Harvard-UK Fellowship

Applications due: Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 11:59pm via CARAT

The Harvard-UK Fellowship comprises 5 separate scholarships, listed below. Applicants may only submit one application for one plan of study. Applicants will be considered for all applicable funds.

Henry Fellowship—supports one year of study at either Cambridge or Oxford University.  Graduating seniors of any nationality who are unmarried are eligible.

Herchel Smith Harvard Scholarship (non-science) --This Herchel Smith Harvard Scholarship provides for a year of postgraduate study in any non-science field at Cambridge University, and may be continued for one or two years contingent on satisfactory degree progress. Graduating seniors of any nationality or alumni who have received their bachelor’s degree within the previous 2 years are eligible.

Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship—provides for one year of study in any university of the British Commonwealth. Competition is open to U.S. citizen graduating seniors.

Michael von Clemm Fellowship—provides the opportunity to study for one academic year at Oxford University while living at Corpus Christi College. Unmarried graduating seniors of any nationality are eligible.

Paul Williams Scholarship—provides for a year of study in international studies at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. Graduating seniors of all nationalities are eligible.

Six fellowships (1 Henry, 2 Knox, 1 Herchel Smith, 1 von Clemm, 1 Williams) may be awarded each year. Each fellowship pays all fees, tuition, and lodging for one year (Michaelmas, Lent, and Easter Terms), as well as a stipend to cover additional expenses and transportation.  

Selection Criteria:
The selection committee bases its decisions on a candidate’s academic achievement, intellectual potential, breadth of interest beyond the field of concentration, and the strength and appropriateness of the study proposal. Candidates should have identified appropriate and suitable courses of study at the time of application, with a definite plan of study or research to be carried out at their school of choice.

  • Applications due:  Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 11:59pm via CARAT
  • Selection Committee interviews: mid-February

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