Smithsonian Institution Fellowships

The Smithsonian Institution is a great place to conduct research. I was a fellow at the National Museum of American Indian and National Museum of American History and absolutely recommend the experience.

Fellowship Information:

Annual Fellowship stipend award rates:

  • $7,500/10-week Graduate Student Fellowship
  • $36,000/year for Predoctoral Fellowship
  • $50,400/year for Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • $50,400/year for Senior Researcher Fellowship

In addition to stipend a relocation allowance is provided to awardees based on location.  Predoctoral and Postdoctoral fellowship applicants can apply for a research allowance of up to $4,000 EACH YEAR

Application Deadline: 1 November 2019

Download a flyer here:

Constance M. Filling Ten-week Graduate Student Fellowship:

Peter Buck Fellowship

Big Ten Academic Alliance Smithsonian Fellowship:

James Smithson Fellowship:


Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program


Application deadline

1 November 2019

Application opens in August!

Smithsonian Institution Fellowships