Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program

The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program offers fellowships for predoctoral, postdoctoral, and non-academic investigators. Fellows receive further training in research guided by the Smithsonian research staff, using the facilities and collections of the Institution. Applicants will be reviewed by the Smithsonian research staff. Quality ranking factors governing selection will include scientific merit of the proposal, the research and academic record of the applicant, application of unique Smithsonian facilities, and availability of supervisory staff. Applicants are encouraged to contact prospective staff advisors prior to submitting a proposal. The following research fellowships are offered at the National Air and Space Museum: Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Fellowship, A. Verville Fellowship, Ramsey Fellowship in Naval Aviation History, Charles A. Lindbergh Chair in Aerospace History, Postdoctoral Earth and Planetary Sciences Fellowship. The following research grant is offered at the National Air and Space Museum: National Air and Space Museum Aviation/Space Writers Award

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