Current Funding Opportunities
Below you will find a regularly updated list of grant, fellowship, internship, postdoc, and other related opportunities for graduate students and postdocs.
- Technology Access Grants
APPLICATIONS REVIEWED BEGINNING: APRIL 15, 2019 (Until 5 grants are awarded)
The Center for Health in the Human Ecosystem will fund up to five Technology Access Grants (TAGs) for U of I investigators interested in using the IVIS Imaging Service Center for research. Up to $1,200 per project will be awarded for hours of training provided by the service center, for use of the IVIS Lumina III and for data analysis completed on service center computers.
- Associate Editors, The Journal of Science Policy & Governance
The Journal of Science Policy & Governance, a 501-c3 non-profit organization and international, open-access peer reviewed publication, seeks Associate Editors to join the editorial board. This position represents a premier professional development opportunity for students and early career researchers with an interest in science, technology, and innovation policy research and writing.
Eligibility and qualifications:
- Currently enrolled in graduate program (Master’s or PhD), postdoctoral program, or policy fellowship and be in such a role for the following twelve months
- Ability to commit to the forthcoming two issues
- Ideal candidates will have experience in science, policy, and writing/editing
- Must be willing to dedicate 1-3 hours to editorial duties per week, workload varies throughout the academic year
- Review submissions, correspond with authors, and provide edits to authors
- Assist in promoting call for submissions and published issue
- Provide support to Editor-in-Chief, Assistant Editor-in-Chief, and CEO as needed in support of promoting call for submissions, published work, and furthering the mission of the Journal
To apply: Send a resume, a writing sample, and a 2 paragraph cover email explaining your interests in science policy and a writing sample via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the title of "Associate Editor Application."
- Think Open Fellowships
Think Open Fellows receive stipends up to $1,250 and work closely with the Library to implement Open Education Resources (OER) or openly licensed textbooks into an upcoming course. Fellowships are open to faculty and graduate students. Past participants have created their own textbooks, found openly licensed textbooks to use, and created their own unique openly licensed content. Last year’s cohort saved students over $155,000! Questions should be directed to Marco Seiferle-Valencia, Open Education Librarian, at email@example.com.
- FELLOWSHIPS: 2020-2023 IN THE HUMANITIES, ARTS, SCIENCES, AND PROFESSIONS
DEADLINE: September 24, 2019
The Michigan Society of Fellows was founded in 1970 through grants from the Ford Foundation and Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies for the purpose of promoting academic and creative excellence in the humanities, the arts, the social, physical, and life sciences, and in the professions. The objective of the Society is to provide financial and intellectual support for individuals holding advanced degrees in their fields, who are selected for their outstanding achievement, professional promise, and interdisciplinary interests.
- Candidates should be near the beginning of their professional careers.
- Applications will also be accepted for the Tsinghua-Michigan Society of Fellows in Beijing, which will offer three three-year fellowships in the humanities and humanistic social sciences.
- Applicants to the Michigan Society of Fellows may also apply to the Tsinghua-Michigan Society of Fellows with a single application.
- Applications will be reviewed by Society members and University faculty.
- Final selections will be made in late January by Senior Fellows of the Society.
- Fellows will be selected for three-year terms to begin September 1, 2020.
- The annual stipend will be $60,000.
Application Deadline: September 24, 2019
An Equal Opportunity Program