Queensland-Smithsonian Fellowships Program

Funds fellows from Queensland's research, education and cultural sectors to visit and complete a project at the Smithsonian Institution.

What's important

  • Applications opened Friday 30 November 2018 and close 1:00pm AEST Thursday 25 April 2019.
  • Funding of up to $25,000 (excluding GST) for 8 to 16 weeks.



The proposed Fellow must be nominated by a Queensland agency, and work for that agency in a part-time or full-time capacity. The proposed project must be aligned to at least one of the target investment areas outlined in the program guidelines. The proposed Fellow must:

  • be an Australian citizen or have Australian residency
  • reside and work in Queensland
  • provide evidence that a chosen Smithsonian Institution facility will accommodate their visit and provide basic administrative support.

Funding recipients

Recipients through 2015-2018 have been supported to visit and complete a project at the Smithsonian Institution.

Guidelines and conditions

More information about the Fellowship can be found in the following documents:

How to apply

Applications to this program can be made online via SmartyGrants.

Each application must contain:

  • a completed application
  • signed letter of support from the proposed Fellow's employing organisation (Queensland agency)
  • signed letter of support from the hosting Smithsonian Institution(s)
  • signed financial incentive agreement declaration.


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