> Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program 2000
> The Smithsonian encourages access to its collections, staff
> specialties, and reference resources by visiting scholars,
> scientists, and students. The Institution offers in-residence
> appointments for research and study in fields which are
> actively pursued by the museums and research organizations,
> using its facilities, and the advice and guidance of its
> staff members.
> At present these fields are:
> Animal behavior, ecology, and environmental
> science, including an emphasis on the tropics
> Anthropology, including archaeology,
> Astrophysics and astronomy
> Earth sciences and paleobiology
> Evolutionary and systematic biology
> History of science and technology
> History of art, especially American, contemporary,
> African, and Asian art, twentieth-century
> American crafts, and decorative arts
> Social and cultural history of the United States
> Postdoctoral Fellowships are offered to scholars who
> have held the degree or equivalent for less than seven
> years. Senior Fellowships are offered to scholars who
> have 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 $27,000 per year
> plus allowances.
> Predoctoral 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 the 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 $15,000 per year plus allowances.
> Graduate Student Fellowships are offered to students who
> when they apply, are formally enrolled in a graduate program
> of study at a degree-granting institution. Before the
> appointment begins fellows must still be enrolled and must
> have completed at least one full-time semester or its
> equivalent, or have completed the graduate program within
> the past four months. Graduate Student Fellowships are
> usually intended for students who have not yet been advanced
> to candidacy if in a doctoral program. The term is 10 weeks;
> the stipend is $3,500.
> Stipends are prorated for periods of less than twelve months.
> Postmark Deadline is January 15, 2000.
> For applications material:
> on the Web: http://www.si.edu/research+study
> send e-mail: [log in to unmask] (Please include mailing
> address for requested materials)
> Pamela E. Hudson
> Office of Fellowships and Grants
> Smithsonian Institution
> 955 L'Enfant Plaza, Suite 7000
> Washington, D.C. 20560-0902
> 202/ 287-3271
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