Rosovsky Fellowship

Application Deadline: March 28

Each year, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies offers fellowships to a limited number of Harvard undergraduates for summer research and/or field work in Israel with the Henry Rosovsky fellowships. Awards are made to Harvard undergraduate students undertaking projects primarily related to their senior honors thesis.

Upon the completion of the study sponsored by this grant, students are required to present a two- to five-page report on their study/research to the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, including an accounting of how the funds were spent. 

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Award Amount: approximately $3,000-$5,000

Eligible Expenses:

  • Travel expenses
  • Housing
  • Airfare
  • Tuition
  • Insurance
  • Meals

Location: Israel/Palestine. Remote projects are not eligible for this funding.

Eligiblility: Undergraduate full-time, registered Harvard student; open to concentrators in any field

Citizenship: US Citizens, US Legal Permanent Residents, and International Students/Scholars 

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Research Involving Human Subjects: If your research involves human subjects, you are required to undertake IRB approval. Harvard College students considering a research project that includes interaction with living people and/or gathering and using information about living people must receive research ethics training and take part in the Undergraduate Research Training Program.

Application Includes:

  • Proposal of no more than 750 words outlining the project you hope to undertake and the rationale for pursuing it in your destination(s)
  • Current 1 page resume
  • Current transcript (unofficial grade report)
  • 1 letter of recommendation

Contact Information:
Sean Widlake
Center for Middle Eastern Studies
38 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617-495-4055
Email: swidlake@fas.harvard.edu

See also: Israel