Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies: Academy Scholars Program
The Academy Scholars Program identifies and supports outstanding scholars at the start of their careers whose work combines disciplinary excellence in the Social Sciences or Law with a command of the language and history or culture of countries or regions outside of the United States or Canada. Academy Scholars are appointed for a two-year, in-residence, postdoctoral fellowship at The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, Harvard University. They receive substantial financial and research assistance to undertake sustained projects of research and/or acquire accessory training in their chosen fields and areas.
1 Jun 2021
1 Oct 2021
How to apply
Full benefit details
Australian / domestic student
at least $105,000
Applicable study areas
Education, teaching and training; Environment and natural resources; Historical, philosophical, political and social studies; Language, literature and cultural studies; Law, legal studies and criminology; Performing and visual arts, theatre, film and television
Number of scholarships awarded
What are the benefits?
Postdoctoral Academy Scholars will receive an annual stipend of US$70,000. If selected before earning the PhD, the Scholars will receive an annual stipend of US$31,000 until awarded the PhD. This stipend is supplemented by funding for conference and research travel, research assistants, and health insurance coverage.
Academy Scholars are appointed for a two-year, in-residence, postdoctoral fellowship. The Senior Scholars, a distinguished group of senior Harvard University faculty members, act as mentors to the Academy Scholars to help them achieve their intellectual potential.
For complete listings of faculty-specific scholarships, please see individual faculty websites.
The information listed here is subject to change without notice. Where we have listed information about jointly run scholarships programs, please also see our partners' websites. Information describing the number and value of scholarships awarded is indicative.