Policy Bridge funds

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January

TBA:  AGI/Schlumberger Fellowship in Geoscience Communication

TBA:  North Carolina Sea Grant and N.C. Coastal Resources Law, Planning, and Policy Center’s Coastal Policy Fellowship

6:  Scoville Peace Fellowships

5:  RAND Graduate Student Summer Associate Program (energy and environment)

9:  American Institute for Biological Sciences Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award

10:  American Water Works Association (AWWA) scholarships related to aquatic chemistry and environmental chemistry, water-energy nexus, etc

11 [International]International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) Young Scientists Summer Program

11 [International]Inter-American Foundation (IAF) Grassroots Development Fellowship Program

13:  SESYNC Graduate Student Workshop on Socio-Environmental Synthesis: Interdisciplinary Skill Building, Collaboration, and Proposal Writing

13 [internal]Emerging Leaders Institute

13:  Graduate Women in Science Fellowship

13:  Society of Wetland Scientists Wetland Ambassador Research Fellowship

15: NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants – Cultural Anthropology

15:  NSF Law and Social Science Dissertation Research Fellowships

15:  Garden Club of America Award in Coastal Wetlands Studies

15:  Garden Club of America Award in Desert Studies

15:  Garden Club of America Francis Peacock Scholarship (U.S. habitat, threatened/endangered birds)

15:  Garden Club of America Award in Tropical Botany

15:  Cooper Ornithological SocietyMewaldt-King Student Research Award (studies of species from threatened ecosystems or that reference large-scale conservation issues such as climate or landscape change)

15:  Link Foundation Modeling, Simulation, and Training Fellowship

15 [International]Andrew W. Mellon Mediterranean Regional Research Fellowship

18:  NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants – Economics

18: NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants – Decision, Risk, and Management Sciences

18:  DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

20:  ORISE Fellowship Opportunity at the CDC (environmental health)

20:  [International]Chateaubriand Fellowships (initiating or reinforcing collaborations, partnerships, or joint projects between French & American research teams); STEM and Health

20:  [International]Chateaubriand Fellowships (initiating or reinforcing collaborations, partnerships, or joint projects between French & American research teams); humanities and social sciences

20: NC Sea Grant/NC Sentinel Site Cooperative Joint Graduate Fellowship

27:  National Sea Grant/NOAA Fisheries Graduate Fellowship (population and ecosystem dynamics, marine resource economics); NC Sea Grant

27 [internal]:  Rethinking Regulation Graduate Research Awards

29: Global Innovation Through Science and Technology Competition

30 [International] Council of American Overseas Research Centers  Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program

31:  Frederick K. Weyerhaeuser Forest History Fellowship

31  [International]:  International Exchange Program for Minority Students – Health Disparities Research

31:  Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust

31:  Boren Awards for International Study

31:  Environmental Fellows Program

February

TBA [Internal]:  Duke Brazil Initiative Research Grants

TBA:  AGI/Schlumberger Fellowship in Geoscience Communication

1:  AGI William L. Fisher Congressional Geoscience Fellowship

1:  NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF)

1:  Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research; letters of support due Jan 30

1:  Steven Berkeley Marine Conservation Fellowship

1:  Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Labs; summer term

1:  Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Labs – Thesis or Dissertation Research; summer term

1:  Wilson Ornithological Society Research Grants

1:  NETL Methane Hydrates Program

1:  Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Writeup Fellowship (for work exploring violence and aggression related to social change, intergroup conflict, war)

1:  Deep Carbon Observatory Diversity Grants (traditionally under-represented geoscientists)

1:  GSA Graduate Student Research Grants

1  [Internal]:  Duke Council for the Arts Visiting Artists grants

3:  Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships (preference for multidisciplinary research projects that require high-powered computation)

6:  Mazamas Graduate Student Research Grant (for scientific studies promoting wilderness ecology, mountain travel, and safety in the outdoors)

6 [internal, international]Duke Center for International and Global Studies Graduate Awards for Research and Training

