Princeton Society of Fellows Postdoctoral Fellowships

Princeton Society of Fellows logoThe Princeton Society of Fellows, an interdisciplinary group of scholars in the humanities, social sciences, and selected natural sciences, invites applications for the 2012-2015 Fellowship competition. Four three-year Postdoctoral Fellowships will be awarded (two in any discipline represented by the society, one in East Asian Studies, and one in Humanistic Studies). The stipend for academic year 2012-13 will be approximately $76,000. Fellows are provided with a shared office, a personal computer, a research account of $5000 a year, and access to university grants, benefits and other resources. Fellows are expected to reside in or near Princeton during the academic year in order that they can attend weekly seminars and participate fully in the intellectual life of the society. Application (online) and dossier must be submitted and postmarked by September 30, 3011. Full information is available at the society’s website.

Bay Area Water Quality Fellowship, 2011-2012

Water Drop animationThe Bay Area Water Quality Fellowship provides funding to graduate students whose studies are related specifically to water quality issues that affect the San Francisco Bay. It is intended to support scientific research into the following topics: the exposure or effect, if any, of organisms within the San Francisco Bay estuary to selenium, metals, and/or organic chemicals through food chain transfer; the degree, if any to which sediments are a source of exposure of organisms within the San Francisco Bay estuary to selenium, metals, and/or organic chemicals; other research proposed by the University that involves the effect of pollution on the San Francisco Bay estuary and/or its ecosystem. Recipients will receive spring in state tuition and fees (formerly called registration and educational fees) as well as a stipend of up to $10,000.

Applications are available from the Graduate Division. The deadline to apply is November 1, 2011.

National Physical Sciences Consortium (NPSC) Fellowships

The NPSC offers multi-year fellowships for graduate students in the physical sciences and related engineering disciplines. Fellowships are awarded in conjunction with sponsoring employers, who also provide paid summer employment. The NPSC seeks a broad applicant pool with special emphasis on underrepresented minorities and women; all eligible U.S. citizens may apply. Application information and instructions can be found at The application deadline is November 30, 2011.