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Smithsonian Marine Station Postdoctoral International Fellowships in USA

Smithsonian Marine Station (SMS) at Fort Pierce is offering the Smithsonian Marine Station Postdoctoral Fellowships at the University of California Los Angeles in the USA.

The Smithsonian Institution administers this opportunity, and fellows will carry out research at the Tennebaum Marine Observatories Network (TMON), laboratories in the Atlantic Ocean and across the Isthmus of Panama.

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Wonderful opportunity  for students in the USA.

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The University of California, Los Angeles, a public land-grant research university in the US with a primary purpose as a public research university is the creation, dissemination, preservation, and application of knowledge for the betterment of the global society, is ranked 36th in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

Why study at the University of California, Los Angeles? UCLA is one of the many best public schools in America. It stands out for the research, professors, and academic course load that is all extremely rigorous and renowned. The name, UCLA, itself will bring the students a lot of fame, recognition, and great job opportunities. It has tied up with top companies like Facebook and Tesla as it produces the best students.

Application Deadline: Submit all required documents and applications by 15 December 2021.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of California Los Angeles
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Postdoctoral
  • Award: Up to $60,000
  • Number of Awards: 5
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in the USA


  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded in Life Sciences.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • Applicants must have completed the PhD before commencing the fellowship.
  • Postdoctoral scientists must collaborate directly with 2 or more Smithsonian scientists as named sponsors.
  • Fellows should select co-advisors from more than 1 SI unit (NMNH including SMSFP, SERC, STRI, NZP).

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Applicants must apply for admission to the university. After that, you can apply for the award.
  • Supporting Documents: Applicants must submit all the Documents at the University:
  • Proposal.
  • 2 non-Smithsonian referees must be identified in the proposal and submit letters of support separately to the same email by this deadline.
  • CV.
  • Abstract.
  • Literature cited.
  • Budget.
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must have a previous degree certificate with remarkable results.
  • Language Requirement: Students must be proficient in written and spoken English language.


The University of California Los Angeles will provide the award amount of $60,000, and stipends are $48,000 per year with additional funds available for group health insurance, travel from place of origin to Smithsonian host facility, research travel, and research supplies, up to a combined $60,000 max. per year.

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