6: Libbie H. Hyman Memorial Scholarship for Research on Invertebrates at a Field Station (for research on INVERTEBRATES at a marine, freshwater, or terrestrial field station)

9:  NSF Science of Science and Innovation Policy Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants

10:  North Pacific Research Board Graduate Student Research Awards

12:  Society of Wetland Scientists Student Research Grants

13:  Tibor Polgar Fellowships (to conduct research on the Hudson River)

15:  Link Foundation (PhD, ocean engineering/instrumentation)

15:  Smithsonian Institution Short-Term Fellowship Program

15:  Fellowships in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

15:  American Museum of Natural History Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Grants (research on N. American fauna in any phase of wildlife conservation or natural history)

15:  Link Foundation/Smithsonian 12-week graduate research fellowships (at Smithsonian Marine Station)

15:  American Association of Petroleum Geologists Grants-in-Aid Program

17   [Internal]:  Academic Year Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships

17   [Internal]:  Summer Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships

17   [Internal, International]:  Academic Year Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships

19:  Resources for the Future Joseph L. Fisher Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

21:  Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

24: Women of Wind Energy Fellowship

24:  NC Space Grant Graduate Research Fellowship Program

26 [Internal]Bass Connections Project Team applications

28:  Kleinhans Fellowship for Community Forestry Research (in Latin America)

28:  General Study Scholarship (for those of Italian descent)

March

1 [international]Alexander von Humboldt International Climate Protection Fellowships

1:  Water Environment Foundation Canham Studies Scholarship

1:  Property and Environment Research Center Lone Mountain Fellowship

1   [Internal]:  Human Rights Summer Research Grants

1:  Advanced Computing for Earth Sciences Internship

3 [internal]: Duke component of application process for Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad

3 [internal, international]: Duke Brazil Initiative Student and Faculty Research Grants

10:  Education for Sustainable Energy Development (for international students from developing countries doing energy studies)

13: Mark Bain Graduate Fellowships (for research on the Hudson River)

14:  Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad

15:  WWF Russell E. Train Fellowships (international students, conservation)

15:  Hydro Research Foundation Research Awards

15:  American Museum of Natural History Lerner-Gray Fund for Marine Research (projects dealing with systematics, evolution, ecology and field-oriented behavioral studies of marine animals)

15 [international]Zeno Karl Schindler Foundation Doctoral Exchange Grant (research exchange – Switzerland)

15:  Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research

15: AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Internship (summer)

20 [Internal]: Duke University Wetland Center Graduate Student Research Support Grants

24 [internal]: Duke Environmental Economics Doctoral Scholars (DEEDS) funding; contact deeds@duke.edu

29 [internal]Office of the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Student Training Enhancement (GSTEG) Grants

29 [internal]Duke Support for Interdisciplinary Graduate Network (D-SIGN) Grants

30:  Hispanic Scholarship Fund

31:  Association for Women Geoscientists Chrysalis Scholarship Fund

April

1:  J. Frances Allen Scholarship; female doctoral student, all branches of fisheries science, including but not limited to aquatic biology, engineering, fish culture, limnology, oceanography, and sociology.

1 [internal]: Duke Fulbright Scholarship process online registration, advisor appts, etc (required)

1 [internal]:  Duke OUSF Nationally Competitive Scholarships (DAAD (German Exchange Service)) complete online registration and make OUSF appointments

[Internal]: Duke Human Rights Center Summer Research Grants

3  [Internal, international]:  Graduate Student Research Awards for Latin America and the Caribbean

8: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31)

8: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Parent F31 – Diversity)

10:  Environmental Law Institute Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition

15:  Smithsonian Institution Short-Term Fellowship Program

15:  Horton Hydrology Research Grant

15 [internal]Bass Connections Follow-on Research Funds

25:  Prof. Rahamimoff Travel Grants for Young Scientists (for research travel to Israel)

28:  Center for Tropical Forest Science ForestGEO Grants

May

TBA:  Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Graduate Student Grants

1:  Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grants (for anthropological research)

14 [internal]Duke OUSF Nationally Competitive Scholarships (Fulbright) – registration deadline

