Fellowships for Harvard Students
Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston; Public Policy Summer Fellowship (Summer Immersion)
The Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston encourages graduate students to spend part of their careers in public service through a paid, 10-week summer internship in key state and local agencies in the Greater Boston area.
Presidential Public Service Fellowship Program, Harvard University (Summer Immersion)
Harvard’s Presidential Public Service Fellowship (PPSF) program supports a broad range of summer opportunities that serve the common good. Our Fellows are involved in meaningful projects that affect communities across the United States. They are active in programs that focus on education, the arts, and government; work in social services and human rights organizations; and seek improved outcomes in health, the environment, and the justice system.
Women in Public Policy Program (WAPPP) (Summer Immersion)
The Women and Public Policy Program (WAPPP) provides stipends to Harvard graduate students for field placements that focus on closing gender gaps. Over the past decade, WAPPP has supported over 130 students to work in at least 53 different countries including Afghanistan, Colombia, India, Jordan, Liberia, Nepal, South Africa, and the United States.
The Ash Center’s China Programs financially support Harvard University students pursuing China-related internships, independent research, and other forms of a study conducted in China during winter and summer academic vacation periods.
Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative (Summer Immersion)
The Initiative seeks Harvard graduate students to work with staff and faculty on projects that support participating cities, research, and curriculum development. The Initiative’s work with cities creates an opportunity to inspire a future generation of city leaders. Harvard graduate students will have the opportunity to gain experience in city government by working on real-world city issues. In so doing, students can provide immediate value to participating cities and contribute to emerging research.
Harvard Asia Center Summer Research Grants (Summer Immersion)
These grants support graduate students conducting research over the summer. Research must look at two or more countries of East, South, and Southeast Asia comparatively or explore the relations among Asian countries. Individual country topics will be considered only for Southeast Asian countries or if they are part of broader, multi-country research. This multi-country context must be made explicit in the application.
Harvard Ministerial Leadership Program – Tessa Jowell Fellowship for Student Research (Summer Immersion, Doctoral Project)
Harvard Ministerial Leadership Program announces the Tessa Jowell Fellowship for Student Research, open to students at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Kennedy School, and Graduate School of Education.
Rose Service Learning Fellowship (Summer Immersion, Doctoral Project)
The Rose Service Learning Fellowships are funded by a generous gift from Dr. Deborah Rose, SM ’75 to support students and post-doctoral fellows at Harvard Chan to engage in service learning projects in the U.S. or abroad. There are currently two funding cycles per year, in the fall and spring.
The Harvard Graduate Student Research Award will support advanced graduate students from Harvard University working on a dissertation or thesis research that addresses some of the most pressing health challenges in Dubai, the UAE, and the Center’s region.
Djokovic Science and Innovation Fellows (Doctoral Project)
The Djokovic Science and Innovation Fellowship supports the dissertation research of Harvard University doctoral students whose independent research aligns with the mission of the Center, which is to drive science-based innovation that achieves breakthrough outcomes for children facing adversity.
John C. & Katherine Vogelheim Hansen Research and Travel Fund for Africa (Doctoral Project)
This fellowship aids undergraduate, Dr.P.H., and GSAS students planning to travel to Africa for an international experience, and is especially interested in supporting those experiences and projects related to science and health. The Vogelheim Hansen Fund typically covers all transportation expenses.
Third Plateau Social Impact Fellowship (Summer Immersion)
Third Plateau Social Impact Fellows build dynamic, transferrable leadership skills that can be used to accelerate social change in any environment. Fellows are exposed to multi-disciplinary, cross sector learning and leadership opportunities during a rigorous, high energy, (and dare we say fun) 12-week fellowship.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Summer Immersion)
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funds a wide array of research and initiatives to help address some of America’s most pressing health challenges.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (Summer Immersion)
Promote programmatic innovation and support the foundation’s ability to solve complex problems by accessing exceptional, global talent with diverse backgrounds and experience
Silverman Fellowship in Healthcare Innovation (Doctoral Project)
This Fellow joins the NYP Innovation Center’s startup-like environment, receives careful mentorship, gains unprecedented access to Hospital operations, and connects with senior leadership. Through this experience, he or she learns to take ideas from concept to practice-changing product.
Yancey/Edgley – Dissertation Fellowship (Doctoral Project)
The Dr. Antronette (Toni) Yancey and Darlene Edgley Fellowship for Health Promotion, Physical Fitness and Community Health Education’s mission are to develop leaders of color who are committed to fighting obesity in underserved populations through community participatory research, intervention and prevention using physical activity, and other health promotion strategies.
Hilton Prize Coalition (Doctoral Project)
The Hilton Prize Coalition Fellows Program seeks to develop a robust pipeline of leaders who possess not only subject matter skills and expertise, but also the soft leadership skills needed to succeed in the workplace, and who understand and value the importance of collaboration for humanitarian and development organizations to increase effectiveness throughout the sector.
American College of Healthcare Executives (Doctoral Project)
The purpose of this directory is to provide a list of available postgraduate administrative fellowships to students and early careerists and provide a place where sponsoring organizations may promote their fellowships and increase visibility for these programs. This is not a comprehensive list of all available fellowships nationwide.
Fellowships listed by the Office for Career Advancement
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Office of Student Affairs Funding
Professional Development Support Fund
Students at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health are fully engaged and are interested in taking advantage of opportunities to participate in co-curricular and academic experiences such as attending or presenting at professional conferences or development seminars, and by organizing their own events such as seminars, panels, symposiums, etc. As a result, a Professional Development Support Fund was established. The goal of the fund is to reduce individual students’ costs to participate in or organize experiences that contribute to their professional development.
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Student Emergency Fund
The Student Emergency Fund is designed to provide temporary, short-term financial assistance to students in degree programs who are managing demanding academic requirements while struggling with unanticipated or emergency financial situations. Unlike a loan, students are not expected to repay awards from the Student Emergency Fund. The fund will be managed by the Office for Student Affairs. Please be aware that this fund is limited and not all requests will be met with financial assistance.
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