The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study offers one-year fellowships and creates an interdisciplinary, international community of 50 fellows across the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. The Radcliffe Institute Fellowship Program has awarded more than 950 fellowships since our founding in 1999.
Radcliffe fellows are exceptional scientists, writers, scholars, public intellectuals, and artists whose work is making a difference in their professional fields and in the larger world. A fellowship at Radcliffe is an opportunity to step away from usual routines and dive deeply into a project. With access to Harvard’s unparalleled resources, Radcliffe fellows develop new tools and methods, challenge artistic and scholarly conventions, and illuminate our past and our present.
Benefits of the fellowship:
Successful candidates of the Harvard Radcliffe fellowship program would benefit from the following:
- Harvard Radcliffe fellowship is all-expense paid.
- Receive professional experience and quality networking within the Havard environs.
- Receive a stipend of $77,500 plus an additional $5,000 to cover project expenses.
- Fellows may be eligible to receive additional funds for moving expenses, childcare, and housing to aid them in making a smooth transition. Healthcare options are made available as needed.
- Radcliffe Fellows receive office or studio space in Byerly Hall and full-time Harvard appointments as visiting fellows, granting them access to Harvard University’s various resources, including libraries, housing, and athletic facilities.
- Applicants in the humanities and social sciences must:1. Have received their doctorate (or appropriate terminal degree) in the area of their proposed project at least two years prior to their appointment as a fellow (December 2018 for the 2020-21 fellowship year).
2. Have published a monograph or at least two articles in refereed journals or edited collections.
- Applicants in science, engineering, and mathematics must:1. Have received their doctorate in the area of the proposed project at least two years prior to their appointment as a fellow (December 2018 for the 2020-21 fellowship year).
2. Have published at least five articles in refereed journals. Most science, engineering, and math fellows have published dozens of articles.
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Start your application: The deadline for application of the fellowship is as follows:
- Humanities, Social Sciences, and Creative Arts: September 1o, 2020
- Science, Engineering, and Mathematics: October 1, 2020
While starting your application for the program, it is important that applicants effectively read through the Application Guidelines for the fellowship program and proceed to Register New User account on the Radcliffe Institute fellows Webpage. Please follow the links below to proceed.
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