14 [internal]:  Duke OUSF Nationally Competitive Scholarships (DAAD) complete Qualtrics

16:  DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program

26:  National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) Graduate Pursuits

June

PEO Scholar Awards ; please contact your local chapter to find out more about the nomination process

1  [Internal]:  Preparing Future Faculty Program

1 [internal]:  Duke OUSF Nationally Competitive Scholarships (Luce Scholars Program), make appt with OUSF, complete Qualtrics

1:  Sophie Danforth Conservation Biology Fund

1:  Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Labs; fall term

1:  Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Labs – Thesis or Dissertation Research; fall term

1:  SEAL (Sustainability, Environmental Achievement & Leadership) Awards

2: Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) student proposals

15: NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants – Political Science

26:  North Carolina Wildlife Federation Scholarships

30:  Rolex Awards for Enterprise

30:  Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards

30:  American Academy of Underwater Sciences Gear Award

July

1 [internal]Duke OUSF Nationally Competitive Scholarships (Fulbright) – intent to apply form (in-country affiliation, cultural exchange info) due to OUSF

1:  Scientific Community on Antarctic Research (SCAR) and Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP) PhD Fellowships

1 [internal]:  Duke OUSF Nationally Competitive Scholarships (Luce Scholars Program), make appt with OUSF, complete Qualtrics

1:  National Geographic Early Career Grants

10: [Internal] Kenan Institute for Ethics Graduate Fellowships

15:  Smithsonian Institution Short-Term Fellowship Program

15: AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Internship (fall)

17:  Novus Biologicals Scholarships

24 [internal]:  Duke OUSF Nationally Competitive Scholarships (DAAD) complete Qualtrics

August

TBA: Organization of Biological Field Stations Senior Research Fellowship – Huyck Preserve

1:  NETL Methane Hydrates Program

1 [internal]:  Duke OUSF Nationally Competitive Scholarships (Luce Scholars Program), complete Qualtrics

3:  NSF Science, Technology, and Society Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants

8:  Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31)

8:  Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Parent F31 – Diversity)

14 [internal]Fulbright applications due

15:  NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants – Cultural Anthropology

16:  Kauffmann Dissertation Fellowship (entrepreneurship)

18:  NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants – Economics

18:  NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants – Decision, Risk, and Management Sciences

20:  Nominations window opens for PEO Scholar Awards from local PEO chapters

September

Center for Dark  Energy Biosphere Investigations (C-DEBI) Graduate Fellow Program

1-30 [internal] Fulbright on-campus interviews

1:  PhRMA Foundation Pre-doctoral Fellowship in Pharmacology/Toxicology

8:  Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program

8:  Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Procter and Gamble Fellowship for Doctoral Research in Environmental Science (N. American students eligible once every 3 years)

9:   NSF Science of Science and Innovation Policy Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants

15:  Zeno Karl Schindler Foundation Doctoral Exchange Grant (research exchange – Switzerland)

16:  Equal Justice Works Law Fellowships (3rd year law students or recent grads)

October

1: Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research

1: American Water Works Association Academic Achievement Award

1: Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Labs; spring term

1: Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Labs – Thesis or Dissertation Research; spring term

4:  American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing William Fischer Scholarship

6: Scoville Peace Fellowships

9: Society of Toxicology (SOT)Colgate-Palmolive Awards for Student Research Training in Alternative Methods

11 [internal]:   Duke OUSF Nationally Competitive Scholarships (DAAD), complete Qualtrics, final draft of materials due to OUSF

14 [internal]Duke Graduate School Professional Development Grants

15:  Smithsonian Institution Short-Term Fellowship Program

15: AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Internship (winter/spring)

16 [internal]:  Duke OUSF Nationally Competitive Scholarships (Luce Scholars Program), complete Qualtrics (includes completed application)

18-20 [internal]:   Duke OUSF Nationally Competitive Scholarships (DAAD), campus interviews

20: CUAHSI Pathfinder Graduate Student Fellowships to Support Multi-site Research in Hydrology

