Apply for a Whitman Center Fellowship

To apply for a Whitman Center Fellowship, please fill out the following form.

Completed applications are due by 11:59 pm EST, December 15, 2017.  Notification of decisions will be made by February 15, 2018.  If you have any questions about the application, the awards, or the awards process, see Whitman Center Fellowship FAQ, email the Division of Research research@mbl.edu, or call 508-289-7173.

If you are applying for a Whitman Center Fellowship, please do not complete a Whitman registration form at this time. All applicants, whether they receive a Fellowship or not, will be sent a link to register after the Fellowships have been announced even though the deadline will have passed.

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4. Expected Dates at MBL:
Awards require a four- to ten-week residency at the MBL.

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Provide a description of the project as follows using Times New Roman 11-point font with 1-in margins on top, bottom, left, and right:
  • a. Summary of proposed research and detailed technical description (6 pages maximum).
  • b. References (1 page maximum)
  • c. Lay language description of research project (1 page maximum).
  • d. Statement of potential impact on your career (1/2 page maximum).
  • e. Statement of why coming to the MBL is important to your proposal (1/2 page maximum).
  • f. List of previous times spent at MBL (1/2 page maximum).
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10. Research Lab Space:*
MBL Research Award recipients can apply to do independent research or collaborative research with a Resident Researcher or Summer Course. Lab space for independent research will be assigned in either the Rowe or Lillie Building. Lab space for collaborative research will be assigned by the Resident Researcher or Course Director within their permanent space. Small labs in Rowe = 225 square feet; large labs in Rowe = 335 square feet; lab sizes vary in Lillie from 100 to 300 square feet. Minimum space rented is 100 square feet.

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Please note: because Whitman Fellows receive monetary support from the MBL, recipients must have a valid visa and cannot enter through the visa wavier program.

Once you hit the SUBMIT button, a copy of your completed application form will be sent to you at the email address indicated above.