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Financial support for ph.d. students, all students admitted into our ph.d. program receive full financial support., this support includes tuition, fees, $1,004 in transportation and dental subsidies (as of ay24-25), and a cost-of-living stipend ($3655 per month in ay23-24 and $4083 per month before taxes in ay24-25)..

Support is independent of need provided a student remains in good academic standing and is making satisfactory progress towards his/her Ph.D. degree. Students are expected to complete their Ph.D. requirements in four to six years. Financial support takes several forms: fellowships, teaching fellowships, and research assistantships. Ordinarily, first-year Ph.D. students are supported with full fellowships so that they can devote their time to coursework.

For the classes entering in Fall 2024 and beyond : SEAS PhD students are expected to complete two sections of teaching in SEAS in their second year or spread across their second and third years. Both sections may be completed concurrently in a single course. Their research assistantship will be adjusted accordingly during the semester(s) in which they are teaching fellow (TF). The academic requirement for the PhD degree is one section of teaching in SEAS. The student and their research advisor may arrange to replace the second section of teaching with a research assistantship. Beyond the first year, when students are in a better position to teach and assist in research, support is ordinarily provided through research assistantships, or a combination of a teaching fellowship and a research assistantship. For more detailed information, please visit the following pages: GSAS Tuition and Fees  G SAS Financial Support for PhD Students

External financial support for Ph.D. students

Applicants and current students are encouraged and expected to apply for all non-Harvard scholarships for which they are eligible, especially those offered by the  National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program  and  National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship (NDSEG) . 

Each year, many SEAS students secure fellowships from external agencies.  Should an incoming student be awarded and accept any fellowship external to Harvard, it is the expectation that the student will utilize these funds in the first year of study in place of Harvard funding.   In advanced (G2+) years in the graduate program, students with external fellowships are advised to have a discussion with their financial aid officers from Harvard Griffin GSAS and SEAS about how to best utilize the remaining years of funding based on their activities and academic requirements.

To ensure equitable treatment of all students, the coordination of external award benefits with a student’s existing funding package is determined by the Harvard Griffin GSAS financial aid officer in consultation with SEAS.

Currently, PhD students with external support are eligible for a SEAS-sponsored academic incentive.  PhD students who bring in open, competitive external fellowships that are equal to 50% or more of total their support (tuition/fees + stipend) will receive a supplemental award of $3,000 in the first year of the external fellowship.  PhD students who bring in open external competitive external fellowships that are not 50% or more of their total support and are at least $10,000 (tuition/fees + stipend or salary) will receive a supplemental award of $1,000.  The full $3,000 bonus may also be awarded in certain cases of multi-year fellowships depending on the total amount of support provided.This policy is subject to review and change.

Financial support for terminal masters students (M.E. & S.M.)

While financial aid is not available for master’s students in our M.E. and S.M. programs, there are a variety of funding opportunities available. Prospective students are encouraged to apply for independent grants and fellowships to fund their studies.  Information about tuition and fees can be found here . Students in our Computational Science & Engineering or Data Science programs-should visit this page and also may contact the  GSAS Financial Aid Office  to learn more.

Students in the  MS/MBA:Engineering Sciences program  are eligible to apply for need-based  HBS Fellowships  and student loans in both years of the program.

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Members of the Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Auto Workers have been pushing for an increase in Ph.D. program stipends since May.

Ph.D. students in Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences will be paid at least $50,000 in program stipends, increasing most stipends by more than 10 percent, GSAS Dean Emma Dench announced in an email Monday.

The surprise holiday raise will also increase compensation for some in the social sciences and humanities by more than 20 percent starting July 1, 2024.

The Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Auto Workers had been pushing for the increase since May, when the union collected more than 1,600 signatures for a petition calling on the University to raise yearly compensation to $48,779, the living wage rate in Middlesex County.

The new minimum is just $1,221 above the union’s requested amount.

“This is a huge deal,” said HGSU-UAW steward Rachel E. Petherbridge. “I cannot overstate that this is the difference between people making rent in their current apartments or having to move.”

Although Dench attributed the changes to the work of top University administrators, HGSU-UAW declared it a union victory, publicly announcing the news on X before GSAS.

In emails to individual departments, union stewards wrote that the raise was a “direct result” of union organizing.

“I don’t think it’s a coincidence that the exact things that we wanted in the living wage campaign they announced that they would give,” Petherbridge said.

But despite eight months of organizing, HGSU-UAW steward Alexandra C. Stanton said that union organizers were “all a little bit surprised that this was announced.”

The union had requested to reopen negotiations over wages in July, but Harvard later rejected the request, as the contract didn’t mandate the University to engage in mid-contract negotiations.

Still, Stanton said the issue was a major concern for a large sector of the union, and the “pressure really affected Harvard.”

Harvard spokesperson Jason A. Newton declined to comment for this article.

The stipend increase to $50,000 is a significant boost to individual wages for some of the school’s lowest-paid Ph.D. students, marking a new compensation structure that approaches pay parity. Though total compensation is not capped at $50,000, all Ph.D. students will make at least the minimum rate.

Under HGSU-UAW’s current contract, which expires in 2025, minimum pay varies widely. Prior to this raise, student workers in the life sciences would have earned over $4,000 more than their counterparts in humanities or social sciences in the 2025 fiscal year.

In Monday’s announcement, Dench wrote that the decision was facilitated by the GSAS Admissions and Graduate Education Working Group final report released in September , which explicitly recommended increasing stipends.

The report found that the GSAS’s financial aid was “no longer sufficient” to keep up with rising costs of living and to remain competitive with peer institutions. According to the report, Harvard pays graduate students $5,000 to $15,000 less than other universities.

But in her email announcing the change, Dench wrote that the “report’s recommendations gave us a stronger platform from which to advocate for our students.”

Stanton said major union wins at other universities, including significant raises won by MIT’s graduate student union in September, put pressure on Harvard to strengthen its compensation.

“A union win anywhere really helps people everywhere,” Stanton said.

In her email, Dench thanked Harvard President Claudine Gay, Provost Alan M. Garber ’76, and Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Hopi E. Hoekstra for “their support, financial and otherwise.”

“These enhancements are the result of hard work on the part of many in the Harvard Griffin GSAS and University communities,” Dench wrote.

Dench did not mention the union, the living wage campaign, or specific findings from the report.

“While Harvard carefully avoids mentioning HGSU in its announcement email, make no mistake that this would not have been achieved without the Living Wage campaign and the organizing of over 1600 student workers,” immunology department stewards wrote in an email to students.

Union organizers also claimed the raise was motivated in part by a desire to address predictable concerns that would become bargaining issues during HGSU-UAW’s next contract negotiation, expected to begin in 2024.

“They know our contract declaration is coming up and maybe they want to put the idea in people’s heads that Harvard, just out of the goodness of their hearts, gave everybody a raise to $50,000,” Stanton said.

“Now is the time for us to double down, because if we can win $50,000 a year when our contract expires, can we win an even bigger raise?” she added. “Can we win a cost of living adjustment?”

Correction: December 20, 2023:

A previous verison of this article incorrectly stated that the Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Auto Workers broke the news about the Ph.D. program stipend increase on X before the official announcement. In fact, HGSU-UAW was just the first to publicly announce the stipend increase.

—Staff writer Cam E. Kettles can be reached at [email protected]. Follow her on X @cam_kettles or on Threads @camkettles .

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Financial Support

Beyond tuition remission, Ph.D. students receive the following financial support from the Graduate School.

  • A stipend for their first two years. During this period, students do not teach.
  • Financial support via guaranteed teaching in the third and fourth year . During this period, students are hired as teaching fellows; the normal workload for a teaching fellow is two sections a term.
  • A dissertation completion fellowship. This includes a full stipend for one academic year.

In addition, various university fellowships (for example: Term Time and Merit Fellowships, Fellowships at the Safra Center) are available on a competitive basis.

The Department also grants each Philosophy graduate student one academic term of stipend support through a Philosophy Department Fellowship.

While teaching is only guaranteed for four academic terms, the Department is committed to attempting to (and generally succeeds at) making it possible for students to teach beyond the guaranteed terms of teaching. Students are especially encouraged to design and a teach their own course (a tutorial for about 9 students) in their fifth or sixth year.

During the first year a student teaches in the Department –normally the third year –he or she is required to attend a year long pedagogy seminar.

