For Harvard graduate students only.
The Program on Global Society and Security (PGSS) at Harvard invites applications for PGSS fellowships for the academic year 2014–2015.
Building on a long tradition of support for cutting-edge research in the field of security and strategic studies, PGSS seeks to support doctoral students working on topics related to security challenges facing the United States and other nations and to human security, broadly construed. The program seeks to support research from diverse disciplinary perspectives, including but not limited to political science, history, and economics.
Program on Global Society and Security fellows join an interdisciplinary community of innovative scholars engaged in cutting-edge work on both traditional and non-traditional themes in security studies. At the heart of the program is the PGSS Seminar, organized by the fellows. The seminar, which features leading scholars in the field, meets over lunch roughly six times each term.
A fellowship appointment is for one academic year, with the possibility of extension for an additional year. Fellows receive shared office space. The program does not provide a stipend, but fellows are eligible to apply to the program for research and travel support.
Who Is Eligible
Full-time doctoral students at Harvard University who will have completed all coursework and examinations by the beginning of the fellowship term are eligible to apply for PGSS fellowships.
How to Apply
There is no application form. An application should include the following items:
- a cover letter explaining why the applicant wants to be a PGSS fellow;
- curriculum vitae;
- statement describing the applicant’s research;
- transcript; and
- one letter of recommendation from a Harvard faculty member.
The priority filing deadline is February 15, 2014, but applications will be accepted after this date.
Send applications to:
Program on Global Society and Security
Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
For additional information or questions contact: Ann Townes, program coordinator.