The Smithsonian Institution's Mpala Postdoctoral Fellowship promotes the study of biology, anthropology, geology, hydrology, material science, social science, soil science or related areas for research at the Mpala Research Centre in north central Kenya. Fellowships are offered for graduate students, predoctoral students, and postdoctoral and senior investigators. 

The Society for American Music’s Edward T. Cone Fellowship is awarded competitively to scholars at any phase of their careers whose research interest is focused on the history, creation, and analysis of American concert music, ranging from solo or chamber music to symphonic works.