Travel and Research Funding

The Philosophy Department grants up to $5500 of fellowship money to use for professional development. This includes:

  • Travel to a workshop or conference to present or comment on a paper.
  • Travel to a workshop or conference where the subject matter is clearly related to the student’s dissertation research.
  • Travel to a library/institution with a collection related to the student’s dissertation.
  • In exceptional cases, travel to meet with a dissertation adviser. Normally such meetings are held via Zoom.
  • Support for a foreign language course.

Requests for funds are accepted on a rolling basis and submitted via CARAT .

Harvard Griffin GSAS also provides additional resources for graduate students seeking short- or long-term funding support for research, language study, graduate school generally, and dissertation writing.

Philosophy Department Fellowship

The Department currently awards (from its own funds) a half year's stipend (a Philosophy Department Fellowship, or PDF) to students who have completed the topical exam for their dissertation and are otherwise in good academic standing. (‘Good standing’ is explained below).

There are two application periods for a PDF. Eligible graduate students may apply either during the Spring term by the end of spring exam period or in the Fall term by October 15.

Applications must include:  the date of the topical; tentative dissertation title; a brief paragraph describing the area in which the dissertation lies; names of the chair of the dissertation committee and other members; which of the two following terms they prefer to take the fellowship (i.e., the next fall or following spring for May applicants; the next spring or following fall for October applicants).  Note that students are expected to be in residence at Harvard during the time they have a PDF and to participate in the intellectual life of the Department.

Whether students are awarded PDFs is subject both to availability of funds and to the Department’s teaching needs. The award term for the PDF will be determined in consultation with the Director of Graduate Studies.  It does not depend on whether students are awarded other fellowships such as a Safra or Merit Fellowship. Teaching is not permitted during the PDF term.  It is the students responsibility to inform the grad reps as to when they will be ineligible to teach due to receiving a PDF. Students may receive a PDF just once while in the program.

The norms for being in good academic standing include but are not limited to the following: By the beginning of a student's third year, having successfully completed the second year paper requirement and successfully completed at least 10 of the 12 philosophy courses required for the degree; by the beginning of a student's fourth year, having completed at least 11 of the 12 courses required for the degree and having satisfied the logic requirement; by the beginning of the student's fifth year, having successfully completed all requirements for the Ph.D., including the topical (but excluding the dissertation). These, it is to be stressed are norms: different students make progress at different rates, and not precisely conforming to these norms need not mean that you are not making satisfactory progress. (If you do not meet the guidelines above, consult with the DGS.)

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The Department of Economics is committed to ensuring students have fellowship support and funding opportunities throughout their program. Students in our program are awarded a financial package that includes tuition, single-person health insurance, living stipend for the first two years, teaching and research assistant stipends and a completion fellowship in the final year of the program.


The PhD funding package includes stipends for living expenses in the first two years of the program and a guaranteed Dissertation Completion Fellowship (DCF) in the final year of study. GSAS provides several research fellowships opportunities and research support for students applying to these and other fellowships. For a comprehensive list of fellowships, both internal and external, refer to the  general funding page . 

Research Assistantships

Research positions are widely available and integral to the program at Harvard. Positions vary in scope, terms and length.  Generally, these are offered directly from faculty members. During the first two years, the department will arrange an RA appointment. These opportunities are intended to connect students with faculty and help engage students. Beyond the second year, RA positions can be full-time and salary is negotiated with faculty. In some cases, faculty will opt to "buy out" the teaching stipend during the third and fourth years. Students who choose to pursue this option can still qualify for the GSAS Supplemental Stipend (TF top-up). 

Teaching at Harvard

Teaching fellows are an important part of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and play a critical role in the education of students. As a teaching fellow, you assist in courses under the supervision of faculty.  Duties may include teaching sections, conducting tutorials, recommending grades, and supervising independent study projects. The workload for teaching fellows (TFs) is calculated in “term fifths.” A “fifth” (1/5) is a unit of time that represents 20 percent of a full-time workload. The teaching component of the financial support package consists of the equivalent of the two-fifths (two sections per semester) rate of teaching per term for four terms. 

It is the joint responsibility of the student and their program to identify available teaching opportunities that can be used to fulfill the teaching guarantee of two term-fifths per term. Students may teach in areas outside of their departments and appointments are arranged during the spring semester (for the following year). For more detailed information on policies, refer to the GSAS Teaching Fellows page .

Persons not affiliated with Harvard but have been selected to teach are known as Teaching Assistants or "TAs". As a TA, you will receive a Harvard ID and email address. You can obtain an ID card through the  ID office  and activate your email address  FAS Account Management . You will need your ID and pin number to activate your account. TAs are paid monthly and more information regarding Payroll can be found through Peoplesoft . You can also access  My Harvard   for additional resources, including Library, courses, and University events.

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Our doctoral program is jointly managed by the Harvard Kenneth C. Griffin Graduate School of Arts and Sciences  and Harvard Kennedy School.

As you consider applying to our  PPOL PhD program , keep in mind that:

  • You must be officially registered from the time you enroll at Harvard until you are awarded your degree.
  • Fellowships  are merit based. You will automatically be considered for available fellowships when your application is reviewed by our admissions committee. As a fellowship recipient, your tuition will be covered for four years and you’ll receive a stipend for your first and second years. You are guaranteed funding during your final year so you can focus on finishing your dissertation.
  • We encourage you to pursue external fellowships and explore research funding opportunities beyond Harvard. Many of our PPOL students have received funding from the  National Science Foundation ,  Jacob K. Javits Fellowships Program ,  Fulbright Program , and the  Ford Foundation .
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The Clinical Psychology Program adheres to a clinical science model of training, and is a member of the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science.  We are committed to training clinical psychologists whose research advances scientific knowledge of psychopathology and its treatment, and who are capable of applying evidence-based methods of assessment and clinical intervention. The main emphasis of the program is research, especially on severe psychopathology. The program includes research, course work, and clinical practica, and usually takes five years to complete. Students typically complete assessment and treatment practica during their second and third years in the program, and they must fulfill all departmental requirements prior to beginning their one-year internship. The curriculum meets requirements for licensure in Massachusetts, and is accredited by the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System (PCSAS) and by the American Psychological Association (APA).  PCSAS re-accredited the program on December 15, 2022 for a 10-year term. APA most recently accredited the program on April 28, 2015 for a seven-year term, which was extended due to COVID-related delays. 


Required courses and training experiences fulfill requirements for clinical psychology licensure in Massachusetts as well as meet APA criteria for the accreditation of clinical psychology programs.  In addition to these courses, further training experiences are required in accordance with the American Psychological Association’s guidelines for the accreditation of clinical psychology programs (e.g., clinical practica [e.g., PSY 3050 Clinical Practicum, PSY 3080 Practicum in Neuropsychological Assessment]; clinical internship).

Students in the clinical psychology program are required to take the following courses:

  • PSY 3900 Professional Ethics
  • PSY 2445 Psychotherapy Research
  • PSY 2070 Psychometric Theory and Method Using R
  • PSY 2430 Cultural, Racial, and Ethnic Bases of Behavior
  • PSY 3250 Psychological Testing
  • PSY 2050 History of Psychology
  • PSY 1951 Intermediate Quantitative Methods
  • PSY 1952 Multivariate Analysis in Psychology
  • PSY 2040 Contemporary Topics in Psychopathology
  • PSY 2460 Diagnostic Interviewing
  • PSY 2420 Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Psychological Disorders

Clinical students must also take one course in each of the following substantive areas: biological bases of behavior (e.g., PSY 1202 Modern Neuroanatomy; PSY 1325 The Emotional, Social Brain; PSY 1355 The Adolescent Brain; PSY 1702 The Emotional Mind); social bases of behavior (e.g., PSY 2500 Proseminar in Social Psychology); cognitive-affective bases of behavior (e.g., PSY 2400 Cognitive Psychology and Emotional Disorders); and individual differences (Required course PSY 2040 Contemporary Topics in Psychopathology fulfills the individual differences requirement for Massachusetts licensure). In accordance with American Psychological Association guidelines for the accreditation of clinical psychology programs, clinical students also receive consultation and supervision within the context of clinical practica in psychological assessment and treatment beginning in their second semester of their first year and running through their third year. They receive further exposure to additional topics (e.g., human development) in the Developmental Psychopathology seminar and in the twice-monthly clinical psychology “brown bag” speaker series. Finally, students complete a year-long clinical internship. Students are responsible for making sure that they take courses in all the relevant and required areas listed above. Students wishing to substitute one required course for another should seek advice from their advisor and from the director of clinical training prior to registering. During the first year, students are advised to get in as many requirements as possible. Many requirements can be completed before the deadlines stated below. First-year project:  Under the guidance of a faculty member who serves as a mentor, students participate in a research project and write a formal report on their research progress. Due by May of first year. Second-year project:  Original research project leading to a written report in the style of an APA journal article. A ten-minute oral presentation is also required. Due by May of second year. General exam:  A six-hour exam covering the literature of the field. To be taken in September before the start of the third year. Thesis prospectus:  A written description of the research proposed must be approved by a prospectus committee appointed by the CHD. Due at the beginning of the fourth year. Thesis and oral defense:  Ordinarily this would be completed by the end of the fourth year. Clinical internship:  Ordinarily this would occur in the fifth year. Students must have completed their thesis research prior to going on internship.

