The application period for the Big Ten Academic Alliance Smithsonian Institution Fellowship is open until December 1. This program provides a one-year fellowships to doctoral students to support research at Smithsonian Institution facilities. Students must have completed all coursework for their program, be admitted into doctoral candidacy, and completed all requirements except for completion of the dissertation. Fellowships carry a stipend of $32,700, which is paid by the Smithsonian Institution and the fellow’s home institution. For more information on the fellowship, please visit http://www.btaa.org/students/smithsonian-fellowship. On this site, you will find an Application Guide, Campus Contacts, and a link to the application portal housed with Smithsonian.