The Giacconi Fellowships, named in honor of Nobel Prize winner and former director of STScI Riccardo Giacconi, provide up to three years of support for outstanding postdoctoral researchers in any field of astronomy, astrophysics, or planetary science. The research may be theoretical, observational, or instrumental. The fellowships includes a competitive salary, generous benefits, and a budget to cover research expenses. The selection will be based on the accomplishments and proposed research of the applicants. There are no restrictions on citizenship or date of PhD degree.
Detailed program policies and application instructions may be found in the Announcement of Opportunity. Applicants must follow the instructions given in this announcement. Inquiries about the the Giacconi Fellowships may be directed to gfinquiry.