Credit for Prior Graduate Work

 A PhD student who has completed at least one full term of satisfactory work in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences may file an application at the Registrar’s Office requesting that work done in a graduate program elsewhere be counted toward the academic residence requirement. Forms are available  online .

No more than the equivalent of eight half-courses may be so counted for the PhD.

An application for academic credit for work done elsewhere must contain a list of the courses, with grades, for which the student is seeking credit, and must be approved by the student’s department. In order for credit to be granted, official transcripts showing the courses for which credit is sought must be submitted to the registrar, unless they are already on file with the Graduate School. No guarantee is given in advance that such an application will be granted. 

Only courses taken in a Harvard AB-AM or AB-SM program, in Harvard Summer School, as a GSAS Special Student or FAS courses taken as an employee under the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) may be counted toward the minimum academic residence requirements for a Master’s degree.

Academic and financial credit for courses taken as a GSAS Special Student or FAS courses taken as a Harvard employee prior to admission to a degree program may be granted for a maximum of four half-courses toward a one-year Master’s and eight half-courses toward a two-year Master’s or the PhD degree.

Applications for academic and financial credit must be approved by the student’s department and should then be submitted to the Registrar’s Office.

Student Admissions, Outcomes, and other data  

1. Time to Completion

Time to Completion 2023

Students can petition the program faculty to receive credit for prior graduate coursework, but it does not markedly reduce their expected time to complete the program.

2. Program Costs

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3. Internships 

Internship placement Table 1 2023

4. Attrition

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5. Licensure

Licensure 2023

Standard Financial Aid Award, Students Entering 2023  

The financial aid package for Ph.D. students entering in 2023 will include tuition and health fees support for years one through four, or five, if needed; stipend support in years one and two; a summer research grant equal to two months stipend at the end of years one through four; teaching fellowship support in years three and four guaranteed by the Psychology Department; and a dissertation completion grant consisting of tuition and stipend support in the appropriate year. Typically students will not be allowed to teach while receiving a stipend in years one and two or during the dissertation completion year.    

Year 1 (2023-24) and Year 2 (2024- 25)  Tuition & Health Fees:                             Paid in Full  Academic Year Stipend:                           $35,700 (10 months)  Summer Research Award:                       $7,140 (2 months)

Year 3 (2025-26) & Year 4 (2026- 27) Tuition & Health Fees:                             Paid in Full Living Expenses:                                       $35,700 (Teaching Fellowship plus supplement, if eligible)  Summer Research Award:                       $7,140 (2 months)

Year 5 (2027-28) - if needed; may not be taken after the Dissertation Completion year Tuition & Health Fees:                             Paid in Full

Dissertation Completion Year (normally year 5, occasionally year 6) Tuition & Health Fees:                             Paid in Full  Stipend for Living Expenses:                    $35,700  

The academic year stipend is for the ten-month period September through June. The first stipend payment will be made available at the start of the fall term with subsequent disbursements on the first of each month. The summer research award is intended for use in July and August following the first four academic years.

In the third and fourth years, the guaranteed income of $35,700 includes four sections of teaching and, if necessary, a small supplement from the Graduate School. Your teaching fellowship is guaranteed by the Department provided you have passed the General Examination or equivalent and met any other department criteria. Students are required to take a teacher training course in the first year of teaching.

The dissertation completion year fellowship will be available as soon as you are prepared to finish your dissertation, ordinarily in the fifth year. Applications for the completion fellowship must be submitted in February of the year prior to utilizing the award. Dissertation completion fellowships are not guaranteed after the seventh year. Please note that registration in the Graduate School is always subject to your maintaining satisfactory progress toward the degree.

GSAS students are strongly encouraged to apply for appropriate Harvard and outside fellowships throughout their enrollment. All students who receive funds from an outside source are expected to accept the award in place of the above Harvard award. In such cases, students may be eligible to receive a GSAS award of up to $4,000 for each academic year of external funding secured or defer up to one year of GSAS stipend support.

For additional information, please refer to the Financial Support section of the GSAS website ( ).

Registration and Financial Aid in the Graduate School are always subject to maintaining satisfactory progress toward the degree.

Psychology students are eligible to apply for generous research and travel grants from the Department.

The figures quoted above are estimates provided by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and are subject to change.

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This page contains information about common funding sources for prospective and current graduate students in the Department of the Classics. Note that approximate deadlines are estimated from prior funding cycles. Check all official program and fellowship sites for current deadlines.

Program Funding from Harvard Griffin GSAS Financial Aid and Teaching Fellowships

Funding for the duration of graduate study is normally provided by outright fellowship grants in the first two years, by a dissertation completion fellowship in the final year, and by a combination of tuition grants and teaching fellowships in the intervening years. Candidates who have successfully completed their General Examinations are normally assigned teaching fellowships in undergraduate courses, which include elementary language courses, sophomore and junior tutorials, literature surveys, and courses taught in translation. Teaching is guaranteed in the third and fourth year. See the Harvard Griffin GSAS website for detailed information on PhD student support , and the Classics Satisfactory Progress guidelines for an outline of each year.

Funding Information for Prospective Students

Applicants are encouraged to apply for any outside funding sources that are available to help fund their graduate education.

Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship

Frank Knox Fellowships are awarded to citizens of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom for graduate study or research at Harvard University. Students from those countries are strongly encouraged to apply for Knox funding. Interested students must apply for consideration before entering the U.S. and prior to the start of their Harvard programs.  Check deadlines on fellowship websites for each country. The fellowship pays tuition and health insurance fees plus a substantial living stipend, and is renewable for a second year for students in continuing degree programs. Approximately 15 new fellows are selected each year.

Fulbright Foreign Student Program

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program enables graduate students, young professionals, and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States. Requirements and deadlines vary by country.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowships

The SSHRC awards fellowships for doctoral study to Canadian citizens.

Classics Department Funding for Current Graduate Students

Charles p. segal fellowships for research and travel.

Updated information about applying for Segal Fellowships is available on the page  Study Abroad & Other Opportunities for Undergraduate and Graduate Students .


The department will normally fund up to four conferences for each graduate student, as follows:

Society for Classical Studies / Archaeological Institute of America

The department will fund two trips to the Society for Classical Studies/Archaeological Institute of America annual conference: one conference at which a student is delivering a paper, and one conference at which a student is on the job market. Coverage for students giving papers will be for a maximum of three nights at the conference hotel, airfare, registration, and ground transportation. Coverage for job candidates will be for a maximum of three nights at the conference hotel, airfare, registration, and ground transportation.

Other Conferences

The department will fund attendance at two other conferences: one international (not to exceed $2,500), and one domestic (not to exceed $1,500). Coverage includes airfare, registration, accommodations, and ground transportation.

Note that these funds are technically not reimbursements and may be taxable. Reasonable exceptions and substitutions and may be approved in special circumstances. Contact Teresa Wu with questions.

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Funding

Please see the Harvard Griffin GSAS website for more details about all available funding sources and application details.

Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Eligible students in the humanities and social sciences are guaranteed one year-long Harvard Griffin GSAS Dissertation Completion Fellowship between the G4 and G7 years. (While there is no guarantee of a Dissertation Completion Fellowship beyond the G7 year, requests will be considered upon recommendation of the faculty advisor. See the Harvard Griffin GSAS website .) Students are required to meet all departmental requirements, submit an approved dissertation prospectus, and drafts of two dissertation chapters. Applications must be submitted through CARAT  in early February.

Graduate Student Council (GSC) Conference Grants 

The GSC awards conference grants up to $750 to eligible Harvard Griffin GSAS students three times per year, and summer research grants up to $1,000 to eligible Harvard Griffin GSAS students once per year. See their website for more information.

