Research, Resources, and Forms


Odile Harter ( is the library liaison to the English Department. She is your point of contact for all library questions, no matter how big or small.

Library Guide for English Concentrators English Junior Tutorial and Senior Thesis Library Guide

A Brief Guide to Writing the English Paper From the Writing Center’s “Brief Guide” series

Harvard Libraries Electronic Research Resources Connect to Harvard’s growing collection of e-resources and e-journals

The Writing Center How to connect with a writing tutor


Senior Thesis Resources

Senior Thesis Guide 2017-2018 Guidelines and advice for senior thesis writers and their advisors

Senior Thesis Sample Title Page

Tips on Writing the Prospectus

Junior Tutorial Resources

Guidelines for Writing the Junior Essay in English

Junior Essay Sample Title Page

Funding Resources for English Concentrators

Harvard Undergraduate Research Funding Sources

Harvard College Research Program

Dean’s Summer Research Awards

Funding for International Travel and Research

Common Application for Research and Travel (CARAT)

David Rockefeller International Experience Grants


Creative Writing Thesis Application | due February 14, 2018

Critical Thesis Proposal | due March 2018

Junior Tutorial Course Preference Form | due August 1, 2017 (contact Lauren Bimmler for 17-18 98r placement)

English 91r. Supervised Reading and Research Application | due by the Course Registration Deadline

Student Advisory Committee Application

Junior Tutorial Application | due April 2018