The Smithsonian Institution is offering research fellowships for 1989–1990. Proposals are sought for Earth science research in meteoritics, mineralogy, petrology, planetary geology, sedimentology, and volcanology. Awards are also offered in biology, the history of science, materials analysis, and several other subject areas.
Awards are made to support independent research in residence at the Smithsonian in association with the research staff there. Postdoctoral and graduate student awards are available. Appointments range from 6–12 months for predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships to 10 weeks for graduate student fellowships. The grants range from $25,000 per year plus allowances for senior postdoctoral fellowships to $3,000 for 10-week graduate student fellowships.