Funding Sources and How to Apply

Scholarship Opportunities

Harvard Chan Grant/Scholarships

The Office of Financial Aid is committed to assisting students meet the cost of a Harvard Chan School education. However, the School has limited grant/scholarships and cannot fully meet each student’s financial need. 

Pleases complete the Harvard Chan Grant/Scholarship Application Process by the deadline of January 8th to be considered for the following opportunities:


Most awards are decided based on a combination of these factors:

    • Merit: academic potential and excellence, including work experience, prior degrees, grades, personal statement, recommendation letters, etc.
    • Need: income, assets, prior loan debt, family contributions, etc.
    • Diversity: socioeconomic status, first-generation college graduate, immigration status, disadvantaged backgrounds, students from developing countries, etc.

Harvard Chan School does not discriminate against applicants or students on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry or any other protected classification.

Other Funding Sources


Our office has compiled a list of Harvard-wide scholarships that require separate applications from the Harvard Chan Grant/Scholarship Application process and have different deadlines.


Students are encouraged to explore external scholarship resources.

In addition, students have received funding from their employers, governments, and alma maters. We recommend reaching out to those sources as well.