Scholarships included on this page all require separate applications from the Harvard Chan Grant/Scholarship Application Process and will have different deadlines. Please note that applicants enrolled part-time are generally not eligible for university-wide scholarships.
The Committee on General Scholarships (CGS)
CGS administers fellowships for students both domestically and internationally. Although the Harvard Chan School determines CGS General funds (you will need to complete the Harvard Chan Grant/Scholarship Application Process to be considered), there are other fellowship opportunities for students that require applications directly through CGS included below:
Zuckerman Fellows Program is open to United States citizens with a law, business, or medical degree who wish to pursue an additional degree at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, or the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Students who are working on their law, business, or medical degrees and wish to pursue this second public service degree may apply for consideration. Students who are planning to pursue both degrees simultaneously may also apply to the program.
The Zuckerman Fellowship provides recipients with scholarship and stipend funding. Please see the link above for funding details and deadlines.
Opportunities for International Students
Harvard Chan international students may be eligible to apply for specific scholarships/fellowships. In the detail of the award it will note if you need to complete a separate application, otherwise you will be automatically nominated based on your citizenship.
CGS administers traveling fellowships each year to Harvard students for an academic year of travel, study, and/or research abroad. Competition for these scholarships is University-wide and scholarship amounts may range.
Harvard Chan/Mexican Partnership
Teresa Pinsón Scholarship for Public Health (one student per year)
- The student must be a citizen or permanent resident of Mexico.
- The student must have been accepted to Harvard University for any full-time Master’s degree at the T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
- Candidates must demonstrate economic need.
- The award will be granted in the form of a scholarship at the discretion of the Scholarships Committee of the Fundación.
- The award will be of US$50,000 per year.
It is important to note the student is required contractually to return to Mexico upon graduation or upon completion of a period of “practical training” of a maximum of two (2) years. Should the student choose not to return, all support received from the Fundación is to be reimbursed fully.
Fundacion Mexico en Harvard financial support
Fundacion Mexico en Harvard provides scholarships and loans to citizens or permanent residents of Mexico who are admitted for graduate study at Harvard. Interested students must apply for consideration after they are accepted to the program and before entering the U.S., prior to the start of their Harvard programs. Details and application for support can be found on their website. It is important to note the student is required contractually to return to Mexico upon graduation or upon completion of a period of “practical training” of a maximum of two (2) years. Should the student choose not to return, all support received from the Fundación is to be reimbursed fully.
For further information and to apply for consideration, prospective Harvard students should contact:
Patricia L. Villarreal, Executive Director
Ana Patricia Sanchez, Administrative Director
Fundacion Mexico en Harvard, A.C
Other Harvard Opportunities
The funding opportunities included below all require completing an additional application process and have a variety of deadlines. The level of funding will vary depending on the opportunity.