Fellowship News

Application Open for NASA Hubble Fellowship Program


Applicants for fellowships beginning in 2018 please be aware that application and review for NASA's three named fellowship programs (Einstein, Hubble, and Sagan) are now merged under the NASA Hubble Fellowship Program (NHFP), which covers all research topics in NASA astrophysics.

See the Announcement of Opportunity for details:

These changes do not affect Fellows of Class 2017 and earlier.

Einstein Fellowship Symposium


Einstein Fellowship Symposium
Oct 12-13, 2017
Harvard-Smithsonian CfA

Applications Closed


The application deadline was Thursday, Nov 3, 2016 for 2017 Einstein Fellowship appointments. Letters of reference are due Thu, Nov 10. See the Call for Proposals.

Fellow Recipients Announced


Thirteen Einstein Fellows were selected to the 2016 class. Read about them here.

Review Panel Deliberations Complete


A total of 163 applications were received for the 2016 Einstein Fellowship competition. Thirteen Fellowships will be awarded. The committee has finished their deliberations and all candidates have been notified including nine applicants on the waitlist.

Einstein Fellow's paper accepted to Nature


2015 Einstein Fellow Philipp Moesta and team have found that in the collapse of a massive star into a neutron star huge magnetic fields are produced sufficient to collimate a jet and drive a jet-driven supernova. Read more here.