Environmental Fellowship at Harvard University

This environmental Fellowship is fully sponsored by the Harvard University Center for the Environment. The U.S and international students are invited to apply. To be eligible, he or she must secure a commitment from one or more Harvard faculty members to serve as a mentor and to provide office or lab space for the two-year fellowship. Each of the winning students will be granted benefit of yearly salary of $68,000 and other interesting benefits. Expires in 36 days!

Fellowship Description
The Harvard University Center for the Environment created the Environmental Fellows program to enable recent doctorate recipients to use and expand Harvard’s extraordinary resources to tackle complex environmental problems. The Environmental Fellows will work for two years with Harvard faculty members in any school or department to create new knowledge while also strengthening connections across the University’s academic disciplines.

Award Value
The fellowship includes a salary of $68,000 per year, employee health insurance eligibility, and a $2,500 allowance for travel and other professional expenses. The Environmental Fellows Program is open to anyone with a doctorate or comparable terminal degree awarded between May 2015 and August 2019. The Harvard University Center for the Environment expects to award approximately six fellowships for the 2019 cohort.

Level and Area of Studies
Doctoral program in Environmental studies.

Place of Study
In the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Candidates for 2018 Environmental Fellowships should have received their terminal degree between May 2015 and August 2019.
  • Candidates with a doctorate or equivalent in any field are eligible, and they may propose research projects in any discipline. Applicants without a Ph.D. may apply if they have studied in fields where the Ph.D. is not the typical terminal degree. All successful candidates will be able to demonstrate experience performing scholarly research.
  • Each candidate must secure a commitment from one or more Harvard faculty members to serve as a mentor and to provide office or lab space for the two-year fellowship.
  • Harvard is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The Center strongly encourages women and minorities to apply.
  • Candidates may have received their degrees at any university in the world. Foreign nationals are eligible for fellowships, though study at Harvard generally requires proficiency in English.
  • Candidates who received terminal degrees from Harvard, and post-docs currently working at Harvard are eligible for the fellowship provided their research and host arrangements take them in new directions and forge new connections within the University. Harvard candidates should not propose to continue to work with the same professors or lab groups with whom they are currently associated. No candidate should propose to work extensively with his or her thesis advisor.
  • Successful candidates should be prepared to commit to work at Harvard for the full two years of the fellowship. This fellowship requires residency in the Cambridge area and any fieldwork trip must be scheduled for the summer or January recess.

Applicants’ Nationality
The U.S and overseas scholars are welcome to apply.

Application Instruction
The application should online. Please see the detail guideline at the website and application link below.

Submission Deadline
16 January 2019.

Website and Application Link