Fellowships

Fellowship Application Information

  1. Your application must be complete at the time of submission (i.e., ALL materials, including letters, must be submitted by the specified deadline).
  2.  For all of the fellowships, all of your materials will be submitted directly to GSAS through CARAT, with the exception of a separate PDF of your two draft chapters for the DCF, to be submitted to the department only(See details below.)
  3. Please be sure to give your recommenders plenty of time to prepare the letters before the deadline.
  4. Recommenders will upload their letters directly into CARAT; if they have difficulty with the uploading process, they should be in touch with Lauren Bauschard (lbauschard@fas.harvard.edu).
  5. When applying for internal Harvard fellowships, students do not need to submit an official transcript from the Registrar’s Office. Instead, they may submit a copy of their grade report available online from http://my.harvard.edu. From Student Home, navigate to the Grades tab. Click View Unofficial Transcripts.
  6. Note: G1 students may submit their grade reports when they become available, which might be after the fellowship deadline. When submitting after the application deadline, do so directly to the GSAS Fellowships Office, Smith Campus Center 350 (rather than to the department).

Graduate Society Fellowships/Term Time Awards for Dissertation Research, Harvard Merit Fellowships

Application and Instructions

 Fellowship Description and Application Instructions from GSAS
Deadline for submission to the department: Noon, Tuesday, November 28, 2017

  • ALL materials (including letters of recommendation) must be submitted directly to GSAS via CARAT by the November 28th departmental deadline.
  • Students wishing to be considered for departmental (e.g., Dexter) term-time fellowships must apply for the GSAS term-time awards. The department will select recipients from among those candidates who were nominated for, but did not receive, a GSAS term-time fellowship.
  • Please note: the department requires that term-time applicants have an approved prospectus on file by the time of application.

CARAT online application login


Harvard Research and Travel Fellowships

Application and Instructions

 Fellowship Description and Application Instructions from GSAS

Deadline for submission to the department: Noon, Tuesday, November 28, 2017


 GSAS Summer School Tuition Waiver Fellowships

Application and Instructions

Fellowship Description and Application Instructions from GSAS

Deadline for submission to the department: Friday, February 2, 2018 

  • ALL materials (including letters of recommendation) must be submitted directly to GSAS via CARAT by the February 2nd departmental deadline.

CARAT online application login


Graduate Society Predissertation Summer Fellowships

Application and Instructions

Fellowship Description and Application Instructions from GSAS
Deadline for submission to the department: Friday, February 2, 2018

  • ALL materials (including letters of recommendation) must be submitted directly to GSAS via CARAT by the February 2nd departmental deadline.
  • CARAT online application login


Dissertation Completion Fellowships

Application and Instructions

Fellowship Description and Application Instructions from GSAS
Deadline for submission of Chapters PDF to the dept.: Friday, February 2, 2018
Deadline for submission of application to GSAS: Friday,February 9, 2018

  • Please submit to Lauren Bauschard (via email: lbauschard@fas.harvard.edu) your two draft chapters in a single PDF by the departmental 2 deadline.
  • Please label your PDF as “(YOUR NAME)_DCF_DISSERTATION CHAPTERS”
  • ALL materials (except the departmental Chapters PDF) must be submitted directly to GSAS via CARAT by the 10 deadline.
  • Please also note: Mahindra Humanities Center Mellon Interdisciplinary Completion Fellowships

FACULTY CONFIRMATION FORM

CARAT online application login


 

Counseling on fellowship proposals is available through Cynthia Verba, Director of Fellowships, by appointment:  telephone (617) 495-1814 to arrange an appointment.  Samples of winning fellowship proposals and further advice on proposal writing are available in a publication, Scholarly Pursuits, available at the GSAS Fellowships website.