Graduate Fellowships at SERC (posted 10/26/12)
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Graduate Fellowship Programs
The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) offers the following
fellowships to support research in residence at its facility in Edgewater,
MD. This program is administrated through the Smithsonian Institution
Office of Fellowships.
Post-doctoral Fellowships are offered to scholars who have held the degree
or equivalent for less than seven years. Senior Fellowships are offered to
scholars who 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 $45,000 per year plus
Pre-doctoral 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 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 $30,000 per year plus
Graduate Student Fellowships are offered to students formally enrolled in a
graduate program of study, who have completed at least one semester, and not
yet have been advanced to candidacy if in a PhD program. Applicants must
submit a proposal for research in a discipline which is pursued at the
Smithsonian Institution. The term is 10 weeks with a stipend of $6,500.
Application Deadline: January 15
To ensure that proposed fellowship projects are appropriate for SERC,
applicants are encouraged to coordinate with proposed SERC sponsors early on
in preparing fellowship proposals.
Please visit http:/www.si.edu/research+study or
Daniel E. Gustafson, Jr.
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Professional Training & Volunteer
647 Contees Wharf Rd
PO Box 28
Edgewater, MD. 21037