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The Harvard Radcliffe Fellowship Program 2023-2024 ($78,000 stipend)

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Online application for the Harvard Radcliffe Fellowship Program 2023–2024 is now available, submit to interact with different cohort members actively and take an active part in the Harvard Radcliffe community.

Fellows will present their work-in-progress during the academic year, either in the form of a public lecture or a private discussion for their cohort. They also attend the presentations of all other fellows (up to two talks per week). Attendance at group lunches and other gatherings where you can meet with other members of your cohort is optional.

Fellows are expected to be free of their regular commitments so that they may fully devote themselves to the work outlined in their proposal. Since it’s a residential fellowship, fellows should reside in the Greater Boston area for the duration of their fellowship. Fellows may be eligible to receive additional funds for moving expenses, childcare, and housing to aid them in making a smooth transition.

The Harvard Radcliffe Fellowship Program 2023-2024 application consists of:

  • Application form
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Project proposal, with bibliography when appropriate
  • Writing or work sample
  • Three letters of recommendation

All application materials must be submitted online.

Application with involve different areas these include:

  • Humanists and Social Scientists
  • Creative Artists (including Journalists and Nonfiction writers)
  • Scientists, Engineers, and Mathematicians
  • Practitioners

Eligibility and Application Materials for each application area.

Humanists and Social Scientists.

Applicants in the humanities and social sciences must:

  • Have received their doctorate (or appropriate terminal degree) in the area of their proposed project at least two years prior to their appointment as a fellow (December 2021 for the 2023-24 fellowship year).
  • Have published a monograph or at least two articles in refereed journals or edited collections.
  • Individuals who are in doctoral or master’s programs at the time of application submission are ineligible to apply.
  • Former Harvard Radcliffe fellows (1999-present) are ineligible to apply.

Application Materials

The application comprises the following:

  • Completed application form
  • Short curriculum vitae
  • Project proposal, with bibliography when appropriate
  • Writing sample
  • Three letters of recommendation
Creative Artists

Applicants need not have a PhD or an MFA to apply; however, they must meet the following discipline-specific eligibility requirements:

Film and Video: Applicants in this discipline must have a body of independent work of significant achievement. Such work will typically have been exhibited in galleries or museums, shown in film or video festivals, or broadcast on television.

Visual Arts: Applicants in this discipline must show strong evidence of achievement, with a record of at least five years of work as a professional artist, including participation in several curated group shows and at least two professional solo exhibitions.

Fiction and Nonfiction: Applicants in these disciplines must have one of the following:

  • One or more published books;
  • A contract for the publication of a book-length manuscript; or
  • At least three shorter works (longer than newspaper articles) published.

Poetry: Applicants in this discipline must have published at least 20 poems in the last five years or published a book of poetry, and must be in the process of completing a manuscript.

Journalism: Applicants in this discipline are required to have worked professionally as a journalist for at least five years.

Playwriting: Applicants in this discipline must have a significant body of independent work in the form. This will include, most typically, plays produced or under option.

Music Composition: It is desirable, but not required, for applicants in music composition to have a PhD or DMA. Most importantly, the applicant must show strong evidence of achievement as a professional artist, with a record of recent performances.

Individuals who are in doctoral or master’s programs at the time of application submission are ineligible to apply, unless the dissertation has been accepted and degree is forthcoming.

Former Harvard Radcliffe fellows (1999-present) are ineligible to apply.

Application Materials

The application comprises the following:

  • Completed application form
  • Short curriculum vitae
  • Project proposal
  • Work sample
  • Three letters of recommendation
Scientists, Engineers, and Mathematicians

Applicants in science, engineering, and mathematics must:

  • Have received their doctorate in the area of the proposed project at least two years prior to their appointment as a fellow (December 2021 for the 2023-24 fellowship year).
  • Have published at least five articles in refereed journals. Most science, engineering, and mathematics fellows have published dozens of articles.
  • This is not intended to serve as a post-doctoral fellowship. We fund individuals who clearly evidence a strong body of independent research and writing.
  • Individuals who are in doctoral or master’s programs at the time of application submission are ineligible to apply.
  • Former Harvard Radcliffe fellows (1999-present) are ineligible to apply.

Application Materials

The application comprises the following:

  • Completed application form
  • Short curriculum vitae
  • Project proposal
  • Three reprints
  • Three letters of recommendation
Practitioners

Radcliffe welcomes applications from mid-career practitioners who have held senior leadership positions in non-profits, government, or the private sector.

Many mid-career practitioners propose to write a book or series of articles during their year; others plan for the launch of their next venture. For examples of previous practitioners, please see the bio pages of former fellows Hernan del Valle and Kaia Stern.

To apply as a practitioner,

  • Please use the application for the Humanities and Social Sciences. When selecting a disciplinary area on the application form,
  • Select “Practitioner” from the drop-down menu. You will have additional opportunities to specify your area of focus.

Eligibility and Evaluation

  • Practitioners should have at least ten years of relevant professional experience and be acknowledged as leaders in their fields.
  • Individuals who are in doctoral or master’s programs at the time of application submission are ineligible to apply.
  • Proposals from practitioners are evaluated based on their professional experience, project feasibility, collegiality, and suitability for the Harvard Radcliffe community.

Application Materials

The application comprises the following:

  • Completed application form
  • Short curriculum vitae
  • Project proposal
  • Writing sample
  • Three letters of recommendation
Benefit:
  • Harvard Radcliffe Institute fellows are in residence for a period of nine months from September 1, 2022 through May 31, 2023 and receive a stipend of $78,000 plus an additional $5,000 to cover project expenses.
  • Healthcare options are made available as needed.
  • Harvard Radcliffe Fellows receive office or studio space in Byerly Hall and full-time Harvard appointments as visiting fellows, granting them access to Harvard University’s various resources, including libraries, housing, and athletic facilities.
  • If fellows would like to hire Harvard undergraduate students as Research Partners, we will cover their hourly wages.
Evaluation Criteria
  • Applications are evaluated on the quality and significance of the proposed project and the applicant’s intellectual and creative capacity, as evidenced by a strong record of achievement or extraordinary promise.
  • We seek diversity along every dimension, including geography, ethnicity and race, stage in career, and ideological perspective.
  • Each application is reviewed in a two-tiered process–first by experts in the relevant field, then by a multidisciplinary committee charged with selecting a diverse class of fellows of the highest achievement and potential.
  • Project proposals should be original, well-conceived and developed, accurately described, and feasible.
  • As a uniquely multidisciplinary community, we highly value collegiality and openness to cross-disciplinary conversation. Evidence of collaborative and/or multidisciplinary work is a valued addition to the application.

Applicants will be notified of the results of the selection process by the end of March 2023.

Application Deadlines

Humanities, Social Sciences, and Creative Arts: September 8, 2022

Science, Engineering, and Mathematics: September 29, 2022

Click here to apply.

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