The Kennedy School and outside foundations offer a number of full and partial fellowships/scholarships for students from specific geographic
regions. The selection processes for these fellowships are highly competitive.
Levels of Study:
Graduate, Doctorate, Post Doctorate, Professional
Field of study:
International Development, Public Administration, Public Policy, Social Service, Urban Planning, Agriculute and Related
Sciences, EnvironmentalStudies, International Development, Natural Resources and conservation, Public Administration, Public Health, Public Polic,
Science, Urban Planning
Location of study:
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Harvard University International Student Fellowship
- Must have academic distinction at the undergraduate level, evidence of leadership, public sevice involvement and commitment, and
one or more years of full-times work experience.
- Must have minimum TOEFL score of 600 PBT/ 250 CBT/ 100 IBT for those applicantswhose native language is not English.
- GRE or GMAT scores must be submitted.
- Candidates should hold aan undergraduate degree recognized by their native state and an academic and/or professional background in
one of the following fields: social sciences, public policy and/or administration, the non-profit sector, law, economic, business, or work
experience in related fields.
- Award Deadline:February or earlier
- Instructions:Apply online for submission and Internationalstudent financial aid. Seperate criteria and applications may be applicable.
Please see website for further information on specific scholarships and fellowships.
Harvarvad University Center for International Development Sustainability Science Fellowship
The Competition is open to students and professionals engaged in research or practice in sustainability science; to facilitate the design,
implementation, and evaluation of effective interventions that promote sustainable development
Number of Awards:
Stipend, Office space and supplies, personal computers, telecommunications, project workshop expenses, and access to
Harvard University libraries and other facilities. Limited support for field research
- Professional applicants must be in governmental, non-governmental, private organizations, or academia with at least five years of professional
experience doing work involved in linking science and practice for sustainable development.
- Post-doctoral applicants must have completed their Ph.D between 2006 andMay 2010.
- Doctoral applicants must have completed course work and passed oral and/or writtten exams by May 2010.
Applicants should describe how their work would contribute to "sustainable science," the emerging field of use-inspired research
seeking understanding of the interactions between human and environmental systems as well as theapplication of such knowledge to sustainability
challenges relating to advancing development of agriculture, habitation, energy and materials, health and water whileconserving the earth's
life support systems.