Dissertation Research Awards

The Lee Kum Sheung Center for Health and Happiness Dissertation Research Award assists doctoral students with research costs. Awards of up to $2,500 are available.

Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a doctoral program at one of the Harvard graduate schools and actively working on their dissertation. Dissertation proposals must have been approved by the applicant’s dissertation committee, and the dissertation research must be in the field of positive health science or another closely related field.

Applications for the 2022-2023 cycle are now open and are due Friday, January 7, 2022. Download the instructions here

2020-2021 Awardees

2019-2020 Awardees

2018-2019 Awardees

2017-2018 Awardees