Merit and Term Time Research Fellowships

The Merit and Term Time Research Fellowship allows outstanding Harvard Griffin GSAS students to focus their time on research, fieldwork, and writing. Students must have passed Generals and have an approved dissertation prospectus at the time of nomination, or no later than the beginning of the semester when the award is taken. The deadline is typically in early December, and there is a departmental deadline that precedes it by two weeks. Notification for this fellowship is typically mid-April.

Professional Development Fund

PhD students who entered Harvard Griffin GSAS between fall 2015 and fall 2019 and have begun or passed their third year of study may be eligible to apply for up to $2,500 from the Harvard Griffin GSAS Professional Development Fund. (Note that this fund will not be available for students entering after fall 2019.) This program is designed to help students develop skills and competencies that will enhance their competitiveness when on the job market and serve them in their professional careers. Students can review the list of approved professional development expenditures on the Harvard Griffin GSAS website. Note that there are three application periods each year. Students can contact the Graduate Coordinator, Alyson Lynch, with questions.

Summer Fellowships

Harvard Griffin GSAS offers two summer fellowships to assist with language study or preliminary research or fieldwork. Students are only eligible to receive one of the following awards during their time as graduate students. Applications for these two opportunities can be found in CARAT . 

Graduate Society Summer Predissertation Fellowships

Harvard Griffin GSAS offers Summer Predissertation Fellowships for outstanding graduate students conducting summer language study and/or preliminary dissertation research or fieldwork. Ordinarily for students in the summer following the G1, G2, or G3 year, this merit-based fellowship is intended for the early stage of dissertation development prior to having an approved prospectus. Notification for this fellowship is typically mid-April. The deadline is typically in early February, and there is a departmental deadline that precedes it by two weeks.

Summer School Tuition Fellowships

Harvard Griffin GSAS provides Summer School Tuition Fellowships for doctoral students to engage in language study at Harvard Summer School to prepare for department foreign language exams or for language needs related to the dissertation. This opportunity ordinarily is for use in the summer following the G1, G2, or G3 year, but under special circumstances students in later years may apply. The deadline is typically in early February.

American Academy in Rome : the Stocker Fund

This Harvard Griffin GSAS-administered fund is for work and study at the American Academy in Rome. Once accepted to the summer program or as an affiliate, students may submit a budget of anticipated expenses. Submit the budget to the Department Administrator, Teresa Wu , who will liaise with Financial Aid. Check the American Academy website for deadlines. Summer School deadlines are typically in December

Other Harvard Funding

American school of classical studies at athens (ascsa): the charles norton fund.

This University-administered fund is restricted to use at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Students must apply to the American School and be accepted before they can apply for Norton funds. Funding is provided for the Summer Session , Summer Seminars , or Regular Membership . Funding is also available for associate members of the American School. Contact the Department Administrator, Teresa Wu , for more information about funding. Deadlines vary by program, so check the ASCSA website carefully. 

Center for Hellenic Studies

Museum of cycladic art summer internship.

The Center for Hellenic Studies runs an internship at the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens, Greece; Harvard students at the undergraduate and graduate level are eligible to apply. Travel, housing, and a small stipend are provided. Applications are typically due in early March.

Winter Session in Washington, DC

The Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC offers the opportunity for five Harvard students to utilize the Center’s library collection for research in January. The CHS will provide housing in shared apartments on the CHS campus for one week, 24-hour access to the library, and lunch on weekdays. Additionally, the CHS will cover round trip transportation costs up to $500. Applications are typically due in early December.

Dumbarton Oaks

Bliss symposium awards.

Dumbarton Oaks is proud to offer Bliss Symposium Awards, designed to engage advanced students in Dumbarton Oaks' three areas of specialization through supported attendance of annual symposia in Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, and Garden and Landscape Studies. Up to six awards will be made for each symposium. Up to three awards will be offered to students of Harvard University, with which Dumbarton Oaks is affiliated, and up to three awards will be offered to students from other US and international institutions. Each symposium has a different application deadline; applications for the Byzantine Studies symposium are due in late January.

Summer Internships

The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection also offers paid internships with housing for undergraduate and graduate students that involve work on a variety of institutional projects, in areas such as library and archival acquisitions and cataloguing; exhibition development; scholarly publications; social media and communications; museum education and public programs; and the digital humanities. Applications are typically due in early February.

William R. Tyler Fellowships

Dumbarton Oaks offers two-year William R. Tyler Fellowships for Harvard graduate students in art history, archaeology, history, and literature of the Pre-Columbian/early Colonial or Mediterranean/Byzantine worlds; or in Garden and Landscape history. A stipend is provided, and travel funds are available. Applications are typically due in early November.

Information about all prizes may be found on the website of the Prize Office . There are two endowed prize competitions for composition in Greek and Latin called the Bowdoin Prizes. All submissions must be made under a pseudonym, and only the pseudonym should appear on the translation. Your name should be submitted in a sealed envelope with the pseudonym written on the outside. Submissions should be delivered in person to Boylston 204 by 5 p.m. on the last day of classes in spring semester (Wednesday, April 27th, 2020).

Graduate Composition in Greek

An annual prize of $10,000 is offered for an original essay in Classical Greek. The essay may be on any subject chosen by the competitor, and must contain at least 1,000 words. Essays previously presented for other prizes, or for academic recognition elsewhere than in Harvard University, or already published, are not admissible. Dissertations offered for the degree of Ph.D. in Harvard University are admissible. If a thesis chapter is submitted, it must be so modified that it stands alone as a complete essay.

Graduate Composition in Latin

An annual prize of $10,000 is offered for an original essay in Classical Latin. The essay may be on any subject chosen by the competitor, and must contain at least 1,000 words. Essays previously presented for other prizes, or for academic recognition elsewhere than in Harvard University, or already published, are not admissible. Dissertations offered for the degree of Ph.D. in Harvard University are admissible. If a thesis chapter is submitted, it must be so modified that it stands alone as a complete essay.

Other Fellowships

Many of these have previously been awarded to students of the department.

  • Council of American Overseas Research Centers Multi-Country Research Fellowship
  • Getty Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships and GRI-NEH Postdoctoral Fellowships
  • Harvard Radcliffe Institute Dissertation Completion Fellowship
  • Jacobi-Stipendium at the Kommission für Alte Geschichte und Epigraphik des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts in Munich
  • The John Anson Kittredge Fund Grant
  • Kress Institutional Fellowship  (History of Art)
  • The Met Fellowship Program/The Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellowship
  • Lemmermann Foundation Research Fellowships in Rome, Italy
  • The Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship  (for women pursuing graduate work in French or Greek)
  • Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship
  • Social Science Research Council Fellowships  
  • Traveling Fellowships through the Committee on General Scholarships and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences  (Sinclair Kennedy, Frank Knox Memorial, Lee Whittinghill Samuelson, Frederick Sheldon)

Other Sources to Explore

CARAT Funding Database (Harvard)

Medium's list of Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students of Classical Philology, Ancient History, and Classical Archaeology

Pivot Database

SCS Resources

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  • Undergraduate Programs
  • Graduate Student Handbook
  • Ancient History
  • Byzantine Greek
  • Classical Archaeology
  • Classical Philology
  • Classical Philosophy
  • Medieval Latin
  • Modern Greek
  • Research Scholar Initiative
  • Expectations for Students
  • Expectations for Faculty
  • Satisfactory Progress
  • Dissertation Regulations
  • Secondary Fields
  • Study Abroad & Other Opportunities for Undergraduate and Graduate Students
  • Non-Degree Programs

Fellowship and Funding Opportunities

All questions regarding financing your education at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health can best be fielded directly by the Office of Financial Aid . The Office of Financial Aid website has a fund finder for scholarship/grant information. You will find an assortment of opportunities; please look through those and their criteria to ensure you qualify for a particular funding opportunity.

The Admissions Office also lists Harvard Chan Grant/Scholarships on their website  here  with instructions on how to apply. A Harvard-wide scholarship list on that link also requires separate applications and deadlines, so please review it thoroughly. Finally, there are external scholarship resources listed  here .

Please review the tabs below for more information on fellowships and funding from other Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health departments.

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health trains hundreds of fellows annually. For more information on fellowship and residency opportunities and any new fellowships that are added, please click here .

The Bernard Lown Scholars in Cardiovascular Health Program

David E. Bell Fellowship

The Science and Innovation Fellowship

Fellowship in Cancer Prevention Control

FXB Fellowships

Training Program in Molecular Metabolism (MMTP)

Occupational & Environmental Medicine Residency

Parker B. Francis Fellowship Program in Pulmonary Research

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Biostatistics

Takemi Fellowship Program

Yerby Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation/China Programs Student Research Grants The Ash Center’s China Programs financially support Harvard University students pursuing China-related internships, independent research, and other forms of study conducted in China during winter and summer academic vacation periods.

Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative 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.

Djokovic Science and Innovation Fellows 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.

Global Mental Health Fellowship The Global Mental Health Fellowship was established in 2022, to provide students with opportunities to partner with organizations outside the U.S. to address mental health issues in their communities.

Herbert S. Winokur, Jr. Fellowship in Public Health for the Mississippi Delta – NEW! The Herbert S. Winokur, Jr. Fellowship in Public Health for the Mississippi Delta is awarded to Harvard Chan students in support of community-engaged projects that address the health and well-being of Mississippians. Fellows join other Community Engaged Learning Fellows in a community of learning and scholarship.

John C. & Katherine Vogelheim Hansen Research and Travel Fund for Africa  This fellowship aids undergraduate, DrPH, 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.

Harvard University Asia Center Grants and fellowships offered by Harvard University’s Asia Center

Harvard Ministerial Leadership Program – Tessa Jowell Fellowship for Student Research 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.

Harvard Office for Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (Culture Lab Innovation Fund + Express Grants) The  Culture Lab Innovation Fund (CLIF) awards grants to Harvard students, faculty, staff, fellows, and personnel to pursue ideas that advance a culture of belonging on campus. Ideas should identify a critical challenge around diversity, equity, inclusion, or belonging. Proposals should aim to have a direct impact on the Harvard community and align with the University’s goals towards lasting inclusive excellence.

The University Office for Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging awards Express Grants to Harvard students, staff, faculty, postdocs, and researchers to pursue innovative ideas that will create learning opportunities, contribute to enhancing diversity initiatives and catalyze culture change.

Harvard Office for Sustainability – NEW The Student Grant program funds creative projects that contribute to Harvard’s commitment to climate and health and help create a more sustainable community. The Program funds projects that are specifically aligned with the goals, standards, and commitments in  Harvard’s Sustainability Plan . Special consideration is given to projects that address climate change and enhance human well-being.

Presidential Public Service Fellowship Program, Harvard University 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.

Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston; Public Policy Summer Fellowship 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.

Rose Service Learning Fellowship 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.

Women in Public Policy Program (WAPPP) 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.

For information on fellowship opportunities, please view the listings . For information on summer internship funding, please view the listings .

The Committee on General Scholarships administers special financial aid, scholarship, and fellowship programs that support Harvard University’s international and domestic graduate students.

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.

Click here for more information.

Student Hardship Fund The Student Hardship 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 Hardship 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.

The Center welcomes applications from graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in various disciplines whose research involves important international, transnational, global, and comparative national issues that may address contemporary or historical topics, including rigorous policy analysis, as well as the study of specific countries and regions outside the United States.

The Weatherhead Center has been fortunate to receive significant financial support for student research. The generous gifts of Albert and Celia Weatherhead, for whom the Center was renamed in 1998, assist the operation of the Center generally and student programs in particular. For a list of graduate student and postdoc funding opportunities, please click here .

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Through philanthropy, the Foundation aims to empower current and future food and nutrition practitioners to optimize global health.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality/ Health Services Research Dissertation Awards   The AHRQ Grants for Health Services Research Dissertation Program (R36) provides dissertation grants for doctoral candidates. This program supports dissertation research that addresses AHRQ’s mission and priorities and welcomes any areas of health services research as dissertation project topics.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality/ National Research Service Award Program/ Postdoctoral Fellowship   AHRQ supports individual students pursuing postdoctoral research training through the NRSA postdoctoral fellowship grant. The purpose of this training fellowship is to provide support to promising fellows with the potential to become productive, independent investigators in health services research with a research interest in areas and priorities relevant to the mission of AHRQ.

American Academy of Family Physicians Various scholarships, grants, and funding opportunities in Global Health

American Association of University Women (AAUW) AAUW awards fellowships and grants to “more than 13,000 scholars and organizations in 50 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and Gaum and 150 countries, one of the largest scholarship programs for women in the world”. There are funding opportunities for domestic and international applicants.

American College of Healthcare Executives 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.

American Indian Education Fund   (AIEF) AIEF offers competitive graduate scholarships to eligible American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian students pursuing a Masters’s or Doctoral degree.

American Indian Graduate Center   Financial support is provided for American Indians and Alaska Natives seeking higher education and support them in obtaining undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. We partner with Tribes, the federal government, foundations, corporations, and individuals to ensure the growth and sustainability of scholarships.

American Psychology Association (APA) – Wane F. Placek Research Grant The Wayne F. Placek Grant encourages research to increase the general public’s understanding of homosexuality and sexual orientation and to alleviate the stress that lesbian women, gay men, bisexual women, bisexual men, and transgender individuals experience in this and future civilizations.

Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) ASPPH is a funding finder with a list of scholarships, fellowships, and grant opportunities.

Association on American Indian Affairs (AAIA) Scholarships   “The Association on American Indian Affairs has been providing Native American student scholarships since 1947 ​ and provides scholarships to undergraduate and graduate Native American students who are citizens of their Tribal Nation – whether or not their Nation is recognized by the federal government”.

Association for Environmental Health and Sciences Foundation – David F. Ludwig Memorial Student Travel Scholarship The AEHS Foundation offers the David F. Ludwig Memorial Student Travel Award. This scholarship was established to recognize students pursuing Ecology and Ecological Sciences research. – Charlena M. Seymour Scholarship This scholarship recognized women pursuing an advanced degree in Public and Environmental Health. The Scholarship is named in honor of Charlena Seymour whose professional accomplishments and vision, leadership, and compassion for her fellow man make her an outstanding role-model to women

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Promote programmatic innovation and support the foundation’s ability to solve complex problems by accessing exceptional, global talent with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

BIPOC Scholarship from Point Foundation BIPOC Scholarship from Point Foundation provides financial, coaching and community support to Members of Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) communities.

Generations of racism and an education system born from discriminatory policies have made clear that BIPOC students face greater obstacles to educational achievement. When these challenges are combined with those faced by students who also identify as LGBTQ, the impediments can make a higher education degree seem impossible. Point aims to mitigate these issues by providing financial support, community resources, and professional development.

CareerOneStop Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, CareerOneStop is a scholarship finder with thousands of scholarship, fellowship, and grant opportunities.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention There are various “hands-on, full-time fellowship programs for those with a doctoral degree or recent doctoral graduates. All offer a unique experience in one of many public health fields”. The CDC also offers various grant opportunities .

Concern Worldwide: Program on Humanitarian Leadership Concern helps the world’s extremely poor and most vulnerable recover from disaster, fight malnutrition and deadly diseases, strengthen their resilience to climate extremes, and more.

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation The mission of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) is to advance the global Black community by developing leaders, informing policy, and educating the public.

The Cory L. Richards Memorial Scholarship Provides financial support to students who plan to devote their careers to advancing public policy related to sexual and reproductive health and rights and seek advanced degrees in public health or public policy.

Davis-Putter Scholarship The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides financial support for students who are active and emerging organizers in progressive movements for liberation, self-determination and social and economic justice in their communities.

Echoing Green Fellowship for Emerging Health Leaders Echoing Green works to catalyze the ability of emerging public health leaders to impact the world and drive social progress further and faster. Our fellows are innovators, instigators, pioneers, and rebels who drive positive social change, improving healthcare and health policy worldwide. With an unrivaled commitment to bold new ideas, they have the potential to change patterns across society.

Fellowships for students FROM China enrolling in Harvard University Graduate Studies These fellowship funds support citizens of China enrolling in graduate degree programs. Candidates must have financial needs as determined by the Harvard school where they plan to enroll.

Fulbright Foreign Student Program via Laspau The global network of Fulbrighters fosters mutual understanding between the United States and partner nations, advances knowledge across communities, and improves lives around the globe. Laspau administers a part of the Fulbright Program, which provides grants to individuals from Latin America and the Caribbean for graduate study in the United States.

Gerber Foundation – Doctoral Student Research Grant Applications for Novice grants follow the same process as regular grants and are limited to no more than $30,000 in total (inclusive of indirects). They are identified by the amount requested in the application. Eligible applicants include physicians, PhD candidates, PharmD candidates, and other similar degree candidates.

