Belfer Center Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships, USA

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs is delighted to offer a number of fellowships. Those fellowships are intended to those who are willing to undertake Predoctoral and Postdoctoral in a variety fields as mentioned below. The winning fellows will receive varied amount the research stipend. The deadline is updated every year.

About the Sponsor (s)
The Center has a dual mission: to provide leadership in advancing policy-relevant knowledge about the most important challenges of international security and other critical issues where science, technology, environmental policy, and international affairs intersect; and to prepare future generations of leaders for these arenas.

Award Value
Stipends for research fellows vary by program and project. Please review the program fellowship pages on the left for program/project-specific funding information.

Level and Area of Studies
Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Research Program in Agricultural Innovation in Africa, Emerging Issues in Science, Technology and Public Policy, Empirical Studies of Gender and Political Violence, Energy Transformation, Ernest May Fellowship, Geopolitics of Energy, Information Technology Policy and Security, International Security Program, Iran Project, Managing the Atom, Middle East Initiative, Recanati-Kaplan Foundation Fellowship, Science, Technology & Globalization, Solar Geoengineering & Climate Policy, Stanton Nuclear Security, Sustainable Development of Energy Sector in China, Sustainable Energy and the European Union, Technology & Innovation and Water-Energy Nexus. For more information on the specific focus of each program, visit that program’s page.

Place of Study
In the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria
Pre-doctoral candidates must have passed their general examinations and have made significant progress on their dissertations in order to be considered. Applications for fellowships are welcome from recent recipients of the Ph.D. or equivalent degree, university faculty members, and employees of government, military, international, humanitarian, and private research institutions who have acquired appropriate professional experience. The Belfer Center seeks applications from political scientists, lawyers, economists, those in the natural sciences, and others of diverse disciplinary backgrounds. The Center also encourages applications from women, minorities, and citizens of all countries.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction
Application should be made online. The applications package must be consisting the materials as follow:

  • CV/Resume
  • Unofficial transcript (pre-doctoral fellow applicants only)
  • Research statement (3-5 pages)
  • Writing sample (less than 50 pages)
  • Contact information for 3 recommenders submitting letters on your behalf.

Submission Deadline
Updated every year.

Website and Application Link