23: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (geosciences, life sciences)

25: Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships (social science PhD students)

26: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (social sciences)

27: Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship

31:  USA to Australia Fellowships for Graduate Study (oceanography, marine sciences of particular interest)

31: Women Diver’s Hall of Fame/Aggressor and Dancer Fleet Graduate Scholarships in Marine Conservation

November

[internal]:  Rethinking Regulation Graduate Research Awards

Organization of Biological Field Stations Senior Research Fellowship – Huyck Preserve

North Carolina Sea Grant and N.C. Coastal Reserve’s Coastal Research Fellowship 

1:  Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

1:  Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grants (for anthropological research)

1:  American-Scandinavian Foundation Fellowships (for data collection/work in Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, or multiple Scandinavian locations)

7:  SSRC International Dissertation Research Fellowship (for humanities and social science students)

8:  Luce/American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Predissertation Summer Travel Grants for China Studies

13: Explorers Club Exploration Fund Grant

15:  GEM fellowships for students from groups underrepresented (African Americans, American Indians, and Hispanic Americans) in science and engineering

15:  American Museum of Natural History Chapman Grants & Chapman Fellowships (ornithology)

15:  Charlotte Newcombe Dissertation Writeup Fellowship (social science studies with a focus on ethics)

15:  American Association of University Women Dissertation American Fellowship (writeup)

16 [internal, limited nomination]:  Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund Fellowship for Study in the Humanities, Social Sciences, or Natural Sciences

16:  DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program

17:  Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future (for females from developing countries)

20:  Jennings Randolph Peace Dissertation Scholarships

24:  [Internal]  Duke Fellowships for Continuing PhD Students; some require nomination by department — talk to your DGSA.  Includes Bass Instructional Fellowship, Dissertation Research Travel (domestic), Dissertation Research Travel (abroad), James B. Duke International Research Travel Fellowship, Anne Firor Scott Public Scholars Fellowship, Katherine Goodman Stern Fellowship, Summer Research Fellowships for 3rd Year and Beyond, Aleane Webb Dissertation Research Fellowship, Joe Rae Wright Fellowship for Outstanding Women in Science

26:  Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Fellowships (for high school teaching)

29:  National Geographic Early Career Grants

December

National Water Research Institute Fellowship

Conservation International Ann and Tom Friedman Fellowship

Institute for Wetland and Waterfowl Research Graduate Fellowships

North Carolina Sea Grant/DMF Marine Fisheries Management Fellowship

1:  DAAD (German Exchange Service)

1:  Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations (C-DEBI) Graduate Fellow Program

1:  Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy ; please notify Chris Erlien (cme13@duke.edu) if you plan to apply

1: Smithsonian Environmental Research Center fellowships

1:  Smithsonian Institution 10-Week Graduate Student Fellowship

1:   Smithsonian Institution Predoctoral Fellowships

1:  AAUW International Fellowships (for international students)

1:  Link Foundation Energy Fellowships

1:  Science, Technology, and Research for Transformation (SMART) (oceanography, geoscience students)

5:  arpa-e Energy Innovation Summit Student Program

6:  Prof. Rahamimoff Travel Grants for Young Scientists (for research travel to Israel)

7:  Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowships  (writeup stage for students from under-represented groups)

8:  Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31)

8:  Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Parent F31 – Diversity)

8:  EPA P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet

8:  NOAA Nancy Foster Scholarship (graduate-level studies in oceanography, marine biology, or maritime archaeology (including all science, engineering, social science and resource management of ocean and coastal areas))

9: National Physical Science Consortium (graduate fellowships in science, mathematics, and engineering)

9:  National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship

9:  Novus Biologicals Scholarships

12:  Nathan Cummings Foundation Fellowship (inequality/climate change)

14:  World Bank Robert McNamara Fellowships Program (international students; research related to development)

14:  Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowships (for students from under-represented groups)

15:  DOE Scholars Program

23:  National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping seed proposals

30:  Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship

31:  Garden Club of America Fellowship in Ecological Restoration

 

 

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