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External Award: Harvard University Environmental Fellowships

December 01, 2016
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The Harvard University Center for the Environment is awarding approximately six environmental fellowships for the 2017 cohort. 

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.

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.

Course Level: 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.

Study Subject: Fellowships are available in the Environmental program to enable recent doctorate recipients to use and expand Harvard’s extraordinary resources to tackle complex environmental problems.

Scholarship Award: The fellowship includes a salary of $64,000 per year, employee health insurance eligibility, up to $2,500 reimbursement for travel expenses, and a $2,500 allowance for travel and other professional expenses. The Center will organize a co-curricular program to ensure that the fellows get to know each other and each other’s work. All fellows will attend biweekly dinners with their colleagues, faculty members, and guests.

Application Deadline: January 18, 2017

For more information, please refer to: http://environment.harvard.edu/environmental-fellows-program

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