Giva Corporate Student Scholarship and Worldwide Community Ambassador Award   Giva’s Corporate Student Scholarship and Worldwide Community Ambassador Award is for anyone attending a college or university in the United States. This scholarship grant is aimed at assisting undergraduate or graduate students in furthering their education as well as expanding their social responsibility and community service footprint in the world. There is no specific course of study or major required.

Harvard University Center for African Studies (Africa) The Center for African Studies offers funding to Harvard graduate students traveling to Africa for thesis research, internships, or study abroad. Grants require a minimum stay of eight weeks in Africa.

Harvard University Native American Program (HUNAP)   HUNAP provides support to Harvard students to conduct research on Native American and Indigenous issues, for professional development activities, and conference attendance.

HBNU Global Health Fellowship The HBNU Fogarty Global Health Training Program offers 12-month mentored research fellowships in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) designed to address some of the world’s most pressing health challenges. The fellowship is available to U.S. pre-and post-doctoral students, as well as postdoctoral fellows from LMICs

Health Resources & Services Administration  (HRSA) HRSA programs support health infrastructure, including training health professionals and distributing them to areas where they are needed most, providing financial support to healthcare providers, and advancing telehealth.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) empowers students and parents with the knowledge and resources to complete higher education while providing support services and scholarships to as many exceptional students, Scholars, and Alumni as possible.

IELTS USA Andrea Scott International Graduate Scholarship   This award honors the late Andrea Scott, a dedicated international education colleague and Senior Product Champion at IELTS USA. “Outside of her work, Andrea was active in her community, dedicating her time to bringing together those impacted by the justice system for artistic collaboration, mutual learning, and growth through the Prison Creative Arts Project. Scholarship recipients will share Andrea’s inspiring commitment to international education, her passion for globalization, creative arts, and equal rights initiatives”.

India and Pakistan “Seed for Change” Competition (Harvard University South Asia Institute) The Seed for Change Program aims to develop a vibrant ecosystem for innovation and entrepreneurship in India and Pakistan through an annual competition run by the Harvard University South Asia Institute (SAI), in which grant prizes will be awarded to interdisciplinary student projects that positively impact societal, economic, and environmental issues in India and Pakistan.

Indian Health Service The federal health program for American Indians and Alaska Natives.

John C. and Katherine Vogelheim Hansen Research and Travel Fund for Africa This fellowship aids undergraduate and graduate 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 travel expenses.

Korean-American Scholarship Foundation   KASF scholarships (which range from $500 to $5,000) are offered to qualified Korean American students (including foreign students from Korea). All applicants must be enrolled in a full-time program in the U.S. during the scholarship application year. If extra funds are available, other students (non-Koreans) may qualify for scholarships. Specifically, descendants of American veterans who served during the Korean War may qualify for scholarships (applicable to selective regions).

Luce Scholars Program via Harvard University Committee on General Scholarships – Travel to Asia The goal of the Luce Scholars Program is to enhance the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in American society. The program is aimed at a group of highly qualified young American in a variety of professional fields who have limited experience in Asia and who might not otherwise have an opportunity in the normal course of their careers to come to know Asia.

LULAC National Scholarship Fund   LNESC and LULAC created the LULAC National Scholarship Fund (LNSF) to help youth in underserved communities make the dream of college enrollment a reality. LNSF is a unique partnership between grassroots advocates and corporations that fund educational opportunities for deserving youth across the U.S.

National Academies Fellowships   The Fellowships Office administers predoctoral, postdoctoral, and senior fellowship awards for the government and private/foundation sponsors. These fellowship awards play an important role in the career development of doctoral and postdoctoral researchers and scholars for the academic, federal, industrial, and international workforce.

National Environmental Health Association Scholarships   By offering the NEHA/AAS Scholarships to eligible undergraduate and graduate students, they hope to contribute positively to the future of environmental health. The scholarship program aims to encourage early commitment by students to pursue a career in environmental health.

National Institutes of Health  NIH has a list of institutional training grants to provide individual research training opportunities (including international) to undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral trainees. NIH also has a list of individual fellowships that domestic and international students can apply to.

National Water Research Institute (NWRI) Fellowships   The NWRI fellowship program awards funds to graduate students who are conducting water research in the United States.

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans Seeking 30 most promising New Americans who will make distinctive contributions to American society, culture, or their field.

Philanthropic Education Organization (PEO) The P.E.O. Scholar Awards was established in 1991 to provide substantial merit-based awards for women of the U.S. and Canada pursuing a doctoral-level degree at an accredited college or university.

Presidential Innovation Fellowships The Presidential Innovation Fellows program brings the principles, values, and practices of the innovation economy into government through the most effective agents of change we know: our people. This highly competitive program pairs talented, diverse individuals from the innovation community with top civil servants to tackle many of our Nation’s biggest challenges, and to achieve a profound and lasting social impact.

Presidential Management Fellowships To become a PMF (Presidential Management Fellowship), you must participate in a rigorous, multi-hurdle process. It takes patience and endurance but also gives you a chance to demonstrate your leadership ability and potential. As a PMF, you will have earned your place in the program, and the opportunity to grow professionally, serve your country, and make a difference!

Robert & Patricia Switzer Foundation The Switzer Fellowship offers one-year fellowships to highly talented graduate students from diverse academic and personal backgrounds in New England and California whose studies and career goals are directed toward environmental improvement and who demonstrate leadership in their field.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funds a wide array of research and initiatives to help address some of America’s most pressing health challenges.

SAMHSA Minority Fellowship Program   The MFP targets but is not limited to racial/ethnic minority individuals pursuing a doctoral degree in social work. Applicants must hold a social work master’s degree from a CSWE-accredited program. Their career goal must be to provide leadership in practice, research, teaching, and policy promulgation in government or private organizations serving underrepresented and underserved persons with or at risk for mental health and/or substance abuse disorders.

Thurgood Marshall College Fund via Sallie Mae Fund   The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and The Sallie Mae Fund proudly offer financial assistance to outstanding students attending an accredited post-secondary graduate-level institution.  Ten (10) students enrolled at least part-time in an accredited graduate-level program will be selected to receive a scholarship up to $10,000.

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship Each year the makers of TYLENOL ® award annual scholarships to well-deserving students pursuing careers in healthcare.

World Bank Scholarship & Fellowships The World Bank’s Development Economics Vice Presidency (DEC) provides scholarships to students and young researchers, contributing to the World Bank’s mission of forging new dynamic approaches to capacity development and knowledge sharing in the developing world.

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Stipends & Fellowships

Stipends are payments made to individuals for subsistence support or to defray expenses during a period of academic appointment. Stipend payments are not compensation for services rendered and, therefore, are not allowable on federal awards unless the purpose of the agreement is to provide training to selected participants and the charge is approved by the sponsoring agency (OMB Circular Uniform Guidance, Subpart E). The most common type of federal awards that include stipends are fellowships and training grants. Additional information is available in the Guidance Concerning Charging Stipends to Sponsored Awards .

Stipends are allowable on non-federal sponsored research awards, and they should be anticipated in proposal budgets and approved by the sponsor. Many non-federal sponsors are willing to fund stipends. It is important, however, to distinguish individuals who are providing services to the University from individuals who are being paid without any expectation of work effort. University human resources policies prevail over non-federal sponsor expectations. An individual who is being paid for the services provided to the University should be considered either an employee or an independent contractor.

FAS Guide to Research Appointments, FY 2020


Fellowships are grants that support the educational experience of the recipient. Fellowships may be research related or non-research activities. These funds are not considered compensation for performance. The purposes of a fellowship are to enhance the academic experience and career growth.

Some Sponsors use the term fellowship to support individuals who are actually participating in a defined research project in which deliverables are expected. The funds are considered compensation for performance and usually includes stipend payments. This type of fellowship represents an employment relationship. It is important to carefully read the sponsor’s guidelines to determine which type of fellowship the sponsor is offering and the implications for proposal processing, budgeting, deliverables, award acceptance, and award management.

Many sponsors fund fellowships; however, the most common are foundations, NSF and NIH.

Preparing a Proposal

Stipends are only allowed if there are specific training activities included in the scope of work as proposed and awarded by the federal sponsor. Outgoing federal proposals that include stipends in the budget should include a description of a training purpose in the award. Graduate student support that is not identified explicitly as “stipend” will be considered “compensation” and should carry indirect costs. OSP offices and tub-level research administrators will review proposals to prevent submission of stipends on research awards.

