Fellowships

Howe Undergraduate Travel and Research Fund

This fund will be administered through the Harvard College Research Program (HCRP), and supports student-initiated scholarly research in the area of economic and/or business history, undertaken with guidance from faculty members. Preference will be given to students working on their senior thesis.

Who is eligible

All enrolled Harvard College degree-seeking candidates in good academic and disciplinary standing at the College at the time of application.   Applications are due in late March and grants are made for  the upcoming summer.  Eligible students will be returning to campus in the fall.

Who to contact

Meg Brooks Swift
Director of Student Employment Office and Undergraduate Research Programs
Student Employment Office - Harvard College Research Program
 (617) 495-2585
seohcrp@fas.harvard.edu 

How to apply

Students must apply using CARAT (Centralized Application for Research and Travel) accessible at: https://asperin.fas.harvard.edu/carat/home.do;jsessionid=0A218F1E1C90A3F2E0C790351F06BDDF.loki

 

John E. Rovensky Fellowship in U.S. Business or Economic History

Two $9,500 fellowships will be awarded for doctoral students writing their dissertations in U.S. business or economic history. Learn more here.

2019 Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History

The American Society for Legal History and the Institute for Legal Studies at the University of Wisconsin Law School are pleased to invite applications for the tenth biennial Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History. The purpose of the Hurst Institute is to advance the approach to legal scholarship fostered by J. Willard Hurst in his teaching, mentoring, and scholarship. The Hurst Institute assists scholars from law, history, and other disciplines in pursuing research on the legal history of any part of the world. Scholars in law, history and other disciplines pursuing research on legal history of any part of the world are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to applications from scholars at an early stage of their career (beginning faculty members, doctoral students who have completed or almost completed their dissertations, and J.D. graduates with appropriate backgrounds). Find more information and learn how to apply here

Post Doctorate Fellowship: Markets, Politics, Ethics, and the Law in the United States

The Center for the Study of the United States and the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Tel Aviv University are delighted to announce two new post-doctoral fellowships for 2019-20 that focus on markets, politics, ethics, and the law in the United States. The grants are supported in part by the Fulbright Program and are offered to candidates who wish to explore the meaning of markets and market economy in American life. Candidates must be U.S. citizens and hold a Ph.D. from a recognized institution in Israel or abroad that has been received after February 15, 2015. Candidates with permanent positions at universities or colleges are not eligible. Preference will be given tot hose who have not received their degree from TAU. Grant Amount: $28,000. Learn more here

2019 Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History

The American Society for Legal History and the Institute for Legal Studies at the University of Wisconsin Law School are pleased to invite applications for the tenth biennial Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History. The purpose of the Hurst Institute is to advance the approach to legal scholarship fostered by J. Willard Hurst in his teaching, mentoring, and scholarship. The Hurst Institute assists scholars from law, history, and other disciplines in pursuing research on the legal history of any part of the world. Scholars in law, history and other disciplines pursuing research on legal history of any part of the world are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to applications from scholars at an early stage of their career (beginning faculty members, doctoral students who have completed or almost completed their dissertations, and J.D. graduates with appropriate backgrounds). Find more information and learn how to apply here

Harvard-Newcomen Postdoctoral Fellowship in Business History

To be awarded for twelve months’ residence, study, and research at Harvard Business School. The fellowship is open to scholars who, within the last ten years, have received a Ph.D. in history, economics, or a related discipline. The fellowship has two purposes: The first is to enable scholars to engage in research that will benefit from the resources of Harvard Business School and the larger Boston scholarly community. A travel fund and a book fund will be provided. Learn more here.