Raghunathan Family Fellowship: Harvard University

Harvard University
Research awards
Study in:USA
36 days
Deadline: 31 March 2018

The Harvard South Asia Institute is announces the Raghunathan Family Fellowship (formerly known as South Asian Studies Fellowship) to support recent PhDs in the humanities and social sciences related to South Asia.

Research topics:

  • South Asian history
  • Contemporary South Asia


  • Applicant must be able to provide evidence of successful completion of their PhD by June of the year of appointment
  • Applicant must have received PhD not more than five years beyond.
  • Scholars who have not had past opportunities to access Harvard’s resources and who have primarily been educated at institutions in South Asia will be given preference.
  • Selected fellows are expected to reside in the Cambridge vicinity during the time of their award and to actively participate in the events and intellectual life of the Institute.
  • Participation includes contributing to the greater Harvard community by teaching, mentoring, or advising students.

Fellowship value:

  • $40,000/ year
  • Health insurance: up to $5,000
  • Round trip economy travel expenses to from South Asia to Boston


  • Fill up the Online Application Form.
  • Upload the SAI Fellowship Cover Sheet to the Online Application Form.
  • Upload research plan (5 page; double spaced).
  • CV describing lists of academic degrees, disciplines, dates the degrees were received, your publications, and research presentations, and previous grants and fellowships.
  • A writing sample (one dissertation chapter)
  • 2 letters of reference to be emailed directly to Diana Nguyen diananguyen@fas.harvard.edu by the deadline.
Quick Overview————-
Organization Harvard University
Fellowship Level Research awards
Country USA
Subject areas Social Sciences, Humanities
Fellowship amount $40,000/ year
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline March 31, 2018

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