Sponsored funds intended to support training or research training will state that intention clearly in the agency program announcement. When submitting a proposal for an award that allows stipends, the stipend costs should be identified in the proposal budget justification and justified as to why it is necessary and allocable to the performance of the award. Inclusion in the budget justification is intended to enable the sponsor to review and concur with the need for the stipend costs. Written justification and/or approval is meant to prevent questions regarding the allowability of costs in the event of an audit.

NIH uses stipends when funding Fellowships. The stipend levels are updated on a yearly basis. The stipend is specific to the individuals career level and years of experience. The latest rates are posted by NIH.

NSF only allows stipends in support of participant support costs. The stipends cannot support Harvard employees, and do not support activities that benefit the research award.

Setting Up an Award

Not every cost can be anticipated at the time of proposal preparation. In the event that an unbudgeted stipend cost is required after an award is funded, the department should work directly with their OSP Awards Management contact to determine if sponsor approval is required. Any stipends on federal awards require sponsor approval, except those already noted. The written sponsor approval, as well as the justification explaining the purpose and need for stipend payments on the specific project, will be retained in GMAS for future reference should the expenditure be questioned at a later date.

Managing an Award

As part of ongoing account reconciliations, Department/Local Level Managing Units are responsible for reviewing stipend transactions for allowability and compliance with sponsor requirements. Stipend expenses on a federal award require verification of allowability, as such, stipends are automatically flagged as part of GMAS Transaction Monitoring . OSP Research Finance confirms the allowability of stipend charges on federal awards during periodic reviews of financial activity. Stipends are expensed to object code 6440 for Graduate Students and 6450 for Postdoc Fellows. When allowable under the terms and conditions of the fellowship, additional salary compensation can be paid using object code 6140 for Graduate Students and 6150 for Postdoc Fellows. The Department/Local Level Managing Unit must ensure stipend payments and salary compensation are budgeted and expensed correctly since there are different IRS tax rules for each.

Closing out an Award

The Department/Local Level Managing Unit provides a final account reconciliation to ensure allowable stipend expenditures post to the account. They are also responsible for removing any stipend expenditures that are unallowable. OSP Research Finance validates stipend transactions against the sponsor budget to confirm allowability and reports them as required by the sponsor.

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Ccb is committed to enrolling students from groups underrepresented in graduate study. for advice about applying, including how to prepare a competitive application, check out the diversity at gsas page. .

Harvard’s policy is to make decisions concerning applicants on the basis of what each individual can contribute to the University’s educational objectives and institutional needs. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, national origin, political beliefs, veteran status, or disability unrelated to job or course of study requirements. Immigration status does not factor into decisions about admissions and financial aid. For more information, see  Undocumented at Harvard .

Our diversity webpage  outlines the core values we rely on to guide our actions and create an inclusive departmental culture.

Our degree programs

We offer two distinct  graduate degrees  in Chemistry and Chemical Biology and Chemical Physics . Both programs take an average of 5 to 6 years to complete.

Course Requirements

Chemistry and Chemical Biology   Ph.D. candidates must pass four advanced courses in chemistry and/or related fields (e.g. biochemistry, physics, etc.).  Chemical Physics   Ph.D. candidates must pass four advanced courses in chemistry and/or related fields (e.g. biochemistry, physics, etc.).

Check out our  course requirements page  to learn more about the specific requirements for each program and take a look at the graphic below for a general timeline of what you'll need to accomplish in which year of your Ph.D.

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Tuition and Fees

The department covers the cost of tuition for all PhD students. Learn more on our graduate student financial support page. CCB provides a stipend of $49,000 (plus $1,000 to cover additional student expenses like enrolling in dental coverage) to all students in good standing.

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Anyone who did not graduate from a 4 year undergraduate institution where English is the first language, must submit either the TOEFL or IELTS. 

Submission of the general GRE test scores is required.


The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences  facilitates the application submission process for both the Chemistry and Chemical Physics PhD programs.

The application deadline is December 1st . The department announces admissions decisions in February and invites accepted students to an official visit during March. We typically host an admitted student visit in either late February or early March. 

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  • Degree candidates:  4,814 (4,521 PhD candidates; 293 master’s candidates)
  • Degree programs:  59
  • 47  percent of GSAS students are women
  • 34  percent of GSAS students are international
  • 12  percent of GSAS students are underrepresented minorities

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According to the Boston Globe Harvard graduate students draw a stipend that ranges between $35,000 and $43,000 annually. The students are striking seeking an increase of about eight percent.

My stipend is about 1/3 of the upper end of that range. I've never earned more than $25,000 in my lifetime, and I'm 39 years old.

A stipend of $35,000 would be great! And throw in a full tuition and fees/costs waiver, too! Please!


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Harvard Academy Scholars Program 2025/2026 [stipend of $80,000]

The Harvard Academy Scholars Program 2025/2026 is now open for applications. The academy scholars stand are offered a full sponsorship and an annual stipend of  $80,000 including other benefits of a post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard University and partner institutions in the United States.

The Academy Scholars Program identifies and supports outstanding scholars at the start of their careers whose work combines disciplinary excellence in the social sciences with a command of the language and history or culture of countries or regions outside of the United States or Canada.

  • Scholarship Sponsor(s): Harvard University
  • Scholarship Type: Postgraduate Fellowships
  • Host Institution(s) : The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies
  • Scholarship Worth:  Up to $80,000 annual stipend + other benefits
  • Study Level :  PhD and Postdocs
  • Number of Awards :  4 to 6 per year
  • Nationality : Any nationality
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Harvard Academy Scholars Program 2025 | Eligibility Criteria

  • These awards are open to recipients of PhD or comparable doctoral degrees (within two years of the August 1, 2024, start date) and advanced doctoral candidates in the social sciences.
  • Scholars nearing dissertation completion must be able to submit degree conferral documentation issued by their university registrar’s office by June 30, 2025, for an August 1, 2025, start date.
  • Individuals who hold or have completed another Harvard postdoctoral fellowship are not eligible to apply.

Program Benefits

  • Postdoctoral Academy Scholars will receive an annual stipend of  $80,000 .
  • The stipend is supplemented by funding for conference and research travel, research assistants, and health insurance coverage.
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Application Procedures

  • How to Apply : All parts of the application, including the three letters of recommendation, are submitted online as pdf documents. Access the online application through the homepage of The Harvard Academy’s website by clicking on the APPLY ONLINE button.
  • All application materials need to be submitted by the deadline (see below), late applications will not be accepted.
  • Curriculum vitae (CV); including list of publications
  • Research proposal (2000 words maximum); including intellectual objectives and planned methodological and disciplinary work
  • One scholarly writing sample (e.g., PhD dissertation chapter or single-authored peer-reviewed academic journal article; fifty pages maximum; in English)
  • A copy of your PhD program transcript
  • Three letters of recommendation (uploaded to the online application directly and confidentially by the recommender by  September 20, 2024 )

Application Deadline: September 20, 2024

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Office of Federal Trade Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter Fall 2024 Law Clerk Program

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Federal Trade Commission WASHINGTON, D.C. 20580 Office of Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter

The Office of Federal Trade Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter welcomes rising 2Ls and 3Ls to apply for the Fall 2024 Law Clerk program. We hope to recruit a creative and driven law student with solid writing and analytical skills, a knack for advocacy and stakeholder engagement, and a demonstrated interest in public service. Attention to detail, initiative, and a team-oriented approach are very important for this position, as is a good sense of humor. When reviewing applications, our office also appreciates a strong interest in FTC-related subject matters, but specific experience in these areas is not a requirement.

This is an unpaid position, however in order to be eligible selected candidates must receive course credit or a stipend from an approved third party. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens and will be subject to a background investigation due to the sensitive nature of work performed at the Federal Trade Commission. We will consider candidates who are available part-time (20–25 hours/week) or full-time (35–40 hours/week). Our office welcomes applicants who are located outside the D.C. region and would require a fully remote internship. Candidates in the D.C. region may complete this position in-person/hybrid.

The FTC is a bipartisan federal agency with a unique dual mission to protect consumers and promote competition. The agency protects consumers by stopping unfair, deceptive, or fraudulent practices in the marketplace—including privacy and data abuses, among many others. The FTC also promotes competition in the marketplace by enforcing our nation’s antitrust laws; we monitor business practices, review potential mergers, and challenge them when appropriate.

Interested candidates should visit the FTC webpage to learn more about the agency’s mission and Commissioner Slaughter’s page to learn more about her.

