Internal Resources

The Lab for Economic Applications and Policy (LEAP)

The Lab for Economic Applications and Policy is to facilitate research related to government policy, with the ultimate aim of injecting scientific evidence into policy debates.

The Weiss Fund for Research in Development Economics

The Weiss Fund for research in development economics is interested in supporting research by undergraduates, graduate students and junior faculty at Harvard, MIT, Boston University, University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University, and Northwestern University working in development economics, broadly defined. Projects may address a wide range of issues that affect less developed countries.

Asia Center Grants

Supports research and study in Asia for students and faculty, as well as the activities of Asia-focused student organizations.

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Offers research fellowships during the academic year to individuals who wish to devote their time to research and writing in the fields of science and international affairs.

Center for the Environment Small Grants for Exploratory Research

Support preliminary explorations of significant environmental issues that show promise for further scholarship.

Center for International Development Faculty Grants

Supports research and seminars relating to international development.

Center for Jewish Studies Harry Starr Fellowship in Judaica

Covers travel expenses and a stipend for a group of scholars from around the world to gather at Harvard to engage in full-time research in a designated subject area in Judaica.

David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

Supports Harvard faculty research, teaching, and professional activities relating to Latin America.

Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

Supports individual research and sponsored research programs on Russia and the nations and countries that surround it.

Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics

Provides fellowships in ethics, addressing fundamental problems of ethics in a way that is of practical benefit to institutions of government and to society generally.

Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy

Provides fellowships to to advance research in the field of press, politics and public policy; provide an opportunity for reflection; facilitate a dialogue among scholars, journalists and policymakers; and create a vibrant and long-lasting community.

The Milton Fund

Supports studies of a medical, geographical, historical, or scientific nature, which must be either in the interests of promoting the physical and material welfare of the human race, or of investigating and determining the value and importance of a discovery or invention.

Mind/Brain/Behavior Interfaculty Initiative Faculty Grants

These awards are intended to support faculty members who want to examine MBB-related issues through interdisciplinary research, education, or experiences.

Presidential Instructional Technology Fellows (PITF)

Creates opportunities for graduate and undergraduate to collaborate directly with faculty in the creation of and use of digital teaching materials with immediate uses in courses.

President's Innovation Fund for International Experiences

Provides seed funding to faculty members at any Harvard school to support the development of creative and significant academic experiences abroad for Harvard College students.

Provost Fund for Interfaculty Collaboration (PFIC)

The Provost's Office is in the process of evaluating the program and expects to provide updated information by late January 2013.

Radcliffe Fellowships

Supports artists and scholars who have both exceptional promise and demonstrated accomplishments.

Raoul Berger-Mark DeWolfe Howe Legal History Fellowship

The purpose of the fellowship is to enable the fellow to complete a major piece of writing in the field of legal history.

Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies Fellowships & Grants

Provides fellowships and grants for undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. Undergraduate and graduate fellowships and grants allow students to gain first-hand knowledge of Japan, practice language skills and conduct research. Postdoctoral fellowships provide scholars with exceptional promise an opportunity to transform dissertations into publishable manuscripts.

Weatherhead Center for International Affairs

Supports research that deepens the understanding of the forces, both domestic and international, that are transforming many countries as well as the international system.