Mozilla Science Lab 2017

Mozilla Science Lab 2017

2017 Fellows for Science Call for Applications

This week, the Mozilla Science Lab is launching our third annual Mozilla Fellowship for Science program. Starting in September 2017, we’re sponsoring researchers to build projects in support of science, and we’d love for you to be a part of that process. The call will be open until May 14th, with further details in the application, but we wanted to call out some of the amazing features of the fellowship and especially encourage our community to apply!


The Mozilla Fellowship for Science is an opportunity to spend 10 months working with an institution (university or other academic affiliation) building open science projects that leverage the open web. If you are interested in open science, open access, open data or open source, and you’d like to make the world a better place through research and collaboration, you should apply for the chance to join other talented and brilliant fellows in the upcoming fellows’ cohort.

This is not your typical research grant or academic opportunity, it’s a chance to do something creative, splitting time between your own work, collaborative passion projects, as well as teaching and conference travel. Each of those activities is given equal weight during the fellowship, and you’ll receive support, financial and mentorial, throughout your tenure as a fellow. You’ll be joining a supportive community of fellows and alumni from our program as well as affiliate programs like the Open Web Fellows, contacts that will grow with you and continue to support you beyond the fellowship. Further, you’ll be joining the greater Mozilla network, and you’ll have the epic opportunity to work on the open tech affecting a broad community of web contributors and consumers, you’ll be a strong advocate for open science in that ecosystem and we’ll support you as you develop professionally and personally.