Graduate Grants

Graduate Grants Announcement for summer 2017, and academic year 2017-18

The Charles Warren Center, Harvard's research center for North American history, awards grants to Ph.D. candidates at Harvard working on topics in American history. To be funded, a student must have passed the general examination, must be undertaking a project centered in American history, and be using a historical methodology.

Summer Travel Grant for Dissertation Research -- Grants are for the support of summer travel necessary for dissertation research . They are limited in number and require a letter of support from the dissertation adviser. The award amount is commensurate with the research budget, up to a maximum of $3,000. Warren Center Summer Grant OverviewCARAT application. Deadline: February 10, 2017.

Term Time Research Grant -- Grants are semester-long awards to enable sustained dissertation research free from teaching responsibilities in the fall or spring term .  Four to eight are awarded annually, to students G-6 or below during the award period.  Grant provides a five-month stipend  in an amount set annually by GSAS.  The grant does not include tuition or fees for students through G-4 (when such charges are typically otherwise covered), but will cover such charges for G-5s and above. Access application here. Deadline: February 10, 2017.

Dissertation Completion Grant -- Grant is a ten-month award to enable dissertation completion free from teaching responsibilities for two semesters. Award is available to students with two completed chapters at the point of application, who will be G-5, G-6, or G-7 during the award period (G-8 in exceptional circumstances), and who have not previously held a completion fellowship from any other source. Grant provides a ten-month stipend in an amount set annually by GSAS. The grant will cover the facilities fee and health insurance charges. Warren Center Completion Grant OverviewCARAT application. Deadline: February 10, 2017.

 If you have any questions, please contact Arthur Patton-Hock ( or Monnikue McCall (