Law Clerks will be given the opportunity to work on a full range of competition and consumer protection topics handled by the Commission. Our office actively supports and helps develop each law clerk’s unique goals for their time with us, including through weekly law clerk meetings and informal gatherings. Day to day, law clerks in Commissioner Slaughter’s office:

  • Performs factual investigation and legal research on topics related to consumer protection, data privacy, and antitrust law.
  • Analyzes policy and law enforcement matters pending before the Commission for a vote.
  • Prepares vote recommendation memos for the Commissioner, occasionally conducts briefings, and responds to the Commissioner’s questions or concerns as needed.
  • Participate in intra-agency discussions and meetings with various stakeholder groups.
  • Write and edits amicus briefs, speeches, press statements, and op-ed articles for the Commissioner.
  • Engage with Congress to discuss hearings or legislation related to the FTC’s consumer protection and competition missions;
  • Expand the Commissioner’s engagement with the full range of stakeholders in the FTC’s ecosystem, largely through collaboration with the Commissioner’s Special Assistant and Attorney-Advisors.

Applications must be submitted by no later than July 19th 2024, 11:59 pm EST. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with interviews beginning in late-July/early August.

Please send the following application package to Julia Steinberg ([email protected]) and Rachel Baker ([email protected]):

  • Why you want to work for the Commission, including relevant background or personal experiences.
  • Your availability (tentative start and end dates, as well as hours per week)
  • Resume (no more than two pages)
  • Law school transcript(s) (unofficial is acceptable)
  • Writing sample (no more than five pages).

Please combine files into a single PDF titled “Last Name, First Name Fall 24 Law Clerk Application” (e.g., Steinberg, Julia Fall 24 Law Clerk Application).When emailing your application package, please use the subject line “[Full Name] Fall 2024 Law Clerk Application.”

Applications will only be considered complete when the required attachments, with the required information in the appropriate format, are received.

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Tuition for full-time study at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for the academic year 2024-2025 is $49,500.

If you are a PhD student, you receive a fellowship that covers the full cost of tuition through at least your first five years.

If you are a Master's student, you will be responsible for paying tuition, or obtaining funding through your program or from external sources.

More information on Tuition & Fees is available in our Programs & Policies handbook. Please note that we do not charge many of the fees common to other schools (e.g. technology fee, library fee, gym fee, student activities fee).

See Student Accounts for billing and payment inquiries.

  • Full-time study, per term: $24,750
  • Full-time study in IDE, per term: $25,250
  • Half-time study, per term: $12,375
  • One-quarter time study, per term: $6,187.50
  • Coursework, per course, per term (including audited courses): $6,187.50.
  • Visiting Students, per term: $24,750
  • Visiting Assistants in Research, per month: $425

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Yale Health Hospitalization/Specialty Coverage, twelve months: $3,110

  • It is anticipated that tuition will be increased in subsequent years.
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  • Other fees are subject to change without notice. For fees relating to registration and course enrollment, see Course Enrollment, under Academic Regulations.
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Duke University Names Five New Trustees

New Trustees, clockwise from top left: Amy Abernethy; Melissa Bernstein; Michael (Mike) Stone; Rickard (Rich) Stureborg and Andrew (Drew) Greene.

Five new members joined the Duke University Board of Trustees on July 1, university officials announced Tuesday.

The new trustees are Amy Abernethy , co-founder of Highlander Health; Melissa Bernstein , co-founder of the successful toy company Melissa & Doug; Michael (Mike) Stone , firm partner at TPG; Andrew (Drew) Greene , a 2024 Duke graduate; and Rickard (Rich) Stureborg , a Duke Ph.D. candidate in computer science.

Abernethy, Bernstein and Stone will serve six-year terms. Green and Stureborg will serve two- and three-year terms respectively.

The Board of Trustees is the university’s governing body, with responsibility for its educational mission and fiscal policies.

Amy Abernethy

Abernethy M.D.’94, HS’94-’01 is co-founder of Highlander Health, an organization focused on advancing evidence generation for the new era of medical innovation. An internationally known oncologist, health data expert, and digital health leader, Abernethy is a champion for accelerating the pace at which safe and effective treatments reach patients. She is the former principal deputy commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, where she led initiatives in advancing clinical evidence generation and personalized health care and served as the agency's acting chief information officer. More recently, Abernethy served as chief medical officer and president of product development at Verily, Alphabet’s precision health business.

Earlier she was Flatiron Health’s first chief medical officer and chief scientific officer. She was also previously professor of medicine at the Duke University School of Medicine and director of the Center for Learning Health Care in the Duke Clinical Research Institute and the Duke Cancer Care Research Program in the Duke Cancer Institute. A hematologist/oncologist, palliative medicine physician, and recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Alumna Award from Duke University School of Medicine, Abernethy has authored more than 500 publications.

Melissa Bernstein

Bernstein ’87 is the co-founder of the successful toy company, Melissa & Doug, which she launched with her husband Doug in 1988 from their Connecticut garage. Known for its innovative toys that inspire creativity, the company grew to become the leading U.S. preschool brand of toys with more than 30 consecutive years of growth. Bernstein and her husband recently completed the sale of the business to a publicly traded children’s entertainment company and launched a new venture, Lifelines, LLC, which designs well-being tools for adults.

Bernstein served on the Board of Visitors for Trinity College of Arts & Sciences for four years and has chaired Duke’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E) Board of Advisors for the past six years. Bernstein and her husband created the accelerator program Melissa & Doug Entrepreneurs and have personally mentored more than 80 aspiring student entrepreneurs at Duke.

Michael (Mike) Stone

Stone ’84 is a firm partner of TPG. He has served as the chief investment officer of The Rise Funds, the Rise Climate Funds, and as co-managing partner of TPG Growth. He is also the founder and managing member of FS Investors, a San Diego-based family office. Stone is a retired senior partner and past president of J.H. Whitney & Co. He serves on the Board of Advisors of the Scripps Institution for Oceanography and of Scripps Research, the Madison Council for the Library of Congress, the Board of Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego, and the Board of Overseers for the Hoover Institution. He is also chairman of Wilderness Holdings, a safari camp owner/operator, and sits on several private corporate boards. 

At Duke, Stone previously served on the Boards of Visitors of the Nicholas School of the Environment and the Fuqua School of Business, as well as the Library Advisory Board. He also served as his Annual Fund Reunion Class Chair in 2019. He earned an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1988.

Andrew (Drew) Greene

Nominated by the Undergraduate Young Trustee Nominating Committee, Greene ’24 was a Reginaldo Howard Memorial Scholar. He graduated in May with a major in public policy studies and minors in both education and inequality studies. His previous roles at Duke included positions in The Graduate School, the Sanford School of Public Policy, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, and the Durham University-Assisted Community Schools Research Collective. Greene also served on committees related to university operations, development, and inclusion.

For the past two years, Greene co-chaired Duke’s International Student Orientation program. He worked as a research intern at AccessLex Institute, a Pennsylvania-based legal education nonprofit, and as a data evaluation specialist at the Center for Supportive Schools, a New Jersey-based nonprofit in partnership with the New York City Department of Education. Greene additionally spent a summer with the Mississippi Teacher Corps, where he worked as an administrative aide and middle school math teacher in Holly Springs, Miss.

Beginning in the fall, Greene will pursue a master’s in education and learning at the University of Turku in Turku, Finland as a Fulbright Scholar.

Greene will be an observer during his first year on the board and will have voting privileges in his second year.

Rickard (Rich) Stureborg

Stureborg was nominated by the Graduate and Professional Young Trustee Nominating Committee. He is a Ph.D. candidate in computer science, where his research focuses on addressing subjectivity in data pipelines for natural language processing. He works as an artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning researcher at Grammarly, where his research investigates how to best integrate AI into people’s writing workflow.

At Duke, Stureborg is president of the Duke Advanced-Degree Consulting Club, a pro-bono management consulting organization where he has overseen more than 50 three-month client engagements and has hired more than 200 student consultants over the past three years. As treasurer for the Graduate and Professional Student Government, he manages the annual budget, and he served on the university’s Ph.D. stipend task force. Stureborg also previously served on the Advisory Committee for Investment Responsibility (ACIR).

He holds a B.S. degree in computer engineering from Northeastern University. During his time in Boston, he was named part of the Huntington 100.

Stureborg will be an observer during his first year on the board and will have voting privileges in his second and third years.


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    As treasurer for the Graduate and Professional Student Government, he manages the annual budget, and he served on the university's Ph.D. stipend task force. Stureborg also previously served on the Advisory Committee for Investment Responsibility (ACIR). He holds a B.S. degree in computer engineering from Northeastern University.