Grants for Student Fellowships through the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships and Grants


he Smithsonian offers a world of research opportunities for graduate, pre-doctoral, or post-doctoral students, as well as for visiting professionals, students, scientists, or scholars conducting independent research. The Office of Fellowships and Internships can guide you through the process.

Other Criteria

Smithsonian fellowships offer an incredible range of research opportunities. Because experts in the Smithsonian’s various units (Natural History Museum, Smithsonian Libraries, American Art Museum, etc) understand their respective subject areas, collections, and opportunities for research best, the selection process for different fellowships varies.


$3,000 USD

You must be studying in one of the following countries:

United States


Varying, January-October

You must be from one of the following countries:


Number of Awards


You must be